[Advaita-l] Is this really in the 'Manu-smRti'?

sriram srirudra at vsnl.com
Wed Jul 11 01:55:47 CDT 2012

Brahmanas may mean the  literary work which perhaps embodies the Manu 
Smruthi injunctions in an explicable way.I have herad about Brahmanas as 
such but had no occasion to go through them.R.Krihnamoorthy.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "V Subrahmanian" <v.subrahmanian at gmail.com>
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Subject: [Advaita-l] Is this really in the 'Manu-smRti'?

> Long ago I had heard the following verse which says: From the 'brAhmaNa-s'
> of 'this' country all the other people from the world over learn/ed the
> rules of conduct.  Here is an excerpt from the Wikipedia:
> http://sa.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%AE%E0%A5%83%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%83
> <http://sa.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%AE%E0%A5%83%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%83>
> पृथिव्याः प्रायो विभिन्नदेशानां विधिप्रणयनप्रसङ्गे भगवतो मनुमहर्षेः नाम
> उल्लिखितं दृश्यते । भारतात् बहिः प्रायः कतिपयानां देशानां विधिशास्त्रेषु
> मनुसंहितायाः केचनांशा अपि समुद्धृता दृश्यन्ते । आचारव्यवहारविधिनिषेधादीनां
> व्यवस्थानां तुलनात्मकधिया मनुस्मृतिरद्वितीयाऽनुपमा चास्ति । मनुस्मृतौ
> एतस्मात् कारणात् लिखितमस्ति...
> *एतद्देशप्रसूतस्य सकाशादग्रजन्मनः ।**स्वं स्वं चरित्रं शिक्षेरन् पृथिव्यां
> सर्वमानवाः ॥*
> I do not know if this matter has been discussed in this forum before.
> Regards
> subrahmanian.v
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