Thursday, February 28, 2019

Sri Aurobindo coalesced native ideas into devastating tools of mass movements

51st foundation day of Auroville celebrated in Pondy

United News of India-3 hours ago
Puducherry, Feb 28 (UNI) The residents of Auroville, near here, on Thursday celebrated the 51st anniversary of the foundation of the International City.

The concept of #Auroville—an ideal international township devoted to human unity—came to #theMother in the 1930s. On 28 February 1968 with ~5,000 people of 124 nations Aurovile was born. On 28 February 2019, Auroville celebrates its 51st #FoundationDay.

22) Meeting Tilak in Ahmedabad:
In Dec.1902, Congress conducted its 1st session in Ahmedabad (18th overall), on the financial backing of the ongoing Industrial exhibition (where Gaekwad read #SriAurobindo's speech)..
It was here that the two 'extremists' met for the first time:

Selection from Sri Aurobindo's The Synthesis of Yoga (AUDIO+TEXT).
"… even before that highest approach to identity is achieved, something of the supreme Will can manifest in us as an...

What harm can do all powers of the world to one incide You-immortal unborn undying,Is there something in the world You fear when You recognize one who"s incide of You?Satprem,member of French antifascist  resistance,Sri Aurobindo's speech to Indian anti-British resistance.

"Sri Aurobindo himself apart from being a philosopher was also an intense educationist. And Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee was chairman of memorial convention which decided to begin an educational institution in memory of Sri Aurobindo."
@anirbanganguly, Director, @spmrfoundation

Extracts from Sri Aurobindo and the Mother on India -guidelines for the new government

"The disappearance of Pakistan is inevitable. It should already have taken place but human ignorance has delayed it."
- The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram
"I’ve seen how. It won’t be done through a battle: the different parts of Pakistan will demand separation. There are five of them. And by separating, they’ll join India – to form a sort of confederation. That’s how it will be done."
-The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram

It took the genius of Aurobindo Ghosh to coalesce ideas that existed in Hindu ethos into devastating tools of mass movements- Swaraj & Swadeshi. Both were coalesced in much maligned Calcutta in the first decade of the twentieth century. Read:

Finally, Sri Aurobindo's epochal pioneering role gets due acknowledgement. Thanks. Remembering another brave revolutionary

Sri Aurobindo started writing in public just a few months after his return to India in 1893. Vivekananda is generally considered senior to him but in terms of scholarly output, Sri Aurobindo comes first. This may not be known to many people. (Request to readers to verify/confirm)

I studied Gandhi in sufficient details. And I conclude I have poor opinion for Gandhi. Am I the only one apart from Ambedkar?

Aurobindo was vocal while Tagore's silence & sophistication said something more. The real disappointment for me was Rajaji's attitude.

Gandhi is a hype created by the Nehrus - a sort of mutual promotion. 
Think! If he was SO great, why was a book he wrote, never part of ANY school syllabus? Obviously because, if it was read by many, Gandhi, and by association, the Nehrus, would lose all 'greatness' status.

No you're not. I read his "Experiments with truth" and came out of it thoroughly shocked, disappointed and disgusted! 
It is easy to dismiss an 'analysis' by a third party, but impossible to dismiss what a person writes about himself!

I believed him to be the Safety Valve of British Empire!  
He never let the emotions of Indians reach the level of Revolt.  
Non-violence was a tool to defuse the anger like todays #SayNoToWar

Gandhi co-opted Hindus & crippled us forever! Stymied patriots, gave teeth to Muslims, gave us the worst possible outcome from the freedom struggle.
Macaulay & Nehru ensured the extinction of Hinduism thru our educational system
Modi, BJP, RSS doing far too little for our revival

For all his faults, Gandhi was anyday better than Ambedkar who was nothing but a British stooge and Hindu dweshi.

