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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.

Inner Feelings and Relationships – M.S. Srinivasan

  (Harmonious relationship is one of the major aims of collective living. What is the main factor which can bring this harmony to our communal life? It is the inner … Continue reading

March 27, 2019

Success, Happiness and Fulfillment–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Fourth Dimension Inc. Towards Integral Management. http://fdi.sriaurobindosociety.org.in/cms/index.php June 2011] (The seeking of happiness is an irresistible human instinct.  Most of us seek for some form of success, happiness or … Continue reading

January 19, 2019 · 1 Comment

Passion or Calm? A Yogic Perspective-M.S. Srinivasan

(An alternative view on excellence in work in the light of Yogic Psychology) We all say or think that we have to work with passion, which is now accepted universally … Continue reading

March 6, 2018

Outer Success and Inner Quality of Life – M.S. Srinivasan

Most of us are enamored of outer success in the world. When we are young and not very mature, we don’t realize that outer success does not necessarily lead to … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · 25 Comments

The Experience: trap – M.S. Srinivasan

(Experience is a very important source of the learning. But it can also become a trap and a prison.) Here is a story based on an episode narrated by a … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

The Role of Pain in Human Evolution – M.S. Srinivasan

“And the deep need of universal pain.” – Sri Aurobindo   The average mentality looks at pain and suffering as evil or a punishment for wrong action or bad karma. … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · 75 Comments

Spirituality, Creativity and Greatness – M.S. Srinivasan

[What is the relationship between spirituality and creativity? Can spiritual development enhance creativity? Can a spiritual man be a great creative genius in whatever field he enters? Can a Yogi … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Hidden Potential – M.S. Srinivasan

(This story is woven around a real episode from the biography of a well-known and highly respected business leader of India) Vineeth was a young man fresh from the college, … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 3 Comments

The Aesthetic Alchemy – M.S. Srinivasan

The preoccupation with universal beauty even in its aesthetic forms has an intense power for refining and subtilising the nature, and at its highest it is a great force for … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Interpersonal Harmony: A Psychological Perspective – M.S. Srinivasan

The foundations of collective living and sources of inner harmony in a community. Key Perspectives The Problem of Harmony; integrating diversity; cause of conflict; sources of harmony; non-judgemental understanding; inner … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 2 Comments