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 2.29

[English text for this chapter is available]

go'dhyakṣo vetanopagrāhikaṃ karapratikaraṃ bhagnotsṛṣṭakaṃ bhāgānupraviṣṭakaṃ vrajaparyagraṃ naṣṭaṃ vinaṣṭaṃ kṣīraghṛtasaṃjātaṃ copalabheta ||

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gopālakapiṇḍārakadohakamanthakalubdhakāḥ śataṃ śataṃ dhenūnāṃ hiraṇyabhṛtāḥ pālayeyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.02 ||

kṣīraghṛtabhṛtā hi vatsānupahanyuḥ | iti vetanopagrāhikam || KAZ_02.29.03 ||

jaradgudhenugarbhiṇīpaṣṭhauhīvatsatarīṇāṃ samavibhāgaṃ rūpaśatamekaḥ pālayet || KAZ_02.29.04 ||

ghṛtasyāṣṭau vārakānpaṇikaṃ pucchamaṅkacarma ca vārṣikaṃ dadyāt | iti karapratikaraḥ || KAZ_02.29.05 ||

vyādhitānyaṅgānanyadohīdurdohāputraghnīnāṃ ca samavibhāgaṃ rūpaśataṃ pālayantastajjātikaṃ bhāgaṃ dadyuḥ | iti bhagnotṣṛṣṭakam || KAZ_02.29.06 ||

paracakrāṭavībhayādanupraviṣṭānāṃ paśūnāṃ pālanadharmeṇa daśabhagaṃ dadyuḥ | iti bhāgānupraviṣṭakam || KAZ_02.29.07 ||

vatsā vatsatarā damyā vahino vṛṣā ukṣāṇaśca puṃgavāḥ yugavāhanaśakaṭavahā vṛṣabhāḥ sūnāmahiṣāḥ pṛṣṭaskandhavāhinaśca mahiṣāḥ vatsikā vatsatarī paṣṭahuhī garbhiṇī dhenuścāprajātā vandhyāśca gāvo mahiṣyaśca māsadvimāsajātāstāsāmupajā vatsā vatsikāśca || KAZ_02.29.08 ||

māsadvimāsajātānaṅkayet || KAZ_02.29.09 ||

māsadvimāsaparyuṣitamaṅkayet || KAZ_02.29.10 ||

aṅkaṃ cihnaṃ varṇaṃ śṛṅgāntaraṃ ca lakṣaṇamevamupajā nibandhayet | iti vrajaparyagram || KAZ_02.29.11 ||

corahṛtamanyayūthapraviṣṭamavalīnaṃ naṣṭam || KAZ_02.29.12 ||

paṅkaviṣamavyādhijarātoyāhārāvasannaṃ vṛkṣataṭakāṣṭhaśilābhihatamīśānavyālasarpagrāhadāvāgnivipannaṃ vinaṣṭam || KAZ_02.29.13 ||

pramādādabhyāvaheyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.14 ||

evaṃ rūpāgraṃ vidyāt || KAZ_02.29.15 ||

svayaṃ hantā ghātayitā hartā hārayitā ca vadhyaḥ || KAZ_02.29.16 ||

parapaśūnāṃ rājāṅkena parivartayitā rūpasya pūrvaṃ sāhasadaṇḍaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_02.29.17 ||

svadeśīyānāṃ corahṛtaṃ pratyānīya paṇitaṃ rūpaṃ haret || KAZ_02.29.18 ||

paradeśīyānāṃ mokṣayitārdhaṃ haret || KAZ_02.29.19 ||

bālavṛddhavyādhitānāṃ gopālakāḥ pratikuryuḥ || KAZ_02.29.20 ||

lubdhakaśvagaṇibhirapāstastenāvyālaparābādhabhayamṛtuvibhaktamaraṇyaṃ cārayeyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.21 ||

sarpavyālatrāsanārthaṃ gocarānupātajñānārthaṃ ca trasnūnāṃ ghaṇṭātūryaṃ ca badhnīyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.22 ||

samavyūḍhatīrthamakardamagrāhamudakamavatārayeyuḥ pālayeyuśca || KAZ_02.29.23 ||

stenavyālasarpagrāhagṛhītaṃ vyādhijarāvasannaṃ cāvedayeyuḥ anyathā rūpamūlyaṃ bhajeran || KAZ_02.29.24 ||

kāraṇamṛtasyāṅkacarma gomahiṣasya karṇalakṣaṇamajāvikānām pucchamaṅkacarma cāśvakharoṣṭrāṇām bālacarmabastipittasnāyudantakhuraśṛṅgāsthīni cāhareyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.25 ||

māṃsamārdraṃ śuṣkaṃ vikrīṇīyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.26 ||

udaśvicchvavarāhebhyo dadyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.27 ||

kūrcikāṃ senābhaktārthamāhareyuḥ || KAZ_02.29.28 ||

kilāṭo ghāṇapiṇyākakledārthaḥ || KAZ_02.29.29 ||

paśuvikretā pādikaṃ rūpaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_02.29.30 ||

varṣāśaraddhemantānubhayataḥkālaṃ duhyuḥ śiśiravasantagrīṣmānekakālam || KAZ_02.29.31 ||

dvitīyakāladogdhuraṅguṣṭhacchedo daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_02.29.32 ||

dohanakālamatikrāmatastatphalahānaṃ daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_02.29.33 ||

etena nasyadamyayugapiṅganavartanakālā vyākhyātāḥ || KAZ_02.29.34 ||

kṣīradroṇe gavāṃ ghṛtaprasthaḥ pañcabhāgādhiko mahiṣīṇām dvibhāgādhiko'jāvīnām || KAZ_02.29.35 ||

mantho sarveṣāṃ pramāṇam || KAZ_02.29.36 ||

bhūmitṛṇodakaviśeṣādd hi kṣīraghṛtavṛddhirbhavati || KAZ_02.29.37 ||

yūthavṛṣaṃ vṛṣeṇāvapātayataḥ pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ ghātayata uttamaḥ || KAZ_02.29.38 ||

varṇāvarodhena daśatī rakṣā || KAZ_02.29.39 ||

upaniveśadigvibhāgo gopracārādbalānvayato gavāṃ rakṣāsāmarthyācca || KAZ_02.29.40 ||

ajāvīnāṃ ṣaṇmāsikīmūrṇāṃ grāhayet || KAZ_02.29.41 ||

tenāśvakharoṣṭravarāhavrajā vyākhyātāḥ || KAZ_02.29.42 ||

balīvardānāṃ nasyāśvabhadragativāhināṃ yavasasyārdhabhārastṛṇasya dviguṇam tulā ghāṇapiṇyākasya daśāḍhakaṃ kaṇakuṇḍakasya pañcapalikaṃ mukhalavanAm tailakuḍubo nasyaṃ prasthaḥ pānaṃ māṃsatulā dadhnaścāḍhakam yavadroṇaṃ māṣāṇāṃ pulākaḥ kṣīradroṇamardhāḍhakaṃ surāyāḥ snehaprasthaḥ kṣāradaśapalaṃ śṛṅgiberapalaṃ ca pratipānam || KAZ_02.29.43 ||

pādonamaśvataragokharāṇām dviguṇaṃ mahiṣoṣṭrāṇām || KAZ_02.29.44 ||

karmakarabalīvardānāṃ pāyanārthānāṃ ca dhenūnāṃ karmakālataḥ phalataśca vidhādānam || KAZ_02.29.45 ||

sarveṣāṃ tṛṇodakaprākāmyam || KAZ_02.29.46 ||

iti gomaṇḍalaṃ vyākhyātam || KAZ_02.29.47 ||

pañcarṣabhaṃ kharāśvānāmajāvīnāṃ daśarṣabham || KAZ_02.29.48ab ||

śatyaṃ gomahiṣoṣṭrāṇāṃ yūthaṃ kuryāccaturvṛṣam || KAZ_02.29.48cd ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 2.29

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by Acharya Vishnu Gupta (आचार्य विष्णु गुप्त) (1991)

1947 pages; Set of 4 Volumes; [Sampurnanand Sanskrit University]

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by Niteen R. Desai (નીતીન ર દેસાઈ) (2010)

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by Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore (2010)

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by K.V.M. (2016)

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