Vedic Management

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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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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Political Power & Vedic Wisdom

This article by U. Mahesh Prabhu is a part of The Kautilya Project of Vedic Management Centre Kings from the early Rig Vedic period had mentors whom they held in highest regard. They were called Rajaguru. Rajaguru essentially translates to Guru of the King. King Bharat, after whom India is also …

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Why “Timeless Tales of a Wise Sage” ?

Author of “Timeless Tales of a Wise Sage”, U. Mahesh Prabhu, explains why he chose to retranslate Panchatantra – a Sanskrit classic believed to be at least 3,000 year old – yet again. Storytelling is one of the oldest art forms known to mankind. It has stimulated imaginations and even …

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Artificial Intelligence: When can it truly be made possible?

We’ve created machines that help us perform our tasks better and faster. These machines, like mobile phones, are being called “smart”. But smartness stems from intelligence – the myth that “brain is intelligence” has already been busted. We don’t understand the brain either, leave alone intelligence. Given this, how can …

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Contours of Management Education

The following article by U. Mahesh Prabhu @indiamahesh was first published by  BW Businessworld Magazine.  Some time back I had the pleasure of being an external examiner for an interesting test-assignment at a local business school. The students were given the interesting task of identifying a local business of any financial …

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Effective Decision Making: Why understanding Mana and Aatmana is crucial

Decision making is a crucial element at individual as well as institutional level. What we are today is owing to our decisions of the past and what we are to be tomorrow will be determined by the decisions we take today. Our decisions are based on situation(s) and suggestion(s) – …

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Charvak: The Vedic Atheist

Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu “Hindu” is mainly a modern word, gaining prominence over the past several centuries. It relates to Sindhu meaning river. We first find it in the Zend Avesta of the Persians, who called India Hapta Hindu related to the Vedic terms Sapta …

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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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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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