The author underlines some of the key ideas of Sri Aurobindo that could be taken forward for further treatment in academia, both present and future.
The author explores the deep significance of Sri Aurobindo’s remarkable essay titled ‘On Original Thinking’ for today’s new India.
In this part 2, the author summarizes Sri Aurobindo’s essay and brings out its contemporary significance for Indian youth.
The Mother explains that whether it is finding solutions to mathematical problems, doing scientific work or artistic work, it all depends on the degree of concentration and the orientation of concentration.
The author, who is deeply interested in applying the Mother’s teachings of Integral Education in her classroom setting, shares a few insights.
While discussing physical education the Mother highlighted the need for developing healthy habits related to food. Children must be taught to eat according to hunger, neither more nor less, and not to make meals an occasion to satisfy their greed or gluttony.
The Mother answers some questions about how one should approach literature, especially if one is an aspirant on the path of integral yoga. She explains that the significance of literature is not on what is said but on how it is being said and the feeling it evokes in the reader.