Posts Tagged with: "spirituality"

The Spiritual Teacher

The Spiritual Teacher

In all spiritual traditions the teacher, or the guru as we call him in India, occupies a pivotal place. The […]

Spirituality, Master-key of the Indian Mind: A Reflection

Spirituality, Master-key of the Indian Mind: A Reflection

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“Spirituality is indeed the master-key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinite is native to it.”1 The above […]

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 Supreme Presence

The Supreme Presence

Sweet Mother, is there a spiritual being in everybody? That depends on what we call “being”. If for “being” we […]

Science and Reality

Science and Reality

All spiritual seeking is a seeking after the deeper Truth of things, the Divine Reality behind and beyond the outer […]

How to Have the Experience

How to Have the Experience

We read, we try to understand, we explain, we try to know. But a single minute of true experience teaches […]

The Way to Think

The Way to Think

If you know the point of balance, You can settle the details. If you can settle the details, You can […]

Inner Technology

Inner Technology

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

Meanderings

Meanderings

(Through the ages, authors and poets have walked – through nature, through towns and cities – to tap the wellsprings […]

A True Professor

A True Professor

The Mother says a professor, a true professor, must be truly a yogi. That is to say, a teacher, even […]

Yoga, Psychology and the Indian Genius

Yoga, Psychology and the Indian Genius

India is well-known as the land of religion and philosophy. The spiritual masters of modern India like Sri Aurobindo and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Misleading Conclusions

Misleading Conclusions

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

Social Service, Philanthropy and Spirituality

Social Service, Philanthropy and Spirituality

Social service and philanthropy are normally considered as great altruistic activities which lead to moral and spiritual development. But Sri […]

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 […]

The Need of a Spiritual Change

The Need of a Spiritual Change

At present mankind is undergoing an evolutionary crisis in which is concealed a choice of its destiny; for a stage […]

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 […]

In Either Case

In Either Case

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

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 […]

Practical Hints for Spiritual Education

Practical Hints for Spiritual Education

A complete psychic and spiritual education is a life-long process, and yet, in so far as they truly give meaning […]

The Work before Us

The Work before Us

(Swami Vivekananda, the warrior monk who took the world by storm starting with the 1893 Parliament of Religions in Chicago, […]

Walking as Tirtha (pilgrimage)

Walking as Tirtha (pilgrimage)

‘You road I enter upon and look around.  I believe you are not all that is here, I believe that […]

Defiling the Sublime

Defiling the Sublime

An article in a leading Indian daily reports that “A powerful trend in the American establishment has launched a smear-campaign […]

Science and Spirituality

Science and Spirituality

There is a spiritual seeking in Science and there is a science in spirituality. This world is a manifestation of […]

The Inner Frown

The Inner Frown

An episode from a spiritual lore: A disciple asks the Master: “Sir, why is there so much friction in our […]