Text in English; words and passages in romanized Sanskrit.
xxvii, 481 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1. The creation of the world 2. The student stage of life 3. The householder stage of life: marriage, sacrifice, and rites for the departed 4. The householder stage of life: means of livelihood and rules for daily living 5. The householder stage of life: food, purification, and the conduct of women 6. The forest-dweller and renunciate stages of life 7. The king: duties, conduct, origin, and ultimate fulfilment 8. The king: Administration of justice 9. The family, inheritance laws, and the thorns in society 10. Origin of mixed classes and rules for times of adversity 11. Offences and expiatory penances 12. Transmigration, the three qualities, action, and the supreme self Appendix 1. Weights, measurements, denominations Appendix 2. Penances, sacrifices, teachers Appendix 3. Places and peoples Appendix 4. Prayers, hymns, verses cited in The Laws of Manu Appendix 5. Fauna, flora, foods Appendix 6. Time durations and seasons Appendix 7. Gods and deities Appendix 8. The circle of neighbouring kingdoms.
KNS127.3.A4 E54 2018
Mānavadharmaśāstra., English, (School of Economic Science), (DLC)no2018167379