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When it Hurts

  When you dig and dig some more to find out why something bothers you so much, it hurts. When you discover, or at least you think you have discovered, the real reason why something bothers you so much, it hurts. When you figure out that the real reason why something bothers you so much… Continue reading When it Hurts

Inner View · Personal reflections · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Musings on Peace, Harmony and the Art of Spaces

For readers’ comments, click here for previous version of this blog.   The other day I was working at my desk, fully absorbed in reading a big document on my laptop, highlighting some points, trying to make sense of others, when I suddenly looked up. And this is the view I saw from the window… Continue reading Musings on Peace, Harmony and the Art of Spaces

Fictional Jottings · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

The Remains of the Moment

Quietly they came and took him away.  What remains are the moments, moments before and after. The images, the words spoken and unspoken, that’s all that remains. That’s everything. Yet nothing but words. Does it only feel like or was it really yesterday?  She can no longer hide herself from the truth, she has to… Continue reading The Remains of the Moment

Inner View · Spiritual Significance of Flowers · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

That Fragrant Beauty

Click HERE for the blog’s previous version for readers’ comments. Smiling through the frame is an endearing and charming beauty, just like those fresh fragrant lilacs which always spread delight and joy. Smiling through the frame are clear and twinkling eyes, just like those tiny semi-open blossoms that will soon open and reveal their full… Continue reading That Fragrant Beauty

"All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter" · Beauty · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

That Sad Sweet Moment…

A new post in the series – “All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter” In my very first post in this series I made a reference to these famous line from Shelley, actually, the last line in particular….      We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter… Continue reading That Sad Sweet Moment…

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…

Inner View · Personal reflections · Spiritual Significance of Flowers · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Of Tears, Bubbles, Drops, and the Mighty Sea: Reflections on Surrender

A revised form of this post was re-published as an article in Next Future Click here to read the revised article.   “True Surrender enlarges you; it increases your capacity; it gives you a greater measure in quality and in quantity which you could not have had by yourself. This new greater measure of quality… Continue reading Of Tears, Bubbles, Drops, and the Mighty Sea: Reflections on Surrender