Nature and Scope of Hindu Law

Hindu law is not a law as understood in modern times. A law in the present sense would mean an act framed by the legislature of a State. Hindu law has not been made by legislature but it is the law made by the Divine Being and which has been re-built in the Vedas. It … Continue reading Nature and Scope of Hindu Law

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Sources of Hindu Law

Sources of Hindu Law can be divided into two parts- Ancient and Modern  1. Ancient Sources Before the codification of Hindu Law, the ancient literature was the only  source of   the law. These sources can be divided into Four categories- A. Shruti Shruti means " what is heard". It is believed that the rishis … Continue reading Sources of Hindu Law