Friday, May 28, 2010

Venter and the Adventure of Consciousness

Cell to self and beyond Economic Times 28 May 2010
Mukul Sharma, ET Bureau
However, ancestry and descent — though important considerations — are not the main concern. Teleology is. How can something digitised out of artificially derived binary mathematical codes have a perception of some ultimate purpose or design — an end towards which its development continually strives, like most religions maintain all life forces do?
But, said Sri Aurobindo, the first life on Earth was also a single-celled organism fashioned out of ancient, inanimate chemical sludge. Its indwelling significance was cloaked at the outset by a dense material of inconscience into which the “obscure, mysterious creatrix” delivered its secret consciousness little by little in minute infinitesimal drops till it reached its climax and exceeded itself in Man who is now evolving into a superconscious being.

mukul sharma. [et-sq; mon-140305]. although in the everyday world energy is always unalterably fixed (the law of energy conservation is a cornerstone of classical physics), in the quantum micro-world, energy can appear and disappear out ...
sorrier than thou toi 20 sep 2008, mukul sharma. church officials, christian theologians and the vatican in particular have been doing a lot of apologising of late. it's for past errors and excesses committed in the name of religion and ... be ready to change quickly and enjoy it again 17 Dec 2005 evergreenessays
who moved my lasting perception? mukul sharma the economic times tuesday, december 13, 2005. in who stole my cheese? author dr spencer johnson tells us to keep the following things in mind: change happens (they keep moving the cheese); ...
MUKUL SHARMA Economic Times FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 2006. What happens when we consciously wish to do something? For instance, we might be sitting at a dining table that's set with a plate in front and a spoon on the side. ...
Touch of Genius Mukul Sharma The Times of India 29 Jul, 2006. Can't wait to see your favourite novel made into a movie? Very soon you probably won't have to. You could simply scan and digitise the whole book and feed it into a computer ...
Mukul Sharma, a Senior Editor with The Times of India, who's 'an agnostic teetering on atheism', spoke brilliantly on topics ranging from recreational mathematics and spirituality. In the last session on the first day, ... Emphasis on the mental and spiritual evolution of life on earth 29 Oct 2007 feelphilosophy
Survival of the fittest religion 30 Oct, 2007, 0040 hrs IST, Mukul Sharma, economictimes.indiatimes.com. In the west, religion's running battle with science is well known. In the beginning the natural sciences — astronomy in particular ...
MUKUL SHARMA The Economic Times TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2007. What can one say about developing a religion where the ultimate organising principle is not one derived from divine inspiration but, instead, relies on the wisdom and ...
a conspiracy of silence 11 Nov 2006 by Tusar N Mohapatra savitriera
on years of tracking the columns of mukul sharma, the high priest of spiritual journalism in india, one does not recall if he has mentioned the mother and sri aurobindo ever. same is the case with others of his ilk, like narayani ganesh ...

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) proposed a radical rethinking

