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(Skt., dharma, ‘law’ + sūtra, ‘aphorism’).

Any of a class of Sanskrit prose texts concerned with law and rules of conduct (dharma). Dharmasūtras differ from dharmaśāstras in that the former ...

Subjects: Religion.

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