I believe YouTube is an inexhaustible treasure house of audio and video content guaranteed to delight and instruct every conceivable taste. I spend altogether too much time on the web, and quite a bit of it on YouTube. I am sure that I would have been much smarter and wiser had I had the benefit of the web when I was growing up. Better late than never, though.
Bibek Debroy’s talk on the Mahabharata is a shining example of the gems you find on the web.
It’s as delightful as it is edifying. Bibek-da, as I like to call him, is a scholar of unparalleled distinction of the Indian classics. Not just that, he’s a distinguished member of my tribe, an economist. What’s not to like about him! Continue reading