Ashish Chandra ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 11 09:30:22 CST 2000

>From: "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <jaldhar at>
>Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 17:20:31 -0500
>On Mon, 10 Jan 2000, Ashish Chandra wrote:
> > According to our calendar, we are into the 51st year of Brahma, this is
> > 7th manavantara (Vaivasvata Manu). Is the Manu of Manu Smriti the same
> > Vaivasvata Manu or is it different ?
> >
>Not a 100% sure but I believe that was Manu Svayambhuva.

I believe I read in the book Hindu Dharma that the Dharmashastras for the
Krishna Yajur Vedins is by Manu, Apastamba and Hiranyakesin. So I am not
sure it could have been Svayamvhuva Manu.

> > What is the Dharmasutra for the Madhyandina Shakha of Sukla Yajur Veda ?
> >
>There isn't one.  Paraskara is the Grhya sutra and Katyayana is the
>Shrauta sutra.
I thought Yajnavalkya wrote a Dharmasutra. Which Shakha was it for?

thanks again
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