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 7.4

[English text for this chapter is available]

saṃdhivigrahayorāsanaṃ yānaṃ ca vyākhyātam || KAZ_07.4.01 ||

sthānamāsanamupekṣaṇaṃ cetyāsanaparyāyāḥ || KAZ_07.4.02 ||

viśeṣastu guṇaikadeśe sthānaṃ svavṛddhiprāptyarthamāsanamupāyānāmaprayoga upekṣaṇam || KAZ_07.4.03 ||

atisaṃdhānakāmayorarivijigīṣvorupahantumaśaktayorvigṛhyāsanaṃ saṃdhāya || KAZ_07.4.04 ||

yadā paśyetsvadaṇḍairmitrāṭavīdaṇḍairvā samaṃ jyāyāṃsaṃ karśayitumutsahe iti tadā kṛtabāhyābhyantarakṛtyo vigṛhyāsīta || KAZ_07.4.05 ||

yadā paśyet utsāhayuktā me prakṛtayaḥ saṃhatā vivṛddhāḥ svakarmāṇyavyāhatāścariṣyanti parasya karmāṇyupahaniṣyanti iti tadā vigṛhyāsīta || KAZ_07.4.06 ||

yadā paśyetparasyāpacaritāḥ kṣīṇā lubdhāḥ svacakrastenāṭavīvyathitā prakṛtayaḥ svayamupajāpena māmeṣyanti sampannā me vārttā vipannā parasya tasya prakṛtayo durbhikṣopahatā māmeṣyanti vipannā me vārttā sampannā parasya || KAZ_07.4.07a ||

taṃ me prakṛtayo na gamiṣyanti vigṛhya cāsya dhānyapaśuhiraṇyānyāhariṣyāmi svapaṇyopaghātīni parapaṇyāni nivartayiṣyāmi || KAZ_07.4.07b ||

paravaṇikpathādvā saravanti māmeṣyanti vigṛhīte netaram dūṣyāmitrāṭavīnigrahaṃ vigṛhīto na kariṣyati taireva vigrahaṃ prāpsyati || KAZ_07.4.07c ||

mitraṃ me mitrabhāvyabhiprayāto bahvalpakālaṃ tanukṣayavyayamarthaṃ prāpsyati guṇavatīmādeyāṃ bhūmim || KAZ_07.4.07d ||

sarvasaṃdohena māmanādṛtya prayātukāmaḥ kathaṃ na yāyāditi paravṛddhipratighātārthaṃ pratāpārthaṃ ca vigṛhyāsīta || KAZ_07.4.07e ||

tameva hi pratyāvṛtto grasate ityācāryāḥ || KAZ_07.4.08 ||

neti kauṭilyaḥ || KAZ_07.4.09 ||

karśanamātramasya kuryādavyasaninaḥ paravṛddhyā tu vṛddhaḥ samucchedanam || KAZ_07.4.10 ||

evaṃ parasya yātavyo'smai sāhāyyamavinaṣṭaḥ prayacchet || KAZ_07.4.11 ||

tasmātsarvasaṃdohaprakṛtaṃ vigṛhyāsīta || KAZ_07.4.12 ||

vigṛhyāsanahetuprātilomye saṃdhāyāsīta || KAZ_07.4.13 ||

vigṛhyāsanahetubhirabhyuccitaḥ sarvasaṃdohavarjaṃ vigṛhya yāyāt || KAZ_07.4.14 ||

yadā paśyet vyasanī paraḥ prakṛtivyasanaṃ vāsya śeeṣaprakṛtibhirapratikāryaṃ svacakrapīḍitā viraktā vāsya prakṛtayaḥ karśitā nirutsāhāḥ parasparādvā bhinnāḥ śakyā lobhayitumagnyudakavyādhimarakadurbhikṣanimittaṃ kṣīṇayugyapuruṣanicayarakṣāvidhānaḥ paraḥ iti tadā vigṛhya yāyāt || KAZ_07.4.15 ||

yadā paśyetmitramākrandaśca me śūravṛddhānuraktaprakṛtiḥ viparītaprakṛtiḥ paraḥ pārṣṇigrāhaścāsāraśca śakṣyāmi mitreṇāsāramākrandena pārṣṇigrāhaṃ vigṛhya yātumiti tadā vigṛhya yāyāt || KAZ_07.4.16 ||

yadā phalamekahāryamalpakālaṃ paśyettadā pārṣṇigrāhāsārābhyāṃ vigṛhya yāyāt || KAZ_07.4.17 ||

viparyaye saṃdhāya yāyāt || KAZ_07.4.18 ||

yadā paśyet na śakyamekena yātumavaśyaṃ ca yātavyamiti tadā samahīnajyāyobhiḥ sāmavāyikaiḥ sambhūya yāyādekatra nirdiṣṭenāṃśena anekatrānirdiṣṭenāṃśena || KAZ_07.4.19 ||

teṣāmasamavāye daṇḍamanyatamasmānniviṣṭāṃśena yāceta || KAZ_07.4.20 ||

sambhūyābhigamanena nirviśyeta dhruve lābhe nirdiṣṭenāṃśena adhruve lābhāṃśena || KAZ_07.4.21 ||

aṃśo daṇḍasamaḥ pūrvaḥ prayāsasama uttamaḥ || KAZ_07.4.22ab ||

vilopo yathālābhaṃ prakṣepasama eva || KAZ_07.4.22cd ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 7.4

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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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by Acharya Vishnu Gupta (आचार्य विष्णु गुप्त) (1991)

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

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by Radhagovinda Basak (2015)

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Cover of edition (2017)

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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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