The book, written in Sanskrit, discusses theories and principles of governing a state. It is not an account of Mauryan administration. The title, Arthashastra, which . Artha Shastra by Acharya Chanakya and Urdu translation by Shan ul Haque Haqi, this is free download PDF copy of historical Urdu book. Arthashastra in Urdu by Shan ul Haque Haqi PDF Book free download. Artha Shastra by Acharya Chanakya and Urdu translation by Shan ul.

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When passion is roused in them, they should start quarrels by creating belief about their love in one and by going to another. Try Upaya four strategies. The main issues talked about are of the most commonsense kind.

There is no doubt, states Olivelle, that “revisions, errors, additions and perhaps even subtractions have occurred” in Arthashastra since its final redaction in CE or earlier. Primary topics Index of politics articles Politics by country Politics by subdivision Political xrthashastra Political history Political history of the world Political philosophy.

Crime and punishment It is power and power alone which, only when exercised by the king with impartiality and in proportion to guilt either over his son or his enemy, maintains both this arthashaastra and the next.

In Topic 19, chapter 2, the text suggests:.

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The text is an ancient treatise written in 1st millennium BCE Sanskrit, coded, dense and can be interpreted in many ways, with English and Sanskrit being grammatically and syntactically different languages. Chronology of Hindu texts. For example, states Brekke, the legends in Hindu epics preach heroism qua heroism which is in contrast to Kautilya suggestion of prudence and never forgetting the four Hindu goals of human lifewhile Kamandaki’s Nitisarawhich is similar to Kautilya’s Arthashastrais among other Hindu classics on statecraft and foreign policy that suggest arthsshastra, engagement and diplomacy, peace is preferable and must be sought, and yet prepared to excel and win war if one is forced to.


In the absence of governance, the strong will swallow the weak. Index of politics articles Politics by country Politics by subdivision Political economy Political history Political history of the world Arthashasta philosophy. Essays in Honour of John F. One can lose a war as easily as one can win. The goals of the secret service, in Arthashastra, arthsahastra to test the integrity of government officials, spy on cartels and population for conspiracy, to monitor hostile kingdoms suspected of preparing for war or in war against the state, to check spying and propaganda wars by hostile states, to destabilize enemy states, to get rid of troublesome powerful people who could not be challenged openly.

It is not just a normative text but a realist description of the art of running a state”. 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.

The division into 15, and of books, chapters and topics respectively was probably not accidental, states Olivelle, because ancient authors of major Hindu texts favor certain numbers, such as 18 Parvas in the epic Mahabharata.

The First Great Political Realist: Anywhere, states Arthashastra in verse 7. RichardsCambridge University Press, pp. The best king is the Raja- rishithe sage king. Kautilya’s patron Chandragupta Maurya consolidated an empire which was inherited by his son Bindusara and then his grandson Ashoka.

The most important single text in Hindu political philosophy is Kautilya’s Arthasastra The Purohit claims the text must be one who is well educated in the Vedas and its six Angas. Reading About the World, Vol.

Arthashastra in Urdu by Acharya Chanakya/Shan ul Haque Haqi

Avoid War One can lose a war as easily as one can win. As indicated by Kautilya, the ruler ought to utilize any way to achieve his objective and his activities required no ethical assent. The Arthashastra explores issues of social welfarethe collective ethics that hold a society together, advising the king that in times and in areas devastated by famine, epidemic and such acts of nature, or by war, he should initiate public projects such as creating irrigation waterways and building forts around major strategic holdings and towns and exempt taxes on those affected.


Arthashastra is divided into 15 book titles, chapters and topics, as follows: More recent scholarship presents a more nuanced reception for the text. It is from these four that all other knowledge, wealth and human prosperity is derived. The text has been translated and interpreted by Shamashastry, Kangle, Trautmann and many others. Kautilya and His ArthashastraLanham: 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.

Selections in Translationed. The same individual is meant in each case. The text discusses marriage and consent laws in Books 3 and 4. Scholars state that the Arthashastra was influential in Asian history.

He shall also provide subsistence to helpless women when they are carrying and also to the children they give birth to”.

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Academic disciplines Political science political scientists International relations theory Comparative politics. Book 3 of the Arthashastra, states Trautmann, is dedicated to civil law, including sections relating to economic relations of employer and employee, partnerships, sellers and buyers. Journal of Indian Philosophy.