Category: Sacred Geograhies

Khapri Temple in Karwar

While one can find several novel shrines for African spirits along coastal Kerala that are integrated into a local non-classical Hindu worship tradition as seen at the scared groves, there [ … ]

Shrines for Bava Gor

There are several chillas or memorial shrines dedicated to Bava Gor and his siblings Bava Habash and Mai Misra in Gujarat. ¬†These chillas¬†operate as satellite shrines that symbolical signify the [ … ]

Sidi Dargahs

In the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra, the recall of deceased Africans saints, martyrs, and statesmen are solely integrated into a Sufi Islamic worship practice. While this culture is centered [ … ]

Kappiri Shrines

One can find several shrines dedicated to the spirits of deceased Africans along the coastal regions of Thrissur and Kochi in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Shrines for African [ … ]