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Fascinated by the Mahābhārata, Dr. S L Bhyrappa wrote the novel Parva in the 1970s, which narrated the human story of the epic, keeping aside the fantastical elements. In Parva, while referring to the character of Krishna, Vidura tells Dhritarashtra, “You’re completely mistaken about Krishna. He is such a person

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अभिमानदम्भादिकं त्याज्यम् । ६४ 64. Abandon pride, hypocrisy, etc. तदर्पिताखिलाचारः सन् कामक्रोधाभिमानादिकं तस्मिन्नेव करणीयम् । ६५ 65. Having offered all activities (to the Supreme) if (still troubled) by lust, anger, pride, etc. then offer them (to the Supreme) as well. [The Bhagavad-Gita says, “Whatever you do, whatever you eat, whatever you offer in yajna

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दुस्सङ्गः सर्वथैव त्याज्यः । ४३ 43. Always avoid bad company. कामक्रोधमोहस्मृतिभ्रंशबुद्धिनाशकारणत्वात् । ४४ 44. It (evil company) is the cause for lust, anger, attachment, decline of learning, and the destruction of the intellect. तरङ्गायिता अपीमे सङ्गात् समुद्रायन्ते । ४५ 45. The ripples (of lust, anger, attachment, etc.) take the form of the ocean because of

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We have long had a fascination for the final answer, the Holy Grail, the Grand Unified Theory, the ultimate solution, and the quintessential element. Douglas Adams mocks this tendency in his masterpiece Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (1979) by assigning a random number – 42 – to represent the answer

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