CHANAKYA

KAUTILYA – CHANAKYA

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KAUTILYA – CHANAKYA

One of the greatest figures of wisdom and knowledge in the Indian history is Chanakya.
Chanakya is also known by the name of Kautilya and Vishnugupta.

His famous work called Arthashastra is a classic example of statecraft and politics and is read even today.

It basically consists of the principles of politics and how the state works.

The legends associated with Chanakya are interesting.

  • When Chanakya was born he had a full set of teeth, which is a sign that he would become a king or an emperor. But since he was born in a Brahmin family, it was considered inappropriate. Thus, his teeth were broken and it was predicted that he would make another person a king and rule through him.
  • Even as a child, Chanakya had the qualities of a born leader. His level of

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