Millennium Post-13 hours ago
Sri Aurobindo, who had himself conferred on Bankim the honorific of 'Rishi' – seer and one of the makers of modern India – had clearly seen the symbolism of ...
News18-19 hours ago
Spiritual leaders Sri Aurobindo and Swami Vivekananda, freedom fighters Lala Lajpat Rai and Vallabhbhai Patel, Peshwa and Maratha general Bajirao Ballal, ...
Vande Mataram has been India's national song since 1937. Sung by generations of Indians to evoke the motherland, the song was written by Bengali writer ...
The New Indian Express-30-Jun-2018
His formidable reputation as an educationist and an uncompromising nationalist, led the Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram at Puducherry select him as the ...
[PDF] Indian English dramas of Asif Currimbhoy, Girish Karnad and other playwrights.
… Before Independence,therewere two great dramatists Sri Aurobindo Ghosh and Rabindranath Tagore.Infact drama for them had been a sort of left handwriting as either of them was great poet-saint-philosopher.The trend …
Ecology in Practice
D Ravishankar, A Suhasini, AP Bandari
… The city maintains a close connection to the Sri Aurobindo ashram, and its foundation in the spiritual philosophy of Sri Aurobindo suggests the kind of hybrid attributes to which Dr. Ravishankar had gestured on opening day …
Assorted tweets for general information:
The Initiation of a New Era in Human History https://t.co/GH6GUPDWHG
We often misjudge the importance of an event, or what it portends, from the small and seemingly innocuous way it begins and comes to our notice. Who could imagine, for instance, looking at the majestic redwood trees that they sprout from a tiny seed, or that the grand spreading oak tree begins from an acorn. Similarly, the advent of the League of Nations represents a watershed event in human history, as it represented the first global attempt to bring humanity together to try to resolve issues through collaboration rather than conflict. The failure of this specific bodily form for the idea of human unity was not a defeat of the concept; rather, it was a sign that the form was not yet correctly developed and solidly based. It took another worldwide conflagration to emphasize the importance of developing a mechanism for interchange, communication and discussion as an alternative to world war. The founding of the United Nations after the end of World War II represented then another chance of embodiment for an idea that was driving towards manifestation. The United Nations itself is not a perfect form, certainly, and the concept has been distorted by the existence of veto power exercised by dominant world powers to protect their own egoistic vested interests. Yet, the process continues and the United Nations certainly represents an advance on the tentative steps taken by the League of Nations.
3. A relatively new sprung tendency to describe Mughal rule as foreign is increasingly creeping into historiographical accounts. No doubt part of a larger project to undermine the contribution of a specifically Indo-Islamic contribution to the creation of India, over time.
'Women in Vedas', her recent book is a wonderful collection of Vedic Verses. An eloquent speaker and prolific writer, an authority on Rashtra Kavi Bharati and Mahan Shri Aurobindo Gosh, Dr. Prema Nandakumar is a gifted women of our era. #4YearsOfModiGovt #SamparkForSamarthan https://t.co/MU7jroCofI
My new article: PIE and AIT are linked and do not allow ancient dates for Sansk/Vedas. In this article I propose a very ancient mother language called "Matamahi bhasha" that gave rise to "proto-European". No more PIE. I remove the "Indo" from IndoEuropean https://t.co/9itVguCWIL
I propose that 8000 to10,000 (or more) years ago was a Matamahi bhasha that gave off a branch that became "Proto-European" and spread to Europe. Matamahi bhasha also gave rise to Sanskrit. Sanskrit and European languages are related not because of PIE but an even earlier langauge https://t.co/W8xdQxno5t
In the above article I suggest reasons why western Indologists get their chaddis in a knot and start accusing Indians of RW Hindutva if they protest and say Sanskrit is older than 1500 BC AIT date. 200 years of lies will be shown up by an older date for Sanskrit
For western Indologists and "sanskritists", Sanskrit is like a urinal. They cannot do without it but complain about the stink. But is they who are pissing on Sanskrit and other languages.
Thanks. As you rightly point out - it is only a framework. Actual dates of mine are only speculation - they may be much older. You know better than most that the history of Sanskrit goes as far back as 15-20000 years.
Thanks. There are many people doing this but western academics have to tippytoe and do it apologetically. I don't care and neither do other Indians and that angers linguists and anthropologists who have been bullshitting like there is no tomorrow. I have more coming later
In fact this article is an extension of that. Bhimbetka language may have been Matamahi bhasha - a much better name than the "proto-Indian" that I used in my talk. But this is not the end. I will build up on this - a lot more is needed to tear down 200 years of linguistics lies.
The basis of #science is probability. It's all just formal logic, extended through probability and the assumption of empiricism. Also, replication is not a necessary component of science, falsification is.
However, you might learn something if you take those two courses that I suggested. For instance, in many cases we can predict a choice, simply based on fMRI data, before the person even becomes consciously aware of their decision. Wherever there is predictive power, there is falsification. Oh and while there is nothing wrong with being self taught, the problem is that in many cases, those who are self taught do not check their knowledge against expertise and do not have any check on how well they understand the topics they're learning.
The only issue you have there is attempting to confirm a theory, which is not how science works. A priori information is perfectly acceptable when falsifying. Regardless, neuroscience and psychology use falsifiable theories, and so they are #science.
Most "#science" uses the wrong methodology at this point, as most scientists are trying to confirm their theories. Regardless, you are totally incorrect about psychology and related fields being unfalsifiable. But good job rejecting multiple fields of study in order to assert your totally unjustified position. Now, in many ways there are weaknesses: cost and ethical limitations which prevent very high degrees of significance, reproducibility, etc. But that's not what makes #science science.
