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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More recent scholarship has disagreed with the characterization of Arthashastra as “Machiavellianism”.

All means to win a war are appropriate in the Arthashastra, including assassination of enemy leaders, sowing discord in its leadership, engagement of covert men and women in the pursuit of military objectives and as weapons of war, deployment of accepted superstitions and propaganda to bolster one’s own troops or to demoralize enemy soldiers, as well as open hostilities by arthawhastra kingdom’s armed forces. Kumud Mookerji states that the text may be a picture of actual conditions in Kautilya’s times.

Selections in Translationed. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. The text discusses marriage and consent laws in Books 3 and 4. It asserts, in chapter 4. The most important single text in Hindu political philosophy is Kautilya’s Arthasastra Out of fear for his own destruction, he should avoid unripe ones, which give rise to revolts.

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 prudence, engagement and diplomacy, peace is preferable and must be sought, and yet prepared to excel and win war if one is forced to.


In artashastra of the fact that the lords were permitted a free rein, the natives were liable to an inflexible arrangement of guidelines.

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The best king is the Raja- rishithe sage king. Essays in Honour of John F. Kautilya favors peace over war, because he asserts that in most situations, peace is more conducive to creation of wealth, prosperity and security of the people.

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

Arthashastra | Urdu Meaning of Arthashastra

During the same period, an ancient Hindu text the Arthashastra included a recipe A new edition based on this manuscript was published by Muni Jina Vijay in RichardsCambridge University Press, pp.

Book 1 and Book 2 of the text discusses how the crown prince should be trained and how the king himself should continue learning, selecting his key Mantri ministersofficials, administration, staffing of the court personnel, magistrates and judges.

More recent scholarship presents a more nuanced reception for the text. Archived 31 January at the Wayback Machine.

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Arthashastra is divided into 15 book titles, chapters and topics, as follows: The title, Arthashastra, which signifies “the Science of Material Gain” or “Study of Polity”, does not leave any questions about its finishes.

To undermine a ruling oligarchy, make chiefs of the [enemy’s] ruling council infatuated with women possessed of great beauty and youth. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The just and victorious king administers justice in accordance with Dharma established lawSanstha customary lawNyaya edicts, announced law and Vyavahara evidence, conduct. Part of a series on Hindu scriptures and texts Shruti Smriti Vedas. Primary topics Index of politics articles Politics by country Politics by subdivision Political economy Political history Political history of the world Political philosophy.


The text dedicates Book 3 and 4 to economic laws, and a court system to oversee and resolve arthashastrx, contracts and market-related disputes. The roles and guises recommended for Vyanjana appearance agents by the Arthashastra include ascetics, forest hermits, atrhashastra, cooks, merchants, doctors, astrologers, consumer householders, entertainers, dancers, female agents and others. Kautilya’s Arthashastra depicts a bureaucratic welfare state, in fact some kind of socialized monarchy, in which the central government administers the details of the economy for the common good Journal of Indian Philosophy.

Those who lack integrity in financial matters or fall for the lure of money must not be urfu revenue collection or treasury, states the text, and those who lack integrity in sexual relationships must not be appointed to Vihara services pleasure grounds. Washington State University Press. The ancient Sanskrit text opens, in chapter 2 of Book 1 the first arthsahastra 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.

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