Vedic Management

Lakshmi: Vedic science of Wealth   

This article is exclusive to Vedic Management Center by U. Mahesh Prabhu  Modern English dictionary defines wealth as “an abundance of valuable possessions or money” or “a plentiful supply of a particularly desirable thing.” Father of Capitalism – Adam Smith – in his book “The Wealth of Nations,” described wealth as …

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Chanakya & Six Principles of Vedic Management 

Chanakya was not a vengeful person, nor a ruthless and blood thirsty conspirator as it is wrongly believed. He wasn’t even “Prime Minister” of the Mauryan empire under Chandragupta Maurya. He was a wise sage who arduously studied, respected and followed the teachings and wisdom of the Vedas all his life. And the Vedas don’t endorse unwise qualities like vengeance. They are shunned beyond doubt.

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Karmic Economics: Economy from perspective of Karma

In Vedic (or ancient) India, kings and their counsellors were first taught Artha Sutras, which, in very simple terms, explained complex connections between people’s pursuit of happiness, good conduct, the meaning and relevance of well-earned wealth, it’s relativity to governance, and the best suitors to hold key positions in government, and the like. In simple terms, these Sutras, or axioms, explained the connection between economics, politics, and diplomacy. That was also because, unless an individual understands those three subjects, it’s virtually impossible to understand a leader’s role, let alone deliver on it effectively.

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Jealousy – the greatest slayer of wisdom and wealth

Jealousy is detrimental. It’s a travesty that our education systems preaches it to be almost otherwise. Since our education system is based on the logic of comparing achievement of one with another it in significant way harnesses it at every step of the way. When we see that someone is doing better than us – we first begin by being jealous of them and we do things to prove them otherwise. We cheat, use deceit and retort to almost anything without letting wisdom prevail. Jealousy may make us to do ultimate damage to our adversaries - once; but every moment we carry this jealousy in our mind – we are a living hell.

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Rajaneeti, Artha Shastra & Artha Sutras

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Everyone has their idealistic view on politics. When news breaks on any platform, trolls go ballistic across all social media – it appears as if everyone is a judge, jury, and executioner. They assume truths based on news reports or “leaks” made …

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SEM Interviews Dr David Frawley

The following interview was originally published by SWISS ENTREPRENEURS MAGAZINE Dr David Frawley a.k.a. Vamadeva Shastri is a world-renowned author, thinker, speaker as well as visionary in the field of Yoga & Ayurveda. Born in USA he spent a great many years of his life travelling across the length and …

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Vyasa’s Wise Trio: Bhishma, Vidura and Krishna

The path of religion is paved by negating logic and reason; the path of Dharma is with logic, reason as well as wisdom. Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U Mahesh Prabhu “With respect to Dharma, Artha and Kama, what is here may be elsewhere; but that which isn’t here …

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10 Qualities and Characteristics of The Wise

Exclusive to Vedic Management Center by U. Mahesh Prabhu So, how do we know if someone is wise or otherwise? It’s a simple question with a complex answer. Wisdom is not ingrained ability – people are seldom born wise. For wisdom to dwell in an individual, (s)he must nurture specific …

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Vedic Management in the Planetary Age

Exclusive to Vedic Management Center by Dr David Frawley (Vamadeva Shastri)  We would all be much happier in life if we could discover a simple system of management in order to bring harmony to our complicated lives, extending to our ever growing and quickly changing inner and outer, individual and …

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Understanding the Start-up Funding Dynamics

The following column by U. Mahesh Prabhu was first published by Business Goa. There was once a widely shared belief among business fraternity: “You are worth nothing until you’re profitable”. Today this mantra doesn’t hold any water. For good, or for bad, media today is abuzz with stories of startups …

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