The text below is from the Preface of a book written by Sisirkumar Mitra titled Resurgent India (1963). “The sages of ancient India have always held that at critical moments in history mighty souls appear on earth manifesting a power of God or representing the Godhead himself in order to liberate man from the overwhelming […]
Sri Aurobindo’s treatise on the Gita is actually published under the volume Essays on the Gita ( read online| download pdf | buy the book ). The essays were originally published in the monthly Arya (1916-19). Several years before this (between 1909-10), Sri Aurobindo wrote several articles in Bengali which were published in the Weekly […]
(Written in Dec 1951) 1.26 a.m., December 5, 1950. A moment like any other, in a night like many a night — except to those who watched in the room where for over two and a half decades Sri Aurobindo had lived. For them there was all human history coming to a cryptic climax: after […]
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This is a 5-part mini-series that I’d put together on the subject of War. Sometime post 26/11 & the Israel-Hamas flare-up of late 2008, I began asking myself some hard questions, and found no easy answers. I then started reading up & eventually made a compilation on this theme. Just never got around to winding it […]