Articles By: Alok Alok

Death and Immortality

Death and Immortality

The quest for immortality is as old as man himself. Without knowing death it seems we cannot fully understand life […]

Growth of Consciousness

Growth of Consciousness

Is the body purely matter? How is it different from metal or mud? What is the link between a human […]

The Emergent Spiritual Evolution

A New Consciousness, a higher spiritual consciousness, is emerging out of the heavy drowse of earth-nature. The emergence is slow […]

Old Spirituality and the New Way

Old Spirituality and the New Way

(This is a transcription of a talk given by Alok Pandey) There is a poem by Sri Aurobindo – ‘One […]

The Mind-Body Continuum

The Mind-Body Continuum

Behind the enormous untapped potential of the human mind and body lies the power of a single cell. If we […]

The Formula of Success

The Formula of Success

We move in an age whence the boundaries of well-defined parameters appear to be crumbling. The physical sciences, on one […]

Health Management

Health Management

The human being can be viewed from different perspectives. The WHO has already included in its definition of health, the […]

A New Paradigm of Man

A New Paradigm of Man

‘Yoga is nothing else but practical psychology.’— Sri Aurobindo Introduction and Scope Psychology is often defined as the science of […]

Chariot of the Gods

Chariot of the Gods

The human body has been sometimes visualised as a chariot with horses as the vital–nervous forces driving it. The rein […]

Motivation

Motivation

Human beings are a complex amalgam of many sub-types. So it is hard to define one or even a few […]

The Journey so Far

The Journey so Far

Man is a strange creature, to say the least. A mix of demon and god, he is yet to find […]

Inner Technology

Inner Technology

There is an outer technology of machinery and equipment which has made human life a little more comfortable. A lot […]

The Beginning

The Beginning

A million years ago the animal sprawling in the swamps of Africa and Asia stood erect, – a marvel of […]

The Greater Wonder

The Greater Wonder

The rich ambitious type A executive had just received a heart transplant. The cardiothoracic surgeon complemented himself for his success […]

What does Health really Mean?

What does Health really Mean?

This article is based on a talk given by the author at SACAR, Pondicherry. It takes the reader from health […]

Is this the End?

Is this the End?

Is there a need to look for an alternative to modern medicine? This is a question often repeated and debated […]

Stress Management: A Different Approach

Stress Management: A Different Approach

Sheikh Saadi was passing across a wasteland when he saw someone sitting under a solitary tree. ”Who is he?” enquired […]

Meditation and Concentration

Meditation and Concentration

(This was a talk delivered at the “Intensive Awareness Camp” for Workers of the Society, 2008. We have refrained from […]

The Mystery of Death (II)

The Mystery of Death (II)

The self and its experience after death Is there life after death? This question has vexed humanity since the beginning. […]

The Mystery of Death (I)

The Mystery of Death (I)

Death the great annihilator of the works of time is the only thing certain about life. Yet we know nearly […]

The Terminally Ill

The Terminally Ill

How do we interact with and bring solace to those who are terminally ill without feeling a deep sense of […]

Integral Health

Integral Health

An integral view of illness demands an integral cure, provided our patience allows it. For living in an age of […]

Illness – An Integral View

Illness – An Integral View

This article explores the different ways of regaining health through illness. It speaks to people in the present world running […]

Stress: Killer or Healer

Stress: Killer or Healer

The mask of death Stress is regarded today as the number one killer disease. The receding frontiers of ignorance in […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (II)

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (II)

When one begins to walk on this path, it is alright to do some charity but we should not confuse […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (I)

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (I)

If we look at the earth from a cosmic standpoint, it will look like a small dot in infinity. And […]

Misleading Conclusions

Misleading Conclusions

There is a recent dangerous trend in certain scientific circles that explains away deeper and higher truths on the basis […]

Human-management — the Key to Social Health

Human-management — the Key to Social Health

Society and human relationships can be a source of stress to an individual, just as it can be a source […]

Can a Neuroscientist Opine about God?

Can a Neuroscientist Opine about God?

There is a tendency in certain quarters to almost make a cult of science and take the word of a […]

Spiritual, Religious and Personal Beliefs

Spiritual, Religious and Personal Beliefs

If we earnestly pursue the search for the spiritual dimension of man (and his health), we find ourselves far removed […]