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).

apṛṣṭaḥ sarvavacane pṛṣṭasyākathane tathā |
sākṣiṇaḥ saṃniroddhavyā garhyā daṇḍyāśca dharmataḥ || 1 [402] ||
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vākpāruṣye chale vāde dapyāḥ syurtriśataṃ damam |
ṛṇādivādeṣu dhanaṃ te syurdāpyā ṛṇaṃ tathā || 2 [403] ||
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yaḥ sākṣī naiva nirdiṣṭā nāhūto nāpi darśitaḥ |
brūyānmithyeti tathyaṃ vā daṇḍyaḥ so'pi narādhamaḥ || 3 [404] ||
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sākṣī sākṣyaṃ na cedbrūyātsamadaṇḍaṃ vahedṛṇam |
ato'nyeṣu vivādeṣu triśataṃ daṇḍaṃ arhati || 4 [405] ||
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uktvānyathā bruvāṇāśca daṇḍyāḥ syurvākchalānvitāḥ || 5 [406] ||
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yena kāryasya lobhena nirdiṣṭāḥ kūṭasākṣiṇaḥ |
gṛhītvā tasya sarvasvaṃ kuryānnirviṣayaṃ tataḥ || 6 [407] ||
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yatra vai bhāvitaṃ kāryaṃ sākṣibhirvādinā bhavet |
prativādī yadā tatra bhāvayetkāryaṃ anyathā |
bahubhiśca kulīnairvā pūrvāḥ syuḥ kūṭasākṣiṇaḥ || 7 [408] ||
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yadā śuddhā kriyā nyāyāttadā tadvākyaśodhanam |
śuddhācca vākyādyaḥ śuddhaḥ sa śuddho'rtha iti sthitiḥ || 8 [409] ||
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saptāhāttu pratīyeta yatra sākṣyanṛtaṃ vadet |
rogo'gnirjñātimaraṇaṃ dvisaptāhāttrisapta vā |
ṣaṭcatvāriṃśake vāpi dravyajātyādibhedataḥ || 9 [410] ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Katyayana-smriti Chapter 31

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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