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  • The second desire is artha, the desire for the means like money, security, health to help you fulfill your dharma.

    Rod Stryker: What Are The Four Desires Of Your Soul?

  • Dharma provides the principles for the harmonious fulfillment of all aspects of life, namely, the acquisition of wealth and power (artha), fulfillment of desires (kama), and liberation (moksha).

    Rajiv Malhotra: Dharma Is Not The Same As Religion

  • The first is goal is kama, or "pleasure", second is artha, or "power" and the third is dharma, known to us as "truth" or "duty," which is performed as a path to liberation, moksha.

    'Birkin' Yoga

  • Former World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Linda McMahon (R) is facing a lawsuit from the widow of a wrestler who died in a 1999 incident although it remains unclear whether the development will be a game-changer in her open seat Senate race against Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. artha Hart, the widow of the late wrestler Owen Hart, is suing WWE and McMahon for using her husband's image after his death.

    The Fix: Meet the new Sarah Palin

  • Mr. CAGE: I think we can tell rather clearly when we're in what the Indians call an artha circumstance, which is a circumstance where you have a goal and you don't want to kill yourself or you want to win, as in a game, or you want to cross the street without getting killed, or you want to hunt wild mushrooms and not kill yourself and so on.

    Creative Coincidences: Cage On Cunningham

  • And normally if we went to school, we would think, well, we start in artha, we go to kama, we go to dharma and we graduate and get into moksha.

    Creative Coincidences: Cage On Cunningham

  • After all, the ancients said that the Four Ends of Man are dharma, artha, kama and moksha.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • In the Hindu scheme of things, the gratification of kama remains one of the three fundamental goals of human existence, along with dharma — duty or religion — and artha, the creation of wealth.

    India: The Place of Sex

  • Siddhartha is contracted from two Sanskrit words siddha or proven and artha or meaning, and together, he who achieves/attains his aims/goals.

    Buddhism: A beginners guide: Part 2

  • Already before this era Indian writers recognized and wrote treatises about three phases of human existence: dharma, religious and moral duty; artha, politics and practical life; and kama, love.

    2. South Asia, 72 B.C.E.-500 C.E

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