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Present volume is a co-operative contribution to studies in Hindu Dharma- sastra (composed in Sanskrit language). It comprises of scholarly findings of the students of Indology. The papers cover a range of topics encompassing economic, sociological, philosophical, religious and legal aspects dealt in the Dharmasastra as also their relevance in the present times.

 

We should not feel content with giving the views of Indian and foreign Indologists to demarcate the time of composition of ancient Indian literature such as Veda and Dharmasastra to pre- Mauryan and post-Mauryan period only. To quote K. Motwani : Let us review in the light of the views and opinions of few great men and women of recent times whose writings and utterances contain references to Manu and whose thinking and live have in some measure been influenced by Manu’s teachings.

 

The Dharmarsastra literature has preserved ancestry and contemporaneity both by way of interpretation and commentaries, in each century. The accreditation to Indian wisdom as the earliest source of kowledge is indisputable established by the different Law Codes available in far East/South and West of Asia as also in Europe, Conscientious thinkings of ancient saints and seers will continue to “humanise the humanity”. The present work is a tiny step to reach unto the goal.

 

Contents

 

 

Keynote address

 

 

Editor’s note

 

 

Articles

 

1.

The Concepts of Religion and Dharma compared

1-10

2.

The Relevance of Dharmasastra for Economic

11-28

3.

Economics and Action : Relevance of Dharmasastras for the Modern World

 

4.

The Impact of Dharmasastras on Modern Hindu Law of Marriage and Stridhana

53- 66

5.

Dharmasastra and Contemporary Hindu tall

67- 76

6.

The Efficacy of Pilgrimage in the Modern World

77- 85

7.

Some Ideas about Family and Marriage in the Srautasutras

86- 95

8.

Crime and Punishment : In the Dharmasastra and the Contemporary Hindu Law

96-110

9.

Varna Dharma or Caste-System

111-125

10.

Hierarchy in Dharma Sutras

126-137

11.

The Need and Scope of Dharmasastras in Modern Times

138-144

12.

स्मृतिग्रंथो की परम्परा और अविभक्त हिन्दू कुटुम्ब

145-156

13.

सुरापान : एक महापातक

157-175

14.

स्त्रीधन एवम उत्तराधिकार का अनुक्रम

176-196

 

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Dharma Shastra in Contemporary Times

Item Code:
NAJ311
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Edition:
1998
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ISBN:
8170811902
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English and Hindi
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About the Book

 

Present volume is a co-operative contribution to studies in Hindu Dharma- sastra (composed in Sanskrit language). It comprises of scholarly findings of the students of Indology. The papers cover a range of topics encompassing economic, sociological, philosophical, religious and legal aspects dealt in the Dharmasastra as also their relevance in the present times.

 

We should not feel content with giving the views of Indian and foreign Indologists to demarcate the time of composition of ancient Indian literature such as Veda and Dharmasastra to pre- Mauryan and post-Mauryan period only. To quote K. Motwani : Let us review in the light of the views and opinions of few great men and women of recent times whose writings and utterances contain references to Manu and whose thinking and live have in some measure been influenced by Manu’s teachings.

 

The Dharmarsastra literature has preserved ancestry and contemporaneity both by way of interpretation and commentaries, in each century. The accreditation to Indian wisdom as the earliest source of kowledge is indisputable established by the different Law Codes available in far East/South and West of Asia as also in Europe, Conscientious thinkings of ancient saints and seers will continue to “humanise the humanity”. The present work is a tiny step to reach unto the goal.

 

Contents

 

 

Keynote address

 

 

Editor’s note

 

 

Articles

 

1.

The Concepts of Religion and Dharma compared

1-10

2.

The Relevance of Dharmasastra for Economic

11-28

3.

Economics and Action : Relevance of Dharmasastras for the Modern World

 

4.

The Impact of Dharmasastras on Modern Hindu Law of Marriage and Stridhana

53- 66

5.

Dharmasastra and Contemporary Hindu tall

67- 76

6.

The Efficacy of Pilgrimage in the Modern World

77- 85

7.

Some Ideas about Family and Marriage in the Srautasutras

86- 95

8.

Crime and Punishment : In the Dharmasastra and the Contemporary Hindu Law

96-110

9.

Varna Dharma or Caste-System

111-125

10.

Hierarchy in Dharma Sutras

126-137

11.

The Need and Scope of Dharmasastras in Modern Times

138-144

12.

स्मृतिग्रंथो की परम्परा और अविभक्त हिन्दू कुटुम्ब

145-156

13.

सुरापान : एक महापातक

157-175

14.

स्त्रीधन एवम उत्तराधिकार का अनुक्रम

176-196

 

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