Who is we? Humanity is not one single monolith with common goals and uniform thinking (that could only exist with religion ironically, and not even then).
Actually atheism has died out many times. It's a belief system as old as civilization, yet has achieved nothing.
So is democracy. Flying horses and preachers in the sky is as absurd as the idea that power flows upwards through masses and not downwards through force, it's just you have trained your mind only to find the former as silly when the latter is far sillier. https://t.co/4q2pWf2GPq
Reason isn't an ideological position. Human beings have always been possessed of reason. That's why they, being the weakest of living creatures, could survive all through this time.
Conversely, it can be strongly argued that this scientific fanaticism is so unreasonable that it just assumes the human being is capable of using all technological advancement positively.
This is ofcourse very very "problematic" to both "progressives" as well as votaries of social "science" who like to move towards a "progressive" ideal of ever increasing "liberty" and eventually hit the "End of history" so to speak.
Non Science keeps getting the better of Science in the world of affairs where Science, notwithstanding its mathematical precision and its incredible self confidence, is often as helpless as a babe in the woods.
No, it's not biting and neither is there any irony! Your assumption that there is only 1 type of "basic human nature", ie, the selfish type, however, is premature!
Many, including self, would like to see no1 hungry to the point of dying, homeless or miserable due to lack of medical care
Stereotyping people as bhakts, chamchas, tards, etc only leads to Black & White vision. Refrain from doing so & see the Colours of Life
That's one problem with the pro-choice market liberals argument.
If a person just has to spend his youthful life in a job that frustrates him or burdened by education loan or healthcare expenses where exactly is the choice? How is the market giving us more choices?
Question in an Integral public forum: How is an integrally intelligent being supposed to interact with lower spectrum cultures without becoming persecuted, and yet still communicating integral knowledge? My... https://t.co/8Q3kPSnK6G
After Prithviraj, Renji Panicker expresses regret for misogyny in his films https://t.co/U8RG72Fx9T
Tollywood makes a biopic on Mahanati Savitri. Shows a woman who lived on her terms setting standards for heroines everywhere.
Bollywood makes a biopic on Sanjay Dutt, convicted under Arms Act for possessing an AK 47.
You choose. https://t.co/Ujc7cTV2DC
A subtle messaging in the #Mahanati movie is the scene where the orthodox Hindu lady journalist realises the value of true love in a Church
My review. https://t.co/PCsPEOodHt
I just published “Mahanati — An Underwhelming but Passable Attempt” https://t.co/rhCnoPFvUf
A lot of 'romance' in Telugu cinema is criminal and I'm tired of it, a viewer writes. @nebulochaoticaf writes and makes some REALLY good points https://t.co/PyOSuPOkEf
How long will we continue this futile pattern of oppressing ourselves? https://t.co/6pCgXcHTMl
The Intellectual Dark Web & the Evolution of Consciousness: https://t.co/xCqH65yINj via @YouTube
BJP Targeting Reservation https://t.co/bcaWB0Dfty
Pesky uncle @mohitsatyanand is on a one-man mission to bring civility to Delhi: https://t.co/z4cdyReRwV
Think he's got a chance?
Understanding evolution also means understanding that there are differences in IQ and mental ability between different races and ethnicities and even castes .
Einstein and his therapist. ''happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.'' https://t.co/4vuxWH8uYZ
That one's religion is superior and can offer smooth salvation is a superstition. A belief system is irrational by definition and hence should be seen as a prison. Science has not been able to define man or the world and the idea of God is still a supposition. So humility is must
Again you have put some conditions. Each citizen has every right to change his religion (individually or in mass) as many times as he likes or finds advantageous to reap benefits (in this life or in the afterlife) that is available instantly or likely to be available as promised.
You have set so many conditions that my original intention has turned too constricted. You may reconsider: Why people are so touchy about religion? Who gives right to someone to bother about how many times a fellow citizen converts and how does it matter? This domination must end
One can take admission in a school or college of one's choice; eat in a favourite restaurant. One has the liberty of marrying the person s/he selects but why won't religious conversion permitted in this country is a conundrum. Those who feel threatened by it shouldn't set agenda.
You are right but there is a mystery behind it relating to Sri Aurobindo since August 15 is his birthday. His unseen influences are many like Hitler's downfall but they are not recorded in history books. Hitler had boasted that he will take tea in Buckingham Palace on August 15.
Contesting narratives backed by political and religious formations are seeking attention space. Immature minds are getting sucked into them easily as formidable tech power and glamour are pressed into service. Sri Aurobindo, fortunately, has left behind an alternative manifesto. https://t.co/mEkkTgfJCv
It's normal to perceive spirituality as mystic, occult, or esoteric and descriptions of successive layers of a person's consciousness spelled out by The Mother & Sri Aurobindo confirm it. The challenge however is to focus on some practical goal reflecting howsoever little of it.
Part 2 of a 1952 documentary about Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Multiple videos of The Mother, as well as of Sri Aurobindo room and Samadhi. A unique footage of our Masters and early days of the Ashram brings joy to the heart of any devotee. https://t.co/F4eGaiJRmF
Savitri Era: Ashis Nandy has done immense damage to Sri Aurobindo https://t.co/WWcdRtOSwP
Marketime: Shame and guilt have corrupted the whole area of sex https://t.co/aRo8djeRzp @NathTusar @AnaMyID @neha_aks
This mire must harbour the orchid and the rose,
From her blind unwilling substance must emerge
A beauty that belongs to happier spheres.
- Sri Aurobindo (SAVITRI)