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Smriti definition, writings containing traditions concerning law, rituals, teachings of the sages, the epics, and the Puranas. See more.

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Gantantra - The New Paradigm
Feb 16, 2006 Smritis were regularly modified by the schools / universities.
Hindu University of America
Brief introduction to the smritis, evolution of smrities over a period of time. • Purushartha Commentaries on smritis, varna and ashrama systems, caste system.
A Short History of Religious and Philosophic Thought in India
the Upanishads to the Smritis, including the Epics, Puranas and the.
in Vedas, Shastras, Puranas, Smritis etc. A date and time was fixed. Sixty thousand studied Vedas, Purana, Shastras and Smritis.
of the world.

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'What has Moon got to do with hols?'
The Government Sanskrit College, Mysore, trying hard to be faithful to the smritis, got a stinging earful from the high court on Monday for all its pains.
Sanskrit College seeks to follow lunar-calendar
The counsel for Sanskrit College Rohit Gowda, argued that college is currently following the Smritis tradition. A single bench headed by Justice Ram Mohan Reddy adjourned the further hearing hearing the petition. (Follow IBNLive.
Religious groups in Nepal start campaign for equal rights
Being divine revelation, Shrutis (Vedas) are the ultimate authority for Dharma, and represent its eternal principles whereas being human recapitulations, Smritis (Recollections) can play only a subordinate role.

Suggested Web Resources

Smriti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Smriti (Sanskrit: स्मृति, Smṛti, IPA: [s̪mr̩.
The Smritis or Codes of Ethics - A Short History of Religious and
The Smritis
Oct 17, 2004 Swami Sivanandaji on the sacred law-codes of the Hindus.
Smritis and Allied Works from the Chapter "Dharmasastra", in Hindu
Smritis - definition of Smritis by the Free Online Dictionary

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