Atisamvatsari, aka: Atisāṃvatsarī, Ati-samvatsari; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

[Atisamvatsari in Dharmashastra glossaries]

Atisāṃvatsarī (अतिसांवत्सरी) is “that which has gone beyond a year”. The meaning is that if the creditor, suspecting an early repayment of the loan, should stipulate that the loan must continue for a certain time, then he cannot stipulate for more than a year. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 8.153)

(Source): Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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