Indian Culture · Mother India · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

The Thinking Indian – What is it About?

That’s the title of my new e-book, to be shortly released. With this e-book, we commence our self-publishing work at matriwords. The full title reads: THE THINKING INDIAN Essays on Indian Socio-Cultural Matters in the Light of Sri Aurobindo When you read the Prelude and Introduction to the book, you will know why this title makes… Continue reading The Thinking Indian – What is it About?

Personal reflections · Reminders to self · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Managing the Noises

A new post in the series – Reminders to self Always good to start with examples. 1. A wanna-be-in-news-for-a-day politican makes a comment about the slavish mentality of a political party, by giving an example that in all honesty is not far from one of the many uncomfortable truths of our larger society. Now he… Continue reading Managing the Noises

Education · Personal reflections · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Family Project: Being the Second Fiddle

Source Some months ago my husband got an idea to write a scholarly paper. In his professional career as an engineer-scientist-researcher he had obviously written many papers. But this time he wanted to write a paper in an entirely different area. In Social Sciences. Somewhere bordering the fields of Management and Organizational Studies. That’s not… Continue reading Family Project: Being the Second Fiddle

Personal reflections · Reminders to self · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

In a Quandary about Blogging Awards: A Personal Take

Click HERE to read readers’ comments on the previous version of this blog. Source   This is a post that was not easy for me to write. For various reasons. For the last several days I have been really thinking hard on whether to write this post or to simply let it be. Yes, I… Continue reading In a Quandary about Blogging Awards: A Personal Take

Education · Mother India · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Don’t be Stupid!

Source     You can be socially smart but existentially stupid. ~ Sadhguru I read this quote a few days ago somewhere. And it stayed with me. Mostly because of the phrase ‘existentially stupid’. Without getting too philosophical and speaking very generally, existentialism as a school of thought considers the nature of the human condition… Continue reading Don’t be Stupid!