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The Arthasástra

Kauб№­alya

The Arthasástra

selections from the classic Indian work on statecraft

by Kauб№­alya

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Published by Hackett Pub. Co. in Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Political science,
  • Social conditions,
  • History,
  • The State

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited and translated, with an introduction, by Patrick Olivelle and Mark McClish
    ContributionsOlivelle, Patrick, McClish, Mark
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA84.I4 K3813 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25290460M
    ISBN 109781603848497, 9781603848480
    LC Control Number2012014017


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The whole book is just a list of do's and don'ts for a king. It lists the fines that were levied for cattle theft to crimes against women to incest, and so on.

It explains how a king can attack an enemy fort and when fire brands should be used in an attack, and so on. This is just a rule book or administration/police manual/5(21). The Arthashastra of Kautilya is one of the most impressive books that I have read in the recent years. While it is true that is offers views on how a king/ruler shall act in order to overcome obstables it is just so much more: it offers an almost complete blueprint for a state from the perspective of an administrator/5().

The fifteenth book, „Plan of Treatise, of the Arthasástra of Kautilya is thus brought to a close.] * Having seen discrepancies in many ways on the part of the writers of commentaries on the Sástras, Vishnu Gupta himself has made (this) Sútra and commentary.

Kautilya's Arthashastra 3 Book I, "Concerning Discipline" CHAPTER I. THE LIFE OF A KING Óm. Salutation to Sukra and Brihaspati. This Arthasástra is made as a compendium of almost all the Arthasástras, which, in view of acquisition and maintenance of the earth, have been composed by ancient Size: 2MB.

The Arthashastra Summary – The western world generally assumes that ancient Indian literature lacked in strategic thinking. However, if we carefully examine some of the literature after the second urbanisation (emergence of the janapads) of the subcontinent we find a lot of material which tells us that ancient Indian writers were not devoid of the capability of.

The book also speaks a great deal about economics; hence the name 'Arthashastra' has been used which is the Sanskrit translation of the word 'Economics'. Broader Concepts. This book is basically a collection of shlokas which have been written in prose.

It is divided into 15 different sections for the better understanding of the readers/5(). Kautilya's Arthashastra is a book about economics written by Kautilya. The word (No Suggestions) originates from a primeval Indian dissertation that discussed how the economy and military affairs of a state should function.

The dissertation was written in Sanskrit by Chanakya, the teacher to the founder of the Mauryan Empire. /5(70). The Arthashastra is an ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy, written in Sanskrit.

It identifies its author by the names 'Kauṭilya' and 'Vishnugupta', both names that are traditionally identified with Chanakya (c. BC), who was a scholar at Takshashila and the teacher and guardian of Emperor Chandragupta Maurya, founder of the/5. [Thus ends Chapter I, "Formation of Villages” in Book II, “The Duties of Government Superintendents,” of the Arthasástra of Kautilya.

End of twenty-second chapter from the beginning.] CHAPTER II. DIVISION OF LAND. THE King shall make provision for pasture grounds on uncultivable tracts. An Extraordinary Detailed Manual On Statecraft And The Science Of Living By One Of Classical India'S Greatest Minds, Kautilya, Also Known As Chanakya And Vishnugupta, Wrote The Arthashastra Not Later Than Ad Though The Date Has Not Been Conclusively Established.

Legend Has It That He Was Either A Brahmin From Kerala Or From North India; However, It Is. The book was discovered by Shamasastri in who also translated and introduced it to the public. There is a controversy regarding the date of Arthashastra. Shamsastri, V.A. Smith and others believed that it was written by Chanakya, the Prime Minister of Chandragupta Maurya.

Arthashastra Of Chanakya & Other books. Topics arthasastra, chanakya, ramodantam, lalita ashtottaram, avadhuta gita, ashtavakra gita, narada bhakti sutra, patanjali yoga sutra, hinduism ebooks Collection opensource Language English.

