The Concept of Rajadharma has twenty papers in all covering a wide spectrum of the subject-matter ranging form the Vedas to the Classical Snaskrit literature, and highlighting therelevance to the governanceof present time. Though deriving the source material from different ancient Sanskrit texts, the papers uphold a singular theme that governance during the ancient days had the sole purpose of establishing the welfare of society at large. The papers based on Mahabharata, Ramayana, Manusmrti, Yajnavalkyasmrti, Arthasastra combine in themselves an expressive application to the ancient values of baneficial governance; While, those papers culling the subject from the Sanskrit text of Classical period, record suggestive points reinforcing the guiding principles of good governance.
On the whole, this volume signifies the truth that when a ruler has indomitable spiritual strength, he can conquer the mundane attachment, and execute the strategies restoring the welfare of the people. Thus it can be of great use to those who are committed to upliftment of the society and nation.