MACDONALD, Kenneth Somerled

MACDONALD, Kenneth Somerled. Glen Urquhart, Inverness 18.4.1832 — 30.7.1903. Rev. Dr. British (Scots) Missionary-Indologist in India. In 1861 he joined the United Free Church Mission in Calcutta and worked for 41 years as missionary and educator in India. A Fellow of Calcutta University. In his last years he collected material for an unfinished work on Hindu Tantras.

Publications: The Vedic Religion, Or, The Creed and Practice of the Indo-Aryans Three Thousand Years Ago. 259 p. 1881.

The Story of Barlaam and Joasaph: Buddhism and Christianity. 137 p. Madras 1895.

Translated: Selections from Upanishads. Madras 1895.

Brahmanas of the Veda. Madras 1896.

An Account of the Vedas, with numerous extracts from the Rig Veda. Madras 1897.

edited periodicals and journals such as the Indian Evangelical Review.

Sources: Buckland, Dictionary; *J. Macphail, K.S.M. Missionary of the Free Church of Scotland. Edinburgh 1905.

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