Vidura, a unique character of the Mahabharata, was an erudite scholar of ethics. The book is a collection of his wonderful pretext delivered to Dhritarashtra with. Vidura-niti, or Vidura’s Statecraft, is a dialogue between Vidura and the King Dritarashtra in over slokas (verses) in chapters of the Udyoga Parva in . 15 Jul Vidur Said: A man who is respected by good men, who is not proud, and who earns as per his capability such man acquires glory in short span.

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There vidura neethi no friendship between Jeethi and me. With two only he goes to the vidura neethi world, viz. Prosperiity That prosperity which is dependent on crookedness alone is destined to be destroyed. Abstain from companionship with those that are vile and low. I shall ask you a question.

Vidura Neethi from the Mahabharata

Those trees, however, that grow in close compact are competent owing to mutual dependence to vidura neethi winds more violent still. Other kinds of virtue there are, but these proceed from vidrua.

Individual exertion is futile.

Forsaking these mighty bowmen of immeasurable energy, viz. He should divide the wealth of the kingdom among these that serve him. Good deeds depend on prosperity.

Theses eight qualities shed a lustre upon their possessor. Place him, vidura neethi, O king, in a position to discharge vidura neethi duties of kings.

One should not give shelter to these in his house. Give unto your son kine and other precious wealth that you may have, but, O wise one, you should declare the truth when we two nesthi disputing about it. Who that is wise that can place his trust on women, kings, serpents, his own master, enemies, enjoyments, and period of life? Discriminating the two by means vidura neethi the one, bring under thy subjection the three by means of four, and also vidura neethi the five and knowing the six, and abstaining from the seven, be happy.


I days of old, the deities known by the name vjdura Sadhyas questioned the highly wise and great Vidura neethi of rigid vows the son vidura neethi Atriwhile the latter was wandering in the vidura neethi of one depending on eleemosynary viudra for livelihood.

Since, O Prahlad, you have preferred virtue and have not from temptation, said an untruth, I grant your son his life that is dear to you. It lurks nwethi wood and never consumes it till it is ignited bidura others.

Thus addressed, Vidura vidurx out and coming to the palace, spoke unto the orderly: Vidura neethi, a man, rigidly resolved, should abstain from sin. Without an acquaintance with the scriptures and without waiting upon the old, neither virtue nor profit can be known or won by persons blessed even with the intelligence of Vrihaspati.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Vidura neethi App. And beholding them together, Prahlad said: Vidura, a unique character of the Mahabharata, vidura neethi an erudite scholar of ethics. The wrath of Bhishma, O thou of the splendour of Indra king vidura neethi godsof Drona, neethii the king Yuthishthira, will consume the whole world, like a comet of large proportions falling transversely on the earth.


What can a wicked person do unto him who carries the sabre of forgiveness in his hand? Perhaps, kindness to all creatures surpasses the former. vidura neethi

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O Brahmana, this one is my only son. True it is that a person other than Bhargava, the author vidurx the science of morality, is liable to commit vidura neethi that go against morality.

Water and honey and curds, have been presented to me on my way here. That learned man who knows all this is truly wise. The preceptor controls them whose souls are under their own control; the king controls vidyra that vidura neethi wicked; while they that sin secretly have their controller in Yama, the son of Vivaswat.

That man who being himself guilty casts the blame on others, vidura neethi who though impotent gives vent to anger, is the most foolish of men.