The original Sanskrit verse of Bhatrtrihari's literature, its transliteration in English and a fresh English translation are given. Niti shataka, vairagya shataka and shringara shataka are centuries old verses which are very popular. Niti shataka(century) is divided into ten sections dealing with different topics. Niti shataka is sweet poetry on how to conduct one's self in society.
Niti Shataka gives practical advice for good behaviour and leading an ideal, righteous, judicious and active life. The poems are gems of good advice told in a very practical manner.