Kamandakiyanitisara, Kāmandakīyanītisāra, Kamandakiya-nitisara: 3 definitions



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In Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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Source: Shodhganga: Rajadharma in the Mahabharata

Kāmandakīyanītisāra (कामन्दकीयनीतिसार).—The Nītisāra of Kāmandaka is one of the work on the science of polity and it has written in the style of artificial poetry. The Nītisāra is divided into cantos (sargas) and sections (prakaraṇas). Variety of metres mainly anuṣṭubh, and numerous poetical similes and metaphors are found here.

Source: Knowledge Traditions & Practices of India: Indian Ethics: Individual and Social

Kāmandakīyanītisāra (कामन्दकीयनीतिसार) or simply Nītisāra is the name of a text dealing with ethics and ethical values (nītiśāstra), attributed to Kāmandakīya. The Kāmandakīya Nītisāra is a Sanskrit work belonging to c. 700-750 CE.

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kāmandakīyanītisāra (कामन्दकीयनीतिसार) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Peters. 4, 31. Stein 85.
—[commentary] Upādhyāyanirapekṣā. Stein 85.

2) Kāmandakīyanītisāra (कामन्दकीयनीतिसार):—by Kāmandaki. Ulwar 1282.
—[commentary] Upādhyāyanirapekṣā. Ulwar 1283. Extr. 295.

Kāmandakīyanītisāra has the following synonyms: Kāmandaka.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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