Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 40 – Slokas 1 – 32

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 he becomes interested in... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 39 – Slokas 1 – 85

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 something contrary/opposed... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 37 – Slokas 1 – 64

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 the rays of... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 35 – Slokas 1 – 77

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 are considered to be equal but... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 33 – Slokas 1 – 123

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 words of... Continue Reading →

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