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Chanakya in the Classroom (Life Lesson for Students)

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Back of the Book How we wish that this was true-that we could get the sharpest of minds to teach us how to deal with the myriad challengers life throws us! What are some of the Principles and suggestions given by the most revered teacher and observer of human nature that work best for students? Best-selling author of the Chabakya Series, jRadhakrishan Pillai, culls out some of these nuggets from the master and presents them in a lucid, easy to understand manner, making Chanaky...
Back of the Book

How we wish that this was true-that we could get the sharpest of minds to teach us how to deal with the myriad challengers life throws us!

What are some of the Principles and suggestions given by the most revered teacher and observer of human nature that work best for students? Best-selling author of the Chabakya Series, jRadhakrishan Pillai, culls out some of these nuggets from the master and presents them in a lucid, easy to understand manner, making Chanakya’s teachings accessible to everyone .Systematically addressing the most common isues faced by students, this book will help in

• Concentration

• Purpose

• Learning

• Discipline

• Awareness

• Devotion

• Duty

 

• Responsibilities

About the Author

Dr Radhakrishnan Pillai is a certified management consultant from the International Institute of Management Consultants and Deputy Director, Chanakya International Institute of Leadership Studies (CIILS) at the University of Mumbai. He is an expert in Chanakya studies and is the author of the best- selling Chanakya series that includes Chanakya in Daily Life, Corporate Chanakya, Chanakya's 7 Secrets of Leadership, Chanakya in You, Katha Chanakya, Inside Chanakya's Mind, Aanvikshiki and the Art of Thinking, Thus Spoke Chanakya, and Chatur Chanakya and the Himalayan Problem. He lives in Mumbai.

Preface

This book is inspired by the life of Chanakya and his book Kautilya's Arthashastra. Some stories here are fictional in nature, but the objective is to increase the interest in students to study the life of Chanakya and also read the Arthashastra.

I would like to also bring to notice that all that is written in this book has been practised by me. I was an ordinary student in school and college. But finally after applying these tips and principles of Chanakya, I turned out to be totally different as a student and as a teacher too. I completed my PhD with a gold medal in the shortest period of time, and there are many students today studying Chanakya and his works under me and I am also guiding them in their PhD research. I would recommend you to read the original Arthashastra containing the 6,000 sutras. There are many books available for you to choose from. My recommended book is Kautilya's Arthashastra by R.P. Kangle. Also, try to read Chanakya Niti written by Chanakya himself. You will get various versions of this book easily available across various bookstores and on the Internet too.

Do watch the various television series on the life of Chanakya as well; there are several of them. My recommended series is Chanakya, acted, produced, and directed by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi. You can watch the same on YouTube also. Besides, there are over 200 videos of mine available on YouTube on the teachings of Chanakya with modern-day application. You can search on the Internet with the keywords 'Radhakrishnan Pillai and Chanakya'. You can visit the Mumbai University YouTube channel 'Emerging leaders-MA LS: We have over 200 lectures delivered on leadership for the course on MA LS (Masters in Leadership science) based on the Arthashastra. 

Contents

  Preface ix
  Introduction xi
1 Thinking like Chanakya Can Make You the Best Student in Class 1
2 Preparing the Timetable 22
3 The Importance of Self-Study as Told by Chanakya 41
4 Never Stop Learning 60
5 The Dos and Don'ts for Students 79
6 Life vs Exams 98
7 Chanakya's Extra Class 116
  Conclusion 137
  Acknowledgements 147


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Item Code: NAP541 Author: Radhakrishnan Pillai Cover: Paperback Edition: 2018 Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd. ISBN: 97893530439393 Language: English Size: 8.0 inch X 5.0 inch Pages: 168 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 160 gms
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