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

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BRILL, Jul 11, 2013 - Religion - 346 pages
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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 Hindu Temples.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Chapter One Ghanas Hindu Religious Landscape
37
Chapter Two The Hindu Monastery of Africa
87
Rituals of the Hindu Monastery of Africa
119
Chapter Four The Sri RadhaGovinda Temple Tradition
146
Krishna Devotion in Ghana
174
Chapter Six Spreading Krishna and Shiva Worship in Ghana
208
Conversion Narratives
241
Chapter Eight Conclusion
308
Bibliography
315
Index
321
Illustration Section
325
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