By Haroon Khalid
Hidden in the emerging tide of Islamic puritanism and extremism in Pakistan there's one other international of Islamic religiosity which doesn't glance in the direction of the center East for its non secular identification yet is as an alternative rooted within the cultural ideals of South Asia. Comprising traditions that experience their roots within the antiquity of the Indus Valley Civilization, it reveals expression in shrines of phallic choices, sacred animals and sacred timber. within the backdrop of financial improvement and emerging extremism, those shrines exist as an anomaly and are more and more vulnerable to being eroded. growing to be connectivity among rural and concrete parts extra threatens the individuality of those shrines and spiritual traditions.
In seek of Shiva files those non secular traditions and reviews how they've got survived through the years and are actually adapting to the more and more inflexible non secular weather in Pakistan.