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 3.4

[English text for this chapter is available]

patikulānniṣpatitāyāḥ striyāḥ ṣaṭpaṇo daṇḍaḥ anyatra viprakārāt || KAZ_03.4.01 ||

pratiṣiddhāyāṃ dvādaśapaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.4.02 ||

prativeśagṛhātigatāyāḥ ṣaṭpaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.4.03 ||

prātiveśikabhikṣukavaidehakānāmavakāśabhikṣāpaṇyadāne dvādaśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.4.04 ||

pratiṣiddhānāṃ pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.4.05 ||

paragṛhātigatāyāścaturviṃśatipaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.4.06 ||

parabhāryāvakāśadāne śatyo daṇḍaḥ anyatrāpadbhyaḥ || KAZ_03.4.07 ||

vāraṇājñānayornirdoṣaḥ || KAZ_03.4.08 ||

pativiprakārātpatijñātisukhāvasthagrāmikānvādhibhikṣukījñātikulānāmanyatamamapuruṣaṃ gantumadoṣaḥ iti ācāryāḥ || KAZ_03.4.09 ||

sapuruṣaṃ jñātikulam || KAZ_03.4.10 ||

kuto hi sādhvījanasyacchalam || KAZ_03.4.11 ||

sukhametadavaboddhumiti kauṭilyaḥ || KAZ_03.4.12 ||

pretavyādhivyasanagarbhanimittamapratiṣiddhameva jñātikulagamanam || KAZ_03.4.13 ||

tannimittaṃ vārayato dvādaśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.4.14 ||

tatrāpi gūhamānā strīdhanaṃ jīyeta jñātayo chādayantaḥ śulkaśeṣam | iti niṣpatanam || KAZ_03.4.15 ||

patikulānniṣpatya grāmāntaragamane dvādaśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ sthāpyābharaṇalopaśca || KAZ_03.4.16 ||

gamyena puṃsā saha prasthāne caturviṃśatipaṇaḥ sarvadharmalopaśca anyatra bharmadānatīrthagamanābhyām || KAZ_03.4.17 ||

puṃsaḥ pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ tulyaśreyasoḥ pāpīyaso madhyamaḥ || KAZ_03.4.18 ||

bandhuradaṇḍyaḥ || KAZ_03.4.19 ||

pratiṣedhe'rdhadaṇḍāḥ || KAZ_03.4.20 ||

pathi vyantare gūḍhadeśābhigamane maithunārthena śaṅkitapratiṣiddhāyāṃ pathyanusaraṇe saṃgrahaṇaṃ vidyāt || KAZ_03.4.21 ||

tālāvacaracāraṇamatsyabandhakalubdhakagopālakaśauṇḍikānāmanyeṣāṃ ca prasṛṣṭastrīkāṇāṃ pathyanusaraṇamadoṣaḥ || KAZ_03.4.22 ||

pratiṣiddhe nayataḥ puṃsaḥ striyo gacchantyāsta evārdhadaṇḍāḥ | iti pathyanusaraṇam || KAZ_03.4.23 ||

hrasvapravāsināṃ śūdravaiśyakṣatriyabrāhmaṇānāṃ bhāryāḥ saṃvatsarottaraṃ kālamākāṅkṣeranaprajātāḥ saṃvatsarādhikaṃ prajātāḥ || KAZ_03.4.24 ||

prativihitā dviguṇaṃ kālam || KAZ_03.4.25 ||

aprativihitāḥ sukhāvasthā bibhṛyuḥ paraṃ catvāri varṣāṇyaṣṭau jñātayaḥ || KAZ_03.4.26 ||

tato yathādattamādāya pramuñceyuḥ || KAZ_03.4.27 ||

brāhmaṇamadhīyānaṃ daśavarṣāṇyaprajātā dvādaśa prajātā rājapuruṣamāyuḥkṣayādākāṅkṣeta || KAZ_03.4.28 ||

savarṇataśca prajātā nāpavādaṃ labheta || KAZ_03.4.29 ||

kuṭumbarddhilope sukhāvasthairvimuktā yatheṣṭaṃ vindeta jīvitārthamāpadgatā || KAZ_03.4.30 ||

dharmavivāhātkumārī parigrahītāramanākhyāya proṣitamaśrūyamāṇaṃ sapta tīrthānyākāṅkṣeta saṃvatsaraṃ śrūyamāṇam || KAZ_03.4.31 ||

ākhyāya proṣitamaśrūyamāṇaṃ pañca tīrthānyākāṅkṣeta daśa śrūyamāṇam || KAZ_03.4.32 ||

ekadeśadattaśulkaṃ trīṇi tīrthānyaśrūyamāṇaṃ śrūyamāṇaṃ sapta tīrthānyākāṅkṣeta || KAZ_03.4.33 ||

dattaśulkaṃ pañca tīrthānyaśrūyamāṇam daśa śrūyamāṇam || KAZ_03.4.34 ||

tataḥ paraṃ dharmasthairvisṛṣṭā yatheṣṭaṃ vindeta || KAZ_03.4.35 ||

tīrthoparodho hi dharmavadha iti kauṭilyaḥ | iti hrasvapravāsaḥ || KAZ_03.4.36 ||

dīrghapravāsinaḥ pravrajitasya pretasya bhāryā sapta tīrthānyākāṅkṣeta saṃvatsaraṃ prajātā || KAZ_03.4.37 ||

tataḥ patisodaryaṃ gacchet || KAZ_03.4.38 ||

bahuṣu pratyāsannaṃ dhārmikaṃ bharmasamarthaṃ kaniṣṭhamabhāryaṃ || KAZ_03.4.39 ||

tadabhāve'pyasodaryaṃ sapiṇḍaṃ kulyaṃ vāsannam || KAZ_03.4.40 ||

eteṣāmeṣa eva kramaḥ || KAZ_03.4.41 ||

etānutkramya dāyādānvedane jārakarmaṇi || KAZ_03.4.42ab ||

jārastrīdātṛvettāraḥ samprāptāḥ saṃgrahātyayam || KAZ_03.4.42cd ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 3.4

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[Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.]

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A Dictionary of Technical Terms in Kautilya's Arthasastra
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)

910 pages; कौटिलीय अर्थशास्त्रम् (संस्कृत एवम् हिन्दी अनुवाद); [Publisher: Chaukhambha Vidya Bhawan]

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Cover of edition (2010)

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

359 pages; [Philosophical-Cultural Test] કૌટિલીય અર્થશાસ્ત્ર (દાર્શનિક -સાંસ્કૃતિક પરીક્ષણ); [Publisher: Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Bharatiya Sanskriti Vidyamandir, Ahemdabad]

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Cover of edition (2010)

Kautilya Arthashastra (Kannada translation)
by Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore (2010)

632 pages; ಕೌತಲಿಯ ಅರ್ಥಶಾಸ್ತ್ರ;

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Kautilya Economics (Marathi)
by B R Hivargaonkar (0)

586 pages; कौटिलीय अर्थशास्त्र; [Publisher: Varada Books, Pune]

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Cover of edition (2016)

Arthasastram Kautilyan (Malayalam)
by K.V.M. (2016)

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

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