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 8.5

[English text for this chapter is available]

samāptamuparuddham parikṣiptaṃ chinnadhānyapuruṣavīvadhaṃ svavikṣiptaṃ mitravikṣiptam dūṣyayuktam duṣṭapārṣṇigrāhaṃ śūnyamūlamasvāmisaṃhatam

bhinnakūṭamandhamiti || KAZ_08.5.01 ||

teṣāmamānitavimānitāniyatayoramānitaṃ kṛtārthamānaṃ yudhyeta na vimānitamantaḥkopam || KAZ_08.5.02 ||

abhṛtavyādhitayorabhṛtaṃ tadātvakṛtavetanaṃ yudhyeta na vyādhitamakarmaṇyam || KAZ_08.5.03 ||

navāgatadūrāyātayornavāgatamanyata upalabdhadeśamanavamiśraṃ yudhyeta na dūrāyatamāyatagataparikleśam || KAZ_08.5.04 ||

pariśrāntaparikṣīṇayoḥ pariśrāntaṃ snānabhojanasvapnalabdhaviśrāmaṃ yudhyeta na parikṣīṇamanyatrāhave kṣīṇayugyapuruṣam || KAZ_08.5.05 ||

pratihatahatāgravegayoḥ pratihatamagrapātabhagnaṃ pravīrapuruṣasaṃhataṃ yudhyeta na hatāgravegamagrapātahatavīram || KAZ_08.5.06 ||

anṛtvabhūmiprāptayoranṛtuprāptaṃ yathartuyugyaśastrāvaraṇaṃ yudhyeta nābhūmiprāptamavaruddhaprasāravyāyāmam || KAZ_08.5.07 ||

āśānirvediparisṛptayorāśānirvedi labdhābhiprāyaṃ yudhyeta na parisṛptamapasṛtamukhyam || KAZ_08.5.08 ||

kalatragarbhyantaḥśalyayoḥ kalatragarbhi unmucya kalatraṃ yudhyeta nāntaḥśalyamantaramitram || KAZ_08.5.09 ||

kupitamūlabhinnagarbhayoḥ kupitamūlaṃ praśamitakopaṃ sāmādibhiryudhyeta na bhinnagarbhamanyonyasmādbhinnam || KAZ_08.5.10 ||

apasṛtātikṣiptayorapasṛtamekarājyātikrāntaṃ mantravyāyāmābhyāṃ sattramitrāpāśrayaṃ yudhyeta nātikṣiptamanekarājyātikrāntaṃ bahvābādhatvāt || KAZ_08.5.11 ||

upaniviṣṭasamāptayorupaniviṣṭaṃ pṛthagyānasthānamatisaṃdhāyāriṃ yudhyeta na samāptamariṇaikasthānayānam || KAZ_08.5.12 ||

uparuddhaparikṣiptayoruparuddhamanyato niṣkramyoparoddhāraṃ pratiyudhyeta na parikṣiptaṃ sarvataḥ pratiruddham || KAZ_08.5.13 ||

chinnadhānyapuruṣavīvadhayoḥ chinnadhānyamanyato dhānyamānīya jaṅgamasthāvarāhāraṃ yudhyeta na chinnapuruṣavīvadhamanabhisāram || KAZ_08.5.14 ||

svavikṣiptamitravikṣiptayoḥ svavikṣiptaṃ svabhūmau vikṣiptaṃ sainyamāpadi śakyamāvāhayituṃ na mitravikṣiptaṃ viprakṛṣṭadeśakālatvāt || KAZ_08.5.15 ||

dūṣyayuktaduṣṭapārṣṇigrāhayordūṣyayuktamāptapuruṣādhiṣṭhitamasaṃhataṃ yudhyeta na duṣṭapārṣṇigrāhaṃ pṛṣṭhābhighātatrastam || KAZ_08.5.16 ||

śūnyamūlāsvāmisaṃhatayoḥ śūnyamūlaṃ kṛtapaurajānapadārakṣaṃ sarvasaṃdohena yudhyeta nāsvāmisaṃhataṃ rājasenāpatihīnam || KAZ_08.5.17 ||

bhinnakūṭāndhayorbhinnakūṭamanyādhiṣṭhitaṃ yudhyeta nāndhamadeśikaṃ iti || KAZ_08.5.18 ||

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Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 8.5

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by Bijoya Goswami Dev And Debarchana Sarkar Dev (2005)

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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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by Vachaspati Gairola (वाचस्पति गैरोला) (2017)

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Cover of edition (2010)

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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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