In this conversation with a disciple, dated 2 May 1956, the Mother explains clearly what it takes to perceive the working of a new consciousness in the earth-atmosphere. She reminds that if want the new supramental consciousness to transform us, we must open ourselves and make an effort to progress.
Kireet Joshi elucidates in these passages Sri Aurobindo’s concept of complete person which reveals the futuristic vision of Sri Aurobindo for humanity.
In this part, the author gives a clear picture of Sri Aurobindo’s concept of superman and how it is totally different from Nietzsche’s idea.
Kireet joshi in his book ‘Glimpses of Vedic Literature’ summarises the essence of Bhriguvalli from Taittiriya Upanishad and emphasises that Food or Matter is also a manifestation of the Divine which should not be rejected but instead be mastered.
The author highlights the process of wealth creation in the light of a deeper insight into the nature of money.
The author presents his evolving understanding of the nature of money and developing a yogic approach to engaging with money. Also read about the ideals set by the Mother regarding attitude toward personal possession, especially in the context of Auroville.
Editor’s note: In our Book of the Month feature, we present some relevant excerpts from Kishor Gandhi’s significant book titled, ‘Social Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo and the New Age.’ The following extracts are taken from the 1991 edition published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, pp. 367-372. We have made a few formatting revisions for the
With the advent of supramental consciousness, how do we understand the central aim of education – Know Thyself? What type of education will prepare future generations for the new consciousness and new world?