In conjunction, the two stories both contain important moral lessons. Although The Iliad and The Mahabharata were written and set in vastly different cultures, they share many similarities such as the themes and values they possess. War is considered honorable and glorious, women are possessions, and all-powerful Gods interact with mankind. The Ramayana and the Mahabharata are the two epics of India. They show some differences between them when it comes to their dates of composition, authors, characters and the like.
Knowing this, we all need to try to always be good and make the world better to create a balance between good and evil. The struggle between good and evil can be shown in many ways. An example for me is when I want to be lazy but in know that I have homework to be doing. Another example of the struggle between doing what’s right and doing what I want to do is when I
Vedas: Vedas are the large body of Indian subcontinent. Vedas are written in Sanskrit language. Vedas are the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scripture of Hinduism. For orthodox Indian theologians Vedas are considered revelation seen by ancient sages after intense meditation. The Vedas are created by Brahma.
Power, a major influence throughout all of history. Wars, love, and countries all began with the same concept: power. Sometimes, power is used responsibly; other time the platform of prestige authority is used in a manipulative way. Power can stem from an individual, but it can also be rooted in memories that haunt people forever. In The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini writes an impactful novel, showing the brutality Afghanistan goes through as power is corrupted in the country.
In this essay, I will be showing both the Indian and the British perspective on this ruling and synthesizing it as a whole. The opposing opinions will show both countries reasoning for their actions and their intentions. Mahatma Gandhi was one of India 's main public activists and was one of the reasons India has its own leaders and is its own country instead of being controlled. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” This quote was said during the British Raj when he was being held captive by the British.
1. Thesis Introduction This thesis is a translation and study of the text called “Fount of Scripture and Reasoning: Responses to the Questions Posed [by the Treasure revealer Ratna Lingpa] in ‘Exquisite Palace of Vaijayanta’”. This work was composed around 1590 by possibly the greatest polemicists of the Old School tradition, Sokdokpa Lodro Gyaltsen (1552-1624). This work intermingles some of the thorniest questions about the Buddhist doctrine raised by Ratna Lingpa by the middle of the sixteenth century with Sokdokpa’s replies. According to its characteristics, which will be studied in detail throughout the next chapters, the Fount of Scripture and Reasoning can be considered as an archetypical sample of the Tibetan classical genre of “doctrinal questions and answers” (Tib.
As we know, history can show us the people and culture of our ethnic group because it includes historical events that are recorded in documents overtime by researchers, historians and people of that country. We want to know about the past because we find it challenging, frustrating, exciting. And all of us believe that by expanding our experience to the lives of men and women in different times and places, history teaches us valuable things both about others and ourselves. Firstly, we learn history to know about our origin. Study of history is the broadest and the most searching approach to the question of who we are as both individuals and ethnic group.
In the course of our lives, we are constantly making decisions. Some decisions can be made instantly and with certainty. However, when faced with a life –altering decision, choosing may become a daunting task. Robert Frost explores the decision making process in “The Road Not Taken”. Unfortunately, the meaning of his poem has been misconstrued by the general public.
History is often written with bias: the heroes become greater; the villains more base. The play,An Experiment with Truthhighlights a series of historic episodes in quick succession and the inner struggle in Gandhi’s mind. To depict this struggle the playwrightAsifCurrimbhoy has resorted to the ‘stream of Consciousness technique’ and as Bayapa Reddy mentioned perhaps for the first time in the history of Indian drama in English.An Experiment with Truthis not intended as a criticism but is intended as a fact of life; most of the people do admit the fact that great men have great faults. Currimbhoy proclaims that Gandhi should not be deified, as he was also a human with his blemishes and attainments. Key words:Historic drama, Mahatma Gandhi, realism,