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The Transmigration of the Seven Brahmans

A Translation from the Harivansa of Langois

by Henry David Thoreau


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This is a short translation from the Harivamsa, a Sanskrit text which is techncially a Purana. This translation is notable because the translation is by Henry David Thoreau, the prominent 19th century American philosopher and writer.

Title Page
The Transcription
Translation by Thoreau