The story of Durga is the story of one such moment in the evolutionary history of earth. Though this battle takes place on the subtle planes its repercussions are felt upon earth and humanity.
This webinar centers around the emergence of a new generation of children and how we need to rethink about our education.
Published in Dharma newspaper No. 9 in October, 1909, in Bengali. Recitation by Manoj Das Gupta, music by Sunil Bhattacharya, artwork by Ritam Upadhyay.
It is against this background that we can understand the story of Goddess Durga slaying the demons along with their king Mahisasura. Mahisasura is the ill-begotten child of the Asura king Rambha and a buffalo-woman. Buffalo is clearly symbolic of an animal type of humanity that is largely tamasic and full of greed and lust. Read More
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Alok Pandey (audio recording in English).
In this brief reflection in Hindi, Personal and Impersonal aspects are explained.
Sri Aurobindo wrote this piece as a letter to Punamchand Shah, a disciple living in Gujarat, on 1 August 1927. In 1928 it was published as the third chapter of The Mother.
This journey begins assuming the form of a battle between the animal state out of which it must emerge and which continues to torment and assail through the various hungers made worse by the presence of a mind which is at the mercy of the desire-self.
As we enter the week of invocations to the great and mighty Goddess Durga, we share some interesting aspects of The Divine Mother’s relation with her during The Mother’s present incarnation.
This talk is a summary of Book Two Canto Eleven of Savitri. Aswapati now leaves the limits of the labouring little mind and enters into a wider and more luminous domain.
O my beloved God, Thou hast taken me into Thy arms that are so strong and so gentle, and nothing exists but Thy divine Ecstasy.
Swami Brahmananda said: ‘Next to Vivekananda nobody else ever loved India so much.’ ‘I see Nivedita as the Mother of the masses,’ said Rabindranath. … Vivekananda knew and said that Nivedita would awaken nationalism among the Hindus and had directed her to dedicate herself to that end.
This webinar revolves around the immense dance of Energy, Power, Force that is operative in the universe.
The spirit’s truth is hidden behind appearances. It needs an inward turn and an intuitive eye to discover it.