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The Resource The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, by Gurcharan Das

The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, by Gurcharan Das

Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma
Title
The difficulty of being good
Title remainder
on the subtle art of dharma
Statement of responsibility
by Gurcharan Das
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Das, Gurcharan
Dewey number
294.5/923
Index
index present
LC call number
BL1138.27
LC item number
.D37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Dharma
Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, by Gurcharan Das
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New Delhi : Allen Lane ; New York : Penguin Group (USA), 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-328) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: I take an academic holiday -- Duryodhana's envy: "what man of mettle will stand to see his rivals prosper and himself decline" -- Draupadi's courage: "who did you lose first, yourself or me?" -- Yudhisthira's duty: "I act because I must" -- Arjuna's despair: "there are no victors in war" -- Bhishma's selflessness: "be intent on the act, not its fruits" -- Karna's status anxiety: "how could a doe give birth to this tiger?" -- Krishna's guile: "that is the way it is!" -- Aswatthama's revenge: "now I feel the whirligig of time" -- Yudhisthira's remorse: "this victory looks more like defeat to me" -- Mahabharata's dharma: "great king, you weep with all creatures" -- Conclusion: the difficulty of being good -- Appendix: dharma, the story of a word -- A short bibliographic essay
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780199754410
Lccn
2010009508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2010009508
Label
The difficulty of being good : on the subtle art of dharma, by Gurcharan Das
Publication
Note
Originally published: New Delhi : Allen Lane ; New York : Penguin Group (USA), 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-328) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: I take an academic holiday -- Duryodhana's envy: "what man of mettle will stand to see his rivals prosper and himself decline" -- Draupadi's courage: "who did you lose first, yourself or me?" -- Yudhisthira's duty: "I act because I must" -- Arjuna's despair: "there are no victors in war" -- Bhishma's selflessness: "be intent on the act, not its fruits" -- Karna's status anxiety: "how could a doe give birth to this tiger?" -- Krishna's guile: "that is the way it is!" -- Aswatthama's revenge: "now I feel the whirligig of time" -- Yudhisthira's remorse: "this victory looks more like defeat to me" -- Mahabharata's dharma: "great king, you weep with all creatures" -- Conclusion: the difficulty of being good -- Appendix: dharma, the story of a word -- A short bibliographic essay
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
lii, 434 pages
Isbn
9780199754410
Lccn
2010009508
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
2010009508

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