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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.

India: Land of the Rishis – M.S. Srinivasan

(On the occasion of India’s Independence Day on August 15, a brief tribute to the spiritual forefathers of Indian civilization and the torch-bearers of the spirit who followed them.) Indian … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

What is the Right Path for India: Secularism or Spirituality? – M.S. Srinivasan

(On the occasion of India’s Independence day on 15th August) There is almost a consensus among modern intelligentsia that secularism as it was conceived and practiced in the West is … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

The Mystic, Magi And The Priest: Evolution Of Vedic Religion-M.S. Srinivasan

[Pub in Rbhu, August 2011] I have already discussed briefly in my earlier article on Vedic Society and Culture, some of the basic principles and values of Vedic religion.  In … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Vedic Philosophy–M.S. Srinivasan

Is there a philosophical element in the Vedas? The answer depends on the way we define philosophy.  If philosophy means intellectual enquiry or abstract conceptualising there is not much of … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Vedic Society and Culture: A Psycho-Spiritual Perspective–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Rbhu, Feb 2011] Abstract The ancient civilisations can provide some luminous clues for understanding the spiritual and psychological origins of human society and culture.  In this quest, Vedic … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · 20 Comments

The Spirit Of Indian Philosophy: A Dialogue–M.S. Srinivasan

(This dialogue between a western philosopher and an Indian sage is an attempt to bring out the true spirit of Indian philosophy.  In this dialogue, the western philosopher is an … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Vision That Made The Nation–M.S. Srinivasan

{Published in Next Future, June-Oct 2010] We have discussed in our previous articles some of the historical and cultural aspects of the Vedic revelation and the significance of its symbolism.  … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Master ideals of Indian Culture: A Reappraisal-V–M.S. Srinivasan.

[Published in Mother India.] BRAHMACHARYA AND TAPAS  It is now universally recognised in the emerging thought in economics, management and development studies that the quality of “Human Resources” and the … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 8 Comments

The Master Ideals of Indian Culture: A Reappraisal-IV–M.S. Srinivasan.

[Published in Mother India.] THE FOUR STAGES OF LIFE The third and last quartet of the Indian social Ideal, is the four Ashramas.  Ashramas are the four stages of human … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Master Ideals of Indian Culture: A Reappraisal-III–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Mother India.]  THE FOUR AIMS OF LIFE The second quartet of the Master-ideals of Indian culture is the Purusharthas which means the aims of the Purusha, human being.  … Continue reading

April 9, 2012 · 69 Comments