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The word sāman refers to the Sāmaveda and its mantras. Sāman is also one of the four upāyas or means available to the kings while dealing with others. In general, it means to cement the bonds of friendship with the person who should not be alienated.
  
The word sāman refers to the Sāmaveda as also its mantras. (See SĀMAVEDA for details.)
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This can be done in five ways:<ref>Kāmandaklya-nitisāra 17.4 and 5</ref>
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# Declaring the relationship of each other
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# Representing the good that will result in future
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# Declaring ‘I am yours and I am at your service.
  
Sāman is also one of the four upāyas
 
 
or means available to the kings while dealing with others. In general, it means to cement the bonds of friendship with the person who should not be alienated.
 
 
This can be done in five ways: by recounting the good turns done by each to the other; by praising the qualities and actions of the other person who is to be won over; declaring the relationship of
 
 
each other; representing the good that will result in future; declaring ‘I am yours and I am at your service.’ (Kāmandaklya-nltisāra 17.4 and 5).
 
  
 
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The word sāman refers to the Sāmaveda as also its mantras. (See SĀMAVEDA for details.)
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The word sāman refers to the Sāmaveda as also its mantras. (See SĀMAVEDA for details.)
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Sāman is also one of the four upāyas or means available to the kings while dealing with others. In general, it means to cement the bonds of friendship with the person who should not be alienated.
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This can be done in five ways: by recounting the good turns done by each to the other; by praising the qualities and actions of the other person who is to be won over; declaring the relationship of
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each other; representing the good that will result in future; declaring ‘I am yours and I am at your service.’ (Kāmandaklya- nltisāra 17.4 and 5).
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Latest revision as of 04:59, 21 April 2016

By Swami Harshananda

The word sāman refers to the Sāmaveda and its mantras. Sāman is also one of the four upāyas or means available to the kings while dealing with others. In general, it means to cement the bonds of friendship with the person who should not be alienated.

This can be done in five ways:[1]

  1. By recounting the good turns done by each to the other
  2. By praising the qualities and actions of the other person who is to be won over
  3. Declaring the relationship of each other
  4. Representing the good that will result in future
  5. Declaring ‘I am yours and I am at your service.’


References

  1. Kāmandaklya-nitisāra 17.4 and 5
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore