Beauty · Education · Inner View · Personal reflections · Reminders to self · Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Enough With the Clichés on Change

Change is the only constant, it is often said. But nothing in the world is as simple as a cliché. We must dig a bit deeper if we want to get closer to the truth. What kind of change are they talking about who speak of constant change? Is it only an outer change? Or… Continue reading Enough With the Clichés on Change

Mother India · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Saying No to Modern Indian Dream?

  “Commercialism is a modern sociological phenomenon; one might almost say, that is the whole phenomenon of modern society.” (Sri Aurobindo, CWSA, vol 25, p. 485)  We live in an age dictated by commerce, flashy commercials, and consumerist mindset. Companies are busy not only producing and selling products but also producing and selling desires. And so… Continue reading Saying No to Modern Indian Dream?

Indian Culture · Mother India · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Raising the Discourse

Readers’ comments on this post can be read by clicking HERE to see the blog’s previous version. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recently completed visit to the United States created a great deal of excitement among Indian-Americans, as well as among many other sections of both the Indian and American establishments including government, business, media and… Continue reading Raising the Discourse

Education · Inner View · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Imagine a Society Like This…

On the Occasion of Indian Independence Day…. For the Freedom that is Yet to be Won…. Imagine a Future Society… Where the fulfilment an individual is seeking is “not the utmost development of his egoistic intellect, vital force, physical well-being and the utmost satisfaction of his mental, emotional, physical cravings, but the flowering of the… Continue reading Imagine a Society Like This…

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Charles Eisentstein on “Who Will Collect the Garbage?”

In a beautiful world, who will collect the garbage? Found this thought-provoking question and an even more thought-provoking answer in an article by Charles Eisentstein, the author of Sacred Economics. He writes:  “I had a conversation today about the beautiful world that I believe will be born out of the converging crises of our age.… Continue reading Charles Eisentstein on “Who Will Collect the Garbage?”