Studies in the Dharmasastra by S.M. Moghe

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  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Hinduism,
  • Religion - World Religions

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages295
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Open LibraryOL9069189M
ISBN 108120203305
ISBN 109788120203303
OCLC/WorldCa28710008

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The main sources for an understanding of classical Hindu law are the Sanskrit treatises on religious and legal duties, known as the Dharmaśāstras.

In this collection of his major studies in the field, Ludo Rocher presents essays on a wide range of topics, from general themes such as the nature of Hindu law to technical matters including word studies and text criticism. The book Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra is Ludo Rocher's Kleine Schriften.

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The main sources for an understanding of classical Hindu law are the Sanskrit treatises on religious and legal duties, known as the Dharmaśāstras. In this collection of his major studies in the field, Ludo Rocher presents analytical and interpretive essays on a wide range of topics, from general themes such as the nature of Hindu law and Anglo-Hindu law to technical matters.

Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra; Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra. Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra. Get access. Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book Author: Ludo Rocher, Richard W.

Lariviere. : Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmaśāstra (Anthem South Asian Normative Traditions Studies) (): Rocher, Ludo, Davis Jr, Donald R., Lariviere. The Kalpa Vedanga studies gave rise to the Dharma-sutras, which later expanded into Dharma-shastras.

The Dharmasutras. The Dharmasutras were numerous, but only four texts have survived into the modern era. The most important of these texts are the sutras of Apastamba, Gautama, Baudhayana, and Vasistha. Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra - by Ludo Rocher September Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Studies in the Dharmasastra of Manu by N.V. Banerjee. Join our Vedic Books family by subscribing to our newsletter and keeping up with divine wisdom from India.

Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law. Part one provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology and historical developments.4/5(1).

Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law.

Part one provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology and historical developments. About the Book Dharmasastra is not just a corpus of scriptural texts, It is rather a genre, in its own right, of writings comprising prescriptive codes of righteous conduct in different spheres: whether familial, societal, ritualistic, legal, or even political.

For the first time, this book offers a quintessentials view of the dharmasastra (smrti) literature. Description: Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law.

Part one provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology and. About the Author Patrick Olivelle is professor emeritus of Sanskrit and Indian religions at the University of Texas at Austin.

He is the author and editor of a number of books, including King, Governance, and Law in Ancient India (); Visnu's Code of Law: A Critical Edition and Translation of the Vaisnava Dharmasastra (); Dharma: Studies in Its.

The main sources for an understanding of classical Hindu law are the Sanskrit treatises on religious and legal duties, known as the Dharmaśāstras.

In this collection of his major studies in the field, Ludo Rocher presents analytical and interpretive es. The main sources for an understanding of classical Hindu law are the Sanskrit treatises on religious and legal duties, known as the Dharma&#;&#;stras.

In this collection of his major studies in the field, Ludo Rocher presents analytical and interpretive essays on a wide range of topics, Author: Ludo Rocher. About the Book This book contains many a serious topic on Dharmasastra.

Conspicuous among them is on Smartavarnasrama Dharma and the law of welfare relating to the very aim of Hindu social life. Another interesting topic is related to development of Dharmasastra highlighting Orissan contribution to the Dharmasastra tradition. Caste-system Vs casteism is a theme.

Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law.

Part one provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology and historical : Timothy Lubin.

History. According to the authoritative book History of Dharmasastra, in the hymns of the Rigveda the word dharma appears at least fifty-six times, as an adjective or noun. According to Paul Horsch, the word dharma has its origin in the myths of Vedic Hinduism.

The hymns of the Rig Veda claim Brahman created the universe from chaos, they hold (dhar-) the earth and sun and. Studies in Hindu Law and Dharmasastra by Ludo Rocher,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

He continued his studies in law, thereby procuring a second LL.B. Inhe was appointed Professor of Sanskrit in the Elphinstone College. Career: InDr. Kane’s best known work, ‘History of Dharmasastra’ – which was under the subtitle ‘Ancient and Medieval Religions and Civil Law in India’ – was published.

Patrick Olivelle served as the Chair of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin from towhere he is Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Religions. Prior to coming to Texas, Olivelle taught in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University, Bloomington, from towhere he was the Occupation: Professor Emeritus.

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Indian Studies Journal: Focus Area “Re-engaging with the Epics” and the General Area Independent Researcher studying Dharmasastra-s and the Constitution of India. Prof. K.C. Baral, Director The articles and book reviews and other published items are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial International.

Dharmasastra is a genus of Sanskrit texts, and refers to the treatises (shastras) of Hinduism on Dharma. The Dharmashastras are the ancient law books of Hindus, which advocate moral laws and principles for devout duty and righteous conduct for the followers of the faith.

Donald R. Davis is Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. His current research broadens his interest in the practice of Hindu law in historical perspective, using materials beyond the Dharmasastra texts and from many parts of 4/5(1).

Radhakrishnan: comparative Studies in philosophy presented in honour of his Sixtieth Birthday White umbrella Indian poltical thought from Manu to Gandhi The Viceroys and Governors General of India Mary McGee studies the dharmasastra and arthasatra literature in light of nature protection, noting that forests, rivers, and other natural resources were to be protected by the king.

Rukmani, in the fifth essay, discusses the role of nature in the Sanskrit literary tradition, with special reference to the story of Sakuntala. Through pointed studies of important aspects and topics of dharma in Dharmasastra, this comprehensive collection shows that the history of Hinduism cannot be written without the history of Hindu law.

Part one provides a concise overview of the literary genres in which Dharmasastra was written with attention to chronology and historical.

The Manusmṛiti (Sanskrit: मनुस्मृति), also spelled as Manusmruti, is an ancient legal text among the many Dharmaśāstras of Hinduism. It was one of the first Sanskrit texts to have been translated into English inby Sir William Jones, and was used to formulate the Hindu law by the British colonial government.

Over fifty manuscripts of the Manusmriti are now known. These studies by some of the leading scholars in the respective fields will both present a more nuanced picture of the semantic history of dharma by putting contours onto the flat landscape we have inherited and spur further studies of this concept so central for understanding the cultural history of the Indian subcontinent.

The Three Seals Code is a collection of Thai legal manuscripts surviving from the Ayutthaya era. The Palace Law, probably dating to the late fifteenth century, was the principal law on kingship and government.

The Thammasat, a descendant of India's dharmasastra, stood at the head of the Code and gave it authority. Here these two key laws are. I use this concept to show that in the context of the Vinaya and the Dharmasastra, the term 'legal pluralism' helps us to delineate the relationship between the Sangha (Buddhist order of monks Author: Malcolm Voyce.

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When Olivelle visited SOAS for the Come and Meet Seminar, he discussed his current work on Manu, among other topics.

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