Jammu & Kashmir (J&K)

Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) Dog: जम्मु  jammu Jammu ‘Land of King Jambulochan’. The legendary King Jambulochan ruled this area in the 9thC.  He built Bahu Fort on the bank of river Tawi. Jammu is the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Ksh: कश्मीर kāśmīr(a) Kashmir...

Chenab River (Him, J&K)

 (Confluence of the) Chandra and Bhaga Rivers’ [Asikni, Chandrabhaga] Himachal Pradesh (Him), Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) The Chenab River flows through Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and into Punjab, Pakistan. Asiniki, its original name, probably...

Srinagar (J&K)

(Hin): श्रीनगर śrīnagar ‘Auspicious City’  City, Capital, Jammu & Kashmir From Skt: śrī, ‘auspicious’, ‘radiant’, ‘prosperous’; and nagar ‘city’ The name also suggesta a connection with the goddess of...