Appendix III Translations of Selected Texts from the Ancient Systems
I.1.1 Then, therefore, an enquiry into dharma. I.1.2 “Dharma” or duty is an object whose distinguishing feature (laks.an. a) is a
command. I.1.3 An examination of its cause (will now be made). (The cause that will be examined is duty.) I.1.4 Perception is the knowledge which arises from the senses coming in
contact with the self. This is not the cause of duty, because it yields knowledge of an existing thing.