Articles By: Alok Alok

Perceptions

Perceptions

Man-management is essentially an extension of self-management. What we see in others is a projection of our own selves. A […]

Perspective

Perspective

The rich executive had just received a heart transplant. The cardiothoracic surgeon complimented himself for his success and newspapers ran […]

The Self & Nature

The Self & Nature

The Self and Nature are like the light and its lamp. Light is an essential common element. The quality, intensity, […]

The Healer Within

The Healer Within

“Or we may find when all the rest has failed Hid in ourselves the key of perfect change.”(1) Introduction All […]

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought – III

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought – III

The grand synthesis and more It is here that Sri Aurobindo steps in with His Yoga, stretching the line of […]

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought (II)

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought (II)

Another Vedantic Solution Indian thought is not only about mayavada and illusion. Despite the current emphasis on other-worldliness, there have […]

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought (I)

Psychotherapy and Indian Thought (I)

The Indian psyche has some special inherent features that act as checks to mental imbalance. This article discusses how they […]

Sadhana as a Medical Doctor

Sadhana as a Medical Doctor

Sadhana in its deepest sense is independent of all outer circumstances. It is our ideas of circumstances and attitude towards […]

A True Physician

A True Physician

The physician is not just a person who is responsible for the cure of an illness. That may be his […]

A Need of the Times

A Need of the Times

“Man’s science builds its abstracts cold and brief And cuts to formulas the living whole. It is a brain and […]

Facing Stress

Facing Stress

Stress is defined as the response of an organism to perceived threats in the environment. The ‘environmental stress’ need not […]

Can Genes Make Me?

Can Genes Make Me?

They shared the same genes and even a part of their bodies. The conjoint twins lived together, shared the same […]

The Beginning of the End

The Beginning of the End

Has science reached its final limits? This is the subject of debate in prominent scientific circles. The atomic void has […]

The Power of Peace

The Power of Peace

There is a power in Peace. The power to heal, support and succour. It is a power that can reach […]

The Ultimate Discovery

The Ultimate Discovery

Man, the explorer, has ever been in quest of the elixir of immortality, the ambrosia that can grant him health […]

The Adventure of Consciousness

The Adventure of Consciousness

All those who set their feet upon a new way of living and seeing are asked: what is the proof […]

Is Man Truly Great?

Is Man Truly Great?

Legends speak of the three strides of Vishnu*. The first two strides cover the sky and the earth. Yet, these […]

Methods of Enquiry and Research

Methods of Enquiry and Research

Research in life sciences, of which medicine is a specialised branch, seems to be entering into a blind alley because […]

Doctor Shopping

Doctor Shopping

The growing dissatisfaction with modern medicine has created a new difficulty for the patient of present times. The medical world […]

The New Harmony

The New Harmony

There is a harmony of animal life. It is a double harmony. On the one hand, harmony between the life-force […]

Search and Research (III)

Search and Research (III)

The qualitative dimension A new science and new approach is needed. We find luminous hints of it in the ancient […]

Search and Research (II)

Search and Research (II)

The Qualitative Dimension A new or rather a double line of approach is therefore needed in our search and research. […]

Search and Research (I)

Search and Research (I)

The Parallel Lines Modern science has travelled a long way in its search, based on the reductionist model, which separated […]

Limits of Science

Limits of Science

Has science arrived at its limits? This is the subject of a debate doing the rounds in prominent scientific circles. […]

Magic and Miracles

Magic and Miracles

Man needs miracles. This need, when deeply observed, is the expression of a hunger for power, a need to break […]

Healing Communications

Healing Communications

Introduction: Rediscovering Connectedness In a world largely governed by fast food, cheap thrills, quick success and easy money, it is […]

Generation Next

Generation Next

There is a growing concern among parents and teachers about the present generation fed on a regular diet of T.V., […]

True Perfection

True Perfection

There are two kinds of perfection to which all human seeking is witness. The first is a perfection of man’s […]

The Language of Life

The Language of Life

An illness is like a mis-spelt word in an unknown script. The modern physician is like someone trying to correct […]

Man’s Journey between the Two Poles

Man’s Journey between the Two Poles

There are two poles of the One Reality — the bright and the dark. Their mutual play creates this manifold, […]