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The place of Kāma among other Puruṣārthas: A Sanskrit Poetics perspective
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The place of Kāma among other Puruṣārthas: A Sanskrit Poetics perspective

Shankar Rajaraman- November 22, 2018

The goals of artha and kāma can be truly described as puruṣārtha only when they fall within the ambit of dharma. This is so, because, ... Read More

Varṇa vyavastha as a conceptual social order that facilitates self-actualization
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Varṇa vyavastha as a conceptual social order that facilitates self-actualization

Nithin Sridhar- May 14, 2018

Instead of seeking to destroy diversity, dharma traditions have presented a vision of varṇa vyavastha wherein diversity was not only recognized as a fundamental reality ... Read More

Samanya Dharma and Spirituality
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Samanya Dharma and Spirituality

Nithin Sridhar- February 23, 2018

The role of sAmAnya dharma in any spiritual path is foundational in nature. It acts as a basic requisite that imparts required qualities to a ... Read More