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Early Years 

The intersection of Hinduism and the Internet – “the worldwide network of networks that…connects millions of computers and their users around the globe” (Whittaker, 2002, 196) – is significant in a number of ways. Even prior to the introduction of an application develop…

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Heinz Scheifinger, “Internet”, 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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