The Householder Dharma

Mortals can serve the gods by pursuing kama and artha

The Misery of a King

How Alarka learnt the difference between attachment and duty

The Education of a Prince

A king must delight his subjects but not violate his own dharma

The Dilemmas of Harishchandra

Caught between dharmic duty and heavenly call

Being Doubtful in a Secular World

The history of Indian disbelief adds a wrinkle to the story of modernity

Rama: A Reasonable Man

The Rama story is about being true to a pledge regardless of consequences

Our Land and Our Self

Bibek Debroy’s translation of the Markandeya Purana is a window to the future

The Taming of the Earth

The utilitarian aspect of Dharma

Bound to Dharma

The golden rule of Indian ethics


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