The trends of philosophical thought in the Mahabharata
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Published by Bharatiya Kala Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English


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StatementSunanda Sharad Joshi
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 337 p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25088407M
LC Control Number2011353249

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  Sharing something profound about how Mahabharata can be interpreted as a philosophy of life. A good interpretation of Mahabharata.. It was said in the texts th at eighty percent of the fighting male population of the civilization was wiped out in the eighteen days of the war. Being one of the greatest Hindu epics, each character in the Mahabharata has something to teach us. Lord Krishna, the avatar of Lord Vishnu, used every unfair trick in the book to win the war. His lies and tricks did win the war in favor of the Pandavas, but they lost too much in the bargain. The philosophical portions in the Mahabharata apart from the Bhagavad-Gita and the Anu-Gita are the Sanatsujatiya and moksha-dharma. The ancient system of political administration under the directing principle of dharma finds elaborate elucidation in the Raja dharma section of the Santi Parva in the Mahabharata. It is said that in the Mahabharata one can find every kind of man and every kind of situation, and it is not far from the truth. What is more amazing is that in such an atemporal epic, not only you can find thoughts and philosophy that are very relevant to our days, but also a Reviews:

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