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 3.19

[English text for this chapter is available]

daṇḍapāruṣyaṃ sparśanamavagūrṇaṃ prahatamiti || KAZ_03.19.01 ||

nābheradhaḥkāyaṃ hastapaṅkabhasmapāṃsubhiriti spṛśatastripaṇo daṇḍaḥ tairevāmedhyaiḥ pādaṣṭhīvikābhyāṃ ca ṣaṭpaṇaḥ chardimūtrapurīṣādibhirdvādaśapaṇaḥ || KAZ_03.19.02 ||

nābherupari dviguṇāḥ śirasi caturguṇāḥ sameṣu || KAZ_03.19.03 ||

viśiṣṭeṣu dviguṇāḥ hīneṣvardhadaṇḍāḥ parastrīṣu dviguṇāḥ pramādamadamohādibhirardhadaṇḍāḥ || KAZ_03.19.04 ||

pādavastrahastakeśāvalambaneṣu ṣaṭpaṇottarā daṇḍāḥ || KAZ_03.19.05 ||

pīḍanāveṣṭanāñcanaprakarṣaṇādhyāsaneṣu pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.06 ||

pātayitvāpakrāmato'rdhadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.07 ||

śūdro yenāṅgena brāhmaṇamabhihanyāttadasyacchedayet || KAZ_03.19.08 ||

avagūrṇe niṣkrayaḥ sparśe'rdhadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.09 ||

tena caṇḍālāśucayo vyākhyātaḥ || KAZ_03.19.10 ||

hastenāvagūrṇe tripaṇāvaro dvādaśapaṇaparo daṇḍaḥ pādena dviguṇaḥ duḥkhotpādanena dravyeṇa pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ prāṇābādhikena madhyamaḥ || KAZ_03.19.11 ||

kāṣṭhaloṣṭapāṣāṇalohadaṇḍarajjudravyāṇāmanyatamena duḥkhamaśoṇitamutpādayataścaturviṃśatipaṇo daṇḍaḥ śoṇitotpādane dviguṇaḥ anyatra duṣṭaśoṇitāt || KAZ_03.19.12 ||

mṛtakalpamaśoṇitaṃ ghnato hastapādapārañcikaṃ kurvataḥ pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ pāṇipādadantabhaṅge karṇanāsācchedane vraṇavidāraṇe cca anyatra duṣṭavraṇebhyaḥ || KAZ_03.19.13 ||

sakthigrīvābhañjane netrabhedane vākyaceṣṭābhojanoparodheṣu ca madhyamaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ samutthānavyayaśca || KAZ_03.19.14 ||

vipattau kaṇṭakaśodhanāya nīyeta || KAZ_03.19.15 ||

mahājanasyaikaṃ ghnataḥ pratyekaṃ dviguṇo daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.16 ||

paryuṣitaḥ kalaho'nupraveśo nābhiyojyaḥ ityācāryāḥ || KAZ_03.19.17 ||

nāstyapakāriṇo mokṣa iti kauṭilyaḥ || KAZ_03.19.18 ||

kalahe pūrvāgato jayati akṣamamāṇo hi pradhāvati ityācāryāḥ || KAZ_03.19.19 ||

neti kauṭilyaḥ || KAZ_03.19.20 ||

pūrvaṃ paścādvābhigatasya sākṣiṇaḥ pramāṇamasākṣike ghātaḥ kalahopaliṅganaṃ || KAZ_03.19.21 ||

ghātābhiyogamapratibruvatastadahareva paścātkāraḥ || KAZ_03.19.22 ||

kalahe dravyamapaharato daśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ kṣudrakadravyahiṃsāyāṃ tacca tāvacca daṇḍaḥ sthūlakadravyahiṃsāyāṃ tacca dviguṇaśca daṇḍaḥ vastrābharaṇahiraṇyasuvarṇabhāṇḍahiṃsāyāṃ tacca pūrvaśca sāhasadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.23 ||

parakuḍyamabhighātena kṣobhayatastripaṇo daṇḍaḥ chedanabhedane ṣaṭpaṇaḥ pratīkāraśca || KAZ_03.19.24 ||

duḥkhotpādanaṃ dravyamanyaveśmani prakṣipato dvādaśapaṇo daṇḍaḥ prāṇābādhikaṃ pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ || KAZ_03.19.25 ||

kṣudrapaśūnāṃ kāṣṭhādibhirduḥkhotpādane paṇo dviguṇo daṇḍaḥ śoṇitotpādane dviguṇaḥ || KAZ_03.19.26 ||

mahāpaśūnāmeteṣveva sthāneṣv dviguṇo daṇḍaḥ samutthānavyayaśca || KAZ_03.19.27 ||

puropavanavanaspatīnāṃ puṣpaphalacchāyāvatāṃ prarohacchedane ṣaṭpaṇaḥ kṣudraśākhācchedane dvādaśapaṇaḥ pīnaśākhāccchedane caturviṃśatipaṇaḥ skandhavadhe pūrvaḥ sāhasadaṇḍaḥ samucchittau madhyamaḥ || KAZ_03.19.28 ||

puṣpaphalacchāyāvadgulmalatāsvardhadaṇḍāḥ puṇyasthānatapovanaśmaśānadrumeṣu ca || KAZ_03.19.29 ||

sīmavṛkṣeṣu caityeṣu drumeṣvālakṣiteṣu ca || KAZ_03.19.30ab ||

ta eva dviguṇā daṇḍāḥ kāryā rājavaneṣu ca || KAZ_03.19.30cd ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 3.19

Cover of edition (2019)

The Kautiliya Arthasastra: 3 Volumes
by R.P. Kangle (2019)

[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)

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

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Cover of edition (1991)

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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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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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