Punjabi Pilgaimages: Shahtalai
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).
The pilgrimage journeys undertaken by Baba Balaknath devotees in Britain demonstrate the true nature of diaspora, that is, the globalized context of such communities.