Katyayana-smriti [sanskrit]

by Manmatha Nath Dutt | 2006 | 9,945 words | ISBN-10: 8171102794

The Sanskrit edition of the Katyayana-smriti referencing the English translation and grammatical analysis. The Katyayana-smriti is one of the minor works on Dharmashastra as mentioned in the Yajnavalkya-smriti. Katyayana is the author of a clear and full treatise on law and also wrote on grammar and other subjects. Alternative titles: Kātyāyanasmṛti (कात्यायनस्मृतिः), Kātyāyana-smṛti (कात्यायन-स्मृति).

prayatnasādhye vicchinne dharmākhye nyāyavistare |
sādhyamūlastu yo vādo vyavahāraḥ sa ucyate || 1 [25] ||
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vi nānārthe'va saṃdehe haraṇaṃ hāra ucyate |
nānāsaṃdehaharaṇādvyavahāra iti smṛtaḥ || 2 [26] ||
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na rājā tu viśitvena dhanalobhena vā punaḥ |
svayaṃ kāryāṇi kurvīta narāṇāṃ avivādinām || 3 [27] ||
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utpādayati yo hiṃsāṃ deyaṃ vā na prayacchati |
yācaṃ ānaya dauḥśīlyādākṛṣyo'sau nṛpājñayā || 4 [28] ||
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dvipade sādhyabhedāttu padāṣṭādaśatāṃ gate |
aṣṭādaśa kriyābhedādbhinnānyaṣṭasahasraśaḥ || 5 [29] ||
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sādhyavādasya mūlaṃ syādvādinā yanniveditam |
deyāpradānaṃ hiṃsā cetyutthānadvayaṃ ucyate || 6 [30] ||
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pūrvapakṣaścottaraṃ ca pratyākalitaṃ eva ca |
kriyāpādaśca tenāyaṃ catuṣpātsamudāhṛtaḥ || 7 [31] ||
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dharmaśāstrārthaśāstre tu skandhadvayaṃ udāhṛtam |
jayaścaivāvasāyaśca dve phale samudāhṛte || 8 [32] ||
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śāstreṇa ninditaṃ tvartha mukhyo rājñā pracoditaḥ |
āvedayati yaḥ pūrvaṃ stobhakaḥ sa udāhṛtaḥ || 9 [33] ||
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nṛpeṇaiva niyukto yaḥ padadoṣaṃ avekṣitum |
nṛpasya sūcayejjñātvā sūcakaḥ sa udāhṛtaḥ || 10 [34] ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Katyayana-smriti Chapter 3

Cover of edition (2006)

Sixteen Minor Smrtis: 2 Volumes
by Manmatha Nath Dutt (2006)

Sanskrit Text, English Translation, Notes and an Introduction

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