Hindu Gods in West Africa : Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna. (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Hindu Gods in West Africa : Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna.

Hindu Gods in West Africa : Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna.

Author: Albert Wuaku
Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2013.
Series: Studies on religion in Africa, 42.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Hindu Gods in West Africa, Wuaku offers an analytical account of the histories, beliefs and practices of the Hindu Monastery of Africa and the Radha Govinda Temple, two of Ghana's emmerging  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Wuaku
ISBN: 1299744931 9781299744936 9789004244887 9004244883 9789004255715 9004255710
OCLC Number: 855906772
Description: 1 online resource (1 online resource (page cm)).
Contents: Ghana's Hindu religious landscape --
The Hindu monastery of Africa --
Domesticating Shiva worship in Ghana: rituals of the Hindu monastery of Africa --
The Sri Radha-Govinda temple tradition --
"Hinduizing" from the "top," indigenizing from "below": Krishna devotion in Ghana --
Spreading Krishna and Shiva worship in Ghana --
Why we became Hindus: conversion narratives.
Series Title: Studies on religion in Africa, 42.


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"Wuaku provides fresh insight into the intellectual debates at work in Ghanaian religious activities...This highly original study deserves a wide audience and will surely influence ongoing debates Read more...

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