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 10.2

[English text for this chapter is available]

grāmāraṇyānāmadhvani niveśānyavasendhanodakavaśena parisaṃkhyāya sthānāsanagamanakālaṃ ca yātrāṃ yāyāt || KAZ_10.2.01 ||

tatpratīkāradviguṇaṃ bhaktopakaraṇaṃ vāhayet || KAZ_10.2.02 ||

aśakto sainyeṣvāyojayet antareṣu nicinuyāt || KAZ_10.2.03 ||

purastānnāyakaḥ madhye kalatraṃ svāmī ca pārśvayoraśvā bāhūtsāraḥ cakrānteṣu hastinaḥ prasāravṛddhirvā paścātsenāpatiryāyāt niviśeta || KAZ_10.2.04 ||

sarvato vanājīvaḥ prasāraḥ || KAZ_10.2.05 ||

svadeśādanvāyatirvīvadhaḥ || KAZ_10.2.06 ||

mitrabalamāsāraḥ || KAZ_10.2.07 ||

kalatrasthānamapasāraḥ || KAZ_10.2.08 ||

purastādadhyāghāte makareṇa yāyātpaścācchakaṭena pārśvayorvajreṇa samantataḥ sarvatobhadreṇa ekāyane sūcyā || KAZ_10.2.09 ||

pathidvaidhībhāve svabhūmito yāyāt || KAZ_10.2.10 ||

abhūmiṣṭhānāṃ hi svabhūmiṣṭhā yuddhe pratilomā bhavanti || KAZ_10.2.11 ||

yojanamadhamā adhyardhaṃ madhyamā dviyojanamuttamā sambhāvyā gatiḥ || KAZ_10.2.12 ||

āśrayakārī sampannaghātī pārṣṇirāsāro madhyama udāsīno pratikartavyaḥ saṃkaṭo mārgaḥ śodhayitavyaḥ kośo daṇḍo mitrāmitrāṭavībalaṃ viṣṭyṛturvā pratīkṣyāḥ kṛtadurgakarmanicayarakṣākṣayaḥ krītabalanirvedo mitrabalanirvedaścāgamiṣyati upajapitāro nātitvarayanti śatrurabhiprāyaṃ pūrayiṣyati iti śanairyāyāt viparyaye śīghram || KAZ_10.2.13 ||

hastistambhasaṃkramasetubandhanaukāṣṭhaveṇusaṃghātairalābucarmakaraṇḍadṛtiplavagaṇḍikāveṇikābhiścodakāni tārayet || KAZ_10.2.14 ||

tīrthābhigrahe hastyaśvairanyato rātrāv uttārya sattraṃ gṛhṇīyāt || KAZ_10.2.15 ||

anudake cakricatuṣpadaṃ cādhvapramāṇena śaktyodakaṃ vāhayet || KAZ_10.2.16 ||

dīrghakāntāramanudakaṃ yavasendhanodakahīnaṃ kṛcchrādhvānamabhiyogapraskannaṃ kṣutpipāsādhvaklāntaṃ paṅkatoyagambhīrāṇāṃ nadīdarīśailānāmudyānāpayāne vyāsaktamekāyanamārge śailaviṣame saṃkaṭe bahulībhūtaṃ niveśe prasthite visamnāhaṃ bhojanavyāsaktamāyatagatapariśrāntamavasuptaṃ vyādhimarakadurbhikṣapīḍitaṃ vyādhitapattyaśvadvipamabhūmiṣṭhaṃ balavyasaneṣu svasainyaṃ rakṣetparasainyaṃ cābhihanyāt || KAZ_10.2.17 ||

ekāyanamārgaprayātasya senāniścāragrāsāhāraśayyāprastārāgninidhānadhvajāyudhasaṃkhyānena parabalajñānam || KAZ_10.2.18 ||

tadātmāno gūhayet || KAZ_10.2.19 ||

pārvataṃ vanadurgaṃ sāpasārapratigraham || KAZ_10.2.20ab ||

svabhumau pṛṣṭhataḥ kṛtvā yudhyeta niviśeta ca || KAZ_10.2.20cd ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 10.2

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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