A constitution based on dharma and meant for a dhārmic society, would ideally base itself on the scheme of dharma.
Our society runs on the basis of a complex set of institutions with due checks and balances. Hence it has
the vitality to self-regulate, self-correct and evolve with times.”
Law of land is identified distinctly from universal righteous order by traditional Smṛti whereas modern constitution is confined to nation-state and is strictly a legal document
In the third part of the Raja Dharma Series,the duties of the king and his council of ministers as described in the Bana Bhatta’s saga Kadambari.
Part 2 of the series on Rajadharma talks about Violence and Punishment, and finds that, for righteous reasons, between non-violence and violence, the path that leads to upholding of dharma was superior.
The first part of our series on ‘Rajadharma’ – a treatise on basic philosophy of statecraft aimed at good governance, takes us through Yudhishthira’s desire to abandon all Karma to finally upholding the principles of Rajadharma after the Great War
Indic Today calls for Articles for the “Raja Dharma Series” – to create a collection of articles from various Epics, Puranas and Classical Literature of Sanskrit and other Bharateeya Bhashas on Rajadharma.