Hindu Gods in West Africa: Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna by Albert Kafui Wuaku (review)

@article{Laumann2014HinduGI,
  title={Hindu Gods in West Africa: Ghanaian Devotees of Shiva and Krishna by Albert Kafui Wuaku (review)},
  author={Dennis Heinz Laumann},
  journal={Ghana Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={247 - 249}
}
  • D. Laumann
  • Published 2 December 2014
  • Art
  • Ghana Studies
Hindu Gods in West Africa explores the origins and practices of two Hindu communities in Ghana, the Hindu Monastery of Africa and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (the latter commonly known as the Hare Krishnas). The author places special emphasis on how these communities’ Ghanaian followers interpret Hinduism. Based largely on interviews with devotees, Albert Kafui Wuaku’s book is the first major work on this intriguing subject. Though there are larger Hindu populations in…