Lessons from the Mahabharata

Concept of Dharma in the Mahabharata

One of the most spoken about concepts in the Sanatana religion in about Dharma. There is a popular misconception about Dharma. Some people equate dharma to religion, which is totally incorrect. So, what then is Dharma? It is a concept that is unique and not found in any other culture. It is a word that cannot be easily translated into English.

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Taking care of your parents is the greatest dharma

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The Mahabharata has lessons on virtually every subject. Dharma is the principal concept you will find throughout the epic. While the main story of the epic itself presents different perspectives on Dharma, the minor stories also are an important part of the epic.

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