The Apastambīya Dharma-sūtra forms part of an enormous Kalpa-sūtra or In the case of the Āpastamba Dharma-sūtra it is, however, not necessary to rely on. The Apastamba Dharma and Grihya Sutras or Apastamba Sutras, are one of the many Dharma Sutras of India. They were followed mostly in South India. श् मात् नमःINTRODUCTION TO THE GRIHYA-SUTRAS We begin our discussion on Grihya Sutras which are coined with a name that life style i.

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Parisad, ‘assemblage,’ means, in the language of the sastras, either a Pahkti, an assemblage of learned Brahmans called together to decide some knotty point of law, or a Apastajba school, sutea which one studies a particular redaction of the Veda.

A similar irregularity occurs below, I, 3, 11, 3 1. He explains it by itself: I, 1, 4, He explains it by itself: And for other animals which have no bonesif an ox-load of them has been killed.

Regarding the meaning of “ksara” — ‘pungent condiments,’ see Haradatta on 2: He shall behave to his teacher’s son [who is superior to himself in learning or years] as to his teacher, but not eat the residue of his food.

Such as pungent condiments, salt, honey, or meat [and the like]. Then he may be instructed in the religious duties of a householder. At the time of the Vedotsarga, on the death of Gurus, at the Astaka- sraddha, and at the time of the Upakarma, [he shall not study] for three days; The construction is very irregular, the first noun standing in the nominative and the rest in the locative A similar irregularity occurs below, 1: If we now turn to Baudhayana, we find that he allows of three different methods for the distribution of the paternal estate.

Of such food they shall not take a great quantity but only so much as suffices to support life. E, and if his statement regarding Svetaketu is taken into account, the lower limit for the composition of his Sutras must be put further back by years. Threatening, fasting, bathing in [cold] water, and banishment from the teacher’s presence are the punishments [which are to be employed], according to the greatness [of the fault], until [the student] stops 47 [offending].


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The formerly mentioned salutation [Sutras 12, 13] is to be performed daily. Nor [that in which] an insect living on impure substances [is found], Manu 4, ; Yajn. The other the teacher shall then forbid it. If the rules are transgressed, study drives out the knowledge of the Veda acquired already, from the [offender] and from his children. And apatamba him avoid to bathe after sunset.

But it is not permissible to infer the former existence of a Vedic passage in cases where pleasure is obtained by following a rule of the Smriti or a custom. Others however, are of opinion that the wood which the pupil fetches daily, is sutrq to be used by the teacher for cooking, but for the performance of the pupil’s daily fire-offering.

Likewise, if a student and a woman, who has had connexion with a man of a lower caste, look at each other.

The same monarch informs us also that he conquered the province of Kalinga Orissa and annexed it to his kingdom, and his remarks on the condition of the province show that it was thoroughly imbued with the Aryan civilisation. In one passage; of the latter work, which has been translated by Professor Max Miiller, it is alleged that he was a contemporary of Yagnavalkya, the promulgator of the White Yajur-veda, and of the learned king Janaka of Videha, who asked him about the meaning of the Agnihotra sacrifice, Now, as has been shown above, Apastamba knew and quotes the White Yajur-veda and the Satapatha-brahmana.

And when returning the salute of a man belonging to the first three castes, the last syllable of the name of the person addressed is produced to the length of three moras. I have protected the protector of the law my teacher. See also Manu 2: And [the teacher holds also the place which] the ahavaniya fire occupies [at a sacrifice, because a portion of the alms is offered in the fire of his stomach].


By ‘Parisada’ are here intended the Vedic schools, and their writings and apastmaba. On all other occasions he shall salute [him in the manner described above].

Let him restrain his organs from seeking illicit objects. And as long as he is impure he shall avoid to pronounce the names apastambx the gods. Worldly benefits are produced as accessories to the fulfilment of the lawjust as in the case of a mango tree, which is planted in order to obtain fruit, shade and fragrance are accessory advantages.

And he shall wutra use. Its unharmonious cry is, in the present day also, considered to be an evil omen.

As authority for the equal division he gives the first of the two Vedic passages quoted above; and for the doctrine that the eldest is to receive the best part of the estate, he quotes the second passage which Apastamba sutar to be without the force of an injunction.

Retrieved from ” https: For pleasure is obtained [by using or eating forbidden substances].


But on a journey or occupied in work, he may approach him with shoes on, with his head covered, or with implements in his hand. Apastambx says a Brahmana. He shall not fulfil his sacred duties merely in order to acquire these worldly objects as fame, gain, and honour.