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Dharma Artha Kama Moksha: 40 Insights For Happiness

by Devdutt Pattanaik
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Synopsis Artha-shastra is about generating food, i.e. wealth, by creating goods and services; Kama-shastra is about indulging our hungers with this food. Dharma-shastra insists we consider the hunger of others, while Moksha-shastra is about outgrowing our hungers, in order to be detached and generous. Together, these four Hindu shastras provide a framework within which human action, its purposes and consequences, can be defined; together, they validate human existence and give it meaning. In Dharma Artha Kama Moksha, Devdutt Pattanaik uses his unique understanding of mythology to provide an accessible and lucid guide to the Hindu way of thinking, with short essays that are crisp expositions of important concepts.

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About the author Devdutt Pattanaik writes on relevance of mythology in modern times, especially in areas of management, governance and leadership. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he focused on his passion full time. He is author of 41 books and over 1000 columns, with bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra and the 7 Secret Series. He was a speaker at TEDIndia 2009 and spoke on Myths that Mystify, East versus West. His TV shows include Business Sutra on CNBC-TV18 and Devlok on Epic TV. He consults organisations on culture, diversity and leadership and also consults various television channels and filmmakers on storytelling. Books by Devdutt Pattanaik: RAMAYANA VERSUS MAHABHARATA: My Playful Comparison (Hindi), MY GITA, Bharat Mein Devi ,Devi Ke Saat Rahasya, Shikhandi, Bhartiya Pauranik Kathaein, Vishnu Ke Saat Rahasya, Shiv Ke Saat Rahasya, Pashu , Myth = Mithya (Marathi), The Legends of Jaya, Sita and Shyam, Wisdom of the Gods for You and Me, Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik, Faith: 40 Insights into Hinduism, Devlok 3 (Hindi), Indian Mythology, Ramayana Versus Mahabharata, MERI HANUMAN CHALISA, , Shyam, , Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 3 , I Am Divine So Are You, MERI GITA, Culture: 50 Insights from Mythology, Leader, Sita Ke Paanch Nirnay, Shiv Se Shankar Tak, The Talent Sutra: An Indian Approach To Learning, SUCCESS SUTRA AN INDIAN APPROACH TO WEAL, THE LEADERSHIP SUTRA, BUSINESS SUTRA , DEVDUTT PATTANAIK COLLECTORS EDITION(7 SECRETS OF SHIVA/7 SECRETS OF THE GODDESS/7 SECRETS OF VISHNU, 7 SECRETS OF THE GODDESS, SEVEN SECRETS OF THE VISHNU, MY HANUMAN CHALISA, SEVEN SECRETS OF THE VISHNU, SEVEN SECRETS OF SHIVA, 7 SECRETS FROM HINDU CALENDAR ART, Jaya, , Sita, , Fun in Devlok , Myth = Mithya, The Book of Ram, The Pregnant King, Pashu, Shikhandi, Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik, The Girl Who Chose: A New Way of Narrating the Ramayana, Indra Finds Happiness, Shiva Plays Dumb Charades, Saraswati's Secret River, Kama vs Yama, Gauri and the Talking Cow, An Identity Card for Krishna, 99 Thoughts on Ganesha, 99 Thoughts on Ganesha (Marathi), Devi Devtaon Ke Rahasya
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins India
  • Pages: 216
  • Binding: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9789354224447
  • Category: Spirituality
  • Related Category: Visionary {Religious & Spiritual}
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