Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.

July 19, 2016

Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, Emily Dickinson, and Thomas Merton

[PDF] India and America: A Comparative Study of Mysticism
S Lata, P Mohali
... The objective of this paper is to compare mysticism in the poetry of Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, Emily Dickinson and Thomas Merton and to show how their significant works were inspired by the spiritual revelation and struggles. ...

Vastu compliance: the gentrification of India's sacred spaces and the mobilities of ideas
T Birtchnell - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 2016
... Founded on the teachings of guru Sri Aurobindo the small city has become a haven for alternative living and also eco-tourism as it is open to overseas visitors and even resident worshippers who partake in subsistence farming and yoga workshops (Kapoor 200735. ...

[PDF] Priority Sector Lending Of Commercial Banks And Its Impact On The Development Of The Rural Economic Status In India
R Ota, P Sarkar
... A line well said by Sri Aurobindo, the famous yogi and philosopher --- “The village is the cell of the national body and the cell life must be healthy and developed for the national body to be healthy and developed.” He believed that the growth of any nation is from its focal point ...

JDB Doss
... between his 'janma-karma' and man's salvation”.66 Aurobindo has built up his theory of man's ascent through the divine descent. It is through the expression 'madbhavamagatah' of the Gita, Aurobindo has mainly relied on the verses 4:9-11 of the Gita. ...

Revolutionary History and the Post-Colonial Muslim: Re-Writing the 'Silk Letters Conspiracy'of 1916
F Zaman - South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 2016

10 hours ago - Hindutva clown Rajiv Malhotra touting a “third eye” SCAM. The clown allegedly ... The other day I had exposed racketeer Sri Sri Ravishankar for DIRECT FRAUD on the people. [You'll note that the ...

2 days ago - “I admire Savarkar because he was a staunch follower of the ideology of Hindutva. ... the small princely state of Mansa, advising the ruler on matters of business and once playing host to Sri Aurobindo.

Wide Awake Gentile | A fine site
 - He spent 7 years in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, after that. ... MOVEMENT OR CHRISTIANS BLACKMAILED TO BE JEWISH AGENTS AND PLANTED INTO THE HINDUTVA MOVEMENT.
Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

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Admission Procedure | Admissions Open for 2016-17 at Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication, New Delhi - SACAC › admission-process
Learn the strategy with SACAC in ‪#‎advertisingandpublicrelations‬ course. ... The admission process for all Postgraduate Diploma and Diploma programmes is a simple 4-step procedure: ... Crossed DD for Rs. 2000/- in favour of “Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communication ... - ... or by sending a DD in favour of Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication payable at New Delhi by post.
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Shri Vijay, or Vijaybhai as everyone addresses him, is the Chairperson of SACAC. Vijaybhai had his entire education at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education at Puducherry. After finishing his studies, he joined the Ashram.
He is ‘Member Executive – Administration and Finance’ of Sri Aurobindo Society, an international not for profit institution, working throughout the world for individual perfection, social transformation, and human unity based on a deeper spiritual foundation.
He helps in the co-ordination of several projects of the Society including education, rural development, sustainable development and renewable energy, health, leadership and management, youth, Indian culture, media, films and television. He keeps interacting with people from all over the world – students, teachers, educationists, executives, scientists, seekers & aspirants of Truth, sharing with them his insights on life, based on the vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Shri Pradeep Narang was born in an industrial family. He went into business after having completed Masters in Economics from Lucknow University and looked after the family sugar mills and ancillary industries for two decades. He was the President of Indian Sugar Mills Association in 1973-74. However, having been drawn to the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother he came to Pondicherry in 1982 and gave up business thereafter totally. He is at present the whole time honorary Chairman of Sri Aurobindo Society.

Daljeet Wadhwa is the Founding Director of Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication (SACAC) New Delhi, which was setup with the aim of infusing spiritual and human values into media and arts education. She has steered SACAC over the last 10 years, to evolve as an innovative and creative media school. Prior to setting up SACAC she co-founded the Electronic Media department at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in New Delhi. Daljeet has a Masters in Accounts & Statistics from Commerce College, Indore.
She has been an ardent follower of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother from her formative years. Her quest has been to embody Sri Aurobindo’s dictum “All Life is Yoga”.