The Kautiliya Arthashastra, part 2 by is an English translation. These two books formed the basis of the research. The Kautilya Arthashastra Book 1, Chapter 1 and verse 19 in Sanskrit language describes Kautilya as the author of Arthashastra.

SeeThe Kautiliya Arthasastra, Part 2 (Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, ), : Vinay Vittal. Book description The Arthaśāstra is the foundational text of Indic political thought and ancient India's most important treatise on statecraft and governance.

It is traditionally believed that politics in ancient India was ruled by religion; that kings strove to fulfil their sacred duty; and that sovereignty was circumscribed by the sacred Cited by: 1.

[Thus ends Chapter II "Peace and Exertion " in Book VI, "The Source of Sovereign States" of the Arthasástra of Kautilya. End of the ninety-eighth chapter from the beginning. With this ends the seventh Book "The Source of Sovereign States" of the Arthasástra of Kautilya.]. The Arthasastra book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. "An extraordinary detailed manual on statecraft and the science of living by one of classical India's greatest minds; Kautilya; also known as Chanakya and Vishnugupta; wrote the Arthashastra not later than AD though the date has not been conclusively established.

Legend has it that he was either a Brahmin from Kerala or from north India; however; it is certain that Kautilya was. An extraordinary detailed manual on statecraft and the science of living by one of classical India's greatest minds; Kautilya; also known as Chanakya and Vishnugupta; wrote the Arthashastra not later than AD though the date has not been conclusively established.

Legend has it that he was either a Brahmin from Kerala or from north India; however; it is /5(2). The Arthashastra is an ancient Indian treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military trategy authored by Chanakya ( BCE).

Chanakya, also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, was an adviser and a prime minister to the first Maurya Emperor Chandragupta, and architect of. In ancient India ( B.C.) a unique economic policy and law were set forth by Chanakya (Vishnu gupta), who was a great statesman, economist, philosopher and law-giver.

It is argued that the discussions in the Arthashastra generally end by stating the author's opinion with the words: "Iti Kautilya " We generally find this mention of. Kautilya's Arthashastra is the oldest book on Management available to the world.

When literally translated, it means 'Scripture of Wealth'. Book review on kautilya’s arthashastra 1. Kautilya’s Arthasastra is the first known treatise to discuss such concepts. The extensive research that has been undertaken about imperfect markets. The book. Nitisara contains 20 sargas (chapters) and 36 prakarans.

It is based on the Arthasastra of Kautilya and deals with various social elements such as theories of social order, structure of the state, obligations of the ruler, governmental organization, principles and policies of the government. 1 The Arthashastra Insights on Statecraft and Reflections of Ancient Indian Society By Sayem Islam This paper investigates the Arthashastra and its implications for ancient Indian society, as well as the rationale behind the principles underlying the text.1 It is necessary to bear in mind that the Arthashastra, “the science of wealth and warfare,”2 was just.

The only extant treatise on statecraft from classical India, the Arthsastra is an invaluable resource for understanding ancient South Asian political thought; it also provides a comprehensive and unparalleled panoramic view of Indian society during the period between the Maurya ( BCE) and Gupta ( CE) empires.

This volume offers modern English Brand: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. Arthashastra, the treatise on Economic Administration was written by Kautilya in the 4th century before Christ.

It consists of 15 chapter, Shlokas and Sutras. In all probability, this treatise is the first ever book written on Practice of. The exhaustive account of the economic ideas embedded in the Arthasastra has been given by Ratan Lal Basu [15] and by many renowned Arthasastra-experts in an Edited Volume by Sen & Basu [16] This book contains papers presented by authors from all over the world in the International Conference held in at the Oriental Research Institute.

A man with shaved head or braided hair and desirous to earn livelihood is a spy under the guise of an ascetic practicing austerities. Such a spy surrounded by a host of disciples with shaved head or braided hair may take his abode in the suburbs of a city, and pretend as a person barely living on a handful of vegetables or meadow grass taken once in the interval of.

