dharmashastra

noun dhar·ma·shas·tra \ -ˈshästrə \
variants: or dharmasastra \-ˈsästrə\

Definition of dharmashastra

plural -s
: a Brahmanical collection of rules of life often in the form of a metrical law book

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Origin and Etymology of dharmashastra

Sanskrit dharmaśāstra, from dharma + śāstra shastra


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