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Kāthaka Gṛhyasutras are part of the Kalpa or Kalpasutra literature. Kalpa literature is one of the six Vedāṅgas.<ref>Vedāṅgas are the subsidiary literature that aids the study of the Vedas.</ref> The Kāthaka Grhyasutras is one of the four Gṛhyasutras belonging to the Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda.  
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[[Kāthaka Gṛhyasutras]] are part of the [[Kalpa]] or [[Kalpasutra]] literature. [[Kalpa]] literature is one of the six [[Vedāṅgas]].<ref>[[Vedāṅgas]] are the subsidiary literature that aids the study of the [[Vedas]].</ref> The Kāthaka Grhyasutras is one of the four Gṛhyasutras belonging to the Kṛṣṇa [[Yajurveda]].  
 
It is also known by other names such as:
 
It is also known by other names such as:
 
* Carakagrhya
 
* Carakagrhya
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* Laugāksigrhya
 
* Laugāksigrhya
  
This work has been quoted by others like Hemādri (13th century CE). Since it has five khaṇḍas or chapters, it is also called Grhyapañcikā. Three commentaries have been discovered so far. They are:
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This work has been quoted by others like [[Hemādri]] (13th century CE). Since it has five khaṇḍas or chapters, it is also called Grhyapañcikā. Three commentaries have been discovered so far. They are:
 
# Vivarana of Ādityadarśana
 
# Vivarana of Ādityadarśana
# Paddhati of Brāhmaṇabala
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# Paddhati of Brāhmaṇ[[abala]]
 
# Bhāsya of Devapāla
 
# Bhāsya of Devapāla
  
The contents of this scripture is similar to those of the other gṛhyasutras like those of Apastamba or Baudhāyana.
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The contents of this scripture is similar to those of the other gṛhyasutras like those of [[Apastamba]] or [[Baudhāyana]].
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]
 
[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]

Latest revision as of 05:55, 17 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Kathaka Grhyasutras, KAthaka GRhyasutras, Kaathaka Grrihyasutras


Kāthaka Gṛhyasutras are part of the Kalpa or Kalpasutra literature. Kalpa literature is one of the six Vedāṅgas.[1] The Kāthaka Grhyasutras is one of the four Gṛhyasutras belonging to the Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda. It is also known by other names such as:

  • Carakagrhya
  • Cārāyaniyagrhya
  • Laugāksigrhya

This work has been quoted by others like Hemādri (13th century CE). Since it has five khaṇḍas or chapters, it is also called Grhyapañcikā. Three commentaries have been discovered so far. They are:

  1. Vivarana of Ādityadarśana
  2. Paddhati of Brāhmaṇabala
  3. Bhāsya of Devapāla

The contents of this scripture is similar to those of the other gṛhyasutras like those of Apastamba or Baudhāyana.

References

  1. Vedāṅgas are the subsidiary literature that aids the study of the Vedas.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore