Kautilya Arthashastra [sanskrit]

37,100 words | ISBN-13: 9788171106417

The Sanskrit edition of Kautilya’s Arthashastra, an ancient encyclopedic treatise dealing with the ssience of politics, economics and warfare. Other topics include internal and foreign affairs, civil, military, commercial, fiscal, judicial, tables of weights, measures of length and divisions of time. Kautilya is also named Vishnugupta and Chanakya and his Artha-shastra can be dated to 321-296 B.C. Original title: Kauṭilya-Arthaśāstra (कौटिल्य-अर्थशास्त्र).

Chapter 2.24

[English text for this chapter is available]

sītādhyakṣaḥ kṛṣitantraśulbavṛkṣāyurvedajñastajjñasakho sarvadhānyapuṣpaphalaśākakandamūlavāllikyakṣaumakārpāsabījāni yathākālaṃ gṛhṇīyāt ||

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bahuhalaparikṛṣṭāyāṃ svabhūmau dāsakarmakaradaṇḍapratikartṛbhirvāpayet || KAZ_02.24.02 ||

karṣaṇayantropakaraṇabalīvardaiścaiṣāmasaṅgaṃ kārayetkārubhiśca karmārakuṭṭākamedakarajjuvartakasarpagrāhādibhiśca || KAZ_02.24.03 ||

teṣāṃ karmaphalavinipāte tatphalahānaṃ daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_02.24.04 ||

ṣoḍaśadroṇaṃ jāṅgalānāṃ varṣapramāṇamadhyardhamānūpānāṃ deśavāpānāmardhatrayodaśāśmakānām trayoviṃśatiravantīnāmamitamaparāntānāṃ haimanyānāṃ ca kulyāvāpānāṃ ca kālataḥ || KAZ_02.24.05 ||

varṣatribhāgaḥ pūrvapaścimamāsayoḥ dvau tribhāgau madhyamayoḥ suṣamārūpam || KAZ_02.24.06 ||

tasyopaladhirbṛhaspateḥ sthānagamanagarbhādhānebhyaḥ śukrodayāstamayacārebhyaḥ sūryasya prakṛtivaikṛtācca || KAZ_02.24.07 ||

sūryādbījasiddhiḥ bṛhaspateḥ sasyānāṃ stambakāritā śukrādvṛṣṭiḥ | iti || KAZ_02.24.08 ||

trayaḥ saptāhikā meghā aśītiḥ kaṇaśīkarāḥ || KAZ_02.24.09ab ||

ṣaṣṭirātapameghānāmeṣā vṛṣṭiḥ samā hitā || KAZ_02.24.09cd ||

vātamātapayogaṃ ca vibhajanyatra varṣati || KAZ_02.24.10ab ||

trīn karīṣāṃśca janayaṃstatra sasyāgamo dhruvaḥ || KAZ_02.24.10cd ||

tataḥ prabhūtodakamalpodakaṃ sasyaṃ vāpayet || KAZ_02.24.11 ||

śālivrīhikodravatilapriyaṅgūdārakavarakāḥ pūrvavāpāḥ || KAZ_02.24.12 ||

mudgamāṣaśaimbyā madhyavāpāḥ || KAZ_02.24.13 ||

kusumbhamasūrakulatthayavagodhūmakalāyātasīsarṣapāḥ paścādvāpāḥ || KAZ_02.24.14 ||

yathartuvaśena bījavāpāḥ || KAZ_02.24.15 ||

vāpātiriktamardhasītikāḥ kuryuḥ svavīryopajīvino catusthapañcabhāgikāḥ || KAZ_02.24.16 ||

yatheṣṭamanavasitabhāgaṃ dadyuḥ anyatra kṛcchrebhyaḥ || KAZ_02.24.17 ||

svasetubhyo hastaprāvartimamudakabhāgaṃ pañcamaṃ dadyuḥ skandhaprāvartimaṃ caturthaṃ srotoyantraprāvartimaṃ ca tṛtīyaṃ caturthaṃ nadīsarastaṭākakūpoddhāṭam || KAZ_02.24.18 ||

karmodakapramāṇena kaidāraṃ haimanaṃ graiṣmikaṃ sasyaṃ sthāpayet || KAZ_02.24.19 ||

