December 30, 2010

Sri Aurobindo's name as a freedom fighter has faded into oblivion

The End of the History? by Mishel and Andrea   Thursday, 30 December 2010
Debashish Banerji immersed in the works of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother came with the theme - The European Enlightenment... and the Divinization of the Human - on 28th of December to participate in the second set of inter action series on Mutation II. From the philosophical point of view participants were diving into the subjects. Many common aspects emerged, but also many unanswered questions. Event was organized by Sri Aurobindo Centre for Studies. India and the World Bharat Nivas. 

Integral Leadership by Mari   Wednesday, 29 December 2010
Today's interview is with Partho, after a three days retreat with a group of approximately 20 Aurovilians that are involved in different fields of activities. Integral Leadership was the main team, and in his talk Partho shares with us what was the main idea in this workshop, what was the content and how did he felt after this experience. We also remember that today starts the Twilight Festival. And talking about festival, Auroville Film Festival has an appeal to the community: they need movies suggestions that are align with Auroville's ideal.

For two days - tonight and tomorrow - at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium at Bharat Nivas film lovers will come on their expense by festival of short films of ... Short Film by Miriam   Tuesday, 28 Dec
Twiglight 10, a festival of short films it will be held at Bharat Nivas on 29th and 30th of Decmeber, and we would have a chance to see some excellent work of students from Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication in New Dehli. Before the screening on both nights will be panel discussions, and at Galerry Square Circle, Kale Kendra tonight at 4pm is an inauguration of photography exhibition. At Arka library tonight at 7pm and also on Thursday children and puppet theater lovers can see classical fairy tale "Goldilocks” by KOEKLA puppet theater from HollandRead more

Towards the Rebirth of India: Introducing Sri Aurobindo's Creative ... By Aju Mukhopadhyay
In the face of huge publicity and propaganda in favour of some freedom fighters whose names are the main thrust of some political party, making them cult figures, Sri Aurobindo's name as a freedom fighter has faded into oblivion. ...

'God is supernatural' Express Buzz Subhakeerthana S Express News Service 28 Dec 2010
Acclaimed musician Bharat Sundar believes that there are different ways of cultivating control over one's mind: […] Meditation and awakening
I am not a temple traveller but I love visiting Pondicherry and Auroville. Meditation is important to everyone as it sets a path of self-realisation. It is said that the deeper the meditation, the deeper would be the healing. The mind and  body are intimately connected, and the relationship of the mind to the body in meditation is very interesting. The mind creates a situation in which we see the body as peaceful and beautiful.

Stress-free, hassle-free Hindustan Times New Delhi, December 28, 2010
The school, which is based on teachings of Sri Aurobindo, scores high on almost every parameter considered on the survey. The teachers at Mother's ...
However, some parents feel that sometimes Mother’s gets carried away in trying to keep its traditions alive.
“Students at Mother’s lead a sheltered, almost utopian existence till they graduate whereas in 21st century you need to be a little street smart to survive,” said Sharma. “That go-getter attitude is lacking in students here and the school needs to think of how to change with changing times while keeping its philosophy intact.” It’s also one of the few schools in the city where selection of prefects is not a result of academic achievement alone — leadership skills and co-curricular activities are vital too. 
The school counts sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, cricketer Gautam Gambhir and writer Khushwant Singh among its alumni.

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