kASi. Shankara (the devanagri is written as SaMkara)
is teaching the commentary on the SArIraka sUtra (1) on the banks of the ganGA. The lesson for the day was coming to an end; disciples are tired. 1,060 more words
The very first chapter of Arthashatra is named विनयाधिकारिक (VinayAdhikArik) – “Concerning Education”. Right in the beginning, Chanakya makes it clear that the objective of this compendium called Arthashastra is to groom the Prince to righteously rule and protect his kingdom. 463 more words
Having the teachings of the Dharma available gives human beings a precious opportunity, one we cannot afford to lose.
At present, we may not be ready to take full advantage of this opportunity, for the words that could accurately bring the Dharma into Western languages do not yet seem to be available.76 more words