noun Hindu Mythology.

the progenitor and lawgiver of the human race. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Manu holds that the last of these, the slave-wife, is the best wife.

    The Truth About Woman

    C. Gasquoine Hartley

  • The law of Manu hinges on the superiority of the Brahman over the other castes.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • The most famous and the longest, is the laws of Manu, a mythical progenitor of mankind.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

  • The "Law of Manu" can lose its authority where it is favorable to women!


    William Graham Sumner

  • From internal evidence, it is doubtless much subsequent to Manu.