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The Resource The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, Gurcharan Das

The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, Gurcharan Das

Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma
Title
The difficulty of being good
Title remainder
on the subtle art of dharma
Statement of responsibility
Gurcharan Das
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Das, Gurcharan
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dharma
Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, Gurcharan Das
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New Delhi : Allen Lane ; New York : Penguin Group (USA), 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : I take an academic holiday -- Duryodhana's envy : "what man of mettle will stand to see his rivals prosper and himself decline" -- Draupadi's courage : "whom did you lose first, yourself or me?" -- Yudhisthira's duty : "I act because I must" -- Arjuna's despair : "there are no victors in war" -- Bhishma's selflessness : "be intent on the act, not its fruits" -- Karna's status anxiety : "how could a doe give birth to a tiger?" -- Krishna's guile : "that is the way it is!" -- Aswatthama's revenge : "now I feel the whirligig of time" -- Yudhisthira's remorse : "this victory feels more like defeat to me" -- Mahabharata's dharma : "great king, you weep with all creatures" -- Conclusion : the difficulty of being good
Control code
ocn557405181
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lii, 434 p.
Isbn
9780199754410
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009508
System control number
(OCoLC)557405181
Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, Gurcharan Das
Publication
Note
Originally published: New Delhi : Allen Lane ; New York : Penguin Group (USA), 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prelude : I take an academic holiday -- Duryodhana's envy : "what man of mettle will stand to see his rivals prosper and himself decline" -- Draupadi's courage : "whom did you lose first, yourself or me?" -- Yudhisthira's duty : "I act because I must" -- Arjuna's despair : "there are no victors in war" -- Bhishma's selflessness : "be intent on the act, not its fruits" -- Karna's status anxiety : "how could a doe give birth to a tiger?" -- Krishna's guile : "that is the way it is!" -- Aswatthama's revenge : "now I feel the whirligig of time" -- Yudhisthira's remorse : "this victory feels more like defeat to me" -- Mahabharata's dharma : "great king, you weep with all creatures" -- Conclusion : the difficulty of being good
Control code
ocn557405181
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lii, 434 p.
Isbn
9780199754410
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010009508
System control number
(OCoLC)557405181

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