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The Law of Inheritance as in the Viramitrodaya of Mitra Misra (Paperback) Loot Price: R399
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The Law of Inheritance as in the Viramitrodaya of Mitra Misra (Paperback): Books Group
The Law of Inheritance as in the Viramitrodaya of Mitra Misra (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 Excerpt: ... each preceding one, the next succeeding one, --take the estato of a person who departed for heaven, i. c, is deceased, and is sonless, i. e. destitute of the twelve kinds of sons previously described; this rule is to be understood to apply to all, i. e., the mixed classes whether they are sprung from a high-caste father and a low-caste mother, or from a low-caste father and a highcaste mother, --as well as to the (four principal) classes, such as the Brdhmana. 2. First of all the patni or the lawfully wedded wife takes the estate. The term patni itself signifies a woman espoused in the prescribed form of marriage, agreeably to the Aphorism of Panini, --" The term pati (husband) is changed into paint (meaning the correlative) implying relation through a sacrifice." The singular number (in the term patnt in Yogisvara's text, 1) implies the class; hence if a person leaves more wives than one, then all of them, --first those of the same class (with the husband) and after them those of a different class, --shall take the husband's property dividing the same amongst themselves. From the use of the term patni (in Yajnavalkya's text, 1) it appears that a wife espoused in the dsura or the like (disapproved) form of marriage has no right to take the property when there is another wife espoused in a lawful form of marriage. To this effect is the following passage of law, --" A woman, however, who is purchased by giving price, is not to be considered as a patni; for neither in a sacrifice in honor of the gods, nor in one in honor of the departed ancestors she (can be the companion of her husband, -. -., the purchaser, when performing such a sacrifice): the poets (prophets or sages) look upon her as a female slave."--In this text h...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 106
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05915-4
Barcode: 9781236059154
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-05915-8

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