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Gita: Duryodhana’s worry

Update: Do check Hari’s comments to this post. They correct the misinterpretations of quite a few things mentioned in this post. Having finished reading Sri Shankaracharya’s Bhagavad Gita Bhasya, I am motivated to learn the Bhagavad Gita by heart. I … Continue reading

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Dharma Monologues: Structure of the Systems

A couple of months ago, I had posted an entry titled Dharmayuddha@Kurukshetra.in where I wrote about the rules of engagement in the Mahabharata war. In the penultimate paragraph, I mentioned the following: One might want to question the validity of … Continue reading

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Me, Religious?

“Gotee, what’s wrong with you man?”, a friend asked. “Why, what happened?”, I asked back, wondering which of my idiosyncrasies was she referring to. “You’re reading the Bhagavad Gita it seems! You’re going to temple daily. Knowing you, and the … Continue reading

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The war at Kurkshetra in the Mahabharata has been termed as Dharmayuddha, which means the battle fought in order to uphold the principles of Dharma. Before the combat, both the sides agreed to the terms and conditions regarding the rules … Continue reading

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