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The modern state of Gujarat comprises the peninsulas of Kacchch and Saurashtra in the west, parts of semi-desert areas in the north, and the fertile plains of the central and southern mainland. Historians trace the term g…

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Basu, Helene, “Gujarat”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 27 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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