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He explains the concepts of statecraft, discussing how to plan a city, how to frame its hierarchy and on the social distinctions of class. The text has been translated and interpreted by Shamashastry, Kangle, Trautmann and many others. Chanakya is regarded as a great thinker and diplomat in India who is traditionally identified as Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta.

The text advocates “land reform”, states Brians, where land is taken from landowners and farmers who own land but do not grow anything for a long time, and given to poorer farmers who want to grow crops but do not own any land. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. It opens by stating that wherever “good people are snubbed, and evil people are embraced” distress increases. The school of Usanas asserts, states the text, that there is only one necessary knowledge, the science of government because no other science can start or survive without it.


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Chanakya helped Chandragupta Maurya uproot the Nanda empire and form the Mauryan empire. Part of a series on.

The chapter 2 of Arthshastra 3 of Arthashastra legally recognizes eight types of marriage.

Chanakya Neeti In Malayalam

Kautilya requires that the malyaalam sale be staggered and grants certain buyers automatic ” call rights “, which is not free market.

Understand the opponent and seek to outwit him. Further, state Waldauer et al. Instead of acquiring the seat of kingdom for himself, he crowned Chandragupta Maurya as the emperor and served as his chief advisor.

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The Arthashastra discusses a mixed economy, where private enterprise and state enterprise frequently competed side by side, in agriculture, animal husbandry, forest produce, mining, manufacturing and trade. Already have an account? Societies and Military Power: Washington State University Press. War is inherently unpredictable.

Public administration Bureaucracy street-level Adhocracy. The title “Arthashastra” is often translated to “the science of politics”, [12] [13] but the book Arthashastra has a broader kkautilya.

Chanakya Niti – Malayalam Text & Translation

Separation of powers Legislature Executive Judiciary Election commission. Journal of the American Oriental Society. Retrieved 23 October Roger Boeschewho relied entirely arthawhastra the translation by Kangle for his analysis of Arthashastra, [note 6] and who criticized an alternate translation by Rangarajan, [76] has called the Arthashastra as “a great political book of the ancient world”.

The text discusses marriage and consent laws in Books 3 and 4. Sign Up for news and offers. In the absence of governance, the strong will swallow the weak. Avoid War One can lose a war as malayalak as one can win.


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Sovereignty Theories of political behavior Political psychology Biology and political orientation Political organisations Foreign electoral intervention. He rose to prominence after bringing up a young boy history remembers as Chandragupta Maurya. The Arthashastra, akutilya TopicBook 7 lists the causes of disaffection, lack of motivation and increase in economic distress among people.

In topic 35, the text recommends that the “Superintendent of Forest Produce” appointed by the state for each forest zone be responsible for maintaining the health of the forest, protecting forests to assist wildlife such as elephants hastivanabut also producing forest products to satisfy economic needs, products such as Teak, Palmyra, Mimosa, Sissu, Kauki, Sirisha, Catechu, Latifolia, Arjuna, Tilaka, Tinisa, Sal, Robesta, Pinus, Somavalka, Dhava, Birch, bamboo, hemp, Balbaja used for ropesMunja, fodder, firewood, bulbous roots kautiilya fruits for medicine, flowers.

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.

The authorship and date of writing are unknown, and there is evidence that the surviving manuscripts are not original and have been modified in their history but were most likely completed in the available form between 2nd-century BCE to 3rd-century CE.