Upasmriti, Upasmṛti: 5 definitions
Upasmriti 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 Upasmṛti can be transliterated into English as Upasmrti or Upasmriti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Upasmṛti (उपस्मृति).—f. A minor law-book. (They are 18 in all e. g. जाबालि, नचिकेत, स्कन्द, लौगाक्षिन्, कश्यप, व्यास, सनत्कुमार, शतर्जु, जनक, व्याघ्र, कात्यायन, जातूकर्ण्य, कपिञ्जल, बौधायन, कणाद, विश्वामित्र (jābāli, naciketa, skanda, laugākṣin, kaśyapa, vyāsa, sanatkumāra, śatarju, janaka, vyāghra, kātyāyana, jātūkarṇya, kapiñjala, baudhāyana, kaṇāda, viśvāmitra). &c. Hch.1.528.21. ff.
Derivable forms: upasmṛtiḥ (उपस्मृतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Upasmṛti (उपस्मृति):—[=upa-smṛti] f. a minor law-book (the following authors of such books are named Jābāli, Nāciketa, Skanda, Laugākṣin, Kaśyapa, Vyāsa, Sanatkumāra, Śatarju, Janaka, Vyāghra, Kātyāyana, Jātūkarṇya, Kapiñjala, Baudhāyana, Kaṇāda, and Viśvāmitra), [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi i, 528, 21 ff.]
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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.
Upasmṛti (ಉಪಸ್ಮೃತಿ):—[noun] any of the additional scriptures, considered as part of the Vedas.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Yajnavalkya-smriti (Vyavaharadhyaya)—Critical study (by Kalita Nabanita)
Chapter 1.1d - The Extensive Smṛti Literature < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.6 < [Section III - Sources of Knowledge of Dharma]