The Laws of Manu
(2nd cent. BCE - 3rd cent. CE)

Matsya, an avatar of Vishnu, saves the Seven Sages and Manu from the flood

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Manu Smriti
  • Also known as: The Laws of Manu
  • Dates: 2nd century BCE to 3rd century CE
  • Language: Sanskrit
  • What it is: Indian story of the creation, and moral writings

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