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HINDU LAW BOOKS
CHANGE
GENERAL
ISLAMIC LAW
LATTER CATEGORY
INDIA
INDIAN PARLIAMENT
AGE
CHILD MARRIAGE
MUSLIM LAW
MANU
HINDU LAW
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Definitions

  1. By Hindu law, a creditor could fast at the door of the past due debtor, who then was obligated to protect the health of the creditor and pay the debt.
  2. Any Hindu Law is thus designed for change.

Hindu Law Books

  1. The five great sins according to the code of Manu (the most authoritative of the Hindu law books) are: killing of a brahmin (i.e.

Change

  1. First, the standard view of what Hindu law is must change and must not be limited to the Dharmasastra texts.

General

  1. Hindu law books do not prohibit the eating of meat in general, but only certain types of meat.

Islamic Law

  1. In this respect, Hindu law reveals closer affinities to other religious legal systems, such as Islamic law and Jewish law.

Latter Category

  1. It is the latter category that gave Hindu law a tremendous flexibility to adapt to different temporal and geographic contexts.

India

  1. Legal scholar Ram Mohan Roy declared that traditional principles of Hindu law opposed polygamy, a common practice in India.
  2. India 's system of common law is also a mixture of English law and the local Hindu law, except in the state of Goa which retains the Portuguese civil code.

Indian Parliament

  1. A substantial portion of the Hindu law has been codified by the Indian Parliament after independence.

Age

  1. Justice Kashinath Trimbak Telang, called to the bar at the age of 22 and was an authority on Hindu Law.
  2. Hindu Law books prescribe that the best partner for a man in one-third his age.

Child Marriage

  1. The Hindu law at present, for instance, allows inter-caste marriage and prohibits bigamy and child marriage.

Muslim Law

  1. Marriage according to Hindu Law is a holy sanskar(sacrament) and not a contract unlike Muslim Law.

Manu

  1. The Manusmriti (Sanskrit मनुस्मृति), translated smriti of Manu is regarded as an important work of Hindu law and ancient Indian society.
  2. One may say that the Hindu law at present is quite different from what Manu desired, and presently Hindus in general do not follow Manu in totality.

Hindu Law

  1. Manu Smriti (मनुस्मृति): The Manusmriti translated Laws of Manu is regarded as an important work of Hindu law and ancient Indian society.
  2. Hindu law in its current usage refers to the system of personal laws (marriage, adoption, inheritance, etc.) applied to Hindus, especially in India.

Categories

  1. Manu
  2. Muslim Law
  3. Important Work
  4. Society > Family > Marriage > Child Marriage
  5. Indian Parliament
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