A conscious change in the human birthing and parenting can be an important and undeniable way to enable the creation of a conscious humanity.
In the Guiding Light feature we present selected passages from the Mother on the meaning of true maternity, conscious conception, pregnancy and parenting.
The Mother explains that even when the soul has come consciously and has participated in the formation of the physical body, so long as the body is formed in the usual animal way, it will have to struggle and correct all those things which come from this human animality.
Progressive ideas on parenting accepted by growing sections of humanity are part of an evolutionary movement to an age of deeper subjectivism.
Read excerpts from ‘How to Bring Up a Child’ which is primarily a compilation of practical guidance on parenting given by the Mother.
Briefly describing the dharma of a householder, this essay highlights the relevance of the Indian view of gradual human development through stages of life.
Read about the heroic motherhood that Kunti epitomises for all times to come. Kunti stands out as a symbol of patience, courage, sacrifice and forbearance.
The author takes a fascinating example from the world of literature to speak of the significance of self-giving in parenting and all human relationships.
We speak with Vijayalakshmi C. about her experience in consciously preparing herself for pregnancy and childbirth. She shares with us how her study of the writings of the Mother and our ancient practices of Sanatana Dharma guided her in this journey.