Smriti in Hinduism

Smriti – Smriti in Sanskrit means “Recollection”. It literally means "that which is remembered". Smriti, derive authority from the Shruti, and are texts which were remembered and were spread through mouth from generation to generation.

Smriti consists of texts such as

Puranas
Dharmasutras and Dharmasastras
The Mahabharata
The Ramayana
The Arthasasastras
The Kavyas

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