Vidura Niti

  1. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 33 – Slokas 1 – 123 (4/25/2020) - Vaishampayana uvācha, “Janamejaya! After the departure of Sanjaya, King Dhrutharashtra of great intelligence told the following to the dvārapalaka – “I wish to meet with Vidura. Bring him to me quickly”.   The messenger sent by Dhrutharashtra said the following to Vidura – “Mahāmate! Our Lord – King Dhrutharashtra wishes to meet you.”   After hearing the... Continue Reading →
  2. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 34 – Slokas 1 – 86 (5/22/2020) - Dhrutharashtra uvācha, “Hey Wise One! I am burning with anxiety and still awake at this late hour; please tell me what action/act you think is in my interest that I must do because only you are proficient in the knowledge of dharma and artha among us two.   O magnanimous Vidura! Please think and contemplate with... Continue Reading →
  3. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 35 – Slokas 1 – 77 (6/11/2020) - Dhrutharashtra uvācha, “O Intelligent One! You speak again of matters of dharma and artha. I am not satisfied even now after hearing it. You are speaking about stupendous things with regard to this subject.”   Vidura uvācha, “Hey King! These two namely taking a dip/bath in every teertha and behaving softly towards all animals and beings... Continue Reading →
  4. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 36 – Slokas 1 – 74 (6/29/2020) - Vidura uvācha, “Hey King! People quote the ancient historical example of the conversation between Dattatreya and Sādhyadevathas in this matter; i have also heard about it.   It is a matter of ancient times, Maharshi Dattatreya, the supremely intelligent and observer of superlative vows and pious austerities was wandering about in the form of a... Continue Reading →
  5. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 37 – Slokas 1 – 64 (7/16/2020) - Vidura uvācha, “Rajendra! Vichitraveeryanandan! It has been said that Swayambhu Manu has these seventeen types of men in space – those who use their fists to deliver blows/knockout, those that cannot be made to yield/made to submit, those who attempt to subjugate the Indradhanush (bow of Indra) in the rainy season and those trying to capture... Continue Reading →
  6. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 38 – Slokas 1 – 47 (7/30/2020) - Vidura uvācha, “Hey King! When any esteemed elderly man comes near, then the prana (life-force) of a youthful man moves upwards; when he stands up to receive the elderly man and offers pranaams, then the prana (life-force) returns to its true place.   It is imperative for a resolute man that when a saintly person comes... Continue Reading →
  7. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 39 – Slokas 1 – 85 (8/10/2020) - Dhrutharashtra uvācha, “Vidura! This man is not independent in his acquisition of wealth and prosperity and in his ruin/doom. Like a puppet tied to a string/thread, Brahma has made him subservient to his prarabdha karma; hence, you keep speaking, I am sitting here listening to you patiently/with forbearance.”   Vidura uvācha, “Bharata! If Brihaspati also speaks... Continue Reading →
  8. Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 40 – Slokas 1 – 32 (8/31/2020) - Vidura uvācha, “Hey King! When one who receives veneration/respect from gentlemen engages in measures of artha as per his capability without attachment, then that exemplary man will attain fame quickly; because when a saintly person becomes pleased with one, then he always remains happy.   One who forsakes immense sum of money acquired/earned through adharma even before... Continue Reading →

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