October 31, 2015

Diversities are shrinking, homogenisation is being imposed

MA PETERSON - American Ethnologist, 2015
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He also cited an example from the teachings of Sri Aurobindo, quipping that he was not giving the example of “a propagator of religion, but a philosopher”. Devy said, “Sri Aurobindo has said, in the process of evolution which is irreversible, we have moved from matter to mind. Now we have to move from mind to supramental consciousness. But Aurobindo was not a propagator of religion or like those people who I do not want to name. Today, we have come to a point where artificial memory will soon replace human memory.” Devy said it would be impossible to achieve the physical state of sustainable development if diversity is not allowed to breathe. “Our diversities are shrinking. Homogenisation is being imposed and democracies have become dictatorial, world over. The poor cannot be forced to think of sustainability. We have to achieve a cosmic consciousness. And innovation in consciousness is essential for sustainability,” Devy said.

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Many recent scholars have rejected this traditional eisegetic approach in favor of a more immanent approach to the Gītā that strives to understand the text on its own terms. One major consequence of this shift away from eisegesis in modern Gītā scholarship has been an increasing attention to a variety of apparent contradictions and puzzles in the Gītā that traditional commentators tended to ignore or explain away

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October 30, 2015

Sri Aurobindo: Philosophy, Poetry, Politics, and Psychology

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The best assessment of science was done by Sri Aurobindo

A Maharaj - Philosophy East and West, 2015 -
5 days ago - The Bhagavad Gītā has inspired more interpretive controversy than any other 
religious scripture in India's history. The Gītā, a philosophical and spiritual poem of 
approximately seven hundred verses, is part of the ancient Sanskrit epic, the Mahābhārata ...

[PDF] The metaphysical basis for Integral Health—the Integral Manifestation

40 days ago - ... 10 The metaphysical basis for Integral Health — the Integral Manifestation In Chapter
V of The Life Divine, Sri Aurobindo uses the term 'Integral Manifestation' in a technical sense. ...
Sri Aurobindo (1) views both 'Being' and 'Becoming' to co-exist simul- taneously: ...

The Metaphysical basis for Integral Health–liberation and freedom

10 days ago - ... Yet, as Sri Aurobindo mentions in the very first paragraph of the first chapter in The
Life Divine, 'Freedom' is one of those key guiding lights that return after all attempts at effacement,
— it calls, motivates, inspires and rejuvenates us. ... Sri Aurobindo speaks of this poise ...

[CITATION] Time and space in Sri Aurobindos Savitri

V Uma - 2015 -
17 days ago - ... It is against such a background that this thesis endeavours to probe into the treatment
of Time and Space in Savitri, a significant inner epic by Sri Aurobindo, a versatile ... metaphysical
concepts, the assumption being that Sri Aurobindo employs them in ...


S Patil - 2015 -
165 days ago - The legend of Savitri (divided into twelve books and forty nine cantos; 
conceived on an epic scale) took the poet in him back to the Vedas, where it was a mantra, 
an incantation and a prayer to feminine principle sustaining the universe. In the ...

[CITATION] Mystical Element in William Blake and Sri Aurobindo Ghosh A Study

GS Patil - 2015 -
172 days ago - Sri Aurobindo Ghosh, a yogi, a talented poet, is a mystic and intellectual as 
well. He is well-known for his dedication and the cause for the emanicipation of mother India 
from the clutches of the British. Sri Aurobindo has devoted his entire life for his mother and ...

'Practicing'Cosmopolitanism in Knowledge Spaces, Cityscapes and Marketplaces

PC Mukherjee, A Rath - Journal of Human Values, 2015 -
33 days ago - ... On the other hand, we find that some of the works of thinkers, such as, Rabindranath
Tagore's Creative Unity (1922), Aurobindo Ghosh's The Ideal of Human Unity (1915–1918) and
Mikhail Bakhtin's Rabelais and His World (1984), open the possi- bilities of experiencing ...


47 days ago - ABSTRACT Magic consciousness and Life Negation are the divine inclination 
principle of human being. Spiritual practice made to uplift their eternal journey. It had nothing 
to do with materialistic worshippers. The dawn of the higher or undivided magic ...

