Education · Indian Culture

Music, Fast or Slow

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure and privilege of attending some amazing concerts by some of the leading lights of Indian classical music. These concerts were part of the the 2nd International Convention organized by SPIC-MACAY and held at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. While the whole experience of immersing into the vast and deep ocean of Indian… Continue reading Music, Fast or Slow

Inner View · Spirituality beyond Religion

Eastern Light

To see readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Photo by Hengki Koentjoro, sourced from here   There is a certain mystical quality to the above picture, something about this skyline of grand temples and pagodas that seem to be reaching up to the infinite heavens above. A few more silent minutes of contemplation reveals that… Continue reading Eastern Light

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

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

Of Pots and Religions…with a bit of Santoor and Piano thrown on the Wheel

To see readers’ comments, click HERE for the previous version of the blog.   It is the multi-faceted diversity and complexity of human nature, temperament, and inner tuning that requires and also explains why different people need different ways or paths on their spiritual journey. Each religion has captured some essential aspect of the Great… Continue reading Of Pots and Religions…with a bit of Santoor and Piano thrown on the Wheel