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Kashmir
(21,001 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 s…

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Sanderson, Alexis, “Kashmir”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_BEH_COM_1010020040>
First published online: 2018



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