A karta demands complete obedience from his karyakarta, his followers. He is dismissive of those who challenge his authority or think differently. By: Devdutt Pattanaik The word karta is a legal term referring to the head of a Hindu Joint Family. The word ... Economic Times, 3 weeks ago
1. #20bizsutra Mythology is a tool that enables us to appreciate how people and cultures think; myth = subjective truth in traditional stories 2. Business is not just about targets,tasks and rules; it is mainly about people 1. #20bizsutra ...Speaking Tree, 1 week ago
By Devdutt Pattanaik In Hinduism, everything and everyone is a devata, or a deity. That is why it is not difficult to offer prayers to a rock, a cow, a tree, a person. There are temples to heroes and martyrs, but there are also temples dedicated to ...Economic Times, 1 week ago
In the Veda, there is no mention of bhagavan. The idea of God is explored in various ways, but there is no definitive idea like bhagavan, which we find in the Puranas. The Vedas are 4,000 years old and the Puranas, 2,000 years old. The Vedas were ...Mid Day, 2 weeks ago
By Devdutta Pattanaik The word dharma has often been translated as ethics, morality, righteousness and goodness. These English words are rooted in the notion of objectivity. They are rigid and fixed, a tendency typical of Western approaches to ...Economic Times, 2 months ago
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