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Panchatantra is an anthropomorphic illustration of the five most important priniciples of Raja neeti(political science) thru animals. It was written by Vishnu Sarma in Sanskrit at around 200 BC.

The five principles illustrated are

  • Mitra Bhedha (The Loss of Friends)
  • Mitra Laabha (Gaining Friends)
  • Suhrudbheda (Causing Dissension Between Friends)
  • Vigraha (Separation)
  • Sandhi(Union)

See also

External links TITUS texts (http://titus.uni-frankfurt.de/texte/etcs/ind/aind/klskt/pancatt/panca001.htm)

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