[PDF] An Exploration of Aurobindo's Mystic Consciousness: Rose of God

AK Jaiswal -
61 days ago - Human race is known for its incredible energy and intellect, but above all for its 
faith in one omnipotent existence. Different culture, creed and customs follow different 
symbols to worship that one God around the world. In other words it is known as Religion ...

[CITATION] Impact of Yogic exercises Patterns in Sri Aurobindo Savitri

NC Bhatt - 2015 -
79 days ago - Method Sample: Three hundred sixty participants in the age range 15-40 years 
were taken in consideration and they were arranged according to the requirement of 3x2x2 
factorial design with 3 types of yogic interplay yogic exercises of institute, yogic exercises ...

[CITATION] A Study of the Archetypal Patterns in Sri Aurobindo s Savitri

S Joshi - 2015 -
87 days ago - In the words of AB Purani the journey of Aswapati is" the aspiring human soul 
in his search for the truth of himself, of the world and of God”(4). Aswapati is really what man 
is after all the countless ages of evolution and what he hopes to be in the highest lights of ...

Marginalized: Indian Poetry in English ed. by Smita Agarwal (review)

P Venkateswaran - ARIEL: A Review of International English …, 2015 -
112 days ago - ... Similarly, the essay on Sri Aurobindo is a surprise. Gautam Ghosal refuses to
discard Aurobindo's work based on late twentieth-century expectations of the poet. Instead, he
examines the poems and shows the frames of thought behind the lines. ...


B Swami -
152 days ago - Abstract India has the longest and the richest tradition in poetry. During the 
age of the Vedic Aryans, poetry was written in a simple way. Different episodes from the 
myths were cited. It depicts different situations relating to men good, evil and indifferent, ...

Fin-de-Siècle Indian English-Language Poetry: British Imperialism, India and the Irish Question

C Foss - English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, 2015 -
154 days ago - ... Abstract This article offers a close study of how three Indian authors (Avadh
Behari Lall, Aurobindo Ghose, and Romesh Chunder Dutt) considered and represented
Ireland. There ... Aurobindo Ghose: Elegiac Retribution. Two years ...

Sri Aurobindo and his Ashram, 1910–2010

P Heehs - Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent …, 2015 -
87 days ago - Abstract The Sri Aurobindo Ashram was founded by Sri Aurobindo Ghose and 
Mirra Alfassa as a place for individuals to practice yoga in a community setting. Some 
observers regard the ashram as the center of a religious movement, but Aurobindo said ...

[HTML] Experience simplicity & joy in service

SAAD Branch -
82 days ago - Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi Branch was inaugurated on 12 th February 1956 
with the blessings of the mother. The mother graciously granted the first sacred relics of Sri 
Aurobindo to be enshrined here on 5 th December 1957.

[PDF] Transcendental Awakening According to Sri. Aurobindo and

P Coelho -
122 days ago - ABSTRACT This paper attempts to analyse the concept of transcendental 
awakening according to the doctrines of Sri. Aurobindo and Paulo Coelho. The analysis is 
made in the light of The Life Divine and Brida. Both the writers represent the ideas of the ...


GN Devy - Dalit Literatures in India, 2015 -
79 days ago - ... Birmingham. Samskara engages with the power and the ironies of traditions
going back to the Manusmriti. Sri Aurobindo was sent to England at the age of seven so
that he grows up without an iota of influence of Indian customs. He ...

[PDF] A Survey of a Process of Language Learning and Teaching at Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry and Experiments of SAICE in an …

KB Rao - The Global Journal of English Studies May, 2015 -
121 days ago - Abstract The present Indian education system is attempting it's best to provide 
some opportunities of development to the smart learners by new syllabus, new setup, new 
technology but somehow it has restricted its role in just fixing jobs through providing ...

The Current Perspective Study of Educational Thought and utility of Maharishi AurobindoGhosh and Swami Vivekananda

M Sakta, EDO Singh - International Journal Of Scientific Research And …, 2015 -
89 days ago - Abstract Every man need education. Education becomes a form of human life 
without load. No one creature is so new. Whatever life without the hassle of learning to solve 
easily. Currently improve education in describe researcher philosophical and educational ...

