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Indeed, the theory deals with not just three states, but with a twelve. Here is chanakya arthashastra sample of how much more nuanced that simple understanding could be, with a little effort: This popular view is not only simplistic but untrue.

A through reading of the treatise is required to appreciate the range and chanakya arthashastra of the Arthashastra. It is a pioneering work on statecraft in all its aspects, written at least one thousand five hundred years ago. He placed great emphasis on the welfare of the people.

His practical advice is rooted in dharma.

But, as a teacher of practical statecraft, he advocated unethical methods in the furtherance of national interest, but always with very strict qualification.

But these are often ignored or just plain unknown to the majority. Just as Kautilya's important qualifications to his advocacy of unethical methods is often ignored, so is the voluminous evidence in the Arthashastra of his emphasis on welfare, chanakya arthashastra only of human beings but also of chanakya arthashastra.

Welfare in the Arthashastra is not just an abstract concept.

The Arthashastra by Kautilya

Chanakya arthashastra covers maintenance of social order, increasing economic activity, protection of livelihood, protection of the weaker sections of the population, prevention of harassment of the subjects, chanakya arthashastra protection and even welfare of slaves and prisoners.

In short, the Arthashastra is a mixture of both what we applaud today and what we consider to be reprehensible.


Kautilya has a great deal to say about civic responsibility; the obligation of every householder to take precautions against fire is mentioned; so is a prohibition chanakya arthashastra cutting trees in public parks. Equally, some of Kautilya's suggestions will be seen by us as unethical.

What is essential is that we understand both aspects and use them to learn history as well as to apply to the modern situations.

These duties also meant that the King needed chanakya arthashastra elaborate support system. The highly centralized Kautilyan state was to be regulated by an elaborate and intricate system as laid out by Kautilya.

The Arthashastra

While at first glance we might think that this high centralization is repulsive, we should also appreciate the difficulties of the time. Most of the empires of the world relied on tight centralization to ensure some degree of success.

The chanakya arthashastra responsibilities of the state for promoting economic wellbeing and preserving law and order demand an equally extensive administrative chanakya arthashastra.

Any text on Arthashastra thus has to contain details of the organization of the civil service as well as the duties and responsibilities of individual officials.

If he is not ready with his defense within that time, he shall be punished with a fine ranging from three to twelve panas. If the plaintiff runs away, he shall be guilty chanakya arthashastra parokta.


Sacred Law, evidence, history, and edicts of kings are the four legs of Law. Of these four in order, the later is superior to the one previously named.

Sacred Law [Dharma] is eternal truth holding its sway over chanakya arthashastra world; evidence is in witnesses; history is to be found in the tradition of chanakya arthashastra people; and the order of kings is what is called sasana.

As the duty of a king consists in protecting his subjects with justice, its observance leads him to heaven. He who does not protect his people or upsets the social order wields his royal scepter in vain.

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 world and the next.


Book III, Chapter 2: Concerning Marriage and Women Marriage is the basis of all disputes. Chanakya arthashastra giving in marriage of a virgin well-adorned is called "Brahma-marriage.