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'Brahmans' are the one of the earliest category of Hindu scriptures. 'Satpatha Brahman' is the most famous among them. 'Panchvinsh Brahman' belongs this category. 'Vedic Index" vol.I&II.by Macdonell often quotes from this book. Some of the references quoted from this book by Mcdonell are quite perturbing to me particularly about a king who murdered his priest because he insisted to worship Indra.

I want to verify this from the original text of 'Panchvinsh Brahman'. May anyone help me by suggesting it's availability online or a book form that can be purchased online or even the publisher where this book may be available.

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Here is the book Pancavimsa Brahmana by Caland. W.

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You can also read the book online through the reader provide by the site.


You can purchase this book on amazon.com or from Exotic India:

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  • @SwiftPuskar Thanks a lot for the help. I will certainly go through it. – B.N. Bhaskar Oct 31 '17 at 19:00
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    The original publisher above is Baptist Mission Press. Their translations were only made to put Hinduism in a bad light and any translation with their endorsement is highly suspect. – Swami Vishwananda Nov 1 '17 at 3:55
  • @SwamiVishwananda - Swamiji ,Thanks for clarification. Actually I wasn't aware about the intention of author. But given the answer as requested by OP. BTW your comment is very useful for the readers of the book.:) – SwiftPushkar Nov 1 '17 at 5:24
  • @SwamiVishwananda Thanks for forewarning. I am well aware of inefficacy English translation has of Hindu scripture in general set aside their intention , particularly in case of RigVeda translations. Do you have any idea where the orignal may be available ? Read I mentioned 'original' in the question. – B.N. Bhaskar Nov 1 '17 at 15:27
  • you might try mlbd.com – Swami Vishwananda Nov 4 '17 at 4:37

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