Weekly Wrap Up – 19 July, 2014: Happiness, Religion, Rape And More

Since my posting frequency has increased, I’m moving to a list-based format for my Wrap Ups. Writing short summaries of each post will take up too much time and effort. Hopefully the titles of the posts will give you enough information to go on. At a glance Most viewed post: An Epicurean Guide to Happiness Most […]

The Death of Krishna, and His Rebirth as God

A friend recently asked me to write about the death of Krishna. I redirected him to a summary of Mausala Parva, which contains an account of how the Yadavas come to ruin by fighting among themselves with clubs made of eraka grass. At the end of this book, a hunter’s stray arrow finds Krishna’s foot and kills […]