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The Kashmiri Pandits (also known as Kashmiri Brahmins) are Kashmiri Hindus and a part of the larger Saraswat Brahmin community. They belong to the Pancha (five) Gauda Brahmana groups. from the Kashmir Valley, a mountainous region in the Indian union.

The Kashmiri Pandits (also known as Kashmiri Brahmins) are Kashmiri Hindus and a part of the larger Saraswat Brahmin community. from the Kashmir Valley, a mountainous region in the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Kashmiri Pandits originally lived in the Kashmir Valley before Muslim influence entered the region after which large numbers converted to Islam. They are the only remaining Kashmiri Hindu community native to Kashmir.

The Kashmiri Pandits have long played a vital role in Indian politics, and have made outstanding contributions to Indian culture and society. This study attempts to present a balanced history of the Pandits.

This book brings out details of the history and traditions of Kashmiri pandits. A key helps us in pronouncing the Kashmiri words. A detailed glossary elucidates vernacular terms

Aug 27, 2014 Swami Narasimhananda rated it it was amazing. This book brings out details of the history and traditions of Kashmiri pandits. Meticulously arranged into various categories, this encyclopaedia provides a glimpse of the history of Kashmiri pandits, the land and the landscape, the characteristics of the community, their traditions, temples, festivals, and rituals. A detailed glossary elucidates vernacular terms. There are separate indexes for different topics.

The Kashmiri Pandits (also known as Kashmiri Brahmins) are a Brahmin community from the Kashmir . World Heritage Encyclopedia is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

The Kashmiri Pandits (also known as Kashmiri Brahmins) are a Brahmin community from the Kashmir Valley, a mountainous region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir Contents.

Magazine Headlines Videos Heritage Books Economy Culture Ideas. This book is a scholarly study of a relatively recent period in the history of Kashmir (1846-1953), the period of Dogra rule. It attempts to show that there is nothing inevitable about the identity of kashmiriyat. Culture and Political History of Kashmir’ by PNK Bamzai. Journalist Rahul Pandita tells the story of the exiled community through the story of his own family. 5. ‘My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir’ by Jagmohan.

This book has a topic-wise listing of different aspects of the culture and heritage of Kashmiri Pandits, who have been deprived of their native land because of militancy. This is a timely publication to document the fast disappearing records of the contributions of Kashmiri Pandits.


Kashmiri Pandits: A Cultural Heritage download epub
Asia
ISBN: 8170950538
Category: History
Subcategory: Asia
Language: English
Publisher: Lancer Books; 1 edition (November 1, 1995)
Pages: 631 pages