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).

prapadya kāraṇaṃ pūrvaṃ anyadgurutaraṃ yadi |
prativākyagataṃ brūyātsādhyate taddhi netarat || 1 [191] ||
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yathārthaṃ uttaraṃ dadyādayacchantaṃ ca dāpayet |
sāmabhedādibhirmārgairyāvatso'rthaḥ samutthitaḥ || 2 [192] ||
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mohādvā yadi vā śāṭhyādyannoktaṃ pūrvavādinā |
uttarāntargataṃ cāpi tadgrāhyaṃ ubhayorapi || 3 [193] ||
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upāyaiścodyamānastu na dadyāduttaraṃ tu yaḥ |
atikrānte saptarātre jito'sau dātuṃ arhati || 4 [194] ||
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śrāvayitvā yathākāryaṃ tyajedanyadvadedasau |
anyapakṣāśrayastena kṛto vādī sa hīyate || 5 [195] ||
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na mayābhihitaṃ kāryaṃ abhiyujya paraṃ vadet |
vibruvaṃśca bhavedevaṃ hīnaṃ taṃ api nirdiśet || 6 [196] ||
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lekhayitvā tu yo vākyaṃṃ hīnaṃ vāpyadhikaṃ punaḥ |
vadedvādī sa hīyeta nābhiyogaṃ tu so'rhati || 7 [197] ||
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sabhyāśca sākṣiṇaścaiva kriyā jñeyā manīṣibhiḥ |
tāṃ kriyāṃ dveṣṭi yo mohātkriyādveṣī sa ucyate || 8 [198] ||
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āhvānādanupasthānātsadya eva prahīyate || 9 [199] ||
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brūhītyukto'pi na brūyātsadyo bandhanaṃ arhati |
dvitīye'hani durbuddhervidyāttasya parājayam || 10 [200] ||
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vyājenaiva tu yatrāsau dīrghakālaṃ abhīpsati |
sāpadeśaṃ tu tadvidyādvādahānikaraṃ smṛtam || 11 [201] ||
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anyavādī paṇānpañca kriyādveṣī paṇāndaśa |
nopasthātā daśa dvau ca ṣoḍaśaiva niruttaraḥ |
āhūtaprapalāyī ca paṇāngrāhyastu viṃśatim || 12 [202] ||
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trirāhūtaṃ anāyāntaṃ āhūtaprapalāyinam |
pañcarātraṃ atikrāntaṃ vinayettaṃ mahīpatiḥ || 13 [203] ||
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śrāvitavyavahārāṇāṃ ekaṃ yatra prabhedayet |
vādinaṃ lobhayeccaiva hīnaṃ taṃ iti nirdiśet || 14 [204] ||
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bhayaṃ karoti bhedaṃ vā bhīṣaṇaṃ vā nirodhanam |
etāni vādinorarthasya vyavahāre sa hīyate || 15 [205] ||
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doṣānurūpaṃ saṃgrāhyaḥ punarvādo na vidyate |
ubhayorlikhite vācye prārabdhe kāryaniścaye |
ayuktaṃ tatra yo brūyāttasmādarthātsa hīyate || 16 [206] ||
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sākṣiṇo yastu nirdiśya kāmato na vivādayet |
sa vādī hīyate tasmāttriṃśadrātrātpareṇa tu || 17 [207] ||
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palāyanānuttaratvādanyapakṣāśrayeṇa ca |
hīnasya gṛhyate vādo na svavākyajitasya tu || 18 [208] ||
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yo hīnavākyena jitastasyoddhāraṃ vidurbudhāḥ |
svavākyahīno yastu syāttasyoddhāro na vidyate || 19 [209] ||
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āvedya pragṛhītārthāḥ praśamaṃ yānti ye mithaḥ |
sarve dviguṇadaṇḍyāḥ syuḥ vipralambhānnṛpasya te || 20 [210] ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Katyayana-smriti Chapter 22

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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