Rather than analysing the past, looking at the future is more crucial in which Sri Aurobindo holds a prominent place. It's important therefore to check one's own dear ideological formulation with his vision and dreams and reconfigure them from time to time. #Auroville anniversary

Savitri Era Learning Forum: Auroville symbolises love and peace Posted by @NathTusar Tusar Nath Mohapatra, Director, #SavitriEra Learning Forum (SELF), #ShipraRiviera #Indirapuram #Ghaziabad #UttarPradesh #MirraAlfassa #SriAurobindo #FiveDreams #WorldUnion

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Carey arrived in India in 1793; Sri Aurobindo returned in 1893

Assorted tweets:

The philosophy of Josiah Royce: When evaluating your life, don’t ask, “How happy am I?” Ask, “How loyal am I, and to what?”

The understated Nietzsche. Far from a bombastic prophet, he was mild-mannered, “uncomplicated,” a perfect gentleman

John Stuart Mill is routinely seen by liberals and conservatives as a secular saint. Turns out he was decidedly less secular than we thought

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VIP VAK: Sri Aurobindo knew the Origin of all languages [So, if you want to get into the spirit of the Rig Vedic poetry make Sanskrit your mother tongue. It is as simple as that. When you want to read Savitri make English as your native language, ... -RYD]

On this day, exactly 126 years ago, #SriAurobindo made a permanent return to India.
Let us try to follow his journey throughout India, until his final stop in Pondicherry after ~17 years..
Mohit Bansal - 06 Feb 19
1) Arrival in India (6th Feb.1893):
#SriAurobindo's ship arrived at Apollo Bunder, Bombay.
(Carthage, route taken --> London – Gibraltar – Port Said – Aden – Bombay)
After a long absence of ~14 years. Mother India welcomed Him with a vast calm..
2) 1st job at Baroda:
#SriAurobindo arrived in Baroda on 8th Feb 1893, & reported to work on 18th
(Land Settlement Dept, Monthly salary of Rs.200)
Impressed with him, the Maharaja later employed him in the Secretariat
A remarkable incident happened during his 1st year of stay:
3) Meeting his family in Ajmer & Deogarh:
After a long absence, #SriAurobindo had to meet his family, & went out ~ Jan.1894, travelling to Ajmer (met Benoybhusan) & Deogharh (met larger family)
Here is how the family members & Sri Aurobindo would later describe their meeting..
4) Travelling to Ooty (26 May,1895):
V.S. Bapat, an officer in the Baroda survey settlement dept., was indicted for corruption in ~1894.
Gaekwar, who was in Ooty, called #SriAurobindo there to prepare a precis of the case.
Bapat had for his help another distinguished gentleman:
5) Moved to Baroda College:
#SriAurobindo was not interested in admin., so he entered Baroda College , 1st as a part time lecturer in French (1897), then as a regular Prof. of English (1900) & finally appointed Vice-Principal (1904)
Some interesting reminiscences of the period:
6) Vacations in Bengal:
During his teaching period, #SriAurobindo used to pass his vacations in Bengal, generally during the Puja holidays — visiting his relatives and joining the festivities..
"Auro-dada's" wit and humour used to amaze people even then!
7) First Political move in Baroda:
Jatin Banerjee came to Baroda for military training in ~1898. Once ready, he was sent to Bengal by #SriAurobindo for revolutionary work
This political decision wasn't sudden, Sri Aurobindo's intimacy with India had been growing over the years:
8) Selecting the bride from Shillong:
~1900, #SriAurobindo was turning 28 & wanted to get married. So he advertised in Calcutta papers for a bride. And within a year, he found the match..
