Kashmir
(21,148 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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Alexis Sanderson, “Kashmir”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 29 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_1010020040>
First published online: 2012



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