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Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, and royal advisor. He managed the first Maurya emperor Chandragupta’s rise to power at a young age. He is widely credited for having played an important role in the establishment of the Maurya Empire, which was the first empire in archaeologically recorded history to rule most of the Indian subcontinent.

Chanakya is traditionally identified as Kautilya or Vishnu Gupta, who authored the ancient Indian political treatise called Arthasastra. As such, he is considered as the pioneer of the field of economics and political science in India, and his work is thought of as an important precursor to classical economics. 

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Wisdom of the ancients

Chanakya is labelled by Westernised minds as 'Machiavellian', even though Machiavelli appeared centuries later. The characterisation is fallacious. Machiavelli was a one-man mafia who had figured out the bigger mafia ruling them and wrote about it. Only people with sick minds take Machiavelli's The Prince as a worthy advice. I see it as an expose of the ruling classes of Europe. He can't be a patch on the great Chanakya. Chanakya understood dharma. He taught dharma and he helped established a kingdom that propagated dharma.

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Good for peace and calmness.

This book is good to listen to in order to know/view things from the perspective of Chanakya.
This might help you reflect on a few things.
The narration is pretty good in Hindi.
Many things are logical, a few things are not, but that's just because the text of the book is hundreds of years old!
Listening to this book gives a very different sense of calmness and peacefulness.
Go for it if you want to listen to clean and pure Hindi for a change and get a good feeling.

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clear voice with clear message😍love it.

but I think some motivational instrumental music should be added in it, please think about it.

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Amazing book, simplified. Narration simply great.

Very nice book, made easy . Loved it.
Decided to listen a chapter every day, will try to follow what best is already mentioned.
Not a book to finish and forget.

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This is a rule book by the Great Chanakya

Chanakya has covered several aspects of dos and don'ts. He was a very strong, aggressive and most successful kingmaker in Indian History. He has given this wisdom based on his own experience and the great Vedas. Some parts you may disagree or find controversial but you cannot ignore his wisdome and philosophy.

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Pranam Great Acharya

Great Lessons to learn.Life lessons fro Acharya Chanakya please implement his teachings in all schools

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Very Good

Some of the tips that Chanakya had about Society is now obsolete due to globalisation.
But still very good content for hindi listeners.

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Nice Explaining good voice

Nice audiable book of chanakya niti. Good Explaining. Nice booked quality and productive book of chanakya niti

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Conventional yet effective

Not every thing in this book is contextual to the contemporary paradigm still some shlokas are timeless.

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Life changing Book

This book is very important for human life
It also change many life's ,so this is a valuable book

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  • Bruce Wilson
  • 16-12-20

Not in English

This book was narrated in language I do not understand. While I appreciate the need and interest of others, it seemed too easy for me to make the mistake of choosing a book I could not understand.

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  • A Good Soul
  • 07-09-20

great book, a must read for everyone

great book, a must read for everyone

highly recommend this book for everyone to read

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  • Sakhardande
  • 17-06-20

Absolutely loved the simpler translation.

This is beautifully translated, in a manner understandable to all. A lot of commonly known nitis become clearer too.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-02-19

The pronounceation, the way he explained superb

loved it, very good job by Rishi sir, well presented good job... waiting for more