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The contents can be briefed as follows:
 
The contents can be briefed as follows:
 
* The duties and functions of princes, including that of the crown-prince and some dignitaries
 
* The duties and functions of princes, including that of the crown-prince and some dignitaries
* General rules of morality to be observed by the king and his associates
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* General rules of [[morality]] to be observed by the king and his associates
 
* Characteristics of a king’s friends or allies
 
* Characteristics of a king’s friends or allies
 
* The royal treasure
 
* The royal treasure
* Arts and sciences
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* [[Arts]] and sciences
* Some customs and institutions
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* Some customs and [[institutions]]
 
* Duties and functions of the king
 
* Duties and functions of the king
 
* Forts and armed forces
 
* Forts and armed forces
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The non-political subjects dealt with include:
 
The non-political subjects dealt with include:
 
* Architecture
 
* Architecture
* Sculpture
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* [[Sculpture]]
 
* Painting
 
* Painting
 
* Manners and morals
 
* Manners and morals
* Fine-arts  
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* Fine-[[arts]]
 
* Literature
 
* Literature
  
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==References==
 
==References==
 
{{reflist}}
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]
 
[[Category:Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism]]

Latest revision as of 16:11, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sukranitisara, ZukranitisAra, shukranitisaara


Śukranitisāra possesses a big chariot drawn by eight horses. This is an abridged edition of an earlier bigger work. The subject matter is both political and non-political. It has four adhyāyas or chapters. The last has seven prakaraṇas or subsections. It may be assigned to the period circa A. D. 1800. There is a voluminous work called Sukranīti in five chapters, which has been printed in A. D. 1987.

Content of Śukranitisāra

The contents can be briefed as follows:

  • The duties and functions of princes, including that of the crown-prince and some dignitaries
  • General rules of morality to be observed by the king and his associates
  • Characteristics of a king’s friends or allies
  • The royal treasure
  • Arts and sciences
  • Some customs and institutions
  • Duties and functions of the king
  • Forts and armed forces
  • Council of ministers
  • Trade and commerce
  • Public finance
  • Jurisprudence
  • International law

Other Subjects

The non-political subjects dealt with include:

  • Architecture
  • Sculpture
  • Painting
  • Manners and morals
  • Fine-arts
  • Literature


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore