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 3.3

[English text for this chapter is available]

dvādaśavarṣā strī prāptavyavahārā bhavati ṣoḍaśavarṣaḥ pumān || KAZ_03.3.01 ||

ata ūrdhvamaśuśrūṣāyāṃ dvādaśapaṇaḥ striyā daṇḍaḥ puṃso dviguṇaḥ | iti śuśrūṣā || KAZ_03.3.02 ||

bharmaṇyāyāmanirdiṣṭakālāyāṃ grāsācchādanaṃ vādhikaṃ yathāpuruṣaparivāpaṃ saviśeṣaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.03 ||

nirdiṣṭakālāyāṃ tadeva saṃkhyāya bandhaṃ ca dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.04 ||

śulkastrīdhanādhivedanikānāmanādāne ca || KAZ_03.3.05 ||

śvaśurakulapraviṣṭāyāṃ vibhaktāyāṃ nābhiyojyaḥ patiḥ | iti bharma || KAZ_03.3.06 ||

naṣṭe vinaṣṭe nyaṅge apitṛke amātṛke ityanirdeśena vinayagrāhaṇam || KAZ_03.3.07 ||

veṇudalarajjuhastānāmanyatamena pṛṣṭhe trirāghātaḥ || KAZ_03.3.08 ||

tasyātikrame vāgdaṇḍapāruṣyadaṇḍābhyāmardhadaṇḍāḥ || KAZ_03.3.09 ||

tadeva striyā bhartari prasiddhadoṣāyāḥ || KAZ_03.3.10 ||

īrṣyayā bāhyavihāreṣu dvāreṣvatyayo yathānirdiṣṭaḥ | iti pāruṣyam || KAZ_03.3.11 ||

bhartāraṃ dviṣatī strī saptārtavānyamaṇḍayamānā tadānīmeva sthāpyābharaṇaṃ nidhāya bhartāramanyayā saha śayānamanuśayīta || KAZ_03.3.12 ||

bhikṣukyanvādhijñātikulānāmanyatame bhartā dviṣan striyamekāmanuśayīta || KAZ_03.3.13 ||

dṛṣṭaliṅge maithunāpahāre savarṇāpasarpopagame mithyāvādī dvādaśapaṇaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.14 ||

amokṣyā bharturakāmasya dviṣatī bhāryā bhāryāyāśca bhartā || KAZ_03.3.15 ||

parasparaṃ dveṣānmokṣaḥ || KAZ_03.3.16 ||

strīviprakārādvā puruṣaścenmokṣamicched yathāgṛhītamasyai dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.17 ||

puruṣaviprakārādvā strī cenmokṣamicchennāsyai yathāgṛhītaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.18 ||

amokṣo dharmavivāhānām | iti dveṣaḥ || KAZ_03.3.19 ||

pratiṣiddhā strī darpamadyakrīḍāyāṃ tripaṇaṃ daṇḍaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.20 ||

divā strīprekṣāvihāragamane ṣaṭpaṇo daṇḍaḥ puruṣaprekṣāvihāragamane dvādaśapaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.21 ||

rātrau dviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.22 ||

suptamattapravrajane bharturadāne ca dvārasya dvādaśapaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.23 ||

rātrau niṣkasane dviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.24 ||

strīpuṃsayormaithunārthenāṅgaviceṣṭāyāṃ raho'ślīlasambhāṣāyāṃ caturviṃśatipaṇaḥ striyā daṇḍaḥ puṃso dviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.25 ||

keśanīvidantanakhālambaneṣu pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ puṃso dviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.26 ||

śaṅkitasthāne sambhāṣāyāṃ ca paṇasthāne śiphādaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.3.27 ||

strīṇāṃ grāmamadhye caṇḍālaḥ pakṣāntare pañcaśiphā dadyāt || KAZ_03.3.28 ||

paṇikaṃ prahāraṃ mokṣayet | ityatīcāraḥ || KAZ_03.3.29 ||

pratiṣiddhayoḥ strīpuṃsayoranyonyopakāre kṣudrakadravyāṇāṃ dvādaśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ sthūlakadravyāṇāṃ caturviṃśatipaṇaḥ hiraṇyasuvarṇayoścatuṣpañcāśatpaṇaḥ striyā daṇḍaḥ puṃsordviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.3.30 ||

ta evāgamyayorardhadaṇḍāḥ tathā pratiṣiddhapuruṣavyavahāreṣu ca | iti pratiṣedhaḥ || KAZ_03.3.31 ||

rājadviṣṭāticārābhyāmātmāpakramaṇena ca || KAZ_03.3.32ab ||

strīdhanānītaśulkānāmasvāmyaṃ jāyate striyāḥ || KAZ_03.3.32cd ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 3.3

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by Bijoya Goswami Dev And Debarchana Sarkar Dev (2005)

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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 Radhagovinda Basak (2015)

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by Vachaspati Gairola (वाचस्पति गैरोला) (2017)

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

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Cover of edition (2010)

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by Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore (2010)

632 pages; ಕೌತಲಿಯ ಅರ್ಥಶಾಸ್ತ್ರ;

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by B R Hivargaonkar (0)

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by K.V.M. (2016)

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

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