Free Will, Character, Fate, and Dharma in the Mahabharata


This will be the first Liberty Fund conference focusing on the Mahabharata, the classic epic poem of Indian and world civilization. Themes of this work explore issues of character and destiny, free will and fate, duty, love, and spiritual freedom.


Conference Readings

Narayan, R. K. The Mahabharata: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978, 2013.

Satyamurti, Carole. Mahabharata: A Modern Retelling. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.