Integral Musings | Towards a Holistic Vision

An Integral Approach to management and human development based on the spiritual vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother with an emphasis on its application to various domains of knowledge and life.

Self-Development And Spirituality–by M.S. Srinivasan

Organised religions are losing its appeal on thinking minds all over the world especially in the West.  And the vacuum created in the religious and spiritual space is getting filled … Continue reading

August 30, 2012

The Role Of Religion In Spiritual Development–M.S. Srinivasan

We have discussed in one of our earlier articles the differences between religion and spirituality.  This brings us to two important questions.  If religion is different from spirituality, do they … Continue reading

August 21, 2012

The Sublime Beggar–M.S. Srinivasan

(This story is based on an episode narrated by a seeker belonging to an occult-spiritual tradition in the West.) I was in Turkey on an official tour. I was walking … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Seeing Mind–M.S. Srinivasan

  (This story is based on an episode in Buddha’s life) The Enlightened One was in deep meditation. His disciple, Rahul, was sitting at the feet of his Master. Rahul … Continue reading

August 6, 2012

The Moral Outlook and the Spiritual Vision–M.S. Srinivasan

(This dialogue is a free rendering of an episode in Mahabharata. It brings out the difference between the limited moral outlook of Dharmaraj and the broader spiritual vision of Sri … Continue reading

August 6, 2012

The Mind and its Control–M.S. Srinivasan

(To understand the ways of the mind and its control is an important part of all psychological and spiritual discipline. Here are some stories on the subject which are at … Continue reading

August 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Tales on Yoga-Somu and the Siddha–M.S. Srinivasan

(This story is based on one of the famous sayings of the ancient tamil Siddha traditions) Somu, a seeker, was searching for a Siddha who can show him the way … Continue reading

August 6, 2012

Beyond the Bottomline-M.S. Srinivasan

There are two types of pragmatism.  The first one is a narrow and intense focus on the short-term gains in the bottom-line through technology, methods, and techniques.  The other is … Continue reading

August 4, 2012