Interestingly the name of the Bengali girl he selected & His own name, both mean 'Lotus'!
9) Marriage in Calcutta:
#SriAurobindo got married to Mrinalini on 30 Apr,1901 acc. to Hindu rites. The function was attended by famous scientist J.C. Bose, Lord Sinha, barrister Byomkesh Chakravarty etc
Of course Sri Aurobindo's marriage couldn't have been purely conventional:
10) Trip to Nainital:
After his marriage (1901), #SriAurobindo went to Deoghar & from there traveled to Nainital with His wife Mrinalini & His sister Sarojini. They reached their destination ~ 28th May, 1901.
We can have a brief glimpse of His experience there from this letter:
11) Friends in Baroda (i):
#SriAurobindo returned to Baroda in Jul-1901 with His wife & sister. He had asked his friend Madhavrao Jadhav to furnish a rented house for their arrival.
Sri Aurobindo had developed a circle of friends in Baroda, let's take a look at the Jadhavs 1st:
12) Friends in Baroda (ii):
~Late 1898, #SriAurobindo enrolled the services of D.K. Roy to improve his Bengali. They traveled from Deoghar to Baroda via Bankipore (Patna) & Bombay
D.K. Roy would stay with Him for next ~2 years, that'd prove to be a rich source of reminiscences:
13) Friends in Baroda (iii):
Finally, #SriAurobindo had some friends there whom he knew from his early days in England. The two we know of from His conversations are Keshav G. Deshpande & Bapubhai Majumdar
After Madhavrao, Deshpande was probably the most intimate friend of His:
14) Tutoring at Baroda Palace:
As soon as #SriAurobindo had returned from Nainital, the Maharaja had an assignment ready for Him - To tutor his children!
The Gaekwad would keep giving such peculiar jobs to Sri Aurobindo for the next few years:
15) Welcoming Barin in Baroda:
Barindra Kumar, #SriAurobindo's youngest brother, would suddenly turn up in Baroda in 1901, just a few months after Sri Aurobindo's marriage
One with a romantic imagination, he would keep pestering his 'Sejda' for supporting his ever new ventures:
16) Guiding secret societies in Udaipur & Midnapur:
#SriAurobindo had already sent Jatin to Bengal, but in Apr-1902 He applied for a one month leave to guide the revolutionary work.
In a single year, he would be associated with both western & eastern Indian secret revolutions!:
17) Travelling to Lonavala:
Within few months of #SriAurobindo's marriage, both Sarojini & Mrinalini went back to Calcutta, perhaps due to a plague epidemic in Baroda. He would then be called to Lonavala by the Gaekwad ~ June 1902..
He had a curious nickname for His employer:
18) Visiting Ahmedabad & Ajwa for Cricket (i):
With greater responsibilities,#SriAurobindo had to have some time for recreation. & he had his share of fun while watching cricket! Yes, He was a non-playing member of Baroda Cricket Club
Let's listen to Ahmedabad story 1st (1902):
19) Visiting Ahmedabad & Ajwa for Cricket (ii):
#SriAurobindo was not a sportsman, he had played cricket only as a young boy in Manchester in Mr Drewett’s (his caretaker's) garden. But He had a spectator's interest in the sport.
Now let's listen to the Ajwa picnic story (1902):
20) Meeting Nivedita in Baroda:
In October 1902, Sister Nivedita would turn up in Baroda from Nagpur during her tour of North India. #SriAurobindo & Khaserao were delegated by the Gaekwad to receive the State guest..
Nivedita had found that day a fellow "worshipper of Shakti" :
21) Meeting revolutionaries in Bombay:
In Dec.1902, #SriAurobindo traveled to Bombay with Barin mainly to meet Govind Madgaokar, an ICS officer & an instrument to spread the revolution in Gujarat..
Also around this time, Sri Aurobindo wrote a remarkable speech for the Gaekwad:

