Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online

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Notes for Users
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The Encyclopedia of Hinduism contains in-depth, critical research articles that are thematically organized. The organization of articles within each theme is alphabetical. Many local gods and goddesses, festivals, castes, sacred places, saints, organizations, and so on are not given separate entries, but information about them is nevertheless found in a number of articles.

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Jacobsen, Knut A., “Notes for Users”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Online, Editor-in-Chief Associate Editors Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 19 October 2021 <>
First published online: 2018

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