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SHRINE. The Arabic term qubbah (a tomb surmounted by a dome) refers throughout the Muslim world to saints' shrines and mausoleums and places of special spiritual significance. Shrines are never just buildings, however. They stand for a complex of rituals, symbols, and shifting social and spiritual ties that link believers to Islam and create a sacred geography. Shrines are often associated with natural phenomenain Indonesia, for example, they are frequently located in elevated spots and have the ...more

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