Ancient Indian Law System, Artha Shastra, Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, Manusmriti, Yajnavalkya Rishi, Yajnavalkya Smriti, Yoga Shastra...

Yajnavalkya Smriti | Vyavahara Law | 102 

In the following article mathomathis would like to discuss on topic Yajnavalkya Smriti | Vyavahara Law. This is a continuation from the previous article which was Yajnavalkya Smriti | Indian Law | 101. Do read the previous article before continuing here. Among the three topics, Acara, Vyavahara and Prayascitta, discussed in Smriti texts, Vyavahara has relevance even today. Yajnavalkya is the earliest Smrti author, who dealt with the Vyavahara part…

Ancient Indian Law System, Manusmriti, Yajnavalkya Rishi, Yajnavalkya Smriti

Yajnavalkya Smriti | Indian Law | 101 

Mathomathis would like to present an article on one of the Yajnavalkya Smriti and Ancient Indian Law. The following article was adapted from “Aloysius Michael, Radhakrishnan on Hindu Moral Life and Action, Concept Publishing Company, Delhi, 1979, p. 130”. Jurisprudence or legal system, which is termed as Vyavahara Dharmasastra, is an important portion as far as the Dharmasastra literature is concerned. The development of this Vyavahara dharmasastra can be traced…

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, Yajnavalkya Rishi

Sage/Guru Yajnavalkya 

As long with many sages that were born in the land, Sage Yajnavalkya was also one of the renowned sages within ancient vedic dharma/tradition who had an extensive amount of knowledge about the self and who has realized the life completely, that is in vedantic dharma we term as: jeevan mukti, the one who has realized completely and he is liberated. He is said to have been a sage present…

Advaita Vedanta, Hindu philosophy, Parasara Maharishi, Sanatana Dharma, Vyasa Maharishi

Vyasa Maharishi | Parama Gurubhyo Namaha 

The term Vyasa in Sanskrit language means “compiler” and Vyasa Maharishi/Saint/Guru is an important figure in most vedanta dharma/tradition and so called today as “hindu” tradition. He is sometimes called Veda Vyasa i.e. “One who classified the Vedas” or Krishna Dvaipayana. Guru Vyasa is the author of the important epic in vedanta dharma which is “Mahabharata“. He is also a character in it. He is considered to be the scribe…