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 Britain

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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One of the interesting features of the cult of Baba Balaknath in diaspora lies in the ways in which the various groups of devotees have introduced strategies of authentication since transmigrating from their place of origin to Britain.

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Geaves, Ron . The Worship of Baba Balaknath in Britain. Saivism in the Diaspora - Contemporary Forms of Skanda Worship. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 102-134 Nov 2007. ISBN 9781845532345. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24471. Date accessed: 14 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24471. Nov 2007

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