How did Islam come to subcontinent?
Keeping this in consideration, how did Islam first came to the subcontinent?
Muslim conquests in the Indian subcontinent mainly took place from the 12th to the 16th centuries, though earlier Muslim conquests include the invasions into modern Afghanistan and Pakistan and the Umayyad campaigns in India, during the time of the Rajput kingdoms in the 8th century.
Additionally, how was Islam spread? Islam spread through military conquest, trade, pilgrimage, and missionaries. Arab Muslim forces conquered vast territories and built imperial structures over time.
Herein, when did Islam first move into the Indian subcontinent?
Religion and the Coming of Islam Islam, which was founded in the 7th century AD, reached India through a series of conquests. The first of these began in AD 771 when the governor of Iraq launched a successful expedition to conquer Sind, in northwest India.
How did Islam come to Kerala?
The Mappila community originated primarily as a result of the West Asian contacts with Kerala, which was fundamentally based upon commerce ("the spice trade"). As per local tradition, Islam reached Malabar Coast, of which the Kerala state is a part of, as early as the 7th century AD.