Bhabha was born into a wealthy and prominent Parsi family, through which he was related to Dinshaw Maneckji Peti..
Scriptures are not weapons to establish one's superiority - Ashtavakra
Purpose of Knowledge
Knowledge is power. Hence knowledge is meant for the benefit of the totality. If knowledge becomes a means to fatten one’s ego, and if knowledge is used as a sword of destruction, the very purpose of knowledge is lost. Beware for such wrongly wielded knowledge that destroys the very wielder.
हिंदी में पढ़ें : शास्त्र को शस्त्र अथवा हथियार ना बनाओ - अष्टावक्र
The purpose of knowledge is presented through the story of young Ashtavakra, and Bandi - the scholar in King Janaka's court. On repeated asking, when Ashtavakra hears from his mother Sujata that his father - Rishi Kaahod was once defeated by Bandi in Janaka's court, and had to give up his life to fulfil the condition laid down by Bandi, Ashtavakra resolves to educate Bandi and other scholars in Janaka's court on the purpose of knowledge.
When Bandi is defeated and when he rises to end his life, Ashtavakra forgives him, and declares that the scriptures are not weapons to establish one's superiority, but are to be used for welfare of humanity.
Source : Upanishad Ganga | facebook.com/UpanishadGanga
Share Your View via Facebook
State government spokespersons Health Minister Jay Narayan Vyas and Minister of State for Energy Saurabh Patel have chal..
Inaugurating the 8th international conference on e-Governance jointly organized by Communication Society of India (CSI) an..
A neutral observer of Indian media could soon catch up the partisan attitude that our media takes while extending the 'hol..
India, our holy motherland, since the prehistoric times had abundance of natural resources. From the start of human civi..