2 edition of Theories of kingship in ancient India. found in the catalog.
Theories of kingship in ancient India.
Katragadda Bala Krishna
|LC Classifications||JC385 .K7 1960|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||108|
|LC Control Number||sa 64002423|
The ancient Sanskrit text opens, in chapter 2 of Book 1 (the first chapter is table of contents), by acknowledging that there are a number of extant schools with different theories on proper and necessary number of fields of knowledge, and asserts they all agree that the science of government is one of those fields. Lecture: Sacred kingship and sacrifice in Ancient China. Topics: oracle bones, divination, Book of Odes, sacrifice, victim, reciprocation, yin and yang. Reading: “The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifice,” in Li Chi, Book of Rites: An Encyclopedia of Ancient Ceremonial Usages, Religious Creeds, and Social Institutions. Translated by James.
An authentic Study on the History of Indian Theories of polity, the book critically analyses Ancient Texts like the Mahabharata, the Ramayana, the Arthasastra, epigraphic records and the other branches of Sanskrit literature. With a deep sight into the subject the author highlights various types of states in ancient India, the origin of kingship, rules of succession among the hiers of a. From the Jacket Ancient Indians were a highly organized polity, with a well-established worldview of the Rajya (the State). And also of its seven distinct organs: svamin (the king), amatyas (the ministers), janapada/rastra (the territory and the people), durgas/pura (the forts / capital), kosa (the treasury), danda/bala (the army), and mitra tatha niti (the allies and inter-state relations).
19th- and 20th-century philosophy in India and Pakistan. In the 19th century, India was not marked by any noteworthy philosophical achievements, but the period was one of great social and religious reform movements. The newly founded universities introduced Indian intellectuals to Western thought, particularly to the empiricist, utilitarian, and agnostic philosophies in . Special emphasis has been laid on Kingship, because it has become plain that the place of the king in the myth and ritual of the ancient Near East is now the focal point of the discussion that has arisen over Myth and Ritual during the quarter of a century since its publication.
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KRISHNA M. A., Ph. (Harvard) May - Publication No First Edition October Rs. PRINTED AT SWATANTRA ART PRINTERS VIJAYAWADA -2 PREFACE The ideas advanced in this paper are suggestive rather than exhaustive. State and Government in Ancient India foreign functions grants Gupta Harsha headman hereditary Hindu imperial important inscriptions Jatakas Kautilya king king's kingdom kingship known Kshatriya large number later Lichchhavis literature Malavas Manu Mauryan Megasthenes ment military ministers ministry modern monarchy All Book Search Reviews: 1.
Monarchy in ancient India was sovereignty over a territory by a King who functioned as its protector, a role which involved both secular and religious power. The meaning and significance of kingship changed dramatically between the Vedic and Later Vedic period, and underwent further development under the influence of gh there is evidence that kingship was.
Spellman, John W. Political Theory of Ancient India: A Study of Kingship from the Earliest Times to Circa A.D. Oxford: Clarendon, E-mail Citation» Provides another longer overview of kingship and governance up to the Gupta period, as part.
Political Theory of Ancient India: A Study of Kingship from the Earliest Times To Circa A. [Spellman, J.W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Political Theory of Ancient India: A Study of Kingship from the Earliest Times To Circa A. Author: J.W.
Spellman. The earliest theory of kingship is found in the Aitareya Brahmana, though it's presented in theological garb, nevertheless it will serve the purpose.
It is said that gods and demons fought with each other, but the gods were defeated, whereupon the. THEORIES OF. KINGSHIP IN ANCIENT INDIA. Sharma Introduction • King had a pivotal role to play in the ancient Indian polity and as such, the study of kingship and its various related aspects are of tremendous importance.
Theories of Kingship in ancient India • Brahmanic Theory of Kingship5/5(4). Sacred Kingship and Sacrifice in Ancient India and China Thomas Wilson Lisa Trivedi Department of History Hamilton College [email protected] Abstract This unit aims to establish a pedagogical framework for a comparative study of ancient India and ancient China on the basis of reading primary sources across cultural traditions.
ThisFile Size: 84KB. This is a comprehensive, intelligible and interesting portrait of Ancient Indian History and Civilization from a national historical point of view.
The work is divided into three broad divisions of the natural course of cultural development in Ancient India: (1) From the prehistoric age to B.C., (2) From B.C. to A.D., (3) From A.D. to A.D.4/5(4). The author has discussed various types of states in ancient India, the origin of kingship, rules of succession among the heirs of a deceased king, the duties and daily routine of a king, evolution of the Principal state-officials, the religious aspects of ancient Indian polity, etc.
with a deep insight into the subject. The world has seen many civilizations. One of the most prominent civilizations in southern Asia was ancient India. Ancient India was well known for their caste system.
The caste system is believed to have been created around BCE. It separated the people of ancient India into four groups that determined their significance. Political theory of ancient India;: A study of kingship from the earliest times to circa A.D. [John W Spellman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : John W Spellman.
role of force in the emergence of the state in ancient India. Theory of Mystical Origin This was the most popular theory of origin of the state in ancient India. Kingship was given divine sanction and the king was considered not to be the representative of God but himself a God who contained the powers of importantFile Size: KB.
The book gives a better understanding of such fundamental topics as rise to power, charismatic leadership, theories of kingship, the position of women, socio-economic interface and decline of the supreme power associated with this enigmatic caste.
The book is synthesis of knowledge and insight from many sources hence offers a comprehensive picture. What is Kautilya's theory of kingship.
Why there is a need for a king. - To provide security for his subjects. Why there will be a need for security. Who will steal what and from whom. Under money-less economy (MLE) everything is free. Nobody ther. Role of King in Ancient India - Informative & researched article on Role of King in Ancient India from Indianetzone, the largest free encyclopedia on India.
Ancient Indians believed that the Kingship arose out of military requirement. The Vedic literature has some speculations about the origin of kingship. A king must be a capable general. Its topics include kingship, governance, and law in early India.
Its perspectives on these subjects have proved to be as important to the project of Indian modernity as the theories of violence and nonviolence, state, community, and self-rule authored by such political thinkers and founding figures of the postcolonial Indian nation as Gandhi. The topic of divine kingship should be viewed in a broader context of the use of religion to legitimize power in ancient states.
The Achaemenid empire offers a new perspective for this line of research as there is a rich historical and iconographic documentation (for example Lincoln forthcoming; Ehrenberg forthcoming). BUDDHIST THEORY OF KINGSHIP - By Dr. Ruchi Tyagi Associate Professor Department of Political Science Kalindi College Introduction to Buddhist Political theories • Digha Nikaya is a collection of dialogues of mostly of Gautama himself.
There are controversial dialogues – • First dialogue is Brahmajala – the perfect netFile Size: KB.Kingship in the Hebrew Bible By Cian Power Understanding kingship is essential when reading the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.
Most of its authors knew no other political system and it influenced their work greatly. Kingship in Israel and other ancient Near Eastern societies is a major focus of modernFile Size: KB.Get this from a library! Modern Indian kingship: tradition, legitimacy & power in Rajasthan.
[Marzia Balzani] -- "The book is addressed to those interested in the culture and politics of present day India, and to those generally concerned with theories of kingship and ritual and the complex fate of postcolonial.