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    being; God that he must act out his duty to restore the world balance. Arjuna rejects and says how can he slaughter his blood and family. Krishna said that it is his duty to rid the world of evil and to fight. Also says these people are already dead since he wished it and told Arjuna to be his vessel and carryout the command. Than it is a back and forth discussion between Arjuna and Krishna until Krishna reveals his true form to Arjuna by giving him a “divine eye” (Bhagavad…

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    Arjuna was in the middle of a battle when he came to the realization that the people he would potentially kill are members of his family. This thought made his heart heavy with grief and he no longer wanted to continue the battle. Krishna, the divine god, explains to Arjuna that it’s only the physical body that actually dies, the soul lives on. “Death is certain for the born; for the dead…

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    Confucius Propriety

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    fulfilment a person must do the occupation that the caste system gives them. Remaining active in your caste duty will cause a person to achieve spiritual fulfillment. 4. This ties in with the reasons Krishna gives urging Arjuna to perform his duty as a warrior. Explain This ties in with Arjuna since he has to follow his caste system to achieve spiritual fulfillment. He must fulfill his caste function. In order to do this he has to kill his fellow kinsmen. Document 5.3 Plato: Apology …

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    Mahabharata Criticism

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    India’s greatest epic, there are few uninspired by the Mahabharata. But, the Mahabharata is also a narrative which has its own share of criticisms. A very noticeable aspect is the double standard held by many formidable characters such as Bhīma, Drona, Arjuna, and many others. While there is no doubt that the good they performed certainly outweighs the evil it is important that they not be portrayed as infallible- for legends as they are, they are also human. Surely, no person is entirely good…

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    Hinduism In America Essay

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    The Bhagavad Gita is the dialogues between prince Arjuna and lord Krishna (charioteer of Arjuna). In this dialogue, Arjuna is the warrior and he is in a battle with against his brothers. It involves the two branches of the royal family which would associate killing many of his relatives and friends. Due to that reason, he wants to withdraw from the battel but Krishna teaches Arjuna that, he must do his duty in consonance with his class and explains that death does…

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    In Aristotle’s Nichomachean Ethics, he searched for the answers to questions about life such as: “How should we live?” and “What would be a good human life?” He postulated the highest good in life to be happiness, otherwise known as Eudaimonia. Eudaimonia can be defined as a rational activity coalescing with arête (a virtue of character). Aristotle concluded that a good human life must be worked at, and would consist of someone achieving Eudaimonia coupled with the practice of temperance and…

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    The Bhagavad-Gita and The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno provide a broad perspective of human nature as a whole due to the origins of these works being from Eastern and Western civilizations which together encapsulates the ideals of the greater part of the human race. While they have some differing morals and beliefs of the spiritual world, both writings’ conception of suffering seems to have a similar ideological base. The texts understand suffering as a cyclical, repetitive and sometimes…

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    When Enkidu’s and Karna’s forthcoming death drew near, they felt and accepted it because they understood the implications of their lives. Karna understood his aspiration to be a strong warrior was the reason why he was cursed in the first place. If he had not sought to advance his archery skills, he would not have obtained the two curses that would eventually kill him. Additionally, his desire for greatness earned him kingship, which changed not only his social status, but also diminished his…

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    pregnancy and gastritis (heartburn).  Garlic or Lashuna is excellent for preventing as well as curing heart disease. One capsule, thrice a day is effective in reducing high blood cholesterol and triglycerides.  For angina pectoris, Arjuna is the drug of choice. Arjuna-arishta is a standard Ayurvedic remedy for strengthening the heart. Six teaspoonfuls of the preparation mixed with equal water, twice a day, should be given for six months.  Sarpa-gandha is the drug of choice in the treatment…

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    war appear to be unethical on the part of Pandavas, like a.) using Shikhandi as a shield by Arjuna to kill Bhishma, b.) killing of Guru Drona by falsehood deployed by Yudhisthira in telling Guru Drona that his son Ashwatthama has been slain, thereby filling his heart with sorrow and forcing him to drop his weapons, whereas actually an elephant sharing similar title was slain, c.) killing of Karna by Arjuna when he was unarmed and trying to free his chariot wheel from the mud in which it was…

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