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 12.5

[English text for this chapter is available]

daivatejyāyām (devatejyāyām) yātrāyāmamitrasya bahūni pūjāgamasthānāni bhaktitaḥ || KAZ_12.5.01 ||

tatrāsya yogamubjayet || KAZ_12.5.02 ||

devatāgṛhapraviṣṭasyopari yantramokṣaṇena gūḍhabhittiṃ śilāṃ pātayet || KAZ_12.5.03 ||

śilāśastravarṣamuttamāgārātkapāṭamavapātitaṃ bhittipraṇihitamekadeśabaddhaṃ parighaṃ mokṣayet || KAZ_12.5.04 ||

devatādehadhvajapraharaṇāni vāsyopariṣṭātpātayet || KAZ_12.5.05 ||

sthānāsanagamanabhūmiṣu vāsya gomayapradehena gandhodakaprasekena rasamaticārayetpuṣpacūrṇopahāreṇa || KAZ_12.5.06 ||

gandhapraticchannaṃ vāsya tīkṣṇaṃ dhūmamatinayet || KAZ_12.5.07 ||

śūlakūpamavapātanaṃ śayanāsanasyādhastād yantrabaddhatalamenaṃ kīlamokṣaṇena praveśayet || KAZ_12.5.08 ||

pratyāsanne vāmitre janapadājjanamavarodhakṣamamatinayet || KAZ_12.5.09 ||

durgāccānavarodhakṣamamapanayetpratyādeyamariviṣayaṃ preṣayet || KAZ_12.5.10 ||

janapadaṃ caikasthaṃ śailavananadīdurgeṣvaṭavīvyavahiteṣu putrabhrātṛparigṛhītaṃ sthāpayet || KAZ_12.5.11 ||

uparodhahetavo daṇḍopanatavṛtte vyākhyātāḥ || KAZ_12.5.12 ||

tṛṇakāṣṭhamāyojanāddāhayet || KAZ_12.5.13 ||

udakāni ca dūṣayet avasrāvayecca || KAZ_12.5.14 ||

kūpakūṭāvapātakaṇṭakinīśca bahirubjayet || KAZ_12.5.15 ||

suruṅgāmamitrasthāne bahumukhīṃ kṛtvā nicayamukhyānabhihārayet amitraṃ || KAZ_12.5.16 ||

paraprayuktāyāṃ suruṅgāyāṃ parikhāmudakāntikīṃ khānayetkūpaśālāmanusālaṃ || KAZ_12.5.17 ||

toyakumbhān kāṃsyabhāṇḍāni śaṅkāsthāneṣu sthāpayetkhātābhijñānārtham || KAZ_12.5.18 ||

jñāte suruṅgāpathe pratisuruṅgāṃ kārayet || KAZ_12.5.19 ||

madhye bhittvā dhūmamudakaṃ prayacchet || KAZ_12.5.20 ||

prativihitadurgo mūle dāyād kṛtvā pratilomāmasya diśaṃ gacchet yato mitrairbandhubhirāṭavikairvā saṃsṛjyeta parasyāmitrairdūṣyairvā mahadbhiḥ yato gato'sya mitrairviyogaṃ kuryātpārṣṇiṃ gṛhṇīyāt rājyaṃ vāsya hārayet vīvadhāsāraprasārānvā vārayet yato śaknuyādākṣikavadapakṣepeṇāsya prahartum yato svaṃ rājyaṃ trāyeta mūlasyopacayaṃ kuryāt || KAZ_12.5.21 ||

yataḥ saṃdhimabhipretaṃ labheta tato gacchet || KAZ_12.5.22 ||

sahaprasthāyino vāsya preṣayeyuḥ ayaṃ te śatrurasmākaṃ hastagataḥ paṇyaṃ viprakāraṃ vāpadiśya hiraṇyamantaḥsārabalaṃ ca preṣaya yasyainamarpayema baddhaṃ pravāsitaṃ iti || KAZ_12.5.23 ||

