Saivism in the Diaspora - Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship - Ron Geaves

Saivism in the Diaspora - Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship - Ron Geaves

The Worship of Baba Balaknath in the Punjab

Saivism in the Diaspora - Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship - Ron Geaves

Ron Geaves [+-]
Liverpool Hope University
Ron Geaves is Professor of Studies of Religions in the Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies at Liverpool Hope University. He is the author of several books including, most recently, Islam and the West Post 9/11 (Ashgate, 2004) and Aspects of Islam (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2005).

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The legitimization of a North Indian form of Skanda worship in the UK: the transmigration of Baba Balaknath from rural Punjab to urban centres of Britain.

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Geaves, Ron . The Worship of Baba Balaknath in the Punjab. Saivism in the Diaspora - Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 61-78 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845532345. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24469. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24469. Nov 2007

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