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.
ಭೀಮನಿಂದಲೇ ಏಕೆ ಜರಾಸಂಧನ ವಧೆ? ನಮ್ಮ ಸಾಧನೆಯ ಅರಮನೆಗೆ ಮಹಾಪರಿಶ್ರಮವೇ ಬುನಾದಿ. ಬನ್ನಿ ಮಹಾಭಾರತದ ನೀತಿಯನ್ನು ಜೀವನದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಳವಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳೋಣ!
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.
There is an amazing stream of consistency in various works of Sanatana dharma when it comes to recognition of brahmacharya as an important ashrama.
This article attempts to identify these Avataras, Amshas, and Aveshas in the Mahabharata.
Introduction In an earlier series of articles we had looked at the concept of samskaras in Sanatana Dharma, their significance and enumerated them. We had also looked at the Upanayana…
Having set the theoretical background, the article explains the intricacies of interpreting Sanskrit compositions with multiple examples from canonical and literary texts.
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.
In an earlier article, we had seen how our ancestors pursued every activity of life within a Dharmic framework, and how each activity was marked with a ‘samskara’. Every phase…