What are the seven means of acquiring wealth for men according to the Manusmriti?

The seven means of acquiring wealth for the men are:

  1. Men have the sole right to inherit the property of their parents after their death.
  2. Men have the right over the wealth that is discovered by him during excavations.
  3. They have the right over the wealth that is purchased by him.
  4. Another important means of wealth was conquest from other kingdoms which was common during those times.
  5. Men can make money by investing their wealth into profitable trade and other commercial practices.
  6. Men can be employed in certain professions and can be paid for their work.
  7. They can receive gifts from various kinds of people.

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