Vedic Management

Diogenes & Dandami: A cynical philosopher vis-à-vis a wise sage

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Diogenes of Sinope, whose school of thought is popularly known as Cynicism, is considered as one of the “greatest minds to have ever lived” by a great many western intellectuals.  His philosophy was in favour of a simple, moderate lifestyle and …

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Vinayam: The hallmark of Vedic knowledge & wisdom 

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Humility today has almost become synonymous with ignorance. Ego, on the other hand, has come to be a sign of power, influence, and knowledge. By earning university certificates, titles, position and wealth, people consider having an ego as a deserving right. …

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Vedic origins of Rationalism

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Does Vedic literature, starting from the Vedas, Aranyakas, Upanishads, Ramayana, Mahabharata, up until Arthashastra, qualify as “religious” scriptures? Do they, in any way, promote misguided ideas like blind beliefs? Are they bereft of rationalism? Do they discredit rationalism? Or are they …

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The Legend of Rajgurus

This article is part of the latest book by U. Mahesh Prabhu – Kautilya: Understanding the Colossal Genius. The book is available on Amazon.com.  When Alexander ‘The Great’ was in Aryavartha (as India was known), he had just defeated Puru (corrupted as Porous), the ruler of a small kingdom on …

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Moles and Mentors: Utility of the saffron-clad in Vedic India 

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U Mahesh Prabhu The Arthashastra was written by a person often clad in a saffron robe – Chanakya a.k.a. Kautilya. He didn’t take a direct role in administration and appointed people to get the things done. It is likely that he was the first ‘kingmaker’ …

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Understanding Misconceptions about The Yugas.

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Vedic calendars called as Panchanga which are followed even today by religiously sagacious Hindus can predict with precision the rise of the sun, the moon, arrival of seasons, comets and even solar and lunar eclipses. These Panchanga divide time in Kshana …

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Atman: The Ultimate Power Within  

By U. Mahesh Prabhu Vedic teachings emphasize understanding and realizing the Atman also called Purusha.  While “Soul” could also be a translation of this word, as it is “the spiritual or immaterial part of a human being or animal, regarded as immortal”, a much better word to understand Atman is “Consciousness”. …

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Calming a Disturbed Mind

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Mind is key to everything you do. Your success or failure is often direct reflection of your state of mind. Mind that is focused has a boundless potential whereas a mind that’s disturbed cripples all possibilities. Calming a disturbed mind is, …

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Effective Decisions: The Vedic Management Way

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu How do we know that a decision we take would yield us the best results? What constitutes a good decision? How do we know a decision to be bad before we take it? Questions like these often baffle people from all …

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The True Meaning of Sannyasa

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Was Prince Siddhartha justified in leaving his wife and children to become Lord Buddha? Was it right for Adi Shankaracharya, as a young boy, to leave his widowed mother to become a renunciate? Narendranath’s family was in abject poverty when he …

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