Espionage at the time of Buddha

Karuna Jagannath Jadhav


This paper is a small attempt to throw light on the spy system which was prevalent
at the time of Buddha. The P􀆘li literature mainly Tipiṭaka and commentaries written on them will help us to find out the espionage in 6th century B.C. It also focuses on the historical evidences where we see that the system of spies was active during the lifetime of the Buddha.


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