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 14.1

[English text for this chapter is available]

cāturvarṇyarakṣārthamaupaniṣadikamadharmiṣṭheṣu prayuñjīta || KAZ_14.1.01 ||

kālakūṭādirviṣavargaḥ śraddheyadeśaveṣaśilpabhāṣābhijanāpadeśaiḥ kubjavāmanakirātamūkabadhirajaḍāndhacchadmabhirmlecchajātīyairabhipretaiḥ strībhiḥ pumbhiśca paraśarīropabhogeṣvavadhātavyaḥ || KAZ_14.1.02 ||

rājakrīḍābhāṇḍanidhānadravyopabbhogeṣu gūḍhāḥ śastranidhānaṃ kuryuḥ sattrājīvinaśca rātricāriṇo'gnijīvinaścāgninidhānam || KAZ_14.1.03 ||

citrabhekakauṇḍinyakakṛkaṇapañcakuṣṭhaśatapadīcūrṇamuccidiṇgakambalīśatakandedhmakṛkalāsacūrṇaṃ gṛhagolikāndhāhikakrakaṇṭakapūtikīṭagomārikācūrṇaṃ bhallātakāvalgujarasamyuktaṃ sadyaḥprāṇaharameteṣāṃ dhūmaḥ || KAZ_14.1.04 ||

kīṭo vānyatamastaptaḥ kṛṣṇasarpapriyaṅgubhiḥ || KAZ_14.1.05ab ||

śoṣayedeṣa samyogaḥ sadyaḥprāṇaharo mataḥ || KAZ_14.1.05cd ||

dhāmārgavayātudhānamūlaṃ bhallātakapuṣpacūrṇayuktamārdhamāsikaḥ || KAZ_14.1.06 ||

vyāghātakamūlaṃ bhallātakapuṣpacūrṇayuktaṃ kīṭayogo māsikaḥ || KAZ_14.1.07 ||

kalāmātraṃ puruṣāṇām dviguṇaṃ kharāśvānāṃ caturguṇaṃ hastyuṣṭrāṇām || KAZ_14.1.08 ||

śatakardamoccidiṅgakaravīrakaṭutumbīmatsyadhūmo madanakodravapalālena hastikarṇapalāśapalālena pravātānuvāte praṇīto yāvaccarati tāvanmārayati || KAZ_14.1.09 ||

pūkikīṭamastyakaṭutumbīśatakardamedhmendragopacūrṇaṃ pūtikīṭakṣudrārālāhemavidārīcūrṇaṃ bastaśṛṅgakhuracūrṇayuktamandhīkaro dhūmaḥ || KAZ_14.1.10 ||

pūtikarañjapattraharitālamanaḥśilāguñjāraktakārpāsapalālānyāsphoṭakācagośakṛdrasapiṣṭamandhīkaro dhūmaḥ || KAZ_14.1.11 ||

sarpanirmokaṃ go'śvapurīṣamandhāhikaśiraścāndhīkaro dhūmaḥ || KAZ_14.1.12 ||

pārāvataplavakakravyādānāṃ hastinaravarāhāṇāṃ ca mūtrapurīṣaṃ kāsīsahiṅguyavatuṣakaṇataṇḍulāḥ kārpāsakuṭajakośātakīnāṃ ca bījāni gomūtrikābhāṇḍīmūlaṃ nimbaśigruphaṇirjakākṣīvapīlukabhaṅgaḥ sarpaśapharīcarma hastinakhaśṛṅgacūrṇamityeṣa dhūmo madanakodravapalālena hastikarṇapalāśapalālena praṇītaḥ pratyekaśo yāvaccarati tāvanmārayati || KAZ_14.1.13 ||

kālīkuṣṭhanaḍaśatāvalīmūlaṃ sarpapracalākakṛkaṇapañcakuṣṭhacūrṇaṃ dhūmaḥ pūrvakalpenārdraśuṣkapalālena praṇītaḥ saṃgrāmāvataraṇāvaskandanasaṃkuleṣu kṛtanejanodakākṣipratīkāraiḥ praṇītaḥ sarvaprāṇināṃ netraghnaḥ || KAZ_14.1.14 ||

śārikākapotabakabalākāleṇḍamarkākṣipīlukasnuhikṣīrapiṣṭamandhīkaraṇamañjanamudakadūṣaṇaṃ ca || KAZ_14.1.15 ||

yavakaśālimūlamadanaphalajātīpattranaramūtrayogaḥ plakṣavidārīmūlayukto mūkodumbaramadanakodravakvāthayukto hastikarṇapalāśakvāthayukto madanayogaḥ || KAZ_14.1.16 ||

