Karamat (disambiguation)

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Karamat (in Sunni Islam), (Arabic: کراماتkarāmāt, pl. of کرامة karāmah, lit. generosity, high-mindedness refers to supernatural wonders performed by Muslim saints.

Karamat or Keramat is also a given name and surname. It may also refer to:

People[edit]

Karamat[edit]

Given name

Middle name

  • Malik Karamat Khokhar, Pakistani politocian, former member of the Provincial Assembly of the Punjab, representing Lahore constituency

Surname

  • Jehangir Karamat (born 1941), a retired four-star rank army general, diplomat, public intellectual

Keramat[edit]

Given name

  • Keramat Daneshian (1944–1974), Iranian director, poet and communist activist
  • Keramat Moula (born 1942), Bangladeshi theater activist and art director

Middle name

Places[edit]

  • Keramat, Sulawesi, a district in Buol Regency, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
  • Keramat (state constituency), a state constituency in Selangor, Malaysia, that was represented in the Selangor State Legislative Assembly from 1986 to 1995
  • Keramat Habib Noh, a mosque and Muslim mausoleum respectively in Singapore located at top of Mount Palmer
  • Lembah Keramat, a Malay reserved residential area, located in Selangor (Gombak district) but uses Kuala Lumpur postcode.
  • Taman Keramat, a township in Ulu Klang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Religion[edit]

  • Datuk Keramat, a religious belief found in Malaysia, Singapore and along the Strait of Malacca. It is a fusion of pre-Islamic spirit belief, Sufi saint worship and Chinese folk religion.
  • Keramat in the Malay language refers to an object or person believed to be sacred or blessed, for example the tomb of a Muslim saint. See Mazar (mausoleum) (Section: Regional terms for equivalent structures)
  • Kramat, in South Africa (especially the Western Cape), the grave of a spiritual leader or auliya, sometimes inside a rectangular building that functions also as a shrine for the deceased (often a Cape Malay). See Mazar (mausoleum) (Section: Regional terms for equivalent structures)

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