The Djinns of Eidgah: Edinburgh Fringe

‘The Djinns of Eidgah’ brilliantly evokes the psychosocial uncertainty in current Kashmir. It is set just before Eid, when Muslims in Kashmir visit an Eidgah, an open-air enclosure reserved for Eid prayers. The play’s Eidgah is thought to be visited by Djinns, shapeshifting spirits in Islamic literature that are neither good nor evil.

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