Mahabharat

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Friendship in Bharatiya culture

We may not particularly care for the promotion of consumer culture around newly created festivals like Friendship Day. We need not go out of our way to buy things or…


Mahabharata Exploration

Inner transformation through the Mahabharata

As a  seven-year-old, I sat under the mango tree in our home with my grandfather, as he helped me read aloud from C. Rajagopalachari’s retelling of the Ramayana and Mahabharata….


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Dharma Yuddha & the Leftist conundrum

Is the Hindu religion violent? Why is that Hindu gods & goddesses have to fight with demons and slay them? Hindu gods/goddesses have weapons in their hands which keeps their…


Bhagavad Gita

How to introduce the Bhagavad Gita to children

Well-meaning parents and grandparents often give children a copy of the Bhagavad Gita. It could be either a pocket-sized version of the original, which becomes little more than a talisman,…


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Yoga: The Endeavour of Bhimasena

This post is that last post in continuation of the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri…


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Bhima Sthairya: Steadfastness in Bhagavata Dharma

We continue the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya as follows भक्तिर्ज्ञानं…


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Bhima Vairagya: The Death of Ghatotkacha

This is continuation of the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata Tatparya…


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Bhima Gita: The Jnana of Vrikodara

This is continuation of the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata Tatparya…


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Bhimasena, The Parama Bhakta

We continue the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata Tatparya Nirnaya…


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Bhima Prajna: The Slaying of Jatasura

This post is a part of the series of posts highlighting the ten guNas that Bhimasena displays in the Mahabharata. The ten gunas have been explained by Sri Madhwacharya in his Mahabharata…