Posts Tagged with: "humanity"

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 […]

A Call to the Youth of India

A Call to the Youth of India

The Standard Bearers of a New Humanity Our call is to young India. It is the young who must be […]

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 […]

Man is a Transitional Being

Man is a Transitional Being

Man is a transitional being, he is not final; for in him and high beyond him ascend the radiant degrees […]

The Beginning

The Beginning

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

The Sacrifice of Sri Aurobindo

The Sacrifice of Sri Aurobindo

1.26 am, December 5, 1950. A moment like any other, in a night like many a night – except to […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings and Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings and Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings Sri Aurobindo’s teachings or vision of life revolves around the following three central ideas: Evolution of Consciousness […]

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 […]

Erasing the Black Dot

Erasing the Black Dot

Human beings are notorious for creating problems for themselves. Sticky tricky situations where there is need for none. Bickering and […]

Righting the Wrongs

Righting the Wrongs

A well known Indian composer recently released a song as a contribution towards eradicating poverty by 2015. A reality show […]

No Chance Encounters

No Chance Encounters

Has it ever struck you that in a world full of millions of people, why is it that only some […]

The Future of Human Potential – V

The Future of Human Potential – V

Futurology is now emerging as a new and fledgling field of knowledge. Modern futurology tries to plot the future trends […]

Art, Truth and Politics

Art, Truth and Politics

In 1958 I wrote the following: ‘There are no hard distinctions between what is real and what is unreal, nor […]

The Future of Human Potential – II

The Future of Human Potential – II

Futurology is now emerging as a new and fledgling field of knowledge. Modern futurology tries to plot the future trends […]

The Future of Religion (VII)

The Future of Religion (VII)

When we look at the contemporary religious scene we find two contradictory trends. On the one hand a strong and […]

Humanitarianism/Philanthropy and the Malady called Man

Humanitarianism/Philanthropy and the Malady called Man

The new religion of this age is humanitarianism. The idea in itself is not new but it has perhaps never […]

Helping the World

Helping the World

The world is beset with so many problems, there are so many things which need to change, but they are […]

The Future of Religion – IV

The Future of Religion – IV

    When we look at the contemporary religious scene we find two contradictory trends. On the one hand a strong […]

Religion, Humanism and Secularism

Religion, Humanism and Secularism

In Europe, the philosophy of secularism brought the ideal of freedom not only to the economic, social and political life […]

The Future of Religion – I

The Future of Religion – I

When we look at the contemporary religious scene we find two contradictory trends. On the one hand a strong and […]

The Clear Light of Hope

The Clear Light of Hope

‘What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow/Out of this stony rubbish?’ So T.S. Eliot asked, or rather demanded, […]

Supermind in the Evolution

Supermind in the Evolution

A new humanity would then be a race of mental beings on the earth and in the earthly body, but […]

Supermind and Humanity

Supermind and Humanity

What then would be the consequence for humanity of the descent of Supermind into our earthly existence, its consequence for […]

Right-brained Politics

Right-brained Politics

It has become a truism, even amongst much of the political class, that the terms ‘left’ and ‘right’ are no […]

Is Humanity really Progressing?

Is Humanity really Progressing?

After a comparatively turbulent year, characterised by international crisis, tensions, wars and other striking events, we can observe, in recent […]

The Task before Us

The Task before Us

The course of evolution proceeding from the vegetable to the animal, from the animal to the man, starts in the […]