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Needed: Spiritual Practicality

Click here to see more readers’ comments on the previous version of this blog. The world has been busy talking about Climate Change, Solar Energy, Global Terrorism and all these other things. Political leaders, subject experts, public intellectuals, journalists, pretty much everyone who reads the newspaper and watches news on TV or follows it on… Continue reading Needed: Spiritual Practicality

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

Buy Less, Be an Environmentalist

To see readers’ comments, please click HERE for the blog’s previous version.   June 5, World Environment Day Some people plant trees in their neighbourhoods. Some people go on nature walks. Some people clean up the local rivers and lakes. Some people start a campaign to make their cities greener. All noble efforts, all important… Continue reading Buy Less, Be an Environmentalist

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

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

Beads that Matter

A new post in the series – Reminders to self I discovered a beautiful article yesterday on my daily digest from Dailygood.org  Something about the piece stayed with me for a long time, including the title itself, Beauty and The Dumpster. I share below the last two paragraphs from the article, the essence of the… Continue reading Beads that Matter