Indigenous Hindus of Ghana

published on July 1, 2010

The devotees here have no links with India and have never visited the country. Still they strictly follow religious rules and observe rituals in traditional Hindu way. They say they have all converted to Hinduism.

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Ghana’s unique African-Hindu temple


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10401741.stm



Ghana now has a Hindu population of 12,500, of which as many as 10,000 are indigenous Africans. Some have given their children Hindu names like Rama or Krishna after a naming ceremony

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The Swami Of Accra


http://tehelka.com/story_main42.asp?filename=hub150809the_swami.asp

Shankara Jayanthi was celebrated in the Hindu Monastery Temple of Ghana on 21st April in the presence of HH Ghanananda Saraswathi Swamiji. Besides Indian devotees, about 100 Ghanian devotees participated in it praying for the blessings from the Guru Parampara.

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Sankara Jayanthi Celebrations in Ghana


http://www.kanchi-sathya.org/prayermeets.htm

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