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There have been at least four social-religious groups in the early modern and modern periods that have been known as Satnamis. The first three of these were distinct, small sectarian orders in different parts of North India. The fourth formation is that of the Satnampanth, a large caste-sect in the Chhattisgarh region of central Indi…

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Dube, Saurabh, “Satnamis”, 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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