Vivekananda and Aurovindo's philosophy of education: A Comparative discussion

T Pal - International Journal of Innovative Knowledge …, 2015 -
94 days ago - ... On the other hand Aurobindo defined the Man as conscious of his personality,
cannot be ignorant and upheld that Integral Education must emphasize the psychic, mental,
physical and mental aspects as denoted by the matter and spirit. ...


PK Dhal -
203 days ago - ... tell where his influences stop.' Human civilization has seen the above words among
the great teachers like: Viswamitra, Valmiki, Vasistha, Sri Aurobindo, Swami Vivekananda, ... Iyengar,
KR,(1975)Re-Thinking on End and Means in Education, New Delhi, Sri Aurobindo ...

Yoga and Holistic Health

HR NAGENDRA - Healthy Mind Healthy Body: New Thoughts On …, 2015 -
97 days ago - ... It is a science of holistic living. In order to live holistically, we must develop
'skill'in all aspects of our life. Sri Aurobindo regarded yoga as a methodical effort toward
selfperfection through developing our latent potential at the physical, vital, mental, intellectual, ...

[HTML] Overman Foundation Workshop on Relationships—Its Complications and Solutions: A Report

A Banerjee, L a Comment -
69 days ago - ... day-long workshop on “Relationships: Its Complications and Solutions” was
arranged on Saturday, 10th October 2015 from 11 am onwards at the premises of 532, Block
“M”, New Alipore, Kolkata 700053 by Overman Foundation in collaboration with Sri Aurobindo ...

[PDF] Social and Historical influences in promoting the rise of the Indian English Novel by Indian English writers

D Dhand -
60 days ago - ... Swami Vivekananda, Mrs Annie Besant, Shiv Dayal Khatri, Guru Shaligram Sahib,
Satyananda Agnihotri, Rabindra Nath Tagore, Aurobindo Ghose, Maulvi Chirag Ali, Sayyid Ahmad
Khan, Mirza Ghulam Ahamd, Rajnarain Bose, Naba Gopal Cahtterjee, etc. The first ...

Inclusive education and school reform in postcolonial India

M MUKHERJEE - 2015 -
70 days ago - ... In India, the idea of inclusive education is not new, and is consistent with the key
principles underpinning the Indian constitution. It has been promoted by a number of educational
thinkers of modern India such as Vivekananda, Aurobindo, Gandhi, Ambedkar, Azad and ...

[PDF] Political Ideas in Modern India: Thematic Explorations

M Kulkarni - Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2015 -
148 days ago - ... colonial India. But it remains unclear what purpose is served by subsuming
disparate thinkers like Rammohan Roy, Jotiba Phule, Aurobindo Ghosh and MK Gandhi
under the omnibus category of ëradicalismí. Sanjay Palshikarís ...

[PDF] Can Religion and Culture bring Harmony and Peace? Today's Holism as Laying the Foundations for

GT Martin -
182 days ago - ... Glen T. Martin Religion and the New Holism ndian sage Sri Aurobindo writes that
“God in man is the whole revelation and the whole of religion” (1972: 714). Aurobindo's statement
is a statement of holism. God is not ontologically separate from the world and from humankind ...

[HTML] Self as a Minority: Perceptions and Presentations of Well-Being, Efficacy, Creativity and Empathy

G Kaimal, J Katz-Buonincontro, D Sukumar, C Perry - 2015 -
209 days ago - The self in the world is conceptualized differently by various philosophical traditions.
In the Isha Upanishad (Aurobindo, 1921), the self is considered an immutable part of the universal
consciousness, interconnected with all things animate and inanimate. ...

[HTML] Review of “Seven Quartets of Becoming: A Transformative Yoga Philosophy Based on the Diaries of Sri Aurobindo” by Banerji, D.

JL Dorbolo - International Journal of Dharma …, 2015 - internationaljournaldharmastudies. …
218 days ago - A thinker's journal maps the domain of an examined life. A writer's journal is at 
once more private and more revealing than their public writing since the journal is self-
directed thought. Scholarship on a writer is impelled by access to their self-reflections ...

[PDF] From ignorance through scienc ough scienc ough science to wisdom

BM Hegde -
220 days ago - ... Socrates. One of my e-mail patients, Jayashree Nair, sent me a few quotes from
Aurobindo, one of our venerated sages. ... There again ignorance raises its ugly head. The best
assessment of science was done by Aurobindo during his time. ...

