November 26, 2012

This worldliness was undermined until Sri Aurobindo

How Quantum Activism Can Save Civilization: A Few People Can ... - Page 221 - Amit Goswami - 2011 - Preview In Hinduism also, until Aurobindo, this worldliness was undermined as the pursuit of illusion, maya. But this kind of thinking must give way to new evolutionary thinking, per Aurobindo. This worldliness is not meaningless as the materialists ...

Mysticism and the new physics - Page 175 - Michael Talbot - 1981 - Preview - More editions (5) Evan Harris Walker echoes Aurobindo's sentiments when he notes that the behavior of elementary particles appears to be governed by some sort of conscious force. As Walker sees it, "Consciousness may be associated with all quantum ...

Quest for truth: a felicitation volume in honour of Prof. S. P. Kanal - Page 450 - Satewan Parsram Kanal, Kewal Krishan Mittal - 1976 - 11 So reminiscent were Aurobindo's words of the passion, the intensity, the flow that had characterised Vivekananda, that one almost wondered if it was not the latter's voice which had sounded to him in prison that spoke now through him.

The Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, 1903-1908 - Page 470 - Sumit Sarkar - 1973 - A special feature here was the absence of the usual religious trappings, till Aurobindo introduced the vow on the sword and Gita in course of a second visit— and as we shall see, a secularist outlook characterised the leading Midnapur ...

Muscular Nationalism: Gender, Violence, and Empire in India and ... - Page 108 - Sikata Banerjee - 2012 - Preview - More editions ... based, motherhood and the asexual female body are centered in the narrative of a political movement marked by ideas of violence and blood sacrifice that are remarkably reminiscent of Aurobindo Ghose's concepts of muscular nationalism.

Surviving colonialism: a study of R.K. Narayan, Anita Desai, V.S. ... - Page 20 - Chandra ChatterjeeUniversitaire Instelling Antwerpen - 2000 - This echoes Aurobindo's statement of 1907 that "to think that a foreign rule would deliberately train us for independence or allow us to train ourselves is to suppose a miracle in nature."30 In "The Ideal of Human Unity" which appeared serially ...

Modern Indian Interpreters of the Bhagavad Gita - Page 66 - Robert Neil Minor - 1986 - Preview - You are merely instruments of God for the work of the Almighty." The theme of surrender to the divine work continues throughout the Bombay speech and recurs in subsequent articles of Bande Mataram until Aurobindo's arrest on May 5, ...

Sri Aurobindo, the perfect and the good - Page 168 - Robert Neil Minor - 1978 - Good action was that which promoted the strength of the individual, the nation, and the race.25 The use of sakti as the energy of the Divine at work in all does not begin until Aurobindo's Nationalist period. From the Nationalist period on, the ...

Swadeshi, boycott, national education, local justice—these were Aurobindo's watchwords of the time. For over two years Swadeshi nationalism defined itself in open opposition to the moderate politics of so-called prayer and petition of the ...

Gandhi or Aurobindo? and An appeal to Mr. Gandhi - Page v - Bhim Chandra Chatterjee - 1921 - Young India which set out on its political journey in the mood of the Bande Mataram and was flinging out phrases and sentiments strongly reminiscent of Aurobindo Ghose, has since deliberately and definitely cried a halt, and retraced its steps ...

Sri Aurobindo circle - Issues 46-47 - Page 92 - Aurobindo GhoseSri Aurobindo AshramSri Aurobindo Society - 1990 - 18 The "still 'higher' psychology" envisaged by Maslow strikingly echoes Sri Aurobindo's prevision of "the greater psychology awaiting its hour". In the late 1960s, Maslow, Sutich and other prominent humanistic psychologists founded an...

On the edge of the future: Esalen and the evolution of American ... - Page 72 - Jeffrey John KripalGlenn W. Shuck - 2005 - Preview - And for devotees, here embodying that exalted Self and self were Aurobindo and the Mother — twin avatars to bring in the Kingdom of God, "making possible the appearance of a new species on our planet" and playing an "active and even ...

Tradition and the Rhetoric of Right: Popular Political Argument in ... - Page 171 - David J. Lorenzo - 1999 - Preview ... albeit symbolically loaded and highly laudatory descriptions of the ways Aurobindo and the Mother structured Ashram life and divided authority between them until Aurobindo's death. These depictions show them in two important roles as the ...