The Arthashastra refers to a practice of political diplomacy that arose in India, and is epitomized by the written material on position, policy and military strategy written by Kautilya. Kautilya was an academician at Taxila University and later the Prime Minister of the Mauryan Empire.

Introductory note Nothing vindicates belief better than reality. Two thousand four hundred years ago, Kautilya compiled the Arthashastra and with it he proved to be a kingmaker as he enabled the inception of the Gupta dynasty.

The Arthashastra endured the test of time and it has since withstood the test of credibility. In this context, Boesche's concise introductory book on Kautilya (also called Chanakya), a famous Indian strategist, is a most welcome contribution. Kautilya was a key advisor to Chandragupta Maurya ( BC), who defeated the Nanda Kings, stopped the advance of Alexander the Great's successors, and was the first ruler to unite the Indian.

The book also studies the effects in the resources and possible alternatives for the war. The tenth book extends the subject of the previous war, but this time details the actual battles.

The book tells how one should act in battles and how to win battles, the different units, positions and study of tactics and strategies. About the Book The Arthasastra summarizes the political thoughts of Kautilya.

The book contains detailed information about specific topics that are relevant for rulers who wish to run an effective government. Diplomacy and war (including military tactics) are the two points treated in most detail but the work also includes recommendations on law, prisons, taxation, irrigation.

There is one by Penguin, translated by L.N. Rangarajan. That seems to be a very sensibly translated version. Search result for: Bhartiya Arthvyavastha by Ramesh Singh in Hindi pdf free download, Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh Hindi Book pdf, Bhartiya Arthvyavastha by Ramesh Singh pdf, Indian economy by Ramesh Singh pdf, Ramesh Singh book in Hindi.

Moreover, as the Arthasastra is essentially a book on statecraft, the extensive treatment given to mines, minerals and metals in it proves the concerns of Indians in this regard. For example, Kautilya declared that 'mines were the very source from which springs all temporal power for the strength of government and the earth, whose ornament is.

Kautilya's Arthashastra is an excellent treatise on statecraft, economic policy and military strategy. it is said to have been written by Kautilya, also known by the name Chanakya or Vishnugupta, the prime minister of India's first great emperor, Chandragupta Maurya.

In Arthashastra, Kautilya mixes the harsh pragmatism for which he is famed with compassion for the poor, for slaves. Kautilya's Arthashastra translated by R. Shamasastry, *Book I, "Concerning Discipline"* *Book II,"The Duties of Government Superintendents"* *Book III, "Concerning Law"* *Book IV, "The Removal of Thorns"* *Book V, "The Conduct of Courtiers"* *Book VI, "The Source of Sovereign States"*.

Kautilya’s Arthasastra, composed around BCE, is the oldest and most exhaustive treatise on statecraft and on issues of diplomacy, war, peace, intelligence, security, and political economy.1 This indigenous political theory was discovered in full text form inand it stands out in the cor pus of the rich.

The only extant treatise on statecraft from classical India, the Arthsastra is an invaluable resource for understanding ancient South Asian political thought; it also provides a comprehensive and unparalleled panoramic view of Indian society during the period between the Maurya ( BCE) and Gupta ( CE) empires.

This volume offers modern English translations of. About The Book: Dr. Krishna Rao's Studies in Kautilya is an objective and through examination of Kautilya's Arthasastrafrom the standpoint of his own age and society. Kautil. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t6dx6x Ocr language not currently OCRable Ppi Scanner.

The Arthashastra, the science of wealth and politics, is one of the world’s oldest treatises on political n by Kautilya, legendary advisor to the Indian King Chandragupta Maurya (reign: – BCE), the Arthashastra has often been compared to Machiavelli’s The Prince and has been a touchstone in Indian political economy for well over a .India has never had to codify civil behavior because the caste system, (jati), has taken care of social order; both India and Arabia were able to figure out the rhythm of the monsoons and start trading with one another across the indian ocean; India took thousands of years longer to create an empire under one government then did Mesopotamia and Egypt; Hinduism evolved out of .