“Our Aim Is to Link Humanity to the Divine” Social Philosophy and Social Service of SriAurobindo Society

S Pandya - Humanity & Society, 2015 -
293 days ago - Abstract This article is based on the fieldwork with Sri Aurobindo Society 
(SAS), a faith-based organization headquartered in Pondicherry, India. SAS is based on the 
ideals of Sri Aurobindo and his spiritual consort Mirra Alfassa, the Mother. I have focused ...


T Ganguly -
309 days ago - ... Based on fieldwork in Puducherry, India – specifically Sri Aurobindo Ashram -
the essay argues that the counter-culture movement across North America and Western
Europe lent itself to certain experiences and imaginaries of India. ...

[CITATION] The yoga of patanjaliand the integral yoga of sri aurobindo

GML Shrivastava - 2014 -
316 days ago - ... The a1m 01" the present work is a comparati va study or the RaJa-,cga ot Patan3a1i
and the Integral yoga ot Sri Aurobindo. Xhe trad:1t1on ot yoga in India ... Page 2. 1Og1e system
of Vedio per10d and ar1 Aurobindo as the most recognised phUosopher aDd 7Og1 ot ...

“The World in a Nest”: Rabindranath Tagore on Nationalism and Internationalism

S Mohanty - Rabindranath Tagore in the 21st Century, 2015 - Springer
317 days ago - ... In particular, he brings into his analysis figures like Mirra Alfassa [the Mother], Paul
Richard, James Cousins, and Sri Aurobindo through the use of travel narratives that are grounded
in Japan, exploring thereby the affinities these figures shared with Tagore. ...

[CITATION] Value and education: problems and prospects; a philosophical reflection with reference to Thomas babington macaulay and Sri Aurobindo

S Yadav - 2014 -
329 days ago - CONCLUSION In philosophy the branch, which deals concept of value, is 
Axiology. In western philosophy truth, goodness and beauty are regarded as basic elements 
of values. Socrates talked about virtue. According to him virtue is knowledge. Pluto ...

An Analysis of Indian Poetic Tradition: Sri Aurobindonian Perspective

S Rukmini - IUP Journal of English Studies, 2014 -
342 days ago - Abstract. Sri Aurobindo considers literature an expression of spiritual experience
of a writer and a vehicle of a superior power which helps a poet to open himself to the experience
of infinite consciousness. ... VK Gokak compares Sri Aurobindo to Ved Vyasa. ...


A Ghose -
348 days ago - Abstract The present paper reads the poems of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio 
and Aurobindo Ghose from postcolonial perspective. The present paper is a critique on the 
nationalist attitude in their poetry. It also deals with the notion of Islam phobia and Hindu ...

[HTML] Twenty-first Century English Poetry towards Mantric Planes of Consciousness

N Kumar - International Journal of English and Literature, 2014 -
352 days ago - Sri Aurobindo, a man of the supramental plane of consciousness has found
'Mantra' to be the future of Poetry, the poetry which expresses the deepest spiritual reality. ... Key
words: Poetry of Future, Mantra, Sri Aurobindo, Tomas Transtromer. ...

Consciousness & Evolution

VS Vaishnav, K Joshi - Journal of Consciousness Exploration & Research, 2014 -
363 days ago - ... Open Access Subscription or Fee Access. Consciousness & Evolution. Vibha
S. Vaishnav, Kireet Joshi. Abstract. The theory of evolution and consciousness which
Sri Aurobindo has presented is fundamentally experimental. In ...


S Aurobindo - Knowledge and Human Liberation: Towards …, 2014 -
365 days ago - Only when philosophy discovers in the dialectical course of history the traces 
of violence that deform repeated attempts at dialogue and recurrently close off the path to 
unconstrained communication does it further the process whose suppression it otherwise ...


S Aurobindo - Knowledge and Human Liberation: Towards …, 2014 -
365 days ago - Boycottis much more than a mere economical device, it is a rediscovery of 
national self-respect… The American struggle with England began in an enthusiastic and 
determined boycott of British goods enforced by much the same methods as the Indian ...