The author, our regular contributor, points our attention to the the epidemic that Attention Deficit Disorder has become in today’s age with its social media and other internet based stimuli that have severely impacted our capability to concentrate.
Briefly describing the dharma of a householder, this essay highlights the relevance of the Indian view of gradual human development through stages of life.
The author speaks of the need for a sincere introspection and a conscious preparation when balancing the demands of parenting and career.
Many readers who grew up with mothers who worked outside the home while also fully engaged in parenting will connect with this author’s experience.
Vinata Joshi speaks to us about Powada, a popular performance art from Maharashtra, involving story-telling, poetry, music and theatre arts.
Sri Aurobindo Society has published nine e-books on India, compiled from the works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother by Jamshed M. Mavalwalla. Free download.
A senior member of Sri Aurobindo Ashram recounts the time when he was trapped for thirty hours under a leaking hangar at Mumbai airport in July 2005.
The Mother traces the differentiation between masculine and feminine genders to the way the primordial cause of creation of the universe has been explained in many ancient traditions. She adds that both men and women are in several ways enslaved to each other. And to deal with the problem of superiority and inferiority, one must must free oneself from all the inner enslavement and treat both the genders with perfect equality.