Bhartrihari

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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Bhartrihari’s Wisdom: Niti Shataka

By U. Mahesh Prabhu Legends have it that Bhartrihari once ruled the city of Ujjain. Although a loving ruler his mind was always engrossed about Love and Romance. He had over 100 beautiful women for his wives. No wonder he spent negligible time in the affairs of the state. His …

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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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