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class considered the purest of the classes (according to Manu)? [ TIP: Use the link to Manu I.92-101 to obtain Manu’s view .) 52. What duties are expected of the br ā hmana class?
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4 (Study-Guide-Quiz 2) 53. What are the duties of each of the three other social classes? 6. Rocher, Ludo, “Law Books in an Oral Culture: The Indian ‘Dharmasastras’.” 54. What texts were considered to contain Hindu law? 55. What text did Sir William Jones translate that served as the text on Hindu law? 56. Who was the author who observed that “the [Hindu] shastras and the hadith (the basis of Islamic law) will become useless”? 57. Who is the author who observed that the “Laws of Menu [Manu]” contained not the actual law of the Hindus, but what he observed “ ought to be the law.” In other words, the Sanskritists (Jones being one) argued that Manu was binding on all Hindus even though he offered no proof of this assertion. 58. What is the importance of memorization in Hindu education? 59. What is Rocher’s conclusion concerning dharma, especially in relation to ā c ā ra and to Hindu law? 7. LIPNER, HINDUS, Chapter 5, pp. 88-102. (This is based upon the WEEK FIVE reading assignment.) 60. What is pauruseya ? What is its relation to smrti ? 61. In the Vedic Sanskritic tradition there are 6 categories of smrti. What are these categories? 62. What is sutra? 63. What is a bhasya? 64. What is meant by the terms rta and anrta ?
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  • Hinduism, Social classes, Sir William Jones, pdf format, Kalpa Sūtras

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