Definition of smriti in English:
noun (plural smritis)
A Hindu religious text containing traditional teachings on religion, such as the Mahabharata.
- The Dharma Shastras are smritis, written by men who had vested interests and enforced as laws.
- Neither shastras nor smritis suggest that there exists an immutable, universal moral doctrine.
- Smarta means a follower of classical smriti, particularly the Dharma Shastras, Puranas and Itihasas.
from Sanskrit smṛti 'remembrance'.
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