SRI CHANAKYA NITISHASTRA
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DescriptionTHE POLITICAL ETHICS OF CHANAKYA PANDIT
Chanakya (Sanskrit: चाणक्य Cāṇakya) (c. 350-283 BC) was an adviser and a prime minister to the first Maurya Emperor Chandragupta (c. 340-293 BC), and architect of his rise to power. Kautilya and Vishnugupta, the names by which the ancient Indian political treatise called the Arthaśāstra identifies its author, are traditionally identified with Chanakya. Some scholars consider Chanakya to be "the pioneer economist of the world". He is known as "The Indian Machiavelli" in the Western world. Chanakya was a professor at Takshashila University and is widely believed to be responsible for the creation of Mauryan empire, the first of its kind on the Indian subcontinent.
"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead." - Says Chanaktaya. Chanakya, an adviser and a prime minister and the architect of the rise of first Maurya Emperor Chandragupta to the power. the political treatise `Arthashastra` identifies its author by the names of Kautilya and Vishnugupta are also traditionally identified with Chanakya. His `Arthashastra` is a classic of statecraft.
This iPhone eBook Chanakya Nitishastra Contents:
- Who was Chanakya?
- Chanakya-Historical Background & Life as a student
- 17 Chapters of The Political Ethics of Chanakya Pandit