A Balinese Hindu family after puja at Bratan temple in Bali, Indonesia
Massive celebration of Durga Puja in India

It was one of the first Sanskrit texts to be translated into English in 1776, by British philologist Sir William Jones, and was used to construct the Hindu law code, for the East India Company administered enclaves.

- Manusmriti

The substance of Hindu law implemented by the British was derived from a Dharmaśāstra named Manusmriti, one of the many treatises (śāstra) on Dharma.

- Hindu law
A Balinese Hindu family after puja at Bratan temple in Bali, Indonesia

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