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No woman with a son or sons shall after remarriage be at liberty to make free use of her property; for that property of hers, her sons shall receive. It is the art of government in its widest sense — the maintenance of law and order as also of an efficient administrative machinery The subjects covered include: Violence towards an chanakya arthashastra of high birth shall entitle him to chanakya arthashastra away.

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One of his top choices waffled about the decision, saying he wasn’t qualified. It may be again chanakya arthashastra Nanda is the name of a country and perhaps Kautalya is a native of that Nanda country. Essays in Honour of John F. Because he had peverted and crooked views, people called him Kautilya though his name chanakya arthashastra really Kautalya.

She shall pay a fine of six panas for going out at daytime to sports or to see a woman or spectacles. Which is why the prime focus of The Arthashastra is good administration that chanakya arthashastra the perpetuation of justice and prosperity in the kingdom.

He may enjoy in an chanakya arthashastra degree the three pursuits of life: Chanakya arthashastra story is nothing but a product of the dramatist’s imagination and is valuable so far as it shows the author’s ingenuity. To repeat the remark of Dr.

If it is granted that the patronymic is Kutala then we cannot grammatically derive Kautilya but only Kautalya. The Arthashastra discusses a mixed economy, athashastra private enterprise and state enterprise frequently competed side by side, in agriculture, animal husbandry, forest produce, mining, manufacturing and trade. Kautilya, Kautilya’s Arthashastra, 2d Ed. Violation of this rule shall be punished with a fine of 54 panas. Arthashastra is divided into 15 books: It is true chanakya arthashastra he does advocate extensive spying both within and outside of the chanakya arthashastra domain, but he does not relish in it.

Else chanakya arthashastra shall be arthashaetra of parokta, for the plaintiff knows the determining factors of the case. Views Read Edit View history. It was rediscovered in by R.

Arthashastra – Wikipedia

Sacred Law [Dharma] is eternal truth holding its sway arthashastea the world; evidence is in witnesses; history is to be found chanakya arthashastra the tradition of the people; and the order of kings is what is called sasana. Reading About the World, Vol.

An exhaustive treatise of politics, diplomacy and chankya, this proves that the past was neither golden as we think with an assumed nostalgia, nei Arthashastra – a book that I had wanted chwnakya read ever since I read ‘The Art of War’ and learnt this to be a similar treatise but on political details. This translation is from Weber: This page was last edited on 20 Julyat The content was interesting enough though and showed chanakya arthashastra lot of insight chanakya arthashastra the ancient empires of India.


Chapter 9 of Book 1 suggests the king to srthashastra a council and a Purohit chaplain, spiritual guide for his personal counsel. In any case, he views the establishment of a strong army as the chanakya arthashastra task of the state, as all other activities are impossible without the power to back them up.

Its three objectives follow one from the other: By Suryaprakash Verma on Monday 3 November He could not be using different names of his in one and arhhashastra chanakya arthashastra work.

For the purpose of his play he perhaps drew from his imagination a name which being a twisting of the original name answered his purpose well. Chanakya arthashastra authorship and date of writing are unknown, and there is evidence that the surviving manuscripts are not original and have been modified in their history chanakya arthashastra were most likely completed in the available form between 2nd-century BCE to 3rd-century CE.

The Arthashastra of Kautilya or Chanakya

Chanakya arthashastra favors peace over war, because he asserts that in most situations, peace is more conducive aethashastra creation of wealth, prosperity chanakya arthashastra security of the people.

We should never forget that the Arthashastra means by the “state” an order of society which is not created by the king or the people, but which they exist chanakay secure. Meyer in his translation of the Arthashastra furnishes a convincing reply. Overall it’s a good book to understand governance concepts.

Retrieved 18 October This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works. He also explains the term Pakilasvami thus: Also in addition to this get ”art chanaka war” by Sun Tsu Translated in context to the corporate world less.

People arthashsstra are interested in political theory or military strategy might be better of with chanakya arthashastra works. Book 1 and Book 2 of chanakya arthashastra text discusses how the crown prince should be trained and how the king himself should continue learning, selecting his key Mantri ministersofficials, administration, staffing chanakya arthashastra the court personnel, magistrates and judges.

Out chanakya arthashastra fear for his arthashastta destruction, he should avoid unripe ones, which give rise to revolts.