śālyādi jyeṣṭhaṃ ṣaṇḍo madhyamaḥ ikṣuḥ pratyavaraḥ || KAZ_02.24.20 ||

ikṣavo hi bahvābādhā vyayagrāhiṇaśca || KAZ_02.24.21 ||

phenāghāto vallīphalānām parīvāhāntāḥ pippalīmṛdvīkekṣūṇāṃ kūpaparyantāḥ śākamūlānām haraṇīparyantā haritakānām pālyo lavānāṃ gandhabhaiṣajyośīrahrīberapiṇḍālukādīnām || KAZ_02.24.22 ||

yathāsvaṃ bhūmiṣu ca sthālyāścānūpyāścauṣadhīḥ sthāpayet || KAZ_02.24.23 ||

tuṣārapāyanamuṣṇaśoṣaṇaṃ cāsaptarātrāditi dhānyabījānām trirātraṃ pañcarātraṃ kośīdhānyānāṃ madhughṛtasūkaravasābhiḥ śakṛdyuktābhiḥ kāṇḍabījānāṃ chedalepo madhughṛtena kandānāmasthibījānāṃ śakṛdālepaḥ śākhināṃ gartadāho go'sthiśakṛdbhiḥ kāle dauhrdaṃ ca || KAZ_02.24.24 ||

prarūḍhāṃścāśuṣkakaṭumatsyāṃśca snuhikṣīreṇa pāyayet || KAZ_02.24.25 ||

kārpāsasāraṃ nirmokaṃ sarpasya ca samāharet || KAZ_02.24.26ab ||

na sarpāstatra tiṣṭhanti dhūmo yatraiṣa tiṣṭhati || KAZ_02.24.26cd ||

sarvajījānāṃ tu prathamavāpe suvarṇodakasamplutāṃ pūrvamuṣṭiṃ vāpayedamuṃ ca mantraṃ brūyātprajāpataye kāśyapāya devāya ca namaḥ sadā | sītā me ṛdhyatāṃ devī bījeṣu ca dhaneṣu ca || KAZ_02.24.27 ||

ṣaṇḍavāṭagopālakadāsakarmakarebhyo yathāpuruṣaparivāpaṃ bhaktaṃ kuryātsapādapaṇikaṃ ca māsaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_02.24.28 ||

karmānurūpaṃ kārubhyo bhaktavetanam || KAZ_02.24.29 ||

praśīrṇaṃ ca puṣpaphalaṃ devakāryārthaṃ vrīhiyavamāgrayaṇārthaṃ śrotriyāstapasvinaścāhareyuḥ rāśimūlamuñchavṛttayaḥ || KAZ_02.24.30 ||

yathākālaṃ ca sasyādi jātaṃ jātaṃ praveśayet || KAZ_02.24.31ab ||

na kṣetre sthāpayetkiṃcitpalālamapi paṇḍitaḥ || KAZ_02.24.31cd ||

prākārāṇāṃ samucchrayānvalabhīrvā tathāvidhāḥ || KAZ_02.24.32ab ||

na saṃhatāni kurvīta na tucchāni śirāṃsi ca || KAZ_02.24.32cd ||

khalasya prakarān kuryānmaṇḍalānte samāśritān || KAZ_02.24.33ab ||

anagnikāḥ sodakāśca khale syuḥ parikarmiṇaḥ || KAZ_02.24.33cd ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 2.24

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by Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore (2010)

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568 pages; कौटिलीय अर्थशास्त्र; [Publisher: Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Thrissur]; ISBN: 9788176903004

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