Sri Aurobindo summarizes the symbolism behind the legend of Angiras Rishis from the RigVeda, and touches upon who is truly an Aryan in the Veda.
The author explores the deep significance of Sri Aurobindo’s remarkable essay titled ‘On Original Thinking’ for today’s new India.
Sri Aurobindo emphasizes that the perfection sought in the integral Yoga is not only to be one with the Shakti in her highest spiritual power and in her universal action, but to realise and possess her fullness in our individual being and nature.
Have you heard of Maitreyee’s swayamvar and her quest? Read all about it in this delightful story in the series ‘The Upanishads Elucidated’ by Lopa Mukherjee.
What is the journey on which Maitreyee and her companions go? Do they discover the light that is the source of all lights? Where do they find it? Read on.
We highlight selected words of Sri Aurobindo on who is a Rishi and how the essence of Indian civilisation was shaped by the great Rishis.
In this two-part article, author Narendra Murty speaks of the higher ranges of consciousness beyond the intellect — inspiration, intuition and revelation — from where a Rishi receives knowledge. A Rishi is someone who sees and hears the Truth which he then expresses as Mantra. Using several insightful passages from Sri Aurobindo’s writings, particularly The Future Poetry, the author brings out Sri Aurobindo’s rishihood.
Sri Aurobindo’s inner realizations gave him the key through which he was able to bring out the true inner truth of the Rig Veda. His Mantric poem, Savitri, is a Veda of the future that only a Rishi could have received through divine hearing and seeing, and expressed in sublime poetry.