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 3.5

[English text for this chapter is available]

anīśvarāḥ pitṛmantaḥ sthitapitṛmātṛkāḥ putrāḥ || KAZ_03.5.01 ||

teṣāmūrdhvaṃ pitṛto dāyavibhāgaḥ pitṛdravyāṇām || KAZ_03.5.02 ||

svayaṃ ārjitamavibhājyamanyatra pitṛdravyādutthitebhyaḥ || KAZ_03.5.03 ||

pitṛdravyādavibhaktopagatānāṃ putrāḥ pautrā ācaturthādityaṃśabhājaḥ || KAZ_03.5.04 ||

tāvadavicchinnaḥ piṇḍo bhavati || KAZ_03.5.05 ||

vicchinnapiṇḍāḥ sarve samaṃ vibhajeran || KAZ_03.5.06 ||

apitṛdravyā vibhaktapitṛdravyā saha jīvantaḥ punarvibhajeran || KAZ_03.5.07 ||

yataścottiṣṭheta sa dvyaṃśaṃ labheta || KAZ_03.5.08 ||

dravyamaputrasya sodaryā bhrātaraḥ sahajīvino hareyuḥ kanyāśca || KAZ_03.5.09 ||

rikthaṃ putravataḥ putrā duhitaro dharmiṣṭheṣu vivāheṣu jātāḥ || KAZ_03.5.10 ||

tadabhāve pitā dharamāṇaḥ || KAZ_03.5.11 ||

pitrabhāve bhrātaro bhrātṛputrāśca || KAZ_03.5.12 ||

apitṛkā bahavo'pi ca bhrātaro bhrātṛputrāśca piturekamaṃśaṃ hareyuḥ || KAZ_03.5.13 ||

sodaryāṇāmanekapitṛkāṇāṃ pitṛto dāyavibhāgaḥ || KAZ_03.5.14 ||

pitṛbhrātṛputrāṇāṃ pūrve vidyamāne nāparamavalambante jyeṣṭhe ca kaniṣṭhamarthagrāhiṇam || KAZ_03.5.15 ||

jīvadvibhāge pitā naikaṃ viśeṣayet || KAZ_03.5.16 ||

na caikamakāraṇānnirvibhajeta || KAZ_03.5.17 ||

piturasatyarthe jyeṣṭhāḥ kaniṣṭhānanugṛhṇīyuḥ anyatra mithyāvṛttebhyaḥ || KAZ_03.5.18 ||

prāptavyavahārāṇāṃ vibhāgaḥ || KAZ_03.5.19 ||

aprāptavyavahārāṇāṃ deyaviśuddhaṃ mātṛbandhuṣu grāmavṛddheṣu sthāpayeyuḥ āvyavahāraprāpaṇātproṣitasya || KAZ_03.5.20 ||

samniviṣṭasamamasamniviṣṭebhyo naiveśanikaṃ dadyuḥ kanyābhyaśca prādānikam || KAZ_03.5.21 ||

ṛṇarikthayoḥ samo vibhāgaḥ || KAZ_03.5.22 ||

udapātrāṇyapi niṣkiṃcanā vibhajeranityācāryāḥ || KAZ_03.5.23 ||

chalametaditi kauṭilyaḥ || KAZ_03.5.24 ||

sato'rthasya vibhāgo nāsataḥ || KAZ_03.5.25 ||

etāvānarthaḥ sāmānyastasyaitāvānpratyaṃśa ityanubhāṣya bruvan sākṣiṣu vibhāgaṃ kārayet || KAZ_03.5.26 ||

durvibhaktamanyonyāpahṛtamantarhitamavijñātotpannaṃ punarvibhajeran || KAZ_03.5.27 ||

adāyādakaṃ rājā haretstrīvṛttipretakāryavarjamanyatra śrotriyadravyāt || KAZ_03.5.28 ||

tattraivedyebhyaḥ prayacchet || KAZ_03.5.29 ||

patitaḥ patitājjātaḥ klībaścānaṃśāḥ jaḍonmattāndhakuṣṭhinaśca || KAZ_03.5.30 ||

sati bhāryārthe teṣāmapatyamatadvidhaṃ bhāgaṃ haret || KAZ_03.5.31 ||

grāsācchādanamitare patitavarjāḥ || KAZ_03.5.32 ||

teṣāṃ ca kṛtadārāṇāṃ lupte prajanane sati || KAZ_03.5.33ab ||

sṛjeyurbāndhavāḥ putrāṃsteṣāmaṃśānprakalpayet || KAZ_03.5.33cd ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 3.5

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by R.P. Kangle (2019)

[Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2005)

A Dictionary of Technical Terms in Kautilya's Arthasastra
by Bijoya Goswami Dev And Debarchana Sarkar Dev (2005)

DSA (Sanskrit), Jadavpur University Series; [Publisher: Sanskrit Pustak Bhandar]

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Cover of edition (1991)

Kautilya's Arthasastra with Five Commentaris
by Acharya Vishnu Gupta (आचार्य विष्णु गुप्त) (1991)

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

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Cover of edition (2015)

The Arthasastra of Kautilya (Bengali Translation)
by Radhagovinda Basak (2015)

971 pages; Set of 2 Volumes; [Sanskrit Book Depot]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Arthasastra of Kautilya (Hindi Translation)
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)

Kautiliya Arthasastra (Gujarati translation)
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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