Rise of Regional Identities during Medieval Period in India

Around the sixth-seventh centuries, there began the formation of cultural units which later came to be known as Karnataka, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, etc. The identity of the various cultural groups is recognized by both foreign and Indian sources. The Chinese traveller Hsuan Tsang mentions several nationalities. i.ytimg.com/vi/v4zQnNLRW3w/maxresdefault.jpg The Jaina texts of the late eighth century notice [...]