Secrets of Chanakya for a happier life


Astrology: Chanakya was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, jurist and royal advisor. Chanakya is known by many names. He is traditionally identified as Kauṭilya or Vishnu Gupta. Chanakya is regarded as a great thinker and diplomat in India. Chanakya, one of the most intelligent political strategists of all time offered his advice in the Arthashastra.

Pearls of wisdom

He was an adviser, strategist, author and politician. His thoughts on various subjects prove to be beneficial if adopted by people even today. A wise man, he had an opinion on various things in the world.

Biggest guru- mantra

Never share your secrets with anyone. It will destroy you.

Moral excellence

Moral excellence is an ornament for personal beauty; righteous conduct, for high birth; success for learning and proper spending for wealth.

What you should not discuss?

A wise man, he has written about a lot of things in life. Below are the four pointers Chanakya thought you should not discuss with anyone if you want to lead a happy life.

Biggest power

The world’s biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.

Pride and ego

This will eventually harm your pride and ego, leading to loss in self-confidence.

Money loss

The first thing that Chanakya said not to discuss with people is a financial crunch. If you are going through a financial loss, keep it to yourself.

No one helps

The reason for this is that when people come to know about your money problem, they will never help you and even if they show their support, it is fake.

Personal problems

The second thing that has to be kept as a secret always according to Chanakya is your personal problems.

Ridiculed by people

Chanakya says that people who share their personal problems with others are always ridiculed and looked down upon. People laugh at them behind their back.

Character of your wife

The third thing that needs to be kept as a secret is the character of one’s wife. Those who keep this a secret are wise men at the end of the day.

Blabber unwanted things

He said that men who talk about their wives in front of others might say something they did not intend to.

Insult by the poor

The fourth thing that should always remain as a secret is one’s insult by down trodden or the "neglected" of the society. Chanakya thought if you do share such an incident, people might make fun of you.