Karma, acc. to #SriAurobindo, is a subtler concept than the popular view of it as a system of reward & retribution..In one sense, it's a kind of feedback mechanism for the soul evolution
If interested, one can read His views here :)

@rajivvarma42 Bengal was under the influence of William Carey. His shishya #RamMohanRoy,#Ramakrishna, #Vivekananda all experimented with ONE GOD but in some speeches Swami Vivekananda does acknowledge the influence of #cryptochristianity in #NeoVedanta. But he passed away too soon
No. My pt is that Ramakrishna and Vivekananda also fell for british narrative and insidious propaganda that Hinduism was regressive and needed to be reformed

One more. Every reformer of Hindu religion has called Hindus regressive and have said they need to reform. What was Ramanujacharya if not a reformer? Buddha, Mahaveera? Can we say that they were all influenced by Christian/Western thought?

BHARATIYAS ACKNOWLEDGE the TRUTH: Christian faith wasn't entered through British invaders. Check the history.
Way before them many missionary people like WILLIAM CAREY on God's call came and uprooted the SATI, BAN ON WOMEN EDUCATION etc. Started first printing press etc for good.

Raja Ram Mohan Roy is a Christian, was evangelised by Missionary William Carey. Plz know the history! Sati was abolished on promulgation of official Gazzette of India by the then Viceroy of India! God knows who’ll abolish caste system too!! it’ll soon be done!! God Bless them!!

Sri Aurobindo: A Pioneer Indian Social Thinker
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Promoting honest, astute, and dispassionate scholarship is the need of the hour to rectify distortion of history and the overall narrative accumulated so far. Courage needed to face Sri Aurobindo's work which is subversive of the tradition and religion.

Second term for Modi agenda should be separated from Hindutva. Similarly, CHARTER OF HINDU DEMANDS (HCD) should be separated from Hindutva. Hindutva itself should be separated from Hinduism. Hinduism in turn has to be separated from Sri Aurobindo's vision.

Democracy entails separation of powers and functions like between civilians and services. People join armed forces not out of patriotism or nationalism but as another job. Thus, trying to whip up sentiments over routine Defence operations and other security matters is anomalous.

Savitri Era Learning Forum: William Carey, Prafulla Chakraborty, & Ram Swarup -Tusar Nath Mohapatra @NathTusar Director, SELF-SRA102C #ShipraRiviera #Indirapuram #Ghaziabad #UttarPradesh 201014 
#SavitriEra of those who adore,
Om #SriAurobindo & #TheMother

[Georges Van Vrekhem (recounts) the unexpected but well-documented role of the Indian philosopher and sage Sri Aurobindo in the action against Hitler before and during the Second World War.]

Been reading this. Intriguing how, in order for Nazi ideas to take hold, it was first necessary to dismantle German Christianity, and replace it with what was basically a mass acceptance of New Age ideas including occult, alt health, Eastern religion, parapsychology, and veganism

(1/3) I think it's important not to make any sweeping claims along the lines of: We've seen a significant rise in esoteric beliefs since the 1960s therefore we are in danger of re-Nazification. The cultural elements that laid the ground were the Nazi Party were complex & specific
(2/3) to the German situation: Teutonic romanticism, the rise of racial philology, cultural antisemitism, the statism of Hegel, German folk nationalism, the dubious interpretations of selected Hindu & Buddhist texts by 19th German scholars. But if the pieces had fallen in a slightly different way, Nazism would not have had the cultural resources. Some of the elements mentioned functioned equally well against Nazism. I'm thinking of the Occultist Dion Fortune & her astral campaign against Hitler
Thanks Edward. I've been thinking about this for a while! I recommend Otto Rahn's work. He was commissioned by the SS to find evidence of the Holy Grail. You may have already come across him in the book you mention above.

One of Marx's most valuable tools for understanding our condition is alienation (Entfremdung). Alienation is not merely the powerless induced by a technological society (the separation of agency from production) but the sense we don't know who we 'really' are.

Dark, hateful Heidegger comprehended something beautiful. Never forget the fleeting mystery of life. It is the ground of all grace, all sense of gift. When we contemplate Being-Itself, even in the smallest leaf, we live, immune to the inane. Respice post te Hominem te memento.

Sep 17, 2014 - If one offers Me with love and devotion a leaf, a flower, fruit or water, I will ... is without senses, cannot comprehend this verse of Bhagavad-gita.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Relation between authority and social compromise is complex

[If you want to read one book on Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, read this! - June 19, 2014 - Georges Van Vrekhem's book on the life of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother is one of the most well written accounts]

BJP IT cell mouthpiece, OpIndia blames me for predicting 2months back about Modi's plan for a major confrontation with Pakistan just before the election. This prediction is not rocket science if you carefully follow Modi's politics. Modi is so predictable!

Haren Pandya knew who organized Godhra carnage. He was assassinated by contract killing by a process known as cut-out murder. There was a chain of contracters who passed down the order to the last assailant. The originator likely 56" could not be traced by cutting off the links.

