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Bibek Debroy

Bibek Debroy has translated the Mahabharata and the Valmiki Ramayana into English. He is the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister

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
Is Procrastination Such a Bad Idea?
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Is Procrastination Such a Bad Idea?

The aesthetics of slowness

13 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 two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

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 Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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