Yajnavalkya Smriti
  • Agama – 2

    This āgama is a technical component in the ancient vyāvahāra-śāstra (vyavahara-sastra, scriptures of practical utility) or discourses of legal and judicial matters. The documents or legal papers containing proofs, signature of the witness etc. , are also called āgama. In the Yājñavalka-smṛti it is said, if there is no written āgama (documentation) on the things inherited, the […]

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  • Agama – 2

    This āgama is a technical component in the ancient vyāvahāra-śāstra (vyavahara-sastra) or discourses of legal and judicial matters. The documents or legal papers containing proofs, signature of the witness etc. , are also called āgama. In Yājñavalka-smṛti (Yajnavalka-smriti) it is said, if there is no written āgama (documentation) on the things inherited, the heir’s ownership on […]

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  • Antyaja

    The term Antyaja generally mean people who are born as hybrids from the so-called lower-varṇa(s) (varna; caste) such as the Śūdra (Sudra). In Mahābhārata (Mahabharata), there are mentions of soldiers belonging to Antyaja varṇaand Nīlakaṇṭha, the commentator has said that the communities like Kaivarta and Bhilla, who dwell at the peripherry of a state, are […]

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