The Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma (Paperback)

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Gurcharan Das

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Why be good? What exactly is Dharma? How does one practise it, and to what effect? Gurcharan Dass superb exposition of the dilemmas and ambiguities inherent in the Mahabharata shows us how we can come to terms with the uncertain ethics of the world today, a world that is uncannily similar to that of the great epic.

About the Author :

Gurcharan Das is the author of the international bestseller India Unbound and a columnist for six Indian newspapers, including the Times of India. He also writes occasionally for Newsweek, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Foreign Affairs. Gurcharan Das graduated from Harvard University where he studied philosophy with John Rawls and Sanskrit under Daniel Ingalls. He was CEO of Procter & Gamble India before he took early retirement to become a full-time writer. He lives in Delhi.

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Title: The Difficulty of Being Good: On the Subtle Art of Dharma
Publisher: Penguin
Author: Gurcharan Das
Edition: Paperback
ISBN:

0143418971

EAN:

9780143418979

No. of Pages: 488
Deliverable Countries: This product ships to India, Sri Lanka.

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By Mansij Swarnkar, 2011-10-17 16:25:45.0

Impressive reading connecting ancient mythology with modern day-to-day practices. An ideal contribution to make you understand that our vintage thoughts are still applicable in the modern word, and should be followed religiously.

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By rijesh, 2011-05-21 15:25:49.0

its really helpful in knowing more about Mahabharata.... this is in a very simple language....i have just started it

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