pratipanne hiraṇyaṃ sārabalaṃ cādadīta || KAZ_12.5.24 ||

antapālo durgasampradāne balaikadeśamatinīya viśvastaṃ ghātayet || KAZ_12.5.25 ||

janapadamekasthaṃ ghātayitumamitrānīkamāvāhayet || KAZ_12.5.26 ||

tadavaruddhadeśamatinīya viśvastaṃ ghātayet || KAZ_12.5.27 ||

mitravyañjano bāhyasya preṣayetkṣīṇamasmindurge dhānyaṃ snehāḥ kṣāro lavaṇaṃ tadamuṣmindeśe kāle ca pravekṣyati tadupagṛhāṇa iti || KAZ_12.5.28 ||

tato rasaviddhaṃ dhānyaṃ snehaṃ kṣāraṃ lavaṇaṃ dūṣyāmitrāṭavikāḥ praveśayeyuḥ anye vābhityaktāḥ || KAZ_12.5.29 ||

tena sarvabhāṇḍavīvadhagrahaṇaṃ vyākhyātam || KAZ_12.5.30 ||

saṃdhiṃ kṛtvā hiraṇyaikadeśamasmai dadyāt vilambamānaḥ śeṣam || KAZ_12.5.31 ||

tato rakṣāvidhānānyavasrāvayet || KAZ_12.5.32 ||

agnirasaśastrairvā praharet || KAZ_12.5.33 ||

hiraṇyapratigrāhiṇo vāsya vallabhānanugṛhṇīyāt || KAZ_12.5.34 ||

parikṣīṇo vāsmai durgaṃ dattvā nirgacchet || KAZ_12.5.35 ||

suruṅgayā kukṣipradareṇa prākārabhedena nirgacchet || KAZ_12.5.36 ||

rātrāvavaskandaṃ dattvā siddhastiṣṭhet asiddhaḥ pārśvenāpagacchet || KAZ_12.5.37 ||

pāṣaṇḍacchadmanā mandaparivāro nirgacchet || KAZ_12.5.38 ||

pretavyañjano gūḍhairnihriyeta || KAZ_12.5.39 ||

strīveṣadhārī pretamanugacchet || KAZ_12.5.40 ||

daivatopahāraśrāddhaprahavaṇeṣu rasaviddhamannapānamavasṛjya || KAZ_12.5.41 ||

kṛtopajāpo dūṣyavyañjanairniṣpatya gūḍhasainyo'bhihanyāt || KAZ_12.5.42 ||

evaṃ gṛhītadurgo prāśyaprāśaṃ caityamupasthāpya daivatapratimācchidraṃ praviśyāsīta gūḍhabhittiṃ daivatapratimāyuktaṃ bhūmigṛham || KAZ_12.5.43 ||

vismṛte suruṅgayā rātrau rājāvāsamanupraviśya suptamamitraṃ hanyāt || KAZ_12.5.44 ||

yantraviśleṣaṇaṃ viśleṣyādhastādavapātayet || KAZ_12.5.45 ||

rasāgniyogenāvaliptaṃ gṛhaṃ jatugṛhaṃ vādhiśayānamamitramādīpayet || KAZ_12.5.46 ||

pramadavanavihārāṇāmanyatame vihārasthāne pramattaṃ bhūmigṛhasuruṅgāgūḍhabhittipraviṣṭāstīkṣṇā hanyuḥ gūḍhapraṇihitā rasena || KAZ_12.5.47 ||

svapato niruddhe deśe gūḍhāḥ striyaḥ sarparasāgnidhūmānupari muñceyuḥ || KAZ_12.5.48 ||

pratyutpanne kāraṇe yad yadupapadyeta tattadamitre'ntaḥpuragate gūḍhasaṃcāraḥ prayuñjīta || KAZ_12.5.49 ||

tato gūḍhamevāpagacchetsvajanasaṃjñāṃ ca prarūpayet || KAZ_12.5.50 ||

dvāhsthānvarṣadharāṃścānyānnigūḍhopahitānpare || KAZ_12.4.51ab ||

tūryasaṃjñābhirāhūya dviṣaccheṣāṇi ghātayet || KAZ_12.4.51cd ||

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