Vedic Management

Vedic roots of absolute power

This article is part of the latest book by U. Mahesh Prabhu – Kautilya: Understanding the Colossal Genius. The book is available on Amazon.com as well as Amazon.in.  उद्योगिनं पुरुषसिंहमुपैति लक्ष्मी:  दैवेन देयमिति कापुरुषा वदन्ति | दैवं निहत्य कुरु पौरुषमात्मशक्त्या यत्ने कृते यदि न सिध्यतिकोत्र दोष: || Fortune (Goddess Lakshmi) favors the …

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Chanakya’s Artha Sutras

Translated by U Mahesh Prabhu Kautilya, also known as Chanakaya and Vishnugupta, is probably the oldest known authority on economics. Arthashastra, the oldest surviving treatise on polity, strategy and statesmanship, has recorded sutras (read: formulae) which, according to its author, holds the key to finding quintessential success in one’s life and all aspects of it. The following is …

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Vedic approach to stress and crisis management

The following column by U Mahesh Prabhu was first published by BW Businessworld. The mind is an important element in any situation. Its functioning has consequences; beneficial or otherwise. According to various Vedic scriptures, it has been established that a healthy mind leads to a healthy body; conversely, an unhealthy mind …

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Modern vis-à-vis Vedic approach to Management

The following article by U. Mahesh Prabhu was published by BW Businessworld magazine Fredrick Winslow Taylor (1856-1925) and Henri Fayol (1841-1925) are two personalities who’ve shaped management as a subject taught in most business schools – ivy league including. While Taylor was a mechanical engineer; Fayol’s engineering qualification was in …

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Why Vedic India was a global economic power?

The following column by U Mahesh Prabhu was first published by BW Businessworld.  In ancient Indian, Vedic philosophies and scriptures  provided valuable knowledge for the betterment of the human race. Yoga, Ayurveda and meditation are just three diverse aspects that have come to be revered by many across the globe. However, …

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