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Friday, September 18, 2020
Vidura Niti - 7 - Lineage, Conduct, and Relatives
So far we have covered three chapters of Vidura Niti - 254 of 541 shlokas - or a little less than half of Vidura Niti, which is entirely con...
Friday, September 11, 2020
Vidura Niti - 6 Bearing false witness and lying for land
Vidura ended the previous chapter by telling the king that Yudhishthira was fit to rule, that he had suffered much on account of his 'co...
Friday, September 4, 2020
Vidura Niti - 5
The first chapter of Vidura Niti ended with Vidura advising Dhritarashtra to do the right thing and hand over the Pandava's "rightf...
Friday, August 28, 2020
Long lives - Tales from the Mahabharata
Some of the characters in the Mahabharata lived long lives. Even Arjuna was about to become a grandfather when the great battle was fought...
Friday, August 21, 2020
Vidura Niti - 4 The Nine Gates and Ten Who Do Not Know About Dharma
I ended the third piece on Vidura Niti with listing the six who live off six others. Let's move to the seven. Yes, I am talking about s...
Friday, August 14, 2020
Vidur Niti - 3 The Two Thorns and Six Vices
N umber play - that's where I ended the second article on Vidura Niti. Vidura spoke to Dhritarashtra about using the one - intelligence...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Vidur Niti - 2: The Stupid
H aving begun by talking about the traits of learned people, Vidura then talked ' stupid '. If the learned can be described and iden...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Vidura Niti - 1 Sleeplessness and a Message
W hen does sleeplessness takes over? When a " weak one is attacked by a stronger enemy, if one’s faculties are weak, if one has lost ev...
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