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 4.6

[English text for this chapter is available]

siddhaprayogādūrdhvaṃ śaṅkārūpakarmābhigrahaḥ || KAZ_04.6.01 ||

kṣīṇadāyakuṭumbamalpanirveśaṃ viparītadeśajātigotranāmakarmāpadeśaṃ pracchannavṛttikarmāṇaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02a ||

māṃsasurābhakṣyabhojanagandhamālyavastravibhūṣaṇeṣu prasaktamativyayakartāraṃ puṃścalīdyūtaśauṇḍikeṣu prasaktaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02b ||

abhīkṣṇapravāsinamavijñātasthānagamanamekāntāraṇyaniṣkuṭavikālacāriṇaṃ pracchanne sāmiṣe deśe bahumantrasaṃnipātaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02c ||

sadyaḥkṣatavraṇānāṃ gūḍhapratīkārakārayitāramantargṛhanityamabhyadhigantāraṃ kāntāparaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02d ||

paraparigrahāṇāṃ parastrīdravyaveśmanāmabhīkṣṇapraṣṭāraṃ kutsitakarmaśāstropakaraṇasaṃsargaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02e ||

virātre channakuḍyacchāyāsaṃcāriṇaṃ virūpadravyāṇāmadeśakālavikretāraṃ jātavairaśayaṃ hīnakarmajātiṃ || KAZ_04.6.02f ||

vigūhamānarūpaṃ liṅgenāliṅginaṃ liṅginaṃ bhinnācāraṃ pūrvakṛtāpadānaṃ svakarmabhirapadiṣṭaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02g ||

nāgarikamahāmātradarśane guhamānamapasarantamanucchvāsopaveśinamāvignaṃ śuṣkabhinnasvaramukhavarṇaṃ || KAZ_04.6.02h ||

śastrahastamanuṣyasampātatrāsinaṃ hiṃsrastenanidhinikṣepāpahāraparaprayogagūḍhājīvināmanyatamaṃ śaṅketa | iti śaṅkābhigrahaḥ || KAZ_04.6.02i ||

rūpābhigrahastu naṣṭāpahṛtamavidyamānaṃ tajjātavyavahāriṣu nivedayet || KAZ_04.6.03 ||

taccenniveditamāsādya pracchādayeyuḥ sācivyakaradoṣamāpnuyuḥ || KAZ_04.6.04 ||

ajānanto'sya dravyasyātisargeṇa mucyeran || KAZ_04.6.05 ||

na cānivedya saṃsthādhyakṣasya purāṇabhāṇḍānāmādhānaṃ vikrayaṃ kuryuḥ || KAZ_04.6.06 ||

taccenniveditamāsādyeta rūpābhigṛhītamāgamaṃ pṛcchetkutaste labdhamiti || KAZ_04.6.07 ||

sa cetbrūyātdāyādyādavāptamamuṣmāl labdhaṃ krītaṃ kāritamādhipracchannamayamasya deśaḥ kālaścopasamprāpteḥ ayamasyārghaḥ pramāṇaṃ lakṣaṇaṃ mūlyaṃ ca iti tasyāgamasamādhau mucyeta || KAZ_04.6.08 ||

nāṣṭikaścettadeva pratisaṃdadhyāt yasyā pūrvo dīrghaśca paribhogaḥ śucirvā deśastasya dravyamiti vidyāt || KAZ_04.6.09 ||

catuṣpadadvipadānāmapi hi rūpaliṅgasāmānyaṃ bhavati kimaṅga punarekayonidravyakartṛprasūtānāṃ kupyābharaṇabhāṇḍānāmiti || KAZ_04.6.10 ||

sa cedbrūyāt yācitakamavakrītakamāhitakaṃ nikṣepamupanidhiṃ vaiyāvṛtyakarma vāmuṣya iti tasyāpasārapratisaṃdhānena mucyeta || KAZ_04.6.11 ||

naivamityapasāro brūyāt rūpābhigṛhītaḥ parasya dānakāraṇamātmanaḥ pratigrahakāraṇamupaliṅganaṃ dāyakadāpakanibandhakapratigrāhakopadraṣṭṛbhirupaśrotṛbhirvā pratisamānayet || KAZ_04.6.12 ||

ujjhitapranaṣṭaniṣpatitopalabdhasya deśakālalābhopaliṅganena śuddhiḥ || KAZ_04.6.13 ||

aśuddhastacca tāvacca daṇḍaṃ dadyāt || KAZ_04.6.14 ||

anyathā steyadaṇḍaṃ bhajeta | iti rūpābhigrahaḥ || KAZ_04.6.15 ||

karmābhigrahastu muṣitaveśmanaḥ praveśaniṣkasanamadvāreṇa dvārasya saṃdhinā bījena vedhamuttamāgārasya jālavātāyananīpravedhamārohaṇāvataraṇe ca kuḍyasya vedhamupakhananaṃ gūḍhadravyanikṣepaṇagrahaṇopāyamupadeśopalabhyamabhyantaracchedotkaraparimardopakaraṇamabhyantarakṛtaṃ vidyāt || KAZ_04.6.16 ||

viparyaye bāhyakṛtamubhayata ubhayakṛtam || KAZ_04.6.17 ||

abhyantarakṛte puruṣamāsannaṃ vyasaninaṃ krūrasahāyaṃ taskaropakaraṇasaṃsargaṃ striyaṃ daridrakulāmanyaprasaktāṃ || KAZ_04.6.18a ||

paricārakajanaṃ tadvidhācāramatisvapnaṃ nidrāklāntamāvignaṃ śuṣkabhinnasvaramukhavarṇamanavasthitaṃ || KAZ_04.6.18b ||

atipralāpinamuccārohaṇasaṃrabdhagātraṃ vilūnanighṛṣṭabhinnapāṭitaśarīravastraṃ jātakiṇasaṃrabdhahastapādaṃ || KAZ_04.6.18c ||

pāṃsupūrṇakeśanakhaṃ vilūnabhugnakeśanakhaṃ samyaksnātānuliptaṃ tailapramṛṣṭagātraṃ sadyodautahastapādaṃ || KAZ_04.6.18d ||

pāṃsupicchileṣu tulyapādapadanikṣepaṃ praveśaniṣkasanayorvā tulyamālyamadyagandhavastracchedavilepanasvedaṃ parīkṣeta || KAZ_04.6.18e ||

coraṃ pāradārikaṃ vidyāt || KAZ_04.6.19 ||

sagopasthāniko bāhyaṃ pradeṣṭā coramārgaṇam || KAZ_04.6.20ab ||

kuryānnāgarikaścāntardurge nirdiṣṭahetubhiḥ || KAZ_04.6.20cd ||

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by Ankita Pustaka, Bangalore (2010)

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by K.V.M. (2016)

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