Punitive taxation: 1 definition

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Punitive taxation means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: INSA Digital Repository: Caraka’s Approach to Knowledge

Punitive Taxation is one of the contributing factors of a destructive Habitat, that is to be cured by following a righteous code of living, according to the Caraka Samhita Vimāna 3.20-24.—Caraka was probably a witness to wars, plunder, punitive taxation, famine, pestilence, mass evacuation of towns and places and the total collapse of civilized living. He traced these disasters to the greed, corruption and aggression of rulers and the progressive decline in the moral fibre of the entire society. The sovereign prophylaxis and remedy for the destruction of the habitat was the recovery of a righteous code of living. Anything less would fail to prevent ruin and extinction

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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