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).
coraṃ pāradārikaṃ vā mokṣayato rājaśāsanamūnamatiriktaṃ vā likhataḥ kanyāṃ dāsīṃ vā sahiraṇyamaparahataḥ kūṭavyavahāriṇo vimāṃsavikrayiṇaśca vāmahastadvipādavadho navaśato vā daṇḍaḥ || KAZ_04.10.14 ||
devapaśupratimāmanuṣyakṣetragṛhahiraṇyasuvarṇaratnasasyāpahāriṇa uttamo daṇḍaḥ śuddhavadho vā || KAZ_04.10.16 ||
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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 4.10