The Mahabharata is indeed the most complex tale of Dharma and Adharma. It is also true that most of the characters display myriad shades of behavior and conduct, throwing a challenge to the curious readers about their real nature.
ನಮ್ಮ ಮಾತಿನಿಂದ ಸಜ್ಜನರಿಗೆ ಹಿತವೆನಿಸಬೇಕು. ಒಳ್ಳೆಯವರ ಮನ ನೋಯಬಾರದು. ಅಂತಹ ಮಾತೇ ಸತ್ಯ. ನಮ್ಮ ನಡವಳಿಕೆಯಿಂದ ಸಜ್ಜನರಿಗೆ ಉಪಕಾರವಾಗಬೇಕು. ನಮ್ಮ ಕೆಲಸದಿಂದ ಅಮಾಯಕರಿಗೆ ತೊಂದರೆ ಆಗಬಾರದು. ಆಂತಹ ನಡವಳಿಕೆಯೇ ಧರ್ಮ. ಇದೇ ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ಈ ಪ್ರಸಂಗದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ಅರ್ಜುನನನಿಗೆ ಮನವರಿಕೆ ಮಾಡಿಕೊಟ್ಟದ್ದು.
Great men like Sri Bannanje come not very often. Acknowledging merely the body of knowledge that Sri Bannanje Govindacharya has left behind would not be the best way of retaining the wealth he has given us.
Sanskrit is a literary language as well as the language of shastras. Sanskrit literature is in harmony with shastras and knowledge of shastras is sometimes necessary to interpret literary Sanskrit. This article aims to assist in comprehending the intricacies of Sanskrit.
प्रतिष्ठायां सुराणां तु देवतार्चानुकीर्तनं | देवयज्ञोत्सवं चापि बन्धनाद्येन मुच्यते || One must know the true nature and power of divine murthys while consecrating them; By worshipping such images through utsavas…
Hariprasad N is based out of Bangalore, and works in the Software Industry, mainly on Cloud Computing and Operating Systems. An alumni of SJCE, Mysore and IIM Bengaluru, Hari has special interests in the areas of Spirituality, Politics and Law. He blogs regularly on topics related to need for uniformity of law in India. Hari tweets as @pranasutra on Twitter.