<b>Perspectives of Nature and Environment in Dharmaśāstra Tradition</b> The ancient Indian texts have recorded many novel ideas regarding nature and environment as they were much more concerned about its preservation and nourishment. Various authors have described this fact in their composition through the ages. In this paper, an attempt is made to examine views regarding the nature and environment and rules prescribed by the Dharmasastra Dhasa. writers. It is also highlighted here, how the ancient scriptures, particularly the Dhasa. can help us to solve the present environmental crisis. Dharmasastra, sauca, sa skara, narka, srauta, Smarta, pra ayama, puja 1102-1105 Issue-3 Volume-4 Prof. Subash Chandra Dash