Quote which Sruti (Veda) says "Sruti is more important/takes precedence over Smriti".

To clarify, in case it wasn't already crystal clear - DO NOT quote Smriti

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    I guess one response will be along lines of - 'Smriti came after Sruti, so how can Sruti mention it?'
    – ram
    Aug 19, 2021 at 19:37
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    Please check here - archive.org/details/mimamsasutra00jaimuoft/page/24/mode/1up
    – user23407
    Aug 19, 2021 at 20:33
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    Shruti doesn't quote it because "Shruti" doesn't even know the existence of any of Medival Era Smritis. Instead of violent comments, evidence of Smritis in Shruti would be better to show. Aug 20, 2021 at 1:20
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    Did you even read the context ? Look at the meaning narrated in that particular context. What Yajna it is refering to. Why Manu is mentioned. : ) There are also verses saying Bramhin is Cow Sudra is Horse. It is Brahmanam so Symbolic not an independent book. @Carmensandiego Aug 20, 2021 at 2:33
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    @mar As quoted here, the Veda (Taittiriya samhita says, “whatever Manu said is medicine”. So Manusmriti among Smritis has the highest authority by the Shruti itself. Other dharmashastras too derive their authority taking Manu as a base. So One will have to see what was actually said by Manu.
    – Adiyarkku
    Aug 20, 2021 at 15:30


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