Baba Budan

Baba Budan was a 17th century Sufi, revered by both Muslims and Hindus, whose shrine is at Baba Budangiri, Karnataka, India. He is said to have introduced the coffee plant to India by bringing seven beans from the port of Mocha, Yemen, which were then raised at the place that bears his name.

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Baba Budangiri - Baba Budan Giri Range
... Dattagiri Hills or Baba Budan Giri Range is a range of mountains in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India ... from the Dattapeeta Cave and 17th century Sufi saint Baba Budan ... The Dattagiri or Baba Budan Giri Range includes the highest peaks of Karnataka ...
Coffee Production In India - History
... The Indian context started with an Indian Muslim saint, Baba Budan, while on a pilgrimage to Mecca, smuggled seven coffee beans (by tying it around his waist) from Yemen to Mysore in ... This was an achievement of considerable bravery of Baba Budan considering the fact that Arabs had exercised strict control over its export to other countries by not permitting coffee beans to be exported in any form ... Systematic cultivation soon followed Baba Budan’s first planting of the seeds, in 1670, mostly by private owners and the first plantation was established in 1840 around ...
Chikkamagaluru District - Tourist Spots - Hill Stations
... is the junction point to go for Kemmangundi, a scenic hill station on the Baba Budan Giri range of hills ... It is surrounded by the Baba Budan Giri range and blessed with silver cascades of mountain streams and lush vegetation ... Mullayanagiri Mullayanagiri is part of the Baba Budan Giri Hill Ranges here ...