Friday, March 02, 2012
The advent of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo upon earth is a key event. The historical context - both in
and the world - is complex. The
scale of change in human affairs is gigantic. The maze of great ideas and eminent
people involved is unprecedented. Outwardly, of course, they were busy in their
work in the tranquil town of India .
But, they have radically altered the course of history through their spiritual
The present turmoil in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry, has brought into focus how the inmates have been utterly unprepared for larger responsibilities. The kind of petty mindedness exhibited is certainly not in sync with the vast unifying vision of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo. Turf war within a puny citadel can turn people going for the jugular, thus prompting evolution proceed in the reverse direction.