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Mahābhārata
(17,462 words)

The Mahābhārata is a widespread family of South Asian literary and performance traditions that has grown from roots that reach back across all of the history of India into vedic times, and past that into Indo-Iranian and Indo-European times. I…

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Fitzgerald, James L., “Mahābhārata”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_2020040>
First published online: 2018



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