Why not wisdom or sheer luck? From the moral and religious point of view, the story holds tremendous significance. Is righteousness always rewarded? Thus yudhisthira’s virtue of righteousness and honesty was rewarded. Related publications Share Embed Add to favorites Comments. For that Yudhisthira preferred Nakala with much pleasing reason.

In this story, Yudhisthira with these qualities became able to save all his four brothers. Yudhisthira utilizing his wisdom abandoned his selfishness and selected, on moral grounds, his step-brother for revival. But an unknown voice warned him not to drink water before answering his questions. He then advised them to go to Matcha and also promised to help them when they were in danger. They were very tired and thirsty, so wanted to drink water. Reading this text gave me new awareness.

For instance, a character in Parijat’s Blue Mimosa says: Similarly, on the other hand, we can raise doubts over the existence of god in this world. As we read the thinkinng thoroughly with concentration, we find that from the moral and religious point of view the story is appreciable. Reading this text gave me new awareness. Patience, right conduct, wisdom, as well as endurance are not rewarded on this earth. However, tyinking of them returned for a long time.

Whereas the person who doesn’t have these qualities suffers in life.

critical thinking of yudhisthiras wisdom

Modern people are chiefly concerned with material happiness. Or it simply says a journey of five brothers in the jungle. He sooner got fainted. Although Yudhisthira was very thirsty, he obeyed the yakshya and answers all his questions correctly. For the critical thinker, this story is a veritable gold mine.


The story seems to tall that we must thijking faithful and honest on our work. Hence, we disagree with the writer along with one event in his four brother’s are restored to life after their death which seems impossible in real life.

Applying the Four Reading Levels to

Then Yudhishthira goes to search for his brothers. Yet, long before reading the tuinking version reproduced in this text, I had read the unabridged Mahabharata. Yudhisthira sent his one brother to fetch water from a nearby lake. The due respect and love to the brother becomes another important meaning of this story.

If we try to relate this story to the one in he present context, we come to notice that people don’t have much respect on or regard for morality and religion. The concept that real happiness of life stands on the platform of right conduct ,wisdom, patience and endurance has now changed my mode of thinking about several aspects of life.

Why Go to University? Thus yudhisthira’s virtue of righteousness and honesty was rewarded.

critical thinking of yudhisthiras wisdom

But he didn’t come back for a long time. The story may be trying to tell us something about the importance of patience, obedience to gods, wisdom, and right conduct. Yudhisthira did not no that they had ignored a yakshya’s warning not to drink the water of his pool until they answer his questions. We have a great concern over the answers given by Yudhisthira, which sound quite simple but such philosophical answers are not expected from the direct questions of Yama.


He sent the third as well as the fourth ones, but they also didn’t return.

Mero Future July 4, at 2: Unknown December 2, at 2: Notify me of new posts by email. One could also argue with the choice of material in Adventures in English.

Yudhishthira’s wisdom four levels

Surprisingly, I like the abridged version more–the original contained too many details while this version reduced the story to its essence. Should students be given such condensed adaptations of texts and then asked to judge them out of context?

I have learnt to change myself changing thinjing thinking as well. Here is an example of applying the four reading levels to a particular text. Your email address will not be published.