Welcome to Vedic Management Center

Vedic Management Center is a comprehensive management training, mentoring, consulting and related services organization founded jointly by Dr David Frawley and U. Mahesh Prabhu. The word 'Vedic' comes from the word 'Veda' which in turn comes from the root Sanskrit word 'Vid' – meaning wisdom. Wisdom is that quintessential element we intend to introduce to prevailing management practices in a way as to achieve our objectives. We intend to bring radical, sustainable as well as ethical practices to our clients, students and mentees in a way as to work efficiently about all prevailing legal, ethical and professional norms.

    Effective Decision Making: Why understanding Mana and Aatmana is crucial

    October 14,2017 / Vedic Management / 0 Comments

    Decision making is a crucial element at individual as well as institutional level. What we are today is owing to our decisions of the past and what we are to be tomorrow will be determined by the...

    Kautilya’s strategy for defeating militant Islam in the West

    October 06,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 0 Comments

    This article by U. Mahesh Prabhu is part of The Kautilya Project of Vedic Management Center Battle is an armed conflict; war is a series of battles. Battles are (or were?) fought on battle fields;...

    “Eminent” economists and their great aspersions

    October 04,2017 / Politics / 0 Comments

    Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by Dr David Frawley & U. Mahesh Prabhu After a series of failed attacks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, mainly relative to alleged...

    Anamika: The lady who humbled a great sage

    October 01,2017 / Leadership Wisdom Tales / 3 Comments

    Translated from original Sanskrit version of Vyasa's Mahabharata by U. Mahesh Prabhu Every story of Vyasa’ Mahabharata is not just engaging but also exciting. Its Wisdom becomes apparent...

    Kautilya’s approach to conflict resolution: Sam, Dam, Dand & Bhed

    September 30,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 2 Comments

    The Art of War by Sun Tzu, deals directly only with Bhed – war. Given the fact that Kautilya speaks of three major approaches before war, it must have made him appear practical and wise to any...

    Charvak: The Vedic atheist

    September 27,2017 / Vedic Management / 1 Comments

    Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu “Hindu” is mainly a modern word, gaining prominence over the past several centuries. It relates to Sindhu meaning river. We first find it...

    Ahimsa: A Vedic Perspective

    September 20,2017 / Vedic Management / 4 Comments

    A soldier and terrorist both carry weapons; both are trained and paid to kill. But a soldier kills to protect; a terrorist kills to spread his intolerant ideology. For his code and conduct of killing...

    Purusharthas: Giving life a meaning

    September 09,2017 / Vedic Management / 2 Comments

    Exclusive to Vedic Management Center by U. Mahesh Prabhu Ahaara (food), Nidra (sleep), Bhaya (fear) and Maithuna (sex) are apparently the four fundamental cravings of Mana – mind – which...

    Kautilya on the limitations of leaders

    September 07,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 0 Comments

    This article by U. Mahesh Prabhu is a part of The Kautilya Project “Even great men are with their own limitations,” says Kautilya in the Artha Sutras, and, “Men of wisdom learn to...

    Satyavati’s Paradox: A crucial lesson from Vyasa’s Mahabharata

    September 05,2017 / Sanskrit Translations / 0 Comments

    Exclusive to Vedic Management Center by U. Mahesh Prabhu A few generations before the time of the Mahabharata War, King Shantanu of Hastinapur’s first wife was a princess named Ganga. While there...

    Justice versus Revenge: Kautilya’s perspective

    September 01,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 2 Comments

    This article by U. Mahesh Prabhu is a part of The Kautilya Project of Vedic Management Centre When Dharma – or rightful conduct – is followed, there’s order in the world. When Dharma is...

    Kautilya’s Concept of Wealth: Artha, Vyartha and Anartha

    September 01,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 3 Comments

    This article by U. Mahesh Prabhu is a part of “The Kautilya Project” If you want to know about the importance of wealth, ask a pauper; if you want to know the pains of wealth, ask a billionaire....

    Uprooting Weakness and Awakening Power: A Vedic Kautilyan Perspective

    August 31,2017 / The Kautilya Project / 0 Comments

    The complexities of Vedic texts led to substantial misnomers. When people were unable to understand concepts, their interpretations were fictional – leading to scores of mythological tales. These...

    Lakshmi: Vedic science of Wealth   

    August 25,2017 / Vedic Management / 6 Comments

    This is an exclusive to Vedic Management Center by U. Mahesh Prabhu  Wealth is defined in modern English as “an abundance of valuable possessions or money” or “a plentiful supply of a...

    King Bharat’s Dilemma vis-à-vis Pandavas Paradox

    August 25,2017 / Articles / 0 Comments

    One of the common questions posed about the Mahabharata is, “How did Yudhishthira, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula and Sahadeva – who weren’t born to Pandu – all come to be known as Pandavas (sons of...

    Chanakya & Six Principles of Vedic Management 

    August 23,2017 / The Kautilya Project Vedic Management / 2 Comments

    Chanakya was not a vengeful person, nor a ruthless and blood thirsty conspirator as it is wrongly believed. He wasn’t even “Prime Minister” of the Mauryan empire under Chandragupta Maurya. He...

    Karmic Economics: Economy from perspective of Karma

    August 21,2017 / Vedic Management / 1 Comments

    In Vedic (or ancient) India, kings and their counsellors were first taught Artha Sutras, which, in very simple terms, explained complex connections between people’s pursuit of happiness, good...

    Jealousy – the greatest slayer of wisdom and wealth

    August 20,2017 / Articles Vedic Management / 0 Comments

    Jealousy is detrimental. It’s a travesty that our education systems preaches it to be almost otherwise. Since our education system is based on the logic of comparing achievement of one with another...

    China’s gross miscalculation at Doklam

    August 17,2017 / Politics / 3 Comments

    After the economic down turn of 2008, many Chinese industries suffered a significant blow after the American and European economies began to slow down. During the early 2000s, China imported a great...

    Kautilya’s axiom to peace, power and prosperity

    August 17,2017 / Politics The Kautilya Project / 2 Comments

    “Kautilya” or “Chanakya” inspires a great many of his admirers even to this day. A legend who played a pivotal role in building a great empire that unified India under a single rule – is...

    Rajaneeti, Artha Shastra & Artha Sutras

    August 07,2017 / Politics The Kautilya Project Vedic Management / 0 Comments

    Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U. Mahesh Prabhu Everyone has their own idealistic view on how politics must be conducted. When news breaks on any platform, trolls go ballistic across all...

    SEM Interviews Dr David Frawley

    August 05,2017 / Vedic Management / 0 Comments

    The following interview was originally published by SWISS ENTREPRENEURS MAGAZINE Dr David Frawley a.k.a. Vamadeva Shastri is a world-renowned author, thinker, speaker as well as visionary in the...

    Vyasa’s Wise Trio: Bhishma, Vidura and Krishna

    August 05,2017 / Articles Vedic Management / 0 Comments

    The path of religion is paved by negating logic and reason; the path of Dharma is with logic, reason as well as wisdom. Exclusive to Vedic Management Centre by U Mahesh Prabhu “With respect to...

    Analysing President Xi and China

    July 31,2017 / Politics / 2 Comments

    Exclusive column to Vedic Management Center by Dr David Frawley with U Mahesh Prabhu “When there’s peace within, there’s peace in everything we do. In the absence of peace, we create...