In this article, Punjab denotes the “Punjab region” or “greater Punjab,” the land of five (pañj) waters (Pers. āb), namely, the Indus’ tributaries. From west to east, these are the rivers
- Jhelum (Hind. Jhelam, Skt…
▲ Back to top ▲
Cite this page
Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism
, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan.
Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_1010020060>
First published online: 2012