Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 35 – Slokas 61 – 65

Vidura uvācha, "Hence, a man observing a praiseworthy vow of moral conduct should not commit sin because sin committed frequently will destroy the intelligence.   A man's whose intelligence is destroyed will commit sin all the time. Similarly auspicious acts committed frequently will increase the intelligence.   A man's whose intelligence keeps increasing/expanding will always... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 35 – Slokas 56 – 60

Vidura uvācha, "The following eight have been mentioned to be the paths of dharma - yagna, adhyayana (study/learning), dāna (charity), tapah (austerities), satya (truth), kṣamā (forgiveness), dayā (compassion) and nirlobhata (free from greed or illusion).   Any conceited man can follow the first four of the eight mentioned to serve his own conceit and pride, but the last four cannot remain in one... Continue Reading →

Vidura Nīti – Conversation between Dhrutharashtra and Vidura – Chapter 35 – Slokas 51 – 55

Vidura uvācha, "Wealth and prosperity is created by engaging in auspicious karmas, it increases through boldness and resoluteness, roots are firmly established through acumen and ingenuity and it is protected through temperance and self-restraint.   These eight attributes/qualities increase the glory of a man namely intelligence, nobility, control of the senses, knowledge of the scriptures,... Continue Reading →

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