Return to the Ideal City

Bibek Debroy

There was no room for falsities in the welfare state of Rama as depicted in the epic

The Ideal King

How the Pandavas passed the Dharmic test

Revisiting the Pandavas

The Mahabharata gives a dharmic reinterpretation of misfortune

The Illusion of Duality

True knowledge is realising the oneness of everything

The Survival of the Learned

Does a calamity allow you to deviate from dharma?

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


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