smriti

noun, often capitalized smri·ti \ˈsmritē\
variants: less commonly

smrti

\ˈsmritē\

Definition of smriti

plural

-s

  1. :  the body of Hindu sacred writings containing traditional teachings (as on religious, domestic, and social practice) based on the Vedas and forming the class of shastras below the sruti

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Origin and Etymology of smriti

Sanskrit smṛti, literally, what is remembered, from smarati he remembers — more at memory


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