śṛṅgigautamavṛkakaṇṭakāramayūrapadīyogo guñjālāṅgalīviṣamūlikeṅgudīyogaḥ karavīrākṣipīlukārkamṛgamāraṇīyogo madnakodravakvāthayukto hastikarṇapalāśakvāthayukto madanayogaḥ || KAZ_14.1.17 ||

samastā yavasendhanodakadūṣaṇāḥ || KAZ_14.1.18 ||

kṛtakaṇḍalakṛkalāsagṛhagolikāndhāhikadhūmo netravadhamunmādaṃ ca karoti || KAZ_14.1.19 ||

kṛkalāsagṛhagolikāyogaḥ kuṣṭhakaraḥ || KAZ_14.1.20 ||

sa eva citramekāntramadhuyuktaḥ pramehamāpādayati manuṣyalohitayuktaḥ śoṣam || KAZ_14.1.21 ||

dūṣīviṣaṃ madanakodravacūrṇamapajihvikāyogaḥ || KAZ_14.1.22 ||

mātṛvāhakāñjalikārapracalākabhekākṣipīlukayogo viṣūcikākaraḥ || KAZ_14.1.23 ||

pañcakuṣṭhakakauṇḍinyakarājavṛkṣapuṣpamadhuyogo jvarakaraḥ || KAZ_14.1.24 ||

bhāsanakulajihvāgranthikāyogaḥ kharīkṣīrapiṣṭo mūkabadhirakaro māsārdhamāsikaḥ || KAZ_14.1.25 ||

kalāmātraṃ puruṣāṇāmitsamānaṃ pūrveṇa || KAZ_14.1.26 ||

bhaṅgakvāthopanayanamauṣadhānāṃ cūrṇaṃ prāṇabhṛtāṃ sarveṣāṃ kvāthopanayanamevaṃ vīryavattaraṃ bhavti || KAZ_14.1.27 ||

iti yogasampat || KAZ_14.1.28 ||

śālmalī vidārīdhānyasiddho mūlavatsanābhasamyuktaścucchundarīśoṇitapralepena digdho bāṇo yaṃ vidhyati sa viddho'nyāndaśapuruṣāndaśati te daṣṭā daśānyāndaśanti puruṣān || KAZ_14.1.29 ||

ballātakayātudhānāvānudhāmārgavabāṇānāṃ puṣpairelakākṣigugguluhālāhalānāṃ ca kaṣāyaṃ bastanaraśoṇitayuktaṃ daṃśayogaḥ || KAZ_14.1.30 ||

tato'rdhadharaṇiko yogaḥ saktupiṇyākābhyāmudake praṇīto dhanuḥśatāyāmamudakāśayaṃ dūṣayati || KAZ_14.1.31 ||

matsyaparamparā hyetena daṣṭābhimṛṣṭā viṣībhavati yaścaitadudakaṃ pibati spṛśati || KAZ_14.1.32 ||

raktaśvetasarṣapairgodhā tripakṣamuṣṭrikāyāṃ bhūmau nikhātāyāṃ nihitā vadhyenoddhṛtā yāvatpaśyati tāvanmārayati kṛṣṇasarpo || KAZ_14.1.33 ||

vidyutpradagdho'ṅgāro jvālo vidyutpradagdhaiḥ kāṣṭhairgṛhītaścānuvāsitaḥ kṛttikāsu bharaṇīṣu raudreṇa karmaṇābhihuto'gniḥ praṇītaśca nispratīkāro dahati || KAZ_14.1.34 ||

karmārādagnimāhṛtya kṣaudreṇa juhuyātpṛthak || KAZ_14.1.35ab ||

surayā śauṇḍikādagniṃ mārgato'gniṃ ghṛtena ca || KAZ_14.1.35cd ||

mālyena caikapatnyagniṃ puṃścalyagniṃ ca sarṣapaiḥ || KAZ_14.1.36ab ||

dadhnā ca sūtikāsvagnimāhitāgniṃ ca taṇḍulaiḥ || KAZ_14.1.36cd ||

caṇḍālāgniṃ ca māṃsena citāgniṃ mānuṣeṇa ca || KAZ_14.1.37ab ||

samastānbastavasayā mānuṣeṇa dhruveṇa ca || KAZ_14.1.37cd ||

juhuyādagnimantreṇa rājavṛkṣasya dārubhiḥ || KAZ_14.1.38ab ||

eṣa niṣpratikāro'gnirdviṣatāṃ netramohanaḥ || KAZ_14.1.38cd ||

adite namaste anumate namaste sarasvati namaste deva savitarnamāste || KAZ_14.1.39 ||

agnaye svāhā somāya svāhā bhūḥ svāhā bhuvaḥ svāhā || KAZ_14.1.40 ||

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Arthashastra Chapter 14.1

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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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Cover of edition (1991)

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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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Cover of edition (2015)

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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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