Hindu manu dharma shastra
Manu was the greatest of the Hindu Law Givers. Though there were several Law Books, Manu was considered the best. But the present Manava Dharma Sastra is not the original book. Lot of people have added unwanted remarks against the lower castes. The contradictions in the book itself are a proof for these interpolations. It has got verses. The Manusmṛti (Sanskrit: मनुस्मृति), also spelled as Manusmriti/Manusmruti, is an ancient legal text among the many Dharmaśāstras of Hinduism. It was one of the first Sanskrit texts to have been translated into English in , by Sir William Jones, and was used to formulate the Hindu law by the British colonial government.. Over fifty manuscripts of the Manusmriti are. Real Origin of the Manu Smriti. It is quite certain that the text is sometimes called Mānava Dharma Shastra and originates not from a mythical Manu, as stated in the first chapter, but that it is so called from the Mānavas, a Brahman Gotra, and division of the followers of the Black Yajur Veda.