The early Brahmanical system of gotra and pravara: a translation of the Gotra-pravara-mañjarī

Originally published in 1953, this book investigates the most important problems connected with the clan system of the Vedic Brahmans, and also presents the textual evidence for the details of that system at the end of the Vedic period. The volume is composed of an English translation of the Gotra-P...

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Main Author: Puruṣottama Paṇḍita ca. vor 1512
Contributors: Brough, John (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2013.
In:Year: 2013
Edition:First paperback edition.
Further subjects:B Brahmanism
B Endogamy and exogamy
Online Access: Volltext (URL des Erstveröffentlichers)
Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: 9781107623989
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Summary:Originally published in 1953, this book investigates the most important problems connected with the clan system of the Vedic Brahmans, and also presents the textual evidence for the details of that system at the end of the Vedic period. The volume is composed of an English translation of the Gotra-Pravara-Manjari of Purusottama-Pandita, together with an extensive introduction and critical notes. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Brahmanical system and perspectives on Indian religion and society.
Item Description:Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 06 Jun 2016)
ISBN:131653006X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316530061