Mahatma Vidur – a Dharmaraj, was respected by Lord Krishna for his devotion to people’s welfare and proficiency in every sphere of knowledge. He is the paragon of truth, dutifulness, impartial judgement, steadfast dharma and embodiment of inner consciousness of the Mahabharata.
Chanakya – an Indian teacher, philosopher, and royal advisor, taught at the ancient Takshashila University and subsequently managed the first Maurya emperor Chandragupta’s rise to power at a young age.
The policies/wisdom of Mahatma Vidur and Chanakya are relevant even today. This work in simple English rhyme is easy to comprehend.
‘Sleeplessness overtakes a thief, the lustful, who loses all his wealth surely,
Who fails to achieve success, is weak and is attacked by the strong clearly.
 - 33 (Mahatma Vidur)
A true friend does not forsake in time of your calamity,
In your misfortune, famine, or war, or at death clearly.
 1.12 (Chanakya)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The unique work of Munindra (Munnan) Misra in English rhyme on Hinduism and Hindu culture, provides the global English reader, an understanding of the Sanatan Dharma (Hindu culture). His works peep into the heart and expression of this fascinating belief system and makes it easy to comprehend and appreciate. It is a must-read for anyone interested in the Sanatan Dharma or Hindu culture, to the English speaking Hindu population and anyone studying religion and culture.
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