The four basic and upmost principle for Hinduism are:

  • Dharma
  • Artha
  • Kama
  • Moksha


    The foremost important pillar of the four purusharthas. If not understoodΒ properly person gets intoΒ dharma sankat ( moral dilemma ) .
    Chaanakya says one should use logical thinking to peruse dharma in one’s life.
    So it’s necessary one investigates properly before taking any decision in one’s life.
    Doing good work is the foremost dharma of human beings so do wellΒ even it is little.

There may be times when we get into moral dilemma, question arises inside the mind why I am doing it why should I do it etc., at that time
one should think logically in 6 steps:

  1. What is the moral conflict all about?
    2. Is it imaginary is real?
    3. Are there proofs regarding the same?
    4. Who is on the wrong side and who is on the right side?
    5. Is it spiritually good?
    6. Does it bring benefit to anyone?

    Take a pen and paper write these questions and try to answer yourself by the time you solve the sixth question you will have your answer.
    Ask yourself ask yourΒ heart whatever you are doing is correct or not, if yes go for it.
    Take advice from elders if possible, talking to elders will surely sort out your Dharma sankat at max level

    and remember Never Ever move against your dharma.

    2. ARTHA

There is nothing wrong in making money, In India larger public shun the people who have money and there may be quotes such as : money doesn’t matter ; I don’t care about money; money is root cause of all evils
such statements are utterly bullshit .

Money is the most important asset of our life and we can’t live without it.
For making money there are 2 paths
1. Shreyas ( path of good)

  1. Preyas (through flattery)

As long as the money is been earned through the first way its good but 2nd way would definitely bring troubles
because from short cuts you can definitely earn money but sooner or later it will vanish.

And one should not be a miser to spend (it doesn’t mean to become spendthrift) spend it happily for getting your desires fulfilled because unless you don’t satisfy yourself
then what will be the meaning of earning it.

Another form of artha is knowledge and relationships always keep learning because that will only be permanent, my mom always says

β€œLakshmi is temporary but Sarasvati is permanent”
relationships should be always be made with good people and the number of true people will be the reflection of your strength and nobility.

  1. KAMA

Here it doesn’t mean only bed pleasures, it meant for all types of desires and pleasures.


Chaanakya says: β€œhe should enjoy sensual pleasures without contravening his spiritual good and material wellbeing; he should not deprive himself of pleasures β€œ(1.7.3)
your material desires should always be based on dharma of yours and artha. Chaanakya says one should enjoy material pleasures but it should not contradict your spiritual wellbeing and material wellbeing
one should have balance in it and judge accordingly.

4. Moksha

Moksha is the very important spiritually for every human being but one should not escape his Dharma, Artha and Kama for it in this case Chaanakya says:
‘One should devote himself equally to the three goals of life which are bound up with one another. For any of the three (Kama, moksha and artha) ifΒ excessively indulged in, does harm to itself as well as to the other two'(1.7.4-5)
so spirituality is equally important as material well-being .
Because unless you don’t fulfil your material duties you won’t be able to experience spirituality to its fullest.
So once you have completed your worldly duties after you can go into spirituality as a full time thing.
Until then have balance to both.

The key is to have proper proportion to everything in order to run your life smoothly. Problems to any one of these would cause a trouble.


"Dharma is not just a set of rules or rituals, but a way of living in harmony with the cosmic order. Ithihas is not just a record of past events, but a source of wisdom and inspiration for the present and the future. To follow dharma is to learn from ithihas, and to create ithihas is to uphold dharma."
Anvith Poojary

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