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The Sukraniti: Original Sanskrit Text with Translation into English, Index of Verses, Sanskrit Word Index, English Word Index and Notes

Krishna Lal (Editor) Binoy Kumar Sarkar (Translator)
Synopsis Sukraniti is an important compendium of teachings on different subjects as Relativity of Nitisastras. Ancient Indian Geography, Ethnology, Mineraloty, Botany, Zoology, Art, Morals and Manners. Economics Pedagogy (including vidyas, kalas, and literatury), Polity, Public Finance. Jurisprudence and International Law, mainly related to politics. It explains in details the duties of king and of subjects thereof. It deals with king’s duties in assembly of ministers, justices, his social behavior, his keen interest in architecture, war fate, maintenance of animals useful for army etc. Only its English translation with necessary notes by Binoy Kumar Sarkar was published long ago. It had been out of print for decades. The work is very important and very large on mentioned in the Mahabharata. Its publication with original Sanskrit verses was a long-self need. Now, after great efforts it has been brought to lights again after thorough revision. It describes duties of king in all spheres in five chapters out of which the fourth chapter is divided into seven section containing about two thousand five hundred sixty one verses in all. This new edition of Sukraniti contains Sanskrit text with English translation, Index of verses. Sanskrit word-index. English work-index as well as various notes.
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About the author

Krishna Lal

Ms. Krishna Lal (M.A. History from Aligarh University) served in the Department of Decorative Arts and Textiles for 34 years in the National Museum, New Delhi. Ms. Lal has participated in several seminars and international conferences held in U.K., Mexico and Greece and presented papers there. In addition to co-ordinating several national and international exhibitions, she was an active participant in the Festival of India Exhibitions in U.K., France and the U.S.S.R. during 1982-88.

Her publications include a catalogue on Bidriware in the National Museum Collection, New Delhi (1990); two catalogues on Indian Decorative Arts, published in German (1985), and in Russian (1987); Tourism, Museums and Monuments in India (1974, co-author); Cultural Tourism in India (2003, co-author) and Peacock in Indian Art, Thought and Literature (2006).

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Title The Sukraniti: Original Sanskrit Text with Translation into English, Index of Verses, Sanskrit Word Index, English Word Index and Notes
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8186702199
length viii+667p., Index; 23cm.