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The imagery of color pervades Indian ritual, arts, literatures, and natural sciences. Different colors have acquired particular connotations, often signposting the presence of…

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Jessica Frazier, “Colors”, 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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