In our ignorance we cut our world into strips of ‘mine and yours’, ‘good and bad’ etc, but in fact everything is there in everyone, as a potential possibility. It is waiting for its hour to manifest, and when the moment arrives springs up a surprise upon us.
A conversation between Dr Alok Pandey and Narad (Richard Eggenberger) on the recent world events and the Wisdom working behind the external appearances.
What is the proper function of the intellect? Is it helpful in Sadhana? Before the psychic being takes hold of the Adhar, which part governs our mind, vital and physical? I feel that it is time I became aware of Her presence during intellectual activity also. How to start doing it?
This week is celebrated in India as the week of victory, when Goddess Durga wins a fierce battle over the Demon-king Mahisasura, and King Ram conquers Ravan. Hidden behind these stories is a deep symbolism.
The body is a marvellous instrument, it is our mind that does not know how to use it […] But the supreme science, O Lord, is to be united with Thee, to confide in Thee, to live in Thee, to be Thou, and then there is nothing that is impossible to the man manifesting Thy omnipotence.
He said, “I am egoless, spiritual, free,”
Then swore because his dinner was not ready.
The first talk of a three-part session by Prof. Mangesh V. Nadkarni at SAYFNA, New Jersey, USA, in April of 2000.
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Alok Pandey (an audio recording in English).
“Life upon earth is a field of growth, a great opportunity to progress, an opportunity that even the gods covet. Birth, death, rebirth, and all our struggle and pain help us in this development, which for the most part takes place unconsciously (for the surface mind).”
Letters with Sri Aurobindo’s guidance to Nagin Doshi, written in 1933-1937, when he was in his late teens.
Video and audio recordings of the concluding class of the Savitri Study Camp No 21 with Alok Pandey. Recorded at Sangham Hall of the Savitri Bhavan, Auroville, in Aug 2017.
Devotional chanting and rotating dance, Dervish style, of Parvathy Baul, dancer, singer and storyteller from Bengal.
A video clip from her performance in Auroville in 2011, produced by Manohar.
I‘m like somebody who has gone to see the Madurai temple and keeps telling to whoever comes to look at this statue, that statue and the other. The chances are I may never get an opportunity to go into the temple myself and stand before the sanctum sanctorum, but my delight is to describe this, draw people’s attention to this. Ultimately, you have to get into the sanctum sanctorum and stand before the Divine. This is the invitation.
This passage about a chosen human vessel should not be taken as if others are excluded. Chosen simply means that the time has come for this soul to realize the Divine or to become a conscious and willing instrument of the Divine Work.