Newar Islam

The distinct type of culture of Muslim Newar community is Newar Islam.

HistoryEdit

The history dates back to Nepal Sambat 470 when Sultan Shamsuddin Ilyas Shah attacked Nepal Mandala.[citation needed] In the attack, the Muslims entered Newar villages. The Malla king gave them a small area of land for Muslims to live where they continued their culture and religion and formed a new group known as Newar Islam. [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nepal Mandal by Kashinath Tamot, through Nepālamaṇḍala Anusandhāna Guthi, p.12