travelling over the 'black sea'

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Fri Mar 5 14:48:49 UTC 1999

I don't know the origin but the first place to look would be in P.V.
Kane's History of Dharmasastra.

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>>> Peter Flugel <pf at CIX.CO.UK> 03/05 4:59 AM >>>
Does anyone know the original sources of the prohibition to travel
overseas, which led to caste excommunications not too long ago?


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