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Mahima Dharma and Bhima Bhoi
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Mahima Dharma (Dharma of Glory) is one of the most important living religious traditions of Orissa. It originated in the 19th century as an indigenous reform movement, emerging out of the many devotional and mystical traditions of India. The earliest…

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Beltz & Bettina Bäumer, Johannes, “Mahima Dharma and Bhima Bhoi”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2018

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