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 katha associated with Aja Ekadasi is about how observing Ekadasi helped King Harishchandra escape his troubles – and he certainly had his share of troubles
Deepak MR reviews The Rise of Dharma, a retelling of the Mahabharata from Yudhishtira’s perspective.
the story of Mahabharata took some important twists because of the vows taken by prominent characters either by impulse or by intention.
Vidura Niti – Dhritarashtra asks Vidura to share more words of wisdom since he was not satisfied with his advice, full of ‘dharma and artha.’
Sage Markandeya is an important person in the Vana Parva of Mahabharata. Every era needs a Markandeya – that quiet, calm sage full of Devotion, Tapas and Brahmacharya to enable to us see our Deluge and the Supreme in the midst of that Great Deluge.
Context is key to rightly understand characters and events from Mahabharata. Therefore, reading the Mahabharata in its entirety is a invaluable. The article perfectly elucidates this point with the example of Yudhishthira.