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THE DIVINITY OF KINGS
THE ROYAL SUCCESSION
MINISTERS AND COUNCILS
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according Agni Agni Purana Altekar ancient India Apastamba appointed army Arrian Arth Asoka authors battle became become Bhisma Bodhisatta Brahman Brhaspati brother Buddhist ceremony classes concept considered danda death dharma divine duties earth enemy favour Gautama Ghoshal give gods heaven Hindu Hindu Polity human Ibid idea India as Described Indian political indicate Indra J. W. McCrindle Jdtaka Kautilya killed king king's kingdom ksatriya land legend literature lord Mahabharata Manu Manu vii Manu vn means Megasthenes method ministers moral Narada Nikdya officials origin of kingship P. V. Kane Pandavas passage performed person political theory priest probably protection punishment purohita Rajasuya Rama ratnins religious Rg Veda righteous royal Rsis rule ruler sabha sacred sacrifice Satapatha Satapatha Brahmana says social contract sovereign sovereignty spies subjects Sudra suggests taxes texts throne tion Udyoga unrighteous vaisya various Varuna Vasistha Vedic village Visnu wealth word Yudhisthira