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About 11 results for "yudhishthira"

A challenging perception of the epic

Emily Hudson puts forward a challenging new view of the Mahabharata (MBH), not as a great paean to Dharma, but as a carefully crafted investigation questioning the very efficacy of Dharma in resolving the existential problem of human suffering. The Statesman, 2 days ago

Did You Know The True Story Behind Gurugram?

Gurgaanva, or Gurgaon, the city with more than 250 Fortune 500 companies, and probably north India's economic centre, is set to be renamed to Gurugram. Although the state government has only sent a proposal to the Centre thus far, and it will ...
 Indiatimes2 weeks ago

The Challenge of Understanding Sheldon Pollock

PART 1: How to make sense of Sheldon Pollock A generic purva-paksha of a diverse group is not sufficient Imagine there's a person who assumes that his knowledge of purva-paksha of one specific school of Vedanta is enough to critique all of ...
 Speaking Tree4 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal

The Bhishma Way

discusses values, dharma, truth, justice and governance in business and government. This book, The Bhishma Way: Ancient Dharma For Modern Business and Politics, authored by N Balasubramanian embodying a unique blend of holding senior positions in ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago

Learning a thing or two

Man's quest for water is as old as the beginning of human settlement, which commenced more than 6,000 years ago. The perennial struggle with water is mainly two-fold — one relates to control of flood and the other, ensure safe water supply for ...
 The Statesman1 month ago

Of past, present and future

A woman playing Dushasan, tramps trying to escape to a new planet and the dark world of female prisoners three gripping narratives from three different timelines kept the audience riveted at META. Over the years, a large body of experimental ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Huffington Post

No, Hinduism Is Not Behind India's 'Rape Crisis'

Pakistani journalist Shaan Khan's piece "What's Really Behind India's Rape Crisis," published this Friday on The Daily Beast, looks at China and India -- two countries with similarly skewed sex ratios -- and asks why India in the last few years has ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Mumbai Mirror

The epic stage of war

By Shanta Gokhale On Thursday at the NCPA, I watched one of the last shows of Battlefield, Peter Brook's return to the Mahabharata. Thirty years ago when he and his team, Marie-Helene Estienne and Jean-Claude Carriere carved a nine-hour play out of ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago Kurukshetra minimised  The Hindu1 month ago

Why the recent narratives on Shudras and Asuras are totally meant to misguide

Was Mahishasur actually a benevolent king who was slaughtered by a "temptress" Durga sent by the Aryans simply because he was dark and an aboriginal, a Shudra? This is the "alternative" view propagated by "progressive" leftist intellectuals, ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
The Hindu

Shatranj, a game in theory

In Moscow next week, Viswanathan Anand will be taking on seven of the world's greatest grandmasters in the Candidates tournament. The winner goes on to clash with Magnus Carlsen for the world championship. I should be working. I should be ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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