[Advaita-l] Bhagawat Gita an obscure text?

Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at braincells.com
Thu Nov 15 00:07:09 CST 2012

On Sat, 10 Nov 2012, Venkatesh Murthy wrote:

> There are 4 Purusharthas Dharma Artha Kama Moksha and one book for
> each.

I have never heard such a thing.

> For Dharma there is Manu Smruti with 700 Slokas. For Artha there
> is Durga Sapta Shati with 700 Slokas. For Kama there is Kama Sutra
> with 700 Slokas. For Moksha there is Bhagavad Gita with 700 Slokas.
> Is it true Manu Smruti and Kama Sutra have 700 Slokas?

No. The Manusmrti is approximately 2500 and the Kamasutra approximately 
2000 shlokas.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at braincells.com>

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