Chandra Guptha who was ignored from Nanda dynasty became king with the help of Chanakya genius thoughts. People call him also as Koutilya because he . Kautilya’s Arthashastra (Telugu) [Kautilya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Now in Telugu Kautilya, also known as Chanakya, is India’s. Kautilya’s Arthashastra. 3. Book I, “Concerning Discipline”. CHAPTER I. THE LIFE OF A KING. Óm. Salutation to Sukra and Brihaspati. This Arthasástra is made.

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He regarded economic activity as the driving force behind the functioning of any political dispensation. Certified BuyerVishakhapatnam. The entire book has about 5, sentences on politics, governance, welfare, economics, protecting key officials and king, gathering intelligence about hostile states, forming strategic alliances, and conduct of chnaakya, exclusive of its table of contents and the last epilogue-style book.

The book includes correlation between financial management and economic governance in contemporary times.

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The Arthashastra then posits its own theory that there are four necessary fields of knowledge, the Vedasthe Anvikshaki philosophy of SamkhyaYoga and Lokayata[note 2] the science of government and the science of economics Varta of agriculture, cattle and trade.

Kangle published a critical edition of the text, based on all the available manuscripts. The book discusses the ethics of wealth generation, politic and economic administration in the kingdom, while also outlining the duties and obligations of a king. Kautilya’s Arthashastra is an ancient Indian book on statecraft, economic policy, and military strategy. The roles and guises recommended for Vyanjana appearance agents by the Arthashastra include ascetics, forest hermits, mendicants, cooks, merchants, doctors, astrologers, consumer householders, entertainers, dancers, female agents and others.


Kautilya and His Arthashastra.

Kautilya, in the Arthashastra, suggests that the state must always be adequately fortified, its armed forces prepared and resourced to defend itself against acts of war. India and Its Armies.

Ina few years after the newly discovered Arthashastra manuscript’s translation was first published, Max Weber stated:. I read this book for 30 minutes and then I stopped reading as i unable to understand the Telugu words and sentences.

The ancient Sanskrit text opens, in chapter 2 of Book 1 the first chapter is table of contentsby acknowledging that there are a number of extant schools with different theories on proper and necessary number of fields of knowledge, and asserts they all agree that the science of government is one of those fields.

Further, state Waldauer et al. Retrieved from ” https: Pages containing links to subscription-only content Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Kautilya, after describing the conflicting views on how to select officials, asserts that a king should select his Amatyah ministers and high officials based on the capacity to perform that they have shown in their past work, the character and their values that is accordance with the role.


Punishment for various crimes, planned warfare, elaborate spy networks, and welfare duties of a king are also described in great detail. Agriculture on privately owned land was taxed at the rate of The Purohit claims the text must be one who is well educated in the Vedas and its six Angas. Try Upaya four strategies.

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In the presence of governance, the weak resists the strong. Chanakya – His Teachings and Advice. The text has been translated and interpreted by Shamashastry, Kangle, Trautmann and many others. A man is born alone and dies alone; arthashasgra he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; and he goes alone to hell or the Supreme abode.

The text was considered lost by colonial era scholars, until a manuscript was discovered in Kautilya requires that the land sale be staggered and grants certain buyers automatic ” call rights “, which is not free market. One can lose a war as easily as one can win. Shamasastrywho published it in The Business of the 21st Century Telugu Translation. War is also expensive. Kautilya was arrthashastra famous ancient Indian statesman and philosopher.

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