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 13.1

[English text for this chapter is available]

vijigīṣuḥ paragrāmamavāptukāmaḥ sarvajñadaivatasamyogakhyāpanābhyāṃ svapakṣamuddharṣayetparapakṣaṃ codvejayet || KAZ_13.1.01 ||

sarvajñakhyāpanaṃ tu gṛhaguhyapravṛttijñānena pratyādeśo mukhyānāṃ kaṇṭakaśodhanāpasarpāvagamena prakāśanaṃ rājadviṣṭakāriṇām vijñāpyopāyanakhyāpanamadṛṣṭasaṃsargavidyāsaṃjñādibhiḥ videśapravṛttijñānaṃ tadahareva gṛhakapotena mudrāsamyuktena || KAZ_13.1.02 ||

daivatasamyogakhyāpanaṃ tu suruṅgāmukhenāgnicaityadaivatapratimācchidrānanupraviṣṭairagnicaityadaivatavyañjanaiḥ sambhāṣaṇaṃ pūjanaṃ ca udakādutthitairvā nāgavaruṇavyañjanaiḥ sambhāṣaṇaṃ pūjanaṃ ca rātrāvantarudake samudravālukākośaṃ praṇidhāyāgnimālādarśanaṃ śilāśikyāvagṛhīte plavake sthānamudakabastinā jarāyuṇā śiro'vagūḍhanāsaḥ pṛṣatāntrakulīranakraśiṃśumārodravasābhirvā śatapākyaṃ tailaṃ nastaḥ prayogaḥ || KAZ_13.1.03 ||

tena rātrigaṇaścarati || KAZ_13.1.04 ||

ityudakacaraṇāni || KAZ_13.1.05 ||

tairvaruṇanāgakanyāvākyakriyā sambhāṣaṇaṃ ca kopasthāneṣu mukhādagnidhūmotsargaḥ || KAZ_13.1.06 ||

tadasya svaviṣaye kārtāntikanaimittikamauhūrtikapaurāṇikekṣaṇikagūḍhapuruṣāḥ sācivyakarāstaddarśinaśca prakāśayeyuḥ || KAZ_13.1.07 ||

parasya viṣaye daivatadarśanaṃ divyakośadaṇḍotpattiṃ cāsya brūyuḥ || KAZ_13.1.08 ||

daivatapraśnanimittavāyasāṅgavidyāsvapnamṛgapakṣivyāhāreṣu cāsya vijayaṃ brūyuḥ viparītamamitrasya || KAZ_13.1.09 ||

sadundubhimulkāṃ ca parasya nakṣatre darśayeyuḥ || KAZ_13.1.10 ||

parasya mukhyānmitratvenopadiśanto dūtavyañjanāḥ svāmisatkāraṃ brūyuḥ svapakṣabalādhānaṃ parapakṣapratighātaṃ ca || KAZ_13.1.11 ||

tulyayogakṣemamamātyānāmāyudhīyānāṃ ca kathayeyuḥ || KAZ_13.1.12 ||

teṣu vyasanābhyudayāvekṣaṇamapatyapūjanaṃ ca prayuñjīta || KAZ_13.1.13 ||

tena parapakṣamutsāhayed yathoktaṃ purastāt || KAZ_13.1.14 ||

bhūyaśca vakṣyāmaḥ || KAZ_13.1.15 ||

sādhāraṇagardabhena dakṣān lakuṭaśākhāhananābhyāṃ daṇḍacāriṇaḥ kulaiḍakena codvignānaśanivarṣeṇa vimānitānvidulenāvakeśinā vāyasapiṇḍena kaitavajamegheneti vihatāśāndurbhagālaṃkāreṇa dveṣiṇeti pūjāphalānvyāghracarmaṇā mṛtyukūṭena copahitānpīluvikhādanena karakayoṣṭrayā gardabhīkṣīrābhimanthaneneti dhruvopakāriṇa iti || KAZ_13.1.16 ||

pratipannānarthamānābhyāṃ yojayet || KAZ_13.1.17 ||

dravyabhaktacchidreṣu caināndravyabhaktadānairanugṛhṇīyāt || KAZ_13.1.18 ||

apratigṛhṇatāṃ strīkumārālaṃkārānabhihareyuḥ || KAZ_13.1.19 ||

durbhikṣastenāṭavyupaghāteṣu ca paurajānapadānutsāhayantaḥ sattriṇo brūyuḥ rājānamanugrahaṃ yācāmaheniranugrahāḥ paratra gacchāmaḥ iti || KAZ_13.1.20 ||

tatheti pratipanneṣu dravyadhānyānyaparigrahaiḥ || KAZ_13.1.21ab ||

sācivyaṃ kāryamityetadupajāpādbhūtaṃ mahat || KAZ_13.1.21cd ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 13.1

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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