A masterclass in statecraft, an ultimate Indian treatise for economics, good governance & art of persuasion Artha Sutra covers it all – a treasure trove of knowledge for those who seek to master game of life.
Sri Krishna states that fate or destiny of individuals is determined as per his/her own Karma in the past and since we aren’t sure of our deeds in past lives – it’s best to perform Nishkaama Karma without attachments.
This Indriya Vijayi is well equipped to ensure competent governance (Rajyam). Through well served Rajyam, economic welfare is achieved (Artha). Through Artha – Dharma is followed by all. And, thereby, through Dharma universal welfare is achieved (Sukham). This is the core foundation of Rajaneeti – Vedic approach to Politics.
Bhartrihari took Sannyasa and proceeded to practice austerity and Self-enquiry into the true nature of Atman. It is during this period, he wrote his famous maxims on wisdom and dispassion, Vairagya Shataka.