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Kuru-Pañcāla


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The name given to the region of northwestern India, around the upper to mid reaches of the Gaṅgā and Yamunā rivers, which in the later Vedic period was part of the heartland of Brahmanism. The term refers to the peoples who were thought to have lived there, the Kurus and the Pañcālas.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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