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 5.5

[English text for this chapter is available]

niyuktaḥ karmasu vyayaviśuddhamudayaṃ darśayet || KAZ_05.5.01 ||

ābhyantaraṃ bāhyaṃ guhyaṃ prakāśyamātyayikamupekṣitavyaṃ kāryaṃ idamevamiti viśeṣayecca || KAZ_05.5.02 ||

mṛgayādyūtamadyastrīṣu prasaktaṃ nainamanuvarteta praśaṃsābhiḥ || KAZ_05.5.03 ||

āsannaścāsya vyasanopaghāte prayateta paropajāpātisaṃdhānopadhibhyaśca rakṣet || KAZ_05.5.04 ||

iṅgitākārau cāsya lakṣayet || KAZ_05.5.05 ||

kāmadveṣaharṣadainyavyavasāyabhayadvandvaviparyāsamiṅgitākārābhyāṃ hi mantrasaṃvaraṇārthamācarati prājñaḥ || KAZ_05.5.06 ||

darśane prasīdati vākyaṃ pratigṛhṇāti āsanaṃ dadāti vivikto darśayate śaṅkāsthāne nātiśaṅkate kathāyāṃ ramate parijñāpyeṣvavekṣate pathyamuktaṃ sahate smayamāno niyuṅkte hastena spṛśati ślāghye nopahasati parokṣaṃ guṇaṃ bravīti bhakṣyeṣu smarati saha vihāraṃ yāti vyasane'bhyupapadyate tadbhaktīnpūjayati guhyamācaṣṭe mānaṃ vardhayati arthaṃ karoti anarthaṃ pratihanti iti tuṣṭajñānam || KAZ_05.5.07 ||

etadeva viparītamatuṣṭasya bhūyaśca vakṣyāmaḥ || KAZ_05.5.08 ||

saṃdarśane kopaḥ vākyasyāśravaṇapratiṣedhau āsanacakṣuṣoradānam varṇasvarabhedaḥ ekākṣibhrukuṭyoṣṭhanirbhogaḥ svedaśvāsasmitānāmasthānotpattiḥ paramantraṇamakasmādvrajanam vardhanamanyasya bhūmigātravilekhanamanyasyopatodanam vidyāvarṇadeśakutsā samadoṣanindā pratidoṣanindā pratilomastavaḥ sukṛtānavekṣaṇam duṣkṛtānukīrtanam pṛṣṭhāvadhānamatityāgaḥ mithyābhibhāṣaṇam rājadarśināṃ ca tadvṛttānyatvam || KAZ_05.5.09 ||

vṛttivikāraṃ cāvekṣetāpyamānuṣāṇām || KAZ_05.5.10 ||

ayamuccaiḥ siñcati iti kātyāyanaḥ pravavrāja krauñco'pasavyamiti kaṇiṅko bhāradvājaḥ tṛṇamiti dīrghaścārāyaṇaḥ śītā śāṭī iti ghoṭamukhaḥ hastī pratyaukṣīt iti kiñjalkaḥ rathāśvaṃ prāśaṃsīt iti piśunaḥ pratiravaṇe śunaḥ piśunaputraḥ || KAZ_05.5.11 ||

arthamānāvakṣepe ca parityāgaḥ || KAZ_05.5.12 ||

svāmiśīlamātmanaśca kilbiṣamupalabhya pratikurvīta || KAZ_05.5.13 ||

mitramupakṛṣṭaṃ vāsya gacchet || KAZ_05.5.14 ||

tatrastho doṣanirghātaṃ mitrairbhartari cācaret || KAZ_05.5.15ab ||

tato bhartari jīve mṛte punarāvrajet || KAZ_05.5.15cd ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 5.5

Cover of edition (2019)

The Kautiliya Arthasastra: 3 Volumes
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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