Tag: Sri Aurobindo

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  • Teacher and the Taught

    Teacher and the Taught

    With teachers more interested in making money, indulging in petty politicking or busy promoting their own careers or raising their demands, the emphasis on teaching has shifted from human resources development to material management. Students are placated through suggestions and photocopies of notes. These make them happy in contrast to the traditional insistence on homework, practice, library work, regular study and so on.

    September 2, 2019
  • Polyglots and publishing platforms: Reading between the lines

    Polyglots and publishing platforms: Reading between the lines

    Two notable polyglots were Indian Philosopher Sri Aurobindo and former Indian Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, who knew over 10 languages each.

    March 1, 2019
  • Piety and Heresy

    Piety and Heresy

    A palpably singular interpretation of history has been encapsulated by some scholars in the averment that mankind has progressed through heresy, not piety. Actually, the import of this perception lies in the ubiquitous process of dialectical movement propelled by the forces of thesis, antithesis and synthesis. Now, let us have a look at etymology. Heresy …

    September 10, 2018
  • Auroville has brought people together: PM Modi at foundation’s 50th anniversary

    Auroville has brought people together: PM Modi at foundation’s 50th anniversary

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited Auroville Foundation in Puducherry on the occasion of its 50th anniversary celebrations and paid homage to its founder Sri Aurobindo, a day after he inaugurated former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s subsidised scooter scheme for working women. This was PM Mod’s first visit to Puducherry. While addressing …

    February 25, 2018
  • Who needs the Buddha?

    Who needs the Buddha?

    They know where they would be liked, loved, treasured and above all read. 

    November 26, 2016
  • Who needs the Buddha?

    Who needs the Buddha?

    They know where they would be liked, loved, treasured and above all read. 

    November 26, 2016
  • Ashram icon

    Ashram icon

    How many people know that Sri Aurobindo had remained confined to a single room for nearly 40 years deeply immersed in spiritual thoughts? Puducherry – or Pondicherry as it was known then – provided a serene backdrop for his exploration of the soul. It is the theme of the film, Citadel of Silence, that will …

    August 15, 2016
  • Man held for getting son killed by hired killers

    Man held for getting son killed by hired killers

    Man held for getting son killed by hired killers

    August 11, 2016