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niti (‘that which leads [towards the good]’)
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In the most general sense, the word ‘nīti’ means ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’. In course of time, it came to be considered as an abbreviation of rājanīti or political science.
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The word is also used to indicate any systematised form of thought like Śukra-nīti and Viduranīti.
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Dharma, which is a more comprehensive word, includes nīti also.
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==References==
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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== OLD CONTENT ==
 
niti (‘that which leads [towards the good]’)
 
niti (‘that which leads [towards the good]’)
 
In the most general sense, the word ‘nīti’ means ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’. In course of time, it came to be considered as an abbreviation of rājanīti or political science.
 
In the most general sense, the word ‘nīti’ means ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’. In course of time, it came to be considered as an abbreviation of rājanīti or political science.
 
The word is also used to indicate any systematised form of thought like Śukra- nīti and Viduranīti.
 
The word is also used to indicate any systematised form of thought like Śukra- nīti and Viduranīti.
 
Dharma, which is a more comprehen¬sive word, includes nīti also.
 
Dharma, which is a more comprehen¬sive word, includes nīti also.

Revision as of 09:19, 12 October 2014

By Swami Harshananda

niti (‘that which leads [towards the good]’)

In the most general sense, the word ‘nīti’ means ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’. In course of time, it came to be considered as an abbreviation of rājanīti or political science.

The word is also used to indicate any systematised form of thought like Śukra-nīti and Viduranīti.

Dharma, which is a more comprehensive word, includes nīti also.


References

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

OLD CONTENT

niti (‘that which leads [towards the good]’) In the most general sense, the word ‘nīti’ means ‘morality’ and ‘ethics’. In course of time, it came to be considered as an abbreviation of rājanīti or political science. The word is also used to indicate any systematised form of thought like Śukra- nīti and Viduranīti. Dharma, which is a more comprehen¬sive word, includes nīti also.