Overcoming Liars With Truth: Mahabharata

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Let us overcome the angry man with gentleness,
the evil man with goodness,
the miser with generosity,
the liar with truth.

Mahabharata

The illustration is “Plutus, Dante and Virgil” from the illustrations to Dante’s “Divine Comedy” (1824-27) by William Blake (1757-1827); Hell, Chapter 7, lines 1-15. The fourth circle, uploaded to Wikimedia by Meladina

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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