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Women In The Sacred Laws
Kulapati's Preface The Author
Foreword Prologue
The Dharma Sutras Contemporary Evidence
The Manu - Samhita The Later Law-Books
Digest On Hindu Law Espirit Des Lois
Major Sections

THE MANU-SAMHITA

31. Ill. 11.

32. IX. 127.

33. IX. 131-33.

34. IX. 131, 132 and 133.

35. IX. 30; III. 11.

36. IX. 88.

37. IX. 4.

38. IX. 90.

39. IX. 91, 93.

40. M 93.

41. IX. 89.

42. Baudh I. ii. 21, 2.

43. Ill. 51.

44. III. 53.

45. IX. 98.

46. IX. 100.

47. Ill. 53.

48. III. 54.

49. IX. 97.

50. IX. 69.

51. IX. 96.

52. IX. 3.

53. Baudh. D.S. II. 2, 3,,46.

54., V. 147, 148.

55. IX. 5.

56. IX. 6 and T.

57. IX. 12.

58. Artha Sastra Bk. I. Ch. 20. P. 41. Bib-Sansk. No. 3.

59. IX. 12.

60. lX. 5.

61. IX. 10, 11.

62. IX. 190.

63. IX. 59.

64. IX. 60-62.

65. IX. 64.

66. IX. 65.

67. IX. 66.

68. IX. 67.

69. IX. 68.

70. The Vedic Texts and the earlier law books sanction Niyoga. The earlier protest against it is to be found in Apastamba. Several centuries must have elapsed before this myth came into existence. If Manu-Samhita is not of one period, then the above is the view of a lawgiver who flourished later than Vishnu, Narada, etc.

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