Shastras are nothing but a set of rules which a 'manava' should follow or else he can not be termed as 'manava'. In our urban life style we skip many of these rules, so I wanted to know some of the basic ones.

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  • Manusmriti would be a good start. – Paṇḍyā Jun 30 '17 at 10:33
  • Can you explain Manusmriti – Pratyush Jun 30 '17 at 10:34
  • Eating onion, garlic,non sacrificial meat is most common, setting toilets in wrong directions, shaving/clipping nails/hair cutting on wrong days etc. – Yogi Jun 30 '17 at 18:45
  • All these are done in a proper Hindu family in urban areas, even I follow all these as these are the basics can you pointed out some of the big and sinful mistakes done by us – Pratyush Jul 1 '17 at 1:48

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