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.
A video inspired by Sri Aurobindo’s sonnet ‘The Hill-top Temple’ which describes his experience at a Devi temple near Pune, in 1902.
The poet offers this poem to her muse, Maa Durga, who arrives on the earth riding upon a lion and destroys all the hostile forces.
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.
What is the right place and significance of reading spiritual literature in the path of sadhana? Can reading help prepare the sadhak, can it become a hindrance? Should a sadhak read only spiritual or religious literature? What about the literary classics that are often considered ‘secular’ literature? What does it mean to study literature or write only for the Divine? These and a few more questions are explored in the current issue.
The author emphasises that we should so train ourselves in heart and mind that Savitri becomes an experience of a miraculous communion.
After all that Sri Aurobindo had set forth in his major works, why he undertook another massive effort of literary creation, namely, Savitri?
The author presents a few key facets of Sri Aurobindo’s poetry and poetics that she, a poet herself, finds most fascinating.
In this part, with the help of a few examples, the author speaks of poetic vision of Sri Aurobindo and also discusses Overhead aesthesis.