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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Johannes Beltz & Bettina Bäumer, “Mahima Dharma and Bhima Bhoi”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 15 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2012

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