Saturday, May 12, 2018

Westerners are cultural & religious supremacists

The only people opposed to this proposition would be vested interests who wish to maintain monopolies and cartels

Let's settle this debate: every voter is an intellectual --- in Gramscian sense.

Debate: Jinnah, Muslim separatism and Aligarh Muslim University

Be more woke. Quite simply, your life depends on it. #Facebook
Form your opinions the old-fashioned way - by thinking critically about them and talking to various people about them especially experts in that field. Inspect your consumption habits – cut the flab wherever you can find it, literally. Communicate via telephone, or text message, or better yet meet people in person. Get off the phone or computer screen, and go for a long walk, talk to your family or just spend some time with nature. If it were not for Facebook, I would be alone and stuck, thinking that only what I do/write/think/love/approve of is best. Facebook makes me what I should be. Open-minded.

What is the Yogic response to sexual violation?
Unfortunately, our social context does not allow a safe, non-judgmental and compassionate space for sharing and re-appraisal. It rather shames you for these tendencies. 

Westerners may no longer be racial supremacists but they are still committed cultural & religious supremacists.

At the core of the Japanese culture is a very significant aspect of Indian culture through language and deities
via @CreativeIndMag @CreativeIndOrg

Today is death anniversary of human rights activist and lawyer #MukulSinha. Here's an earlier piece by me, in his memory. #Gujarat 

Remembering #MukulSinha an inspiration symbolizing unflinching, uncompromising, unbending & unshakeable ability to safeguard human rights, on his death anniversary.
His ideals resonates in all of us. @free_thinker @MahtabNama @sanjayuvacha @SankarshanT

Like all good autobiographies, UR Ananthamurthy’s ‘Suragi’ is delicious literary gossip

Marketime: Hindu sphere yet to produce a coherent alternative @NathTusar @i_contemplate_
This mire must harbour the orchid and the rose,
From her blind unwilling substance must emerge
A beauty that belongs to happier spheres.
- SAVITRI by Sri Aurobindo

Connecting Their Selves: The Discourse of Karma, Calling, and Surrendering among Western Spiritual Practitioners in India
T Ganguly - Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 2018
… Puducherry, a small South Indian coastal city, is home to Sri Aurobindo ashram (hermitage) founded on the spiritual-philosophical principles of Sri Aurobindo Ghose (1872–1950) and
his French spiritual collaborator Mirra Alfassa (1878–1973), w.

JC Grace
… KM Banerjee, Tagore, Sri Aurobindo Ghosh were the … Independent Drama in English - Tagore – Sri Aurobindo Gosh - Post Independent Drama - Experimentation - Nissim Ezekeil - Girish Karnad - Pritish Nandi - Mahesh Dattani - Asif Currimbhoy - Manjula Padmanabhan …

Cosmodern education: emotional, spiritual, and ecological literacy to develop a sustainability mindset
J Collado-Ruano - Developing a Sustainability Mindset in Management …, 2018
… This endogenous development is also present in the perspective of spiritual evolution and material reincarnation of Indian philosopher Sri Aurobindo … Rebirth is a logical necessity and a spiritual fact of which we …

18 hours ago · Abstract. Sri Aurobindo wrote regularly both in prose and poetry in his varied career. As a poet, he displayed immense capability in handling the English language and metre. As a poet he wrote narrative poems, ...

15 hours ago · "Sri Aurobindo had a vision far greater than anyone of his time." #SriAurobindo #LifeLessons. 

Times Herald-Record-15 hours ago
Matagiri Sri Aurobindo Center: 1218 Wittenberg Road. Reading and meditation, 9 a.m. Sat. Readings are chosen from the writings of Indian philosopher Sri ...

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