The One Single Reason Behind Kurukshetra War


The great Mahabharata war was an watershed moment in Indian ancient history. Marked by death of countless people, the war left no winner. Pandavas got back their kingdom but they could never recover from all that was lost during the war, primarily people they loved, grew with. One can draw…

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The Path of Dharma Is Not Easy! Lessons from life of Karna


Karna, as many of you will know, was the eldest son of Kunti, elder to Yudisthira and a great warrior of Mahabharata. He was a man of principles and his life illustrates why path of principle is not an easy one to follow. A few key details on his life:…

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The Bhima Syndrome: A Lesson For Leadership


In one of my earlier blog, I wrote about how Angad effectively showed his brilliant thinking and won the mental game over the all powerful Ravana. I called it Angad effect. Now I will speak more about an incident in Mahabharata where Bhima nearly killed himself and the entire Pandava…

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The Angad Effect! Winning The Mental Game


To the uninitiated, here is a little nudge from ancient history of Ramayana. Just to bring you up to speed, Angad was the son of Bali (the Monkey king before he met his nemesis in Ram). After the death of his father, he joined Ram’s army along with Sugriv, his…

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