1.12 Chanakya Niti

आतुरे व्यसने प्राप्ते दुर्भिक्षे शत्रुसङ्कटे ।
राजद्वारे श्मशाने च यस्तिष्ठति स बान्धवः ॥१.१२॥

āture vyasane prāpte durbhikṣe śatrusaṅkaṭe |
rājadvāre śmaśāne ca yastiṣṭhati sa bāndhavaḥ ||1.12||

in need, in addiction, in receiving, in famine, in danger from enemies, in the royal court, in the crematorium, one who does not forsake, is a relative

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Excerpt from the book “Old Chanakya Strategy: Aphorisms” by Rajen Jani

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