Sankha and Likhita were prominent and ancient Smrtikaras, whose Sutras and Slokas are scattered in various ancient works on Dharmasastra. Prof.Kane has given 493 quotations collected from 17 works in Dharmasutra of Sankha-Likhita published by BORI Pune.Dr.Thakar collected 963 quotations from 116 works, including a few Mss. with painstaking, diligent and meticulous care and arranged them in a systematic conventional format of Smrti, pointing out the variants too."Reconstructed Text" now seeing the light of day will prove useful and enlightening to the Scholars and Researchers.
About the Author:
Dr. Ambalal Dalsukharam Thakar has been a student of M.S.University of Baroda, being a graduate and Post-graduate student of the same University. He also obtained his Ph.D. Degree of the same University under the guidence of Pt.Jagannath Padeshastri and Prof.A.N.Jani-the two versatile scholars. Some of his articles are published is some esteemed Journals and Periodicals. He was a devoted teacher, loved by the students and a self-less and ardent social worker. He was associated with the Premanand Ashram, Malsar(Dist. Vadodara) (from 1965 onwards).