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Kashmir
(21,015 words)

Hemmed in by high mountains at the western end of the Himalayas, little more than 129 km in length from southeast to northwest, and no more than 40 in breadth at its widest point, Kashmir (Skt. Kaśmīra, Kaśmīrā, or Kāśmīra), in spite of thi…

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Sanderson, Alexis, “Kashmir”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 24 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_1010020040>
First published online: 2018



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