Chanakya Today - Kautilya Arthashastra, Chanakya Niti, Chanakya Sutra


Chanakya Today - Kautilya Arthashastra, Chanakya Niti, Chanakya Sutra
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Author: Dipavali Sen
Format: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 9788178063935
Code: U3935
Pages: 264
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"CHANAKYA TODAY brings together all the three works Chanakya or Kautilya is associated with, viz., Kautilya Arthashastra, Chanakya Niti and Chanakya Sutra.
A middle-aged Brahmana scholar of 2300 years ago, Chanakya literally `made history' by deposing the reigning king of central India and putting on it an youth, Chandragupta, whom he had groomed for the purpose. He taught Chandragupta how to oust the invading Greeks and build up the Mauryan Empire. He then resigned his post as Chandragupta's minister and penned down his proven principles of political economy and civil society.
This book presents those principles in a simple, readable way. Chanakya speaks to us here in this book in his own voice. We get to reach him directly, without too much of interpretation and explanation.
Ever-relevant, what does the eminent statesman and scholar say?
What message does he carry for the janapadas or habitations of today?
What can the vijigeeshu or aspirant-conqueror, businessman and statesman learn from Chanakya?
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"Dipavali Sen, is an academic of long standing, educated at the Delhi School of Economics and the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. Currently based in Gurgaon, Haryana, she is Associate Professor in Economics in Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi, and has about 25 years of teaching experience in Delhi University. She has also taught at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal.
With her professional expertise in Economics, she combines a knowledge of Sanskrit and ancient Indian history and culture.
A Life-Member of the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute , Pune, she has contributed to its Annals (the ABORI). She has translated poems of Kalidasa and hymns to Lakshmi into English. She has retold the Mahabharata and the Vetala-Panchavimshati.
A Life Member of the Association of Writers and Illustrators (the Indian section of the International Board of Books for Young Readers), she has presented papers at the first and the second Asia Oceania Regional IBBY Congress in Bali, Indonesia and Putrajaya, Malaysia, respectively in 2013 and 2015, emphasizing the role of ancient Indian literature.
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