Current Events · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Show Me the Money!

Money is the talk of the town these days, actually of the whole nation. And of course, we know the reason. From the corrupt politicians whose stacks of cash suddenly became useless overnight to the mafia of the fake currency industry who found themselves out of business; from terrorists of all hues and their propagandists who relied on loads… Continue reading Show Me the Money!

Indian Culture · Inner View · Mother India · Reminders to self · Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Of Knots and Freedom

A special post for the special occasion of August 15, the birthday of Sri Aurobindo (15 August, 1872- 5 December, 1950) as well as the Indian Independence day.  A day meant to celebrate the spirit of freedom. The truer, inner freedom.   A post that hopes to remind us of the various knots we tie around and… Continue reading Of Knots and Freedom

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

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

Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

On the Contrary

A new post in the series – When a Picture Leads   Be honest. Do you look at the world as black or white? Liberal or Conservative? Left or Right? Progressive or Traditionalist? Global-citizen or Chauvinistic-nationalist? Internationalist or Jingoist? Secular or Fundamentalist? Rational or Superstitious? Believer or Infidel? Reason-able or Blindly-faithful? Idealist or Practical? Abstract… Continue reading On the Contrary

Education · Indian Culture · Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Is it True? Is it Untrue?

A new post in the series – Satyam Shivam Sundaram A series featuring inspiring words from various sources, words that speak of timeless truths, words that remind me of the deeper and hidden truth behind surface events and phenomena, words that shine light when all seems dark, words that are just what I need – … Continue reading Is it True? Is it Untrue?

Personal reflections · Reminders to self

The Stuff of Our Lives

A new post in the series – Reminders to self   Photo by Josh Adamski     How temporarily relevant every material thing is…temporarily useful, temporarily pleasant, and temporarily meaningful…and yet at the moment something in us feels that if only we can possess that particular object, this one thing we could be so happy,… Continue reading The Stuff of Our Lives

Indian Culture · Indian Religion · Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

No Construction without Destruction

Satyam Shivam Sundaram A series featuring inspiring words from various sources, words that speak of  timeless truths, words that remind me of the deeper and hidden truth behind surface events and phenomena, words that shine light when all seems dark, words that are just what I need – for this moment and for all times… Continue reading No Construction without Destruction