The Early Brahmanical System of Gotra and Pravara: A Translation of the Gotra-Pravara-Manjari of Purusottama-Pandita

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John Brough
Cambridge University Press, Sep 26, 2013 - Religion - 248 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
GOTRAPRAVARAMANJARI
55
The Angirases
103
The Atris
139
The Kasyapas page
158
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