Sunday, May 20, 2012

Sabitri vs. Savitri

Tweets 5m Savitri Era Party @SavitriEraParty Heehs' hounds are so much soaked in humour now that their leaking wisdom is spreading too much stink. The non-history they spawn is vitriol.
38m Heehs has already built a formidable reputation as historian and will be able to write freely once he leaves Sri Aurobindo Ashram Puducherry. View location
44m We are not against Heehs or his book, we simply want him to be removed from Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry because of his adverse remarks. View location
2h Sabitri brata fast by ladies is a Perennialist's delight, but the challenge is how to transcend the legend and internalise symbol of Savitri.
3h Heehs has a curious scale to measure Avatars. He has certified some as qualified but is unwilling to extend the same favour to Sri Aurobindo.
3h Heehs wrote the book as a vehicle to propagate Leftist ire against religion and hence his presence spreads pollution in Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
4h Surely "the transformative and redemptive power of politics" can work wonders but depends on the direction it takes: Sri Aurobindo or Hitler.
4h "In the realm of the political that we can emancipate ourselves and our nation" is a fallacy unless anchored to Sri Aurobindo's philosophy.
4h No meaningful political discourse is possible today without understanding and applying what Sri Aurobindo visualises about India's future.
5h [Though India is one country, it is in fact many countries within a country and the taxes govt. charge gets different!]
7h [Kunal Dave @kunal_nd At last someone in parliament woke up n demanded cancellation of heehs visa. Thanks to BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab who raised the issue. Retweeted by Savitri Era Party]
5h @satyamevajayate [Pal contemplated Association of free nations. Current trends towards globalisation affirm his belief]  View conversation
6h [Mahtab said that Heehs' depiction of Sri Aurobindo was objectionable as it is based on the appraisals of his critics.]
17h Heehs' visa is none of our concern. His eviction from Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry is the sole demand of countless devotees gone aghast.
18h Heehs' speech on Hinduism might be a precise statement, but his disowning of the Divine manifestation of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo is evil.
18h Heehs camp started with: No Religion-No public display of Devotion campaign, but the hidden motive was to disprove Sri Aurobindo's Divinity.
20h [subodh khanna @subodh1945 Dhenkanal: The unexplored summer retreat in Odisha via @sharethis Retweeted by Savitri Era Party]
22h Danino, Elst, Frawley, Gautier, and Heehs, though sound sympathetic, are responsible for misrepresenting the message of Sri Aurobindo. [TNM55]
23h And Philosophy for how to live. [RT @MihirKumarJha Science/Commerce is to support the living. Literature is to live.]  View conversation
19 May "Questions over growing corporate ownership of the media" sounds sanctimonious as if other sectors of society are free from its tentacles.
19 May [Hegel & Sri Aurobindo get a lot of good PR in integral circles but that's partly because of their academically accessible systemization.] LP
19 May [Mihir Jha @MihirKumarJha @mihirssharma Dear Sir, Since i found you showing concerns about the Peter Heehs case, i thought of sharing this with u: Retweeted by Savitri Era Party]  View conversation
19 May @Team_CRI @prasannavishy It's a pity that such retrograde thinking is being promoted by educated people in the name of nationalism. [TNM55]  View conversation
19 May @prasannavishy Impractical theories by votaries of directed history. Sri Aurobindo's evolutionary vision offers the right alternative.  View conversation
19 May [Cancel Peter Heehs visa, says BJD MP Indian Express. BJD MP for cancelling visa to US historian, Business Standard]
19 May [When Richard Carlson talks about God or Peter Heehs speaks about Avatar, they commit serious methodological blunders.]
18 May [there are aspects of Sri Aurobindo's thought that forms the genealogy and patrimony of political Hindutva as we know it. -Jyotirmaya Sharma]
18 May [In my book, I have never even indirectly imputed that Aurobindo Ghosh was a Hindutva votary. -Jyotirmaya Sharma]
18 May [Hinduism is not seen by Sri Aurobindo as a fixed and ahistorical construct lending itself to fossilized politicization. -Debashish Banerji]
18 May @SavitriEraParty Time for Twitterites to lend their mite to fight colossal falsehood masquerading as scholarship. [TNM55] View location
18 May BJD member in the Lok Sabha for cancelling visa of Peter Heehs for depicting a distorted picture of Sri Aurobindo.

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