Mitramitra, aka: Mitra-mitra, Mitrāmitra, Mitra-amitra; 2 Definition(s)
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Arthashastra (politics and welfare)
Mitramitra refers to “the friend’s friend of the conqueror” and represents one of the twelve categories of the maṇḍala system laid out by Kauṭilya (4th century BCE) and Kāmandaka (7th century A.D.). These twelve cateogires of state can be broadly applied to Gaṇapatideva (r. 1199-1262 A.D.) and the Kākatīya empire. The Kāyasthas of Vallūr may be treated as the friend’s friend of the conqueror.Source: Shodhganga: Kakati Ganapatideva and his times (artha)
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Mitrāmitra (मित्रामित्र).—friend and foe; मित्राऽमित्रस्य चार्जनम् (mitrā'mitrasya cārjanam) Ms.12.79.
Derivable forms: mitrāmitram (मित्रामित्रम्).
Mitrāmitra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mitra and amitra (अमित्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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