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according acquired adopted alienation ancestral appellant authorities born cited claim co-parcener Coleb Colebrooke commentary consent Court daughter Daya-bhaga Ddsi Ddya-bhdga death debt deceased decision declared decree deed of gift default defendant descendants devolves died leaving doctrine eldest entitled to inherit equal failure father father's daughter's grandfather's grandson great-grandson H. L. Vol heirs Hindoo law Hindu law husband husband's property immovable property Jagnyavalkya joint Katyayana landed leaving a widow life-time living Macn maintenance male issue Manu marriage maternal uncle Mithila Mookerjea mother movable Musst oblation-cakes oblations opinion order of succession owner pandits partition paternal grandfather person perty plaintiff portion possession Principal Sudder Ameen proprietor question re-united respect reversioners Sect share Shudra Sir William Macnaghten sister son's sons Sri-krishna succession Sudder Dewanny Adawlut suit surviving tion undivided undivided family valid Vedas versus Vishnu Vrihaspati Vyavastha wealth whole widow wife Zillah
Page 25 - And like those abstemious men, a virtuous wife ascends to heaven, though she have no child, if, after the decease of her lord, she devote herself to pious austerity.
Page 640 - The rite which sages call Daiva is the gift of a daughter, whom her father has decked in gay attire, when the sacrifice is already begun, to the officiating priest, who performs that act of religion.
Page 774 - He had succeeded to the ancestral property as heir : he had full power of disposition over it ; he might have alienated it : he might have adopted a son to succeed to it if he had no male issue of his body. He could have defeated every intention which his father entertained with respect to the property.
Page 4 - Entertaining the same opinion, "Nareda says: 'Where a division of the " paternal estate is instituted by sons, that "becomes a topic of litigation called by the
Page 1014 - So much of any law or usage, now in force within the territories subject to the government of the East India Company, as inflicts on any person forfeiture of rights or property, or may be held in any way to impair or affect any right of inheritance, by reason of his or her renouncing, or having been excluded from the communion of any religion, or being deprived of caste, shall cease to be enforced as law in the courts of the East India Company, and in the courts established by royal charter within...
Page 165 - Therefore," says the author of the Dayabhaga (Ch. xi, s. 1, v. 59), " those persons who are exhibited in a passage above cited as the next heirs on failure of prior claimants shall, in like manner as they would have succeeded if the widow's right had never taken effect, equally succeed to the residue of the estate remaining after her use of it, upon the demise of the widow in whom the succession had vested. At such time (when the widow dies, or when her right ceases) the succession of daughters and...
Page 295 - The sons of his own father's sister, the sons of his own mother's sister, and the sons of his own maternal uncle must be considered as his own cognate kindred. The sons of his father's paternal aunt, the sons of his father's maternal aunt, and the sons of his father's maternal uncle, must be deemed his father's cognate kindred. The sons of his mother's paternal aunt, the "sons of his mother's maternal aunt, and the sons of his mother's maternal uncle, must be reckoned his mother's cognate kindred...
Page 874 - A given son must never claim the family and ' estate of his natural father : the funeral cake follows ' the family and estate ; but of him, who has given ' away his son, the funeral oblation is extinct.
Page 24 - the wealth " of him who leaves no male issue goes to his Wife ; on failure of her, it devolves on Daughters ; if there be none, it belongs to the Father ; if he be dead, it appertains to the Mother ; on failure of her, it goes to the Brothers ; after them, it descends to the Brothers...