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Processions consist of groups of people moving together, either moving on foot or being transported by vehicle, along a route from one physical place to another or in a circle returning to the place of departure. The procession displays the participants and …

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Knut A. Jacobsen, “Processions”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012

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