UTTARA YOGI ARUP MITRA - 2010 - 292 pages
In 1870, the spiritual leader of the Nagai Japat, makes a momentous prediction: the Uttara Yogi would settle down in South India.
were occasionally deployed by the revolutionary groups that began to be formed under leaders such as Aurobindo Ghosh. Attempts were made to assassinate high British officials, and armed robberies were committed to finance terrorist ...
Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo. Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, 1997, CD ROM Edition. (See pp. 75–6. ... And Sri Aurobindo. Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol: Vols. 33 & 34 Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo. ...
Using techniques for guided dreaming that he illustrates with fascinating stories of his and his students' own dreams, Robert Moss provides a complete training course for opening the dreamgates and embarking on the most rewarding of all ...
Pondicherry was at one time a part of France. We were very interested in going to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram ... Sri Aurobindo was one of those famous spiritual leaders of India's past. He started the Ashram in 1926 with the help of a ...
Sri Aurobindo, The Future Poetry and Letters on Poetry, Literature and Art (Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1972). As Ganesh Devy points out, “the essays were written when the First World War was just about coming to an end, ...
Today, those who share their vision of a better world come to pray and meditate aside the 8 memorial chambers (samadhis) of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, which lie in the center of the incredibly peaceful main courtyard. ...
Approaching from another angle in The Foundations of Indian Culture, which consists of four essays published between 1918 and 1921, the Indian scholar, nationalist, and sage, Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950), proposed a radical rethinking of...
Forty years later, in 1986, Sen published a book in India by that title, Integral Psychology: The Psychological System of Sri Aurobindo. On a somewhat parallel track, another student of Aurobindo, Haridas Chaudhuri, further developed an ...
"In this text, the contemplative traditions of East and West intersect to invite readers into prayer that makes them "present to the Spirit who is already present to us."
Ein neues denken- ein neuer Mensch- eine neue Welt, Eckhart Tolle, Sri Aurobindo - 2010 - 207 pages 
Le vrai tao Natarajan, - 2010 - 215 pages Consacré au yoga de Sri Aurobindo, l'auteur a le souvenir d'une vie antérieure 
Eveil à l'esprit philosophique: Une approche actualisée des ...       Yves Thélen - 2010 - 281 pages
Pluralism without Relativism Joseph C. McLellan...
Sri Chaitanyadev and Sri Gadadhar Rādhu Gosvāmī - 2010 - 203 pages
Articles on the life and work of Gadādhara, 1486-1533, Vaishnavite religious leader, scholar from Bengal, India, and close associate of Chaitanya, 1486-1534, founder of a sect in Vaishnavism in Bengal.
This is not a complete biography: It is a book telling about the spiritualism, philosophy and yoga of Sri Aurobindo.
Journal of the American Oriental Society American Oriental Society - 2010 - 388 pages
Ghose, A. The life divine [by] Sri Aurobindo. 1955. (Sri Aurobindo International University Centre collection, v. 3). Ghose, A. Thoughts and aphorisms [by] SriAurobindo. [1958]. Goell, T. Archaeological work at Nemrud Dagh, Turkey. ...
It is interesting to note that the HIMM associated with Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) and the Mother (1878–1973; a French woman who joined Sri Aurobindo and became a leader after his death) is as strong in term of numbers today as it was ...
Mental Plane: Hermeticism, Theosophy, Rosicrucianism, Sri Aurobindo ..., Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster - 2010 - 212 pages India del sud - Page 485 Sarina Singh - 2010 - 701 pages La Boutique d'Auroville Pondy Cre'Art Sri Aurobindo Handmade Paper Factory
This book contains 3 major sections. The first is a poetic rendering of the sense of each of the cantos in Sri Aurobindo's epic poem Savitri. The second is a resume of the story of Savitri as told in Sri Aurobindo's epic.
The importance of Dharma in Indian life has been summed up extremely well by Sri Aurobindo in his famous Uttarpara ... When Aurobindo was in jail, he perceived that the Divine actually spoke to him, giving him the following message, ... Another Canon: Indian Texts and Traditions in English, Makarand Paranjape - 2009 - 293 pages
Spirituality is presented in this book as a possibility for providing a non-denominational inspiration and framework - both in theory and practice - for bringing about an inner transformation resulting in a new paradigm for business and ...
The Subject Of Ethics In Management Is Not Only New But Also Unique.
“. . . so admirably vague” Sedition Legislation in the Indian Penal Code In “The Doctrine of Passive Resistance,” the Cambridge graduate and radical Bengali nationalist Aurobindo Ghose criticized the sedition legislation in the Indian ...
Sri Aurobindo In your first breath, you opened up to the magnificent world around you. Through your eyes, the Mind received its first input from the outside world representing the three dimensions of length, width, and depth. ...
Bibliography aurobindo. sri Aurobindo on Himself. Pondicherry, India: Sriaurobindo ashram trust, 1972. aurobindo. ... Pondicherry, India: Sri Aurobindo ashram, 1977. aurobindo. The synthesis of yoga. twin Lakes, wI: Lotus Press, 1996. ...
