Prasadapatra, aka: Prasādapatra, Prasada-patra, Prasādapātra; 2 Definition(s)

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Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

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Prasādapatra (प्रसादपत्र) refers to a classification of official documents, according to the Śukranītisāra 2.290-314.—The Śukranītisāra is a Sanskrit work on ethics by Śukrācārya comprised of four chapters. The second chapter (uvarājādikṛtya, “the duties of the royal princes and the like”) speaks of the nature, character and validity of various documents (such as a Prasādapatra).

Source: archive.org: Studies in Kautilya Vocabulary
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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-English dictionary

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Prasādapātra (प्रसादपात्र).—an object of favour.

Derivable forms: prasādapātram (प्रसादपात्रम्).

Prasādapātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prasāda and pātra (पात्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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