July 18, 2016

Bhakti movements in medieval India were bound by a feudal order
R. Y. Deshpande - 1999 - ‎Snippet view
The Bhakti-movement of later centuries in India saw a great and sudden outpouring and overflowing of this joy that became intimately homely in thought and feeling and action. Spiritual truth and realisation found another expression in this ...
K. R. Srinivasa Iyengar - 1985 - ‎Snippet view - ‎More editions
The bhakti movement in Bengal was doubtless a part of a nation-wide movement, yet it had its distinctive local characteristics as well. Many years later, Sri Aurobindo brilliantly defined as follows the unique quality of this poetry: The desire of ...
1979 - ‎Snippet view - ‎More editions
81 Sri Aurobindo's words echo the following couplet of Guru Granth : Those who turn to the Guru discern the sabad, and ... supreme, For I have found my True Guru.88 Love was also the common denominator of the Hindu Bhakti movement.
Roshen Dalal - 2010 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Chokha Mela A bhakti saint of the thirteenth to fourteenth centuries, who worshipped the god Vithoba or vitthala at pandharpur. ... These include the bhakti movement ... Sri aurobindo incorporated a passage on Jesus in his epic poem savitri, in which he wrote, 'He who has found his identity with god/ Pays with the body's ...
K. C. Gupta - 1976 - ‎Snippet view - ‎More editions
Summing up Sri Aurobindo's views on the subject, M.P. Pandit points out that "Bhakti may be arta Bhakti, which ... this outer mode Of attendance must correspond to an inner feeling, a glad movement of surrender, a dependence felt within.
Reflections on Vedic, Classical and Bhakti Poetry Ramesh Chandra Shah ... Sri Aurobindo's The Foundation of Indian Culture, Coomaraswamy's The Dance of Shiva, Raja Rao's The Meaning of India ... The fourth lecture presents a sensitive reading of the pan-Indian Bhakti movement, tracing its sources to the Vedas, the  ...
This phase also saw the emergence of the bhakti movement with an emphasis on intensity of religious devotion. Later in the ... was further promoted by such major Hindu teachers as Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo.
Buddhist thought and the emergence of the bhakti rasa was the outcome of the rising presence of Islam in our country. ... The rich and profound philosophical tradition in India came to an end with the bhakti movement and visistadvaita was the last ... Nineteenth century Indian philosophers like Shri Ramakrishna and his illustrious disciple Vivekananda, Ramanna Maharshi and Sri Aurobindo did not ...
Bansi Pandit - 2001 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
This was also the beginning of the devotional movement spearheaded by the twelve mystic poets of South India, known as ... Paramahamsa Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo Ghose, Ramana Maharshi, and Mahatma Gandhi.
... 320 introspection of, 341-343 planes of, in Savitri, 81-84 pure, 259-261, 264- 266 Sri Aurobindo's description, 178-181 ... 468 aesthetics, theory of, 476-477 African and Asian cultures, 479 anukarana, 478-479 and bhakti movement, 473 vs.
R. D. Ranade - 1982 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Mahipati wrote during the period when Bhakti Movement was in full swing. By the powerful integrating force of the movement he ... mysticism of Rabindranath Tagore; The integral mysticism of Sri Aurobindo. Rs. 75 KABIR— THE APOSTLE OF ...
M. G. Chitkara - 2002 - ‎Preview
... fifteenth century, and would have proceeded to completion had the country not been saved by the bhakti movement ... Swami Vivekananda, by Sri Aurobindo, by Narayan Guru, by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee and a handful of others.
joyful and integral learning drawing inspiration from Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. ... with power and money can sit together with teachers who join this movement out of devotion but are mostly without adequate resources (Das, 2001; Giri, 2004). ... Bhakti movements in medieval India were bound by a feudal order but practical spirituality now calls for a new Bhakti movement which embodies both ...
Roshen Dalal - 2010 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Meanwhile the bhakti movement spread to Maharashtra, focusing on the worship of Vishnu, and from the fourteenth ... Sri aurobindo, another great philosopher, commented on Hindu texts and ideas, but in later years, clearly stated that his ...
K. C. Varadachari - 1956 - ‎Snippet view
The bhakti movement facilitated a God-centred divine dedicated life. ... are Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Maharsi Ramana and Sri Aurobindo, Gandhiji and Tagore support this movement with their indomitable faith in the Divine Presence.
Paul M. Collins - 2007 - ‎Preview
... and that the religion of the Vama Margis, the Shaivites and the Vaishnatives and even the bhakti movement are a corruption of and distraction from that original purity. ... of Sri Aurobindo Ghose went through a considerable development.
R. Raj Singh - 2006 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
For although these movements are most fascinating in their largely theistic expressions of bhakti by some of the most outstanding ... It was also the mainstay of modern thinkers such as Vivekananda, Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, and Gandhi.
The integral education movement in Orissa embodies aspirations of a practical spirituality as it works with children, parents and society for more joyful and integral learning by drawing inspiration from Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. However ... Bhakti movements in medieval India were bound by a feudal order, but practical spirituality now calls for a new bhakti movement which embodies both democratic ...
Susmita Pande - 1989 - ‎Snippet view - ‎More editions
Madhva's appeal to the Rgveda and his methodology of interpreting it has been justly compared to Sri Aurobindo's. It deserves more serious attention. He raised the Rgveda to the rank of fourth Pras- thdna. He traces monotheism to the Vedas  ...
Prema Nandakumar - 1981 - ‎Snippet view
Sri Aurobindo was steeped in the Hindu tradition, which goes back to the Vedic times. ... philosophical tradition, and saw the Vedantic. the Tantric, and thebhakti movements in right relation to the centrality of the philosophia perennis of India, ...

 Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.