The saffron swastika: the notion of "Hindu fascism" - Volume 2 - Page 643 - Koenraad Elst - 2001 - 178 This echoes Sri Aurobindo's Uttarpara Speech (1909): "The Sanatana Dharma, that is nationalism." There is no denying that on this question, Savitri Devi was entirely on the wavelength of the whole Hindu nationalist movement.

The meeting of the East and the West in Sri Aurobindo's philosophy - Page 166S.K. Maitra - 1956 - That birth, far from indicating any fall from Divinity, is, on the contrary, the highest form of Divine existence, is also the central idea of that famous verse of the Isopanisad the meaning of which had been a puzzle until Sri Aurobindo discovered it ...

Journal of religious studies - Volume 7 - Page 76 - Punjabi University. Dept. of Religious Studies - 1979 - This cannot be proved either way until Aurobindo's work on the Veda receives the attention that it deserves. More work needs to be done to investigate Aurobindo's use of Vedic Sanskrit and to take seriously his claim that "Under pressure of ...

The Advent - Volume 54 - Page 13 - Sri Aurobindo Ashram - 1997 - With the rise of asceticism which denies life and birth it became a forgotten way and remained so for a long stretch of time till Sri Aurobindo retrieved it from obscurity in his monumental commentaries on the Veda and the Vedanta. There is ...

Besides, in India, since the time of Upanisads till Sri Aurobindo and Akhandamandaleshwar Sri Sri Swami Swarupananda Paramahansa Dev, one sees the supremacy offered to the might and strength of different ideas influencing the...

The Vedanta kesari - Volume 54 - Page 127 - Sri Ramakrishna Math, Madras - 1968 - In fact, none at all knew of it till Sri Aurobindo himself revealed this part and its significance in a biographical note written during the later years and in his talks with the disciples ". An absorbing book portraying the multicolours of spiritual ...

Godly men and their golden works - Page 26 - Maharajapuram Natarajan Krishnamani - 1998 - Physical immortality was never considered as achievable by man till Sri Aurobindo emerged. Efforts were made here and there, by man to attain physical immortality. But ultimately, every man including even those who advocated for physical ...

The Rainbow bridge: a comparative study of Tagore and Sri Aurobindo - Page 196 - Goutam Ghosal - 2007 - However, Tagore echoes Sri Aurobindo's idea of man's awareness of his parts and there is a deliberate effort in him to arrive at a harmony of his mind, life and body. Sri Aurobindo sees it as a harmony of man's knowledge and will ...

The swan and the eagle: essays on Indian English literature - Page 29 - C. D. Narasimhaiah - 1987 - Toru Dutt left behind novels too, one in French and one in English though they come nowhere near Bronte's in quality. But she is important as originating in poetry a tradition which had to wait till Sri Aurobindo for mature handling; ...

Calcutta review - Page 168 - University of CalcuttaUniversity of Calcutta. Dept. of English - 1959 - 'Man to become man-divine' echoes Aurobindo whose poetry, however, reaches an ecstatic level of spiritual realization and achieves radiant, vibrant expression. 

Thematic dichotomy of writings in Indian English, Indology, and ... - Page 53 - Satya Deo Sharma - 1985 - 3 Shaw's Superman echoes Aurobindo's spiritual divinity and in cenain respects his entire concept of Superamentalism was superior to even Shaw's and Tennyson's. In his magnum opus In Memoriam, Tennyson spoke of his theory of spiritual ...

Anthropology of the self: the individual in cultural perspective - Page 66 - Brian Morris - 1994 - As all aspects of the world are seen as simply manifestations of 'spirit', Wilber's analysis collapses into a puerile idealism reminiscent of Aurobindo, and gravely distorts the meaning of many Buddhist concepts. To equate Sunyata with ...

Gandhi and his Jewish friends - Page 5 - Margaret Chatterjee - 1992 - But she reflects this in a manner more reminiscent of Sri Aurobindo than of Darwin. She writes: 'The Secret Doctrine teaches the progressive development of everything, worlds as well as atoms; and this stupendous development has neither... The concept of spirituality - Page 15 - Margaret Chatterjee - 1989 - ... for Eucken, however, could only be made by "coming to terms with the existing condition of the world" and one's "own soul".11 Eucken's envisaging of what he calls an upsurge to the supra-vital is strongly reminiscent of Sri Aurobindo.

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