Baudhāyana Dharmasūtra

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(c.mid 2nd century bce)

A Dharmasūtra text belonging to the Taittirīya branch of the Black Yajur Veda. Part of the Baudhāyana Kalpasūtra ascribed to Baudhāyana, the Baudhāyana Dharmasūtra deals with such topics as the rules governing the life of the Vedic student, the life of the householder, matters of criminal and civil law, the āśramas, the duties of the king, the procedure for renunciation, and quite an extensive treatment of rituals.

Subjects: Hinduism.

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