Chanakya was born in ancient India, BC. His birth place is a subject of controversy. Some believes he was born in Taxila and some says he was born in . This essay is based on inputs from Kautilya, the Arthashashtra by Shri L N Rangarajan and The History & Culture of Indian People published by the Bhartiya. 5 Oct Chanakya Biography – Chanakya was born in the Canaka village of the Golla region, to Brahmin named Canin and his wife Canesvar.

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But he humiliated him in front of the entire Darbar.

One day, the king Dhana Nanda organized an alms-giving ceremony for Brahmins. This brings an end to the life journey of great economist and advisor who played an important role in changing the history of India. However, Subandhu wanted to become a higher minister and grew jealous of Chanakya.

At end, Nanda King died. He served in the court of Chandragupta and Bindusara.

In order to save the unborn child in her womb, Chanakya cut open her stomach and extracted the baby. He was well-versed in three Vedas and storry. Subandhu broke the locks, hoping to find precious jewels.

Chanakya and Chandragupta realized their mistake. Not aware of the fact the queen ate a part of his food during pregnancy.


Chanakya: facts, biography, history ~ FACTS n INFO

Mudrarakshasa “The signet ring of Rakshasa” is a Sanskrit play by Vishakhadatta. Having achieved his revenge, he then retired to the forest as an ascetic. Chanakya was a Brahmin and he got his education from the ancient university Takshashila.

Chanakya took him under his wing. His mother was always scared that he would ignore her after chanaka the throne. Chanakya was born in a Brahmin family in BC. Thomas Trautmann identifies four distinct accounts of the ancient Chanakya-Chandragupta katha legend: Then he wandered in the streets of Patlipura.

The Incredible Story Of Chanakya’s Revenge Which Brought Down An Entire Empire

An enraged Chanakya then vowed to uproot Nanda and his entire establishment, like “a great wind uproots a tree”. Life sucks, we know. But the storyy of a person spreads in all direction.

The details regarding the place of his birth are unclear. He formed an alliance with Parvataka, the king of a mountain kingdom called Himavatkuta, chanamya him half of Nanda’s kingdom.

As the king’s character kept deteriorating, a disgusted Vararuchi retired to a forest as an ascetic. The next night, Chandragupta was given the same task. He was a highly learned person with in-depth knowledge in varied subjects like economics, politics, war strategies, medicine, and astrology. One day, Shakatala came across Chanakya, a Brahmin who was uprooting all the grass in his path, because one blade of the grass had pricked his foot.


Chanakya, unlike other kids, was born with a set of full teeth. Disgusted by his ugly appearance, the king ordered him to be thrown out of the assembly.

He could see India in chains of slavery. Thank you for Subscribing to ScoopWhoop Notification. Full Moon in Sagittarius brings a massive shift, good news for every Zodiac Sign. He befriended Dhananada’s son Pabbata, and instigated him to seize the throne. Finally, they captured Pataliputra and Chandragupta became the king.

The boy pretended to be king, presiding over a trial of some robbers, where he orders their limbs to be cut off, only to magically heal them later. He had a bold talk with him due to which he was arrested. Retrieved 18 October He wanted to take revenge as they even tried to kill hundreds of brothers.

The work was compiled as a medium of advising the king on how to manage the kingdom at times of war, famine, and epidemics. Chanakya then took Chandragupta to conquer Pataliputra, the capital of Nanda.

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