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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.

Sufism: The Mystic Soul of Islam-II-M.S. Srinivasan

Key-perspectives: religion and the mystic; islam and sufism; future possibilities. Religion and the Mystic We are now brought to an important and problematic subject: the relation between the mystic and … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Sufism:The Mystic Soul Of Islam-I–M.S. Srinivasan

Key Perspectives: Inner Roots; Three Facets of Sufism; Pearl of Sufi Poetry; Inner Path and Discipline. Looking from a spiritual perspective, the greatest contribution of Islamic civilization and culture, the … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Islamic Religion: An Evolutionary Perspective-III-M.S. Srinivasan

Beyond the Religious  Synthesis In our previous article we have briefly outlined the Islamic synthesis.  However, the synthesis of the religious and secular life achieved in Islam was a practical … Continue reading

April 2, 2013

The Islamic Religion: An Evolutionary Perspective-II-M.S. Srinivasan

The Ministry of the Mohammad And the Islamic Synthesis: If Koran was the divine origin of Islam, the Prophet was its living human source.  Since Koran was revealed to the … Continue reading

March 15, 2013

The Islamic Religion: An Evolutionary Perspective-I-M.S. Srinivasan

The aspiration of the deeper soul or the spiritual dimension of a civilization manifests outwardly through its Religion.  In general, this deeper aspiration of the soul of a civilization manifests … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 2 Comments

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 Aesthetic Mind of Islamic Civilisation–M.S. Srinivasan

The intellectual achievements alone, however great they may be, do not make a great civilization and culture.  A wide intellectual curiosity, as displayed in the medieval Islamic civilizations, is undoubtedly … Continue reading

June 4, 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

Islamic Philosophy and Science–M.S. Srinivasan.

Key perspectives: islamic intellect; range and scope; Al-Ghazal’s Synthesis; integral view; arabic science; physics and chemistry; history and anthropology; contributions to Modern Science; genius of the arabic intellect. Philosophy and … Continue reading

April 10, 2012