Modi is playing same old movie with not even more mirch and masala

From the newly-launched Freedom Gazette @ZeeMohamed_ speaks of the true nature of India’s nationhood that we ignore at our peril. Reclaiming India’s Nationalist Movement

A thoughtful, sober piece. Anger and emotion must give way to a cold, clinical, rational thinking. National interest, not bravado, must be our guide.

Who's my master? Among my 'masters' are my mother, Mohandas Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Mahasveta Debi, Satyajit Ray, Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, and Badal Sircar. Glad to be devoted and loyal to all of them :-)

Was Gandhi a strategist in his approach to caste?

It is important to understand the dynamics of intermediate castes in its specific context to explain the current moment of its mobilisation, militancy, and political positioning.

Interacting with, conducting #writingworkshops for Dalit women leaders and activists - navigating language barriers, crossing pain, finding humour together etc ..
What is the feeling that overwhelms at those times ? 

Emmanuel Macron seemed to represent change from the mediocre political class that has ruled France for 30 years, and hope that France may embrace market-based reform. Today the hope is on life support, and the change has yet to be seen. [Sounds familiar.]

89. There were not only two Mills, James (1773-1836) and John Stuart, father and son, but two Mills in John Stuart himself!
145. But only that their genius lay in working out in practice the relation between authority and social compromise.
146. A relation which they perceived to be entirely of a complex kind which could not be formulated in theoretical principles of a philosophical nature.

Elegant political economy ruled the country side away from the cities.  A political authority could extract revenue only by increasing productivity.  Else the peasants vanished in the bush rather than pay!  Even in Babur’s time.

Love this India. A modern Christian couple in the yard of a madrassa, from Alauddin Khilji’s time, right beyond a cluster of Hindu, vegetarian restaurants. Not to ignore, the romantic, Georgette Heyer setting. This is the India to cherish. Sad to disrupt this with hate mongering.

Marriage is both a cause and consequence of #migration . The #marriage system ensures circulation of women on an unmatched scale. This circulation is not free of #labour. This route map takes you through the ways in which Indian women migrate.

Don't miss Tantrotsav - the annual Mahashivaratri celebrations at Kalarigram. @arvindneela, @Sampadananda, @beingpavithraS and other stalwarts will take part.

@jsaideepak The need for an Indic Renaissance by J Sai Deepak Question and Answer session:

60 years of dravidianist hooliganism and godlessness, and 20 years of 3rd rate movies--->This is the endgame for tamizhs. 👇🏾

The greatest weakness of Indian electoral politics, as practised within the Westminster model adopted at independence, is the reward it offers for the politics of exclusion.

The US, with its reliance on Pakistan for cutting a final deal with Afghan Taliban, cannot afford to side with India. Indeed, Trump administration’s “agreement in principle” with Taliban, by emboldening the Pakistan military establishment, likely contributed to the Pulwama attack

Dear @BJP4India there are more Hindu Atheists and Neo Atheists in India than Marxist Atheists. Language matters, do not commit such gaffes online. You have no idea how many atheists vote for you I guess 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

RSS is an organization for, by and of traitors. The traitor produced by RSS lectures Indian citizens on their duties while abdicating his own. Hindu Keralite Vishnu Dev Radhakrishnan is rotting in a Saudi jail while this traitor will send his MEA to OIC. Shame! Shame!

ICYMI: “We can finally see what the history of the Milky Way is.”

“Positive thinking is supposed to be empowering. But in fact it sets us up against an ideal of ourselves in the face of which we always feel inadequate” 
Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen on burnout:

Basic Causes of Failure of the Rational Intelligence in Guiding the Development of Society

[Accent marks force you to read the text in a given fixed manner, robbing it of the subtleness that can be there depending upon each individual's preparation and perception. -R.Y. Deshpande] SELF: In the face of Positive thinking, we always feel inadequate

On the auspicious occasion of 141st birthday of the Mother, SAFIC humbly unveils its new digital platform dedicated to the study of Indian scriptures. Vedas in the light of Sri Aurobindo.
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Religions or texts don't spawn hatred on their own; they are like a matchbox. When a person or a group use certain concepts or tenets to mobilise people, then the potentiality increases and the energy is directed either in a positive manner or negatively. So, self-interest rules.

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