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Smriti

[smrit-ee]
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noun Hinduism.
  1. writings containing traditions concerning law, rituals, teachings of the sages, the epics, and the Puranas.
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Origin of Smriti

From the Sanskrit word smṛti
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smriti

noun
  1. a class of Hindu sacred literature derived from the Vedas, containing social, domestic, and religious teaching
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Word Origin

from Sanskrit smrti what is remembered, from samarati he remembers
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