The poetess is then assured by Aphrodite that her lady love will indeed come to her bearing gifts, even though it may be done unwillingly.
The scene is set for the great Mahabharata war where the Pandavas are facing the Kauravas (who are cousins) in order to regain their lost kingdom. But when Arjuna sees his opponents comprising of his teacher (guru), relatives, and countless innocent soldiers, he gets into a dilemma. He is confused as to whether he should run away or fight the war. He is overcome by grief when faced with no choice but to fight. The crux of the Bhagavat-Gita is the advice on life and the duties of man by Krishna in order to convince Arjuna that people have to make take choices in order to fulfill their duties.
Confucius meant that he began a sincere learning of his philosophy at age fifteen. It could be that a person at this age can begin to understand philosophical and develop philosophical concepts through learning. By age thirty, the great man had developed a focused mind, but could not fully understand the concept of ‘self’. Ten years later, Confucius began to understand and become adept at the concept of profound contemplation. His mind began to be free of doubts. By fifty Confucius had a clear picture that there is divine intervention or direction in the lives of man. A person should engage in selfless service to others. By sixty, he had rid himself of the concept of self and attained universal wisdom of equality. At the age of seventy, Confucius had developed and perfected his philosophy, where the mind clings to nothing or is detached even though present in the world.
Catullus, termed as a love poet, wrote about his love for a lady referred to as Lesbia. Critics are divided as to the identity of the woman. Some say that the figure of the poet’s love and desire was Sappho while others feel that it is a lady called Clodia. The