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Mahabharata

Author: SMITH JOHN D
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 912
Pub Date: 28/05/2009
Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780140446814
Availability: Out of Stock
Quick overview Presents one of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. This book offers a discussion of human goals (artha or purpose, kama or pleasure, dharma or duty, and moksha or liberation). It explains the relationship of the individual to society and the world (the nature of the 'Self') and the workings of karma.
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"The Mahabharata" is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It is of immense importance to the culture of the Indian subcontinent, and is a major text of Hinduism. Its discussion of human goals (artha or purpose, kama or pleasure, dharma or duty, and moksha or liberation) takes place in a long-standing tradition, attempting to explain the relationship of the individual to society and the world (the nature of the 'Self') and the workings of karma.

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