Dharmasutra, Dharmasūtra, Dharma-sutra: 9 definitions
Dharmasutra 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र).—A son of Suvrata and father of Śama.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 48.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र).—a book on पूर्वमीमांसा (pūrvamīmāṃsā) written by Jaimini.
Derivable forms: dharmasūtram (धर्मसूत्रम्).
Dharmasūtra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and sūtra (सूत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र).—I. n. a work on law, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 71, 12. Ii. m. a proper name, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 9, 22, 16. Brahmasūtra, i. e.
Dharmasūtra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dharma and sūtra (सूत्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र).—[neuter] a manual on law and custom.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Ben. 7 (2).
—by Āpastamba q. v.
—by Gautama q. v.
1) Dharmasūtra (धर्मसूत्र):—[=dharma-sūtra] [from dharma > dhara] n. a Sūtra [work] treating on l° and custom (-kāra m. the author of a S° [work] [Uttararāma-carita iv, 1/2] -vyākhyā f. Name of [work])
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Su-nata, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Dharmasūtra (ಧರ್ಮಸೂತ್ರ):—[noun] any of several Saṃskřta texts that deal with code of conduct for domestic, social, religious life of Hindu people.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Sutra, Dharma.
Starts with: Dharmasutrakara, Dharmasutravyakhya.
Ends with: Dashadharmasutra, Shandilyadharmasutra, Vaikhanasadharmasutra.
Full-text (+729): Dharmasutrakara, Dantaprakshalana, Derika, Abhitrasa, Ashucilipta, Ahiranya, Amatrika, Udacara, Pratiprekshana, Trihshravana, Kritabhumi, Japyakarman, Chandahkalpa, Dashavarsha, Pratyakshavat, Pratipurusham, Caturthakala, Karmasamapta, Ayushkama, Ahavishya.
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Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
The four Āśramas < [Chapter 3 - Social Aspects]
Cāturvarṇya System < [Chapter 3 - Social Aspects]
Education (6): Literature < [Chapter 4 - Cultural Aspects]
Yajnavalkya-smriti (Vyavaharadhyaya)—Critical study (by Kalita Nabanita)
Chapter 1.1a - Meaning of the Term smṛti < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Chapter 1.1c - Date and Chronology of the Smṛti Literature < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Chapter 1.1b - Importance of composing the Smṛti Literature < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Expiatory Rites in Keralite Tantra (by T. S. Syamkumar)
6.1.3. Expiatory Rites in Baudhāyana-dharmasūtra < [Chapter 1 - Expiatory Rites: Concept and Evolution]
6.1.4. Expiatory Rites in Vasiṣṭha-dharmasūtra < [Chapter 1 - Expiatory Rites: Concept and Evolution]
4.3. Punishment and Expiatory Rites < [Chapter 1 - Expiatory Rites: Concept and Evolution]
Cosmetics, Costumes and Ornaments in Ancient India (by Remadevi. O.)
2.12. Dress of Ascetics, Monks and Hermits < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
2.4. Kambala (Blanket) < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
2.23. Dress of Students and Celibates < [Chapter 2 - Costumes]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.51 < [Section XIII - Initiation (upanayana)]
Verse 2.198 < [Section XXX - Rules to be observed by the Religious Student]
Verse 2.72 < [Section XVII - Rules of Study]
Vasistha Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)