Sri Aurobindo Ashram runs a lot of local budget accommodation. They're clean and you'll be around like-minded souls (ie the budget – and karma ... For information and reservations, contact the Sri Aurobindo information centre ...
Sri Aurobindo said that once the physical mind [body consciousness] is transformed, the transformation of the body will follow ... The Mother and Aurobindo, and their disciple Satprem, believed that the transformation of the body
Of course, Sri Aurobindo tells us rather intriguingly that there is relation, even “a sort of broken identity between the two ... Thought and its movements for Sri Aurobindo are slow, methodical, while intuition is swift and sure, ...
Sudhir Kakar, India’s foremost practitioner of psychoanalysis, has focused his career on infusing this preeminently Western discipline with ideas and views from the East. 
Finally there is the figure of Sri Aurobindo, who left behind his earlier strong political nationalism to develop a partly original spiritual vision - a Hindu worldview for the world. In 'Integral Knowledge and the Four Theories of ...
characterised by a profound ethic and expressed through universal love. Teilhard's Western evolutionary spirituality can be compared with that of Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950), a scholar, mystic, yogi and evolutionary ...
Written by a respected surgeon and holistic health pioneer, "Deep Medicine" shows readers how to tap into the mind's power to heal the body by building two essential skills: self-inquiry and finding quiet within.
Speculations about paranormal phenomena and how they might be reconciled with modern scientific knowledge.
Taken together, these essays urge readers to consider the implications of vulgarity's troubled history for today's writers, critics, and artists.
Er hatte den Aurobindo Ashram besucht und brachte einen Brief von Dilip Kumar... 18 bengalischer Musiker und Sänger von religiösen Liedern, AnhängerAurobindo s 19 bengalischer Mystiker aus dem 15./16. ... [Ramana Maharshi: The Sage of Arunachala Arvind Sharma]
The authority cited in this context was a brief text on Sri Aurobindo in the Encyclopaedia Britannica: The Encyclopaedia Britannica refers to Aurobindo again under the head idealism' and says: 'Aurobindo reinterpreting the Indian ...
These words of Sri Aurobindo give me permission to honor what I felt intuitively: spiritual experience is not always ... In this letter, Sri Aurobindo discusses the difficulty of testing spiritual experiences through scientific methods ...
Shrikrishna Kashyap, Wisdom Wave Conversations (Santa Fe, NM, 2002). 37 David Bohm, interview in Omni magazine (1987). 38 Ervin Laszlo, Science and the Akashic Field (Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions, 2004). 39 Shri Aurobindo, The ...
Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, 1973. . Hymns to the Mystic Fire. SriAurobindo Birth Centenary Library, vol. 11. Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, 1973. . The Life Divine. Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library, vols. ...
Maharshi Arvind Meena Manishika - 2009 - 23 pages
Biography of Sri Aurobindo, 1872-1950, Indian philosopher and nationalist; for juvenile.
Illumined mind • Intuitive mind • Overmind: This is described as a corridor (Aurobindo, 1949) that is a royal road to ... Sri Aurobindo was the first modern rishi to expound the existence of the supramental that modern science is now ...
The essays critically analyse the influence of key personalities--Vivekananda,Aurobindo, and Dayanand Saraswati--on the emergence of ideas that later came to be known as Hindutva. This book will interest students, scholars, ...
However, Sri Aurobindo, Gandhi's contemporary, recognized that such a movement of what Gandhi called ... Sri Aurobindo was skeptical of the idea that such suffering purified or transformed the pacifist agitator or had lasting influence ...
In his writings, Aurobindo explicitly identified himself with the principle ...Sometimes Aurobindo called her Shakti, at other times Maya. Aurobindo was not a philosopher like Shankara or ...
... Early Political Writings Aurobindo Ghose Sir Edward's Menace The final indiscretion of Sir Edward Baker was also the worst. We do not think we have ever heard before of an official in Sir Edward's responsible position uttering such ...
"The work enjoys great variety of background with a strong storyline, and illustrates vividly the good and bad aspects of social conditions in contemporary India.
Mohandas K. Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and Rudolf ... and the Gita's historical setting, as well as attending to the important synchronic differences in the ways that Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and Steiner each participatively engage the Gita. ...
Sri Aurobindo and the Mother are regarded as the architects of Integral Yoga or ...It also explores the historical connection between Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda, and Sri Aurobindo, and critically examines the teachings of Sri ...
The Life Divine, Sri Aurobindo - 2009 - 1130 pages
Contents: Book One: Omnipresent Reality and the Universe; Book Two: The Knowledge and the Ignorance - The Spiritual Evolution: Part 1 The Infinite Consciousness and the Ignorance Part 2 The Knowledge and the Spiritual Evolution