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The Two Headed Weaver – Panchatantra

Once upon a time there was a weaver by the name Mantharaka. One day when he was weaving the cloth, the wooden frames of his loom broke. He took an axe and went to the forest to bring wood in order to make new frames. He found a huge tree decided to cut Read more [...]

Panchatantra – tales from Panchatantra

The Panchatantra means 'Five Principles' in sanskrit is an ancient Indian collection of educational stories. Scholars beleive that the orginal work in Sanskrit was composed in the 3rd century BCE by Vishnu Sharma. It is amongst the most frequently translated Read more [...]

Chanakya – the Indian Machiavelli

Who is Chanakya? Chanakya is one of the foremost political thinkers the civilized world has seen and he authored the ancient Indian political treatise called Arthaśāstra. Also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupta, he was a professor of political science Read more [...]