pilgrimage account, ethnography, auto-ethnography, poetic meditation on the lives of women and shrines across Sindh and Baluchistan, and an archive of stories otherwise untold.

When I was asked to write about manuscripts, or manuscript-as-relic, I have to admit I was somewhat stumped.

There has been a trend for some time within Islamic Studies, and amongst Muslim diaspora communities, of condemning rationalist narratives of our identities, religion, and history.