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.

Nation Building: A Golden Leaf from Indian History – M.S. Srinivasan

History is sometimes considered or rather dismissed as a useless story of the past. But not many recognize in this flow of events, personalities and ideas in time the great … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · 34 Comments

The State Capitalism and the Role of Government – M.S. Srinivasan

A new Avatar of capitalism has emerged in the horizon. Recently, the well-known British magazine, “Economist,” brought out a special issue on “State Capitalism” and a columnist in the magazine … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Free Enterprise and Government Regulation- An Indian Perspective – M.S. Srinivasan

The traditional capitalism based on free enterprise and minimum government intervention is floundering in a mud of widening inequality. Emerging economics powers like India and China are experimenting with new … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wielding the Organ of Power: Dimensions of Political Leadership– M.S. Srinivasan

(Published in VILAKSHAN, journal of the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar) Synopsis A surprising fact of modern society in that while some standards of qualification, experience, skill, ability and the … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Political and Corporate Democracy – M.S.Srinivasan

We tend to equate democracy with the political ideology or system based on the ballot box. But there are more vibrant democracies in the corporate world without the ballot box. … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wielding the Organ of Power: Dimensions of Political Leadership–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in VILAKSHAN, Mar 2013] Abstract A surprising fact of modern society in that while some standards of qualification, experience, skill, ability and the  requisite aptitude are insisted upon for … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Indian Synthesis In Polity–M.S. Srinivasan

  (The ancient Indian Culture evolved a political synthesis which has a living relevance to modern polity.  This article examines the Indian synthesis in polity and its implications for building … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Dharmic Ideal Of Governance–M.S. Srinivasan

In a holistic perspective, polity can not be studied in isolation but has to be viewed as an organic part and self-expression of the collective consciousness and culture of the … Continue reading

May 7, 2012

Power, Democracy And Leadership—M.S. Srinivasan

A major challenge facing modern democracy is how to build enlightened leadership within the democratic framework.  This requires a clear understanding of the relationship between power, democracy, hierarchy and leadership.  … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Towards Enlightened Political Leadership–M.S. Srinivasan

Can politics become the first choice of the best and not the last resort of the worst?  For this to happen we must figure-out how to build enlightened leadership for … Continue reading

May 7, 2012 · 1 Comment