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The laws of Manu : a new translation

Author: Manu, (Lawgiver); School of Economic Science (London, England). Language Department,
Publisher: London : Shepheard-Walwyn, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This new translation offers a contemporary rendering of this ancient work which addresses fundamental questions of law and duty for all members of society. The modern mind will take issue with many  Read more...

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Named Person: Manu, (Lawgiver).
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manu, (Lawgiver); School of Economic Science (London, England). Language Department,
ISBN: 0856835234 9780856835230
OCLC Number: 1019591595
Language Note: Text in English; words and passages in romanized Sanskrit.
Description: xxvii, 481 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The creation of the world --
2. The student stage of life --
3. The householder stage of life: marriage, sacrifice, and rites for the departed --
4. The householder stage of life: means of livelihood and rules for daily living --
5. The householder stage of life: food, purification, and the conduct of women --
6. The forest-dweller and renunciate stages of life --
7. The king: duties, conduct, origin, and ultimate fulfilment --
8. The king: Administration of justice --
9. The family, inheritance laws, and the thorns in society --
10. Origin of mixed classes and rules for times of adversity --
11. Offences and expiatory penances --
12. Transmigration, the three qualities, action, and the supreme self --
Appendix 1. Weights, measurements, denominations --
Appendix 2. Penances, sacrifices, teachers --
Appendix 3. Places and peoples --
Appendix 4. Prayers, hymns, verses cited in The Laws of Manu --
Appendix 5. Fauna, flora, foods --
Appendix 6. Time durations and seasons --
Appendix 7. Gods and deities --
Appendix 8. The circle of neighbouring kingdoms.
Other Titles: Mānavadharmaśāstra.
Responsibility: translated from the Sanskrit by members of the Language Faculty of the School of Economic Science, London.

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