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.
- Pendergrast, Mark, Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World, (New York: Basic Book, 1999).
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