Indian Culture · Reminders to self · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Prayer, On My Mind, In My Heart

  In the spirit of Navaratri…   “The efficacy of prayer is often doubted and prayer itself supposed to be a thing irrational and necessarily superfluous and ineffective. It is true that the universal will executes always its aim and cannot be deflected by egoistic propitiation and entreaty, it is true of the Transcendent who… Continue reading Prayer, On My Mind, In My Heart

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

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

Surrender to the Guru

Every time I find myself getting somewhat lost or scattered in the multiplicity of noises coming from here and there, I feel this deep need to go back to the basics, I mean the most basic fundamentals of the path I aspire to pursue. This is one of the ways I have discovered which helps me to re-gain my inner poise,… Continue reading Surrender to the Guru

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

Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Of Opposites, Truths, and Totality

    I ended the very first post of this first month of the year with a sentence – “How interesting that Truth can be seen and expressed in so many different ways.” And quite interestingly, and really without any deliberate thought and planning on my part, this last post of January 2014 is also… Continue reading Of Opposites, Truths, and Totality

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…