Bhritakabala, Bhṛtakabala, Bhritaka-bala: 1 definition
Bhritakabala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Bhṛtakabala can be transliterated into English as Bhrtakabala or Bhritakabala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra
Bhṛtakabala (भृतकबल) is a Sanskrit technical term, used in warfare, referring to “mercenaries”. It forms a factor of the six-fold force of the King. The word is used throughout Dharmaśāstra literature such as the Manusmṛti. (See the Manubhāṣya 7.184-185)
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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