Consider the following statements about Dharmasutras:

  1. Dharmasutras are sanskrit text
  2. The sutra phase coincides with buddhist phase
  3. The sutras deal with the social usages and customs of everyday life

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

The Dharmasutras were numerous, but only four texts have survived into the modern era. The most important of these texts are the sutras of Apastamba, Gautama, Baudhayana, and Vasistha. The genesis of civil and criminal law can be traced back to the Dharmasutras.

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