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Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy is chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council

The End of Desire
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The End of Desire

Indifference to both the good and the bad leads to liberation

31 July 2020
The Ideal King
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The Ideal King

How the Pandavas passed the Dharmic test

17 July 2020
Revisiting the Pandavas
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Revisiting the Pandavas

The Mahabharata gives a dharmic reinterpretation of misfortune

03 July 2020
The Illusion of Duality
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The Illusion of Duality

True knowledge is realising the oneness of everything

19 June 2020
The Root of Misery
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The Root of Misery

Behind the vicious circle of suffering is the desire for possession

05 June 2020
I Am Not That
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I Am Not That

The self is distinct from anything of this world

22 May 2020
The Snare of Samsara
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The Snare of Samsara

The smallest of worldly cares keeps one trapped in the cycle of birth and death

08 May 2020
The Survival of the Learned
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The Survival of the Learned

Does a calamity allow you to deviate from dharma?

24 April 2020
Only Fear Binds Unequal Allies
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Only Fear Binds Unequal Allies

The reasons of self-interest

10 April 2020
The Useful Foe
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The Useful Foe

A learned enemy is superior to an ignorant friend

27 March 2020

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of nine books, including the award-winning Water, Peace, and War : Confronting the Global Water Crisis

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is National General Secretary of the BJP and Director of India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

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