Vyavasthá-chandriká: A Digest of Hindu Law, as Current in All the Provinces of India, Except Bengal Proper Comprising Vyavasthás Or Principles Deduced from Sanskrit Books of Paramount Authority, Viz: - the Mitákshará, Víra-mitrodaya, Viváda-chintámani, Vyavahára-mayúkha, Smriti-chandriká, &c, with Authorities and Interpretations, &c, from Those Books and Other Sources, Annotations from the Principles and Elements of Hindú Law, &c., Also Precedents of the Privy Council, the Late Sudder and Supreme Courts, the Present High Courts of Calcutta, Allahabad, Bombay and Madras, Also Admitted Legal Opinions, and Responsa Prudentum, Volum 1

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Pŕgina 97 - And like those abstemious men, a virtuous wife ascends to heaven, though she have no child, if, after the decease of her lord, she devote herself to pious austerity.
Pŕgina 72 - The actual pressure on the estate, the danger to be averted, or the benefit to be conferred upon it, in the particular instance, is the thing to be regarded.
Pŕgina 97 - on succession to the estate of one who leaves no male issue," this author first quotes (Ch. xi. page 158,) the following text of Vrihusputi : " In scripture and in the code of law, as well as in popular practice, a wife is declared by the wise to be half the body of her husband, equally sharing the fruit of pure and impure acts.
Pŕgina 75 - Pandee and others) in which it is said that in the absence of evidence to the contrary it must be assumed that the price received by the father became a part of the assets of the joint family...
Pŕgina 135 - In childhood must a female be dependent on her father; in youth, on her husband; her lord being dead, on her sons; if she have no sons, on the near kinsmen of her husband; if he left no kinsmen, on those of her father; if she have no paternal kinsmen, on the sovereign; a woman must never seek independence.
Pŕgina 143 - If the decree be against a party as the representative of a deceased person, and such decree be for money to be paid out of the property of the deceased person, it may be executed by the attachment and sale of any such property...
Pŕgina 538 - The duty of an European Judge, who is under the obligation to administer Hindu law, is not so much to enquire whether a disputed doctrine is fairly deducible from the earliest authorities, as to ascertain whether it has been received by the particular school which governs the district with which he has to deal, and has there been sanctioned bj usage. For, under the Hindu system of law, clear proof of usage will outweigh the written text of the law.
Pŕgina 362 - In construing the will of a Hindu it is not improper to take into consideration what are known to be the ordinary notions and wishes of Hindus with respect to the devolution of property. It may be assumed that a Hindu generally desires that an estate, especially an ancestral estate, shall be retained in his family ; and it may be assumed that a Hindu knows that, as a general rule, at all events, women do not take absolute...
Pŕgina 3 - His father or other predecessor, since it is ordained, ' though immovables or bipeds have been acquired by a man himself, a gift or sale of them should not be made without convening all the sons. They who are born, and they who are yet uubegotten, and they who are still in the womb require the means of support; no gift or sale should therefore be made.
Pŕgina 236 - So much of any law or usage now in force within the territories subject to the government of the East India Company as inflicts on any person forfeiture of rights or property, or may be held in any way to impair 500 or affect any right of inheritance, by reason of his or her renouncing, or having been excluded from the communion of any religion, or being deprived of caste...