Monday, November 06, 2023

Sri Aurobindo restored the occult dimension

 X posts in original by Tusar Nath Mohapatra (b. 1956), Founder, Savitri Era Religion (2006) and President, Savitri Era Party (2007)

Savitri Era: Following The Mother & Sri Aurobindo is the solution…

X posts in original by Tusar Nath Mohapatra (b. 1956), Founder, Savitri Era Religion (2006) & President, Savitri Era Party (2007)

Savitri Era of those who adore,

Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

Yes, Sri Aurobindo is like that. In fact, Kena is where the psychological interpretation of Vedic deities begins.

The Mother & Sri Aurobindo are the one Supreme Divine without any connection with any mythology or past philosophy. Savitri Era Religion doesn't harbour any ritual or superstition. Those worshipping other gods or goddesses & gurus shouldn't drag them to the quagmire of old faiths

It's improper to oppose Western civilization as a whole because of colonialism, because modernity has its roots there. In 1784, Sir William Jones founded the Asiatic Society whose influence is immense. Sri Aurobindo likewise ushered in a new era in 1914 through his journal Arya.

Gandhi's role has generated a great deal of scholarship which has gained worldwide recognition as a credible political ideology. Sri Aurobindo's philosophy is relatively deep and complex. However, from a long-term perspective, Sri Aurobindo's vision on evolution makes more sense.

On the one hand Nehru ignored Gandhi's illogical views and on the other he spurned Hindu pressure. In economic field too he resisted attraction of capitalism on one side and socialism and communism on the other. Disregarding America and Russia he created the non-aligned movement.

The Mother & Sri Aurobindo didn't prescribe any religious ritual or fixed form of practice but encouraged inner living. This might lead to a world-shunning situation if one happens to be over-ambitious in spirituality. Thus maintaining balance is important since All life is yoga.

Following The Mother & Sri Aurobindo doesn't depend upon any mythology, philosophy, or a particular book. Devotion and surrender to them is all that what's required. Rejecting obscurantist mentality and anti-evolutionary activities is essential for becoming their fit instruments.

Unlike in the past Sri Aurobindo didn't go out to destroy some religious places. He wrote a few books and the results are unfolding to the peril of gigantic castles. The general perception that many people are turning areligious is not simply the effect of modernity but evolution

The Chooran sellers have evolved!

Only the Southern section of Odisha was part of Madras Presidency. Not much but the people in Odisha are recalling the popular tale of Kanchi Abhijana in this context.

The influence of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891) is well known who had held adverse views against Indian philosophy in favour of science. We can imagine the status of knowledge had Sri Aurobindo not restored the occult dimension in his theory of transformation of nature.

Savitri Era Religion relies on emergence. The Mother & Sri Aurobindo have employed all their spiritual power for descent of the Supramental consciousness. It's difficult to decipher which strands of current affairs are aligned with the evolutionary trajectory. Still, try we must!

Right attitude is one of the phrases that are found frequently in the writings of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo and on it stands the whole edifice of Integral yoga. One escapes from the tyranny of the local situation by being in a state of right attitude of certitude and receptivity

Savitri Era Party has been giving voice to an alternative paradigm of political culture, intellectual atmosphere, and emancipatory anticipation. People are engaged in improving the lot of the disadvantaged but that route is not enough. Following The Mother & Sri Aurobindo is key.

Internet facilitated easy access to varieties of reading material and scholarly presentations whereby instant comparison became possible. Ken Wilber's formidable fortress floundered because of that. One lesson is not to study any other person vis-à-vis The Mother & Sri Aurobindo.

No dearth of people expressing pious hopes but what can really propel reliable action towards any solution is listening to The Mother & Sri Aurobindo. From geopolitics to domestic disparities, the power of their philosophy and future vision is the answer.

Having followed The Mother & Sri Aurobindo since when I was an eight years old, I don't expect any logical or ethical turn of events. They are outside the popular radar but there's no other avenue in sight for amelioration of suffering and exploitation. Thus they embody the hope.

Savitri Era Religion relies on the divine manifestation of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo who met each other on March 29, 1914. They brought revolutionary changes to scriptural interpretations, philosophical formulations, and religious attitudes. Following them can usher in harmony.

Digesting the books of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo takes quite long. So instead of a scholarly attitude a devotional approach helps. Collaborating with the evolutionary agenda of descent of Supramental consciousness should be a priority. Practical methods are incapable of solution

Religious divide is playing havoc with the human civilisation. The Mother & Sri Aurobindo had foreseen such abhorrent situations. Following their path of human unity and world peace is the most credible solution. Freedom from obscurantist faiths is the responsibility of everyone.

The education system continues to ignore the psychological elements that are essential for coping with social changes and the pressures that come with it. A juvenile view of life and the world is accepted by everyone as truth. Fortunately, Sri Aurobindo's philosophy is profound.

Many dismiss Sri Aurobindo for escaping to Puduchery in 1910 and his foray into spirituality is referred to disdainfully. The fact that he wrote nearly forty volumes, there which surpass in significance what even forty Universities would have produced is not given proper thought.

Biographies of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo don't matter much for the devotees but are referred to in context. They are the one Supreme Divine who are in charge of our lives all the time. Devotion and surrender to them exclusively is what's asked of us. Any dilution is detrimental.

Sri Aurobindo is a known pioneer of the Freedom movement and his writings are well documented. He engaged with modernity with a deeper philosophical perspective. Yet the reluctance of Leftist intellectuals to give any importance to him keeps the current political discourse naive.

Savitri Era Party has this pious responsibility of foregrounding the relevance of Sri Aurobindo's philosophically embedded political theory. Rising above its speculative and utopian appearance it posits a formidable transforming apparatus propelled by evolutionary inevitability

Political discourse of last seventy six years hasn't helped the country and needs to be jettisoned lock, stock, and barrel. Sri Aurobindo inaugurated a brand new vision for the future of humanity drawing sustenance from the twin sources of Vedic aspirations and scientific inquiry

Sri Aurobindo's appeal is to the individual. He has to review his own situation. His affections, affinities, and believes. A blanket condemnation of any religion or nation is of no use since overlaps are abundant. Each person must assimilate new thought for inner transformation.

If modernity can be said to have dawned in the West around the same time when Sri Aurobindo was writing his books like The Life Divine and Human Cycle then they are worlds apart. Just like he used new terms like Supermind his version of modernity is best expressed as Integralism.

I have been listening to complaints against the Western powers and Western culture since childhood but most things and ideas I use are Western in origin including this device and the language. Hindutva unfortunately hasn't been able to provide any viable intellectual alternative.