dharmashastra

noun dhar·ma·shas·tra \-ˈshästrə\
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dharmasastra

\-ˈsästrə\

Definition of dharmashastra

plural

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  1. :  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 — more at shastra


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