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Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Sri Aurobindo and the Gita

Of all Indian scriptures, the Bhagavat Gita has likely been the one most commented on. India’s sages, yogis, philosophers, thinkers have, as a rule, regarded it a sacred duty to add theirs to the long list of commentaries on these eighteen brief chapters from the Mahabharata—a mere 700 slokas which have left the deepest of [...]

April 15, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

From Caste to Casteism

From Caste to Casteism

Today casteism is rampant. It is a new phenomenon. Old India had castes but not casteism. In its present form, casteism is a construct of colonial period, a product of imperial policies and colonial scholarship. It was strengthened by the breast-beating of our own “reformers”. Today, it has acquired its own momentum and vested interests. [...]

September 26, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

The UnHindu Spirit of Caste Rigidity

The UnHindu Spirit of Caste Rigidity

 Over a century ago, the great sage Sri Aurobindo wrote an article called “The UnHindu Spirit of Caste Rigidity” (available here). His ideas for striking at the very root of the caste problem are valid even today, and need to be taken up with more urgency that in the past. To secure its future, Hindu [...]

September 23, 2013 Rajesh Patel Analysis/Insights, India 0

Vedic Evolution of Consciousness

Vedic Evolution of Consciousness

Modern psychology and cognitive science is only now exploring the frontiers of consciousness (exemplified in Vedanta) and its impact on human life and behaviour. Current researches (Joel Krueger) in the field also indicate that transcending of the personalized ego often leads to a unified mode of awareness and “That a scholar acquires a new insight, [...]

August 8, 2012 Tina Sadhwani Spirituality/Culture 2

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution : A Hindu Perspective

Evolution and Science Modern science recognizes an evolution of form in the world of nature as the dominant movement of life. It notes how the bodies of different creatures adapt over time, becoming more complex and sophisticated through succeeding generations, with new species arising that demonstrate important advances in structure and function over what went [...]

May 10, 2012 Vamadev Shastri Spirituality/Culture 1

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo : India’s Greatest Mystical Visionary

Sri Aurobindo was one of the greatest philosophers, revolutionary ,mystics and visionaries of modern history. He was a major leader in India's freedom movement. Later in life he became a sage and scholar. His teachings have attracted many people from all around the world. The ashram that he founded is still thriving today, and centres [...]

May 8, 2012 Rajesh Patel Archives, History 7

Stripping Draupadi : Mother India’s Desecration

Stripping Draupadi : Mother India’s Desecration

Bharata Mata or Mother India, the cradle of the ancient Aryans, the mystic land of truth, wisdom and beauty, has forever been known to be the fountainhead of the Vedas, the power-house of Dharma and the Citta-Shakti of the evolving spirit of humanity but now all that is under threat.Tina Sadhwani explains why.. [...]

May 7, 2012 Tina Sadhwani Analysis/Insights, Archives, Shakti Unveiled : The Dawn of the Goddess 4