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Friday, November 20, 2020
Kanika Niti - Mahabharata
Lessons From The Mahabharata: Kanika Niti – The Dead Inspire No Fear The Shanti and Anushasan Parvas of the Mahabharata dwell at length on s...
Friday, October 9, 2020
Vidura Niti - 10 - Forgiveness, conduct, and the end
A common refrain of Dhritarashtra was to bemoan the vicissitudes of fate, the meaningless of karma, and the supremacy of destiny. It was per...
Friday, October 2, 2020
Vidura Niti - 9 - Long arms, trust, and fools
Remember what Vidura said towards the end of the previous chapter, that someone who incites his enemy " cannot presume to be secure, on...
Friday, September 25, 2020
Vidura Niti - 8 - Messengers, Gluttony, Security, and Help
V idura likens the Kouravas to the forest and the Pandavas to the tigers that reside in the forest. His injunction to the king is to not cut...
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...
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