Gautama Dharmasūtra

by Gautama | 1879 | 41,849 words

The topics in this Dharmasūtra are devoted to the student, the order of a person's life (āśramas), the householder, occupations of the four classes, the king, impurity, ancestral offerings, women and marriage, property, inheritance and penances. Gautama's Dharmasūtra is believed to be the oldest of the four Hindu Dharmasastras, It survives as an i...

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The Sacred Laws of the Āryas

AS TAUGHT IN THE SCHOOLS OF

ĀPASTAMBA, GUATAMA, VĀSIṢṬHA, AND BUDHĀYANA

Translated by Georg Bühler

Part I

Āpastamba and Gautama

Sacred Books of the East, Vol. 2

Oxford: The Clarendon Press

[1879]

 

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Scanned and proofed at sacred-texts.com, June 2000. Proofed and formatted by John Bruno Hare. Additional formatting and proofing, June 2005. This text is in the public domain in the United States because it was published prior to 1923. These files may be used for any non-commercial purpose, provided this notice of attribution is left intact in all copies.

 

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