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soumitra basu @drsbasu2115 pondicherry, calcutta

consciousness researcher, psychiatrist, explores Sri Aurobindo's vision

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Rumi: 'Ignorant men are the soul's enemy, Shatter the jug of smug words. Cling for life to those who know. Prop a m… https://t.co/0uTtS6Vc7LRumi: 'I lost my world,my fame,my mind. The Sun appeared & all the shadows ran I ran after them but vanished as I r… https://t.co/4UGTIOvjyvRumi: 'My poetry is like Egyptian bread. Night passes & you cannot eat it. Eat it while it is fresh,before the dust… https://t.co/RWtcdIOco9Just received my advance copy. Can’t deny feeling wonderful to see it done at last. https://t.co/VK1fs5zoaa
Retweeted by soumitra basuBehavioral economics. This picture is the most powerful illustration of how our minds can be deceived. The squares… https://t.co/91NzVSsOc5
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5/23
2018
Sri Aurobindo on Darwin and evolution https://t.co/uJ8PPcI53s
5/21
2018
More nostalgia. The mystery of the passage of time. Kidwai Nagar, Delhi. 1983 I think. https://t.co/MYmFmiFfEd
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5/20
2018
From the 2018 Commencement Address to Brandeis International Business School, delivered on 13 May. "Dr. Manmohan Si… https://t.co/BUfA8oehmm
Retweeted by soumitra basuConsciousness Based Psychology: Beyond the Relaxation Response ~ An Aurobindonian perspective on Stress https://t.co/sbdn2byGKc
5/14
2018
Sarat Chandra, one of 20th century's greatest writers, was known for his irony. When after Tagore got the Nobel a m… https://t.co/MRTE3Fbva2
Retweeted by soumitra basuRemembering Tagore on his anniversary. Lines from his Gitanjali: “Where the world has not been broken up into fragm… https://t.co/8OffMo7sdU
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5/9
2018
Sri Aurobindo on Hatred https://t.co/QWbEhTDNNz
5/6
2018
Avinash Dixit & Ritika Mankar’s superb essay on corruption control in Mint is a must read: https://t.co/5kxwZkbvwm
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5/4
2018
Integral Yoga Psychology: To live without dying (an Aurobindonian perspective) https://t.co/BvLudHSsGv
5/3
2018
In Makangarawe, outside Dar es Salaam. https://t.co/fvOapLdCx6
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5/1
2018
Sri Aurobindo on the Peril of the World-State: Democracy/ Apropos the Idiot & the Non-Conformist https://t.co/2cFME4PEm0 @DeepalMirror Sri Aurobindo Society in Baroda is active and it houses the rooms used by Sri Aurobindo in Baroda,it… https://t.co/2TQZn4tLFw
4/26
2018
@DeepalMirror The most authentic biography of Sri Aurobindo is by Srinivas Iyengar. There is a special book on his… https://t.co/lUdW3c7CxT
4/25
2018
Our neighbor's welfare is needed for a stronger South Asia https://t.co/iMaMaVpWgq
4/24
2018
Sri Aurobindo on The motive of Evolution--The first terms of Life https://t.co/uJ8PPcqtES
4/22
2018
No, Sri Aurobindo doesn't share Hindutva votary's antipathy towards Islam or Christianity and his analyses are spot… https://t.co/t7JPQitlRc
Retweeted by soumitra basuIn an economic crisis to be told that political leaders, instead of professionals with expertise, are taking charge… https://t.co/niAw0BFo0b
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4/20
2018
@SavitriEraParty All those who lament about being under a false and overrated image of Gandhi don't muster courage… https://t.co/tXko4EirF0
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4/19
2018
The tragedy of religious fundamentalists & hypernationalists is that instead of spending time trying to do mathemat… https://t.co/kBkUX9IWqv
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4/17
2018
MP Pandit:For Buddha there was no Prakriti but Cosmic Energy creating Karma;results of energy is IMPERMANENCE. Shan… https://t.co/Qpwoihe7KCPanditMP Pandit: Purusha can be simultaneously PASSIVE, ACTIVE and also go beyond both and assume the status of PURUSHOTT… https://t.co/wwXccFoK9ZMP Bandit: In the lower Prakriti the individual being appears as the ego, but in the higher Prakriti he reveals him… https://t.co/y2Y4Vx4GCPSwami Rama: Atman already exists and is the source of all of one's https://t.co/eDJxxwS71a is the basis of knowing… https://t.co/NHdH6NSrr8Sri Aurobindo: true renunciation {in Gita} is the inner rejection of desire and egoism; without that the outer phys… https://t.co/W3bFu3C1KeSri Aurobindo: Prakriti,not illusive Maya,is in the teaching of the Gita the effective cause of cosmic existence.Sri Aurobindo: reconciliation of Yoga of works & Sankhya of knowledge: in outward inaction to see action still pers… https://t.co/K0xh89X65iMorality in the individual in contemporary era https://t.co/TytUwAssYY
4/13
2018
Job creation & growth depend on speed & efficiency. So how many days does it take to get government permission to s… https://t.co/x97M142RyL
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4/11
2018
Sri Aurobindo: the secret that has to be learned is at once the secret of the eternal and unborn Divine and the sec… https://t.co/1hCxEVEvG9Sri Aurobindo: quietism having hold of a more powerful truth which is not the whole truth is likely to be more disa… https://t.co/F5bx6UXO0wSri Aurobindo: A strong one-sided truth,when set forth as the whole truth,creates a strong light but also a strong… https://t.co/gudS6b2dyYSri Aurobindo: Only when you have attained to peace of soul, can you become capable of a free and divine action
4/9
2018
Sri Aurobindo: The real renunciation is not the fleeing from works, but the slaying of ego and desireSri Aurobindo: man's way to liberation and perfection lies through an increasing impersonalitySri Aurobindo: sacrifice done with knowledge is the highest sacrifice & that alone brings a perfect working.MP Pandit: Gita favours action for Lokasangraha -holding together of the peoples whom you may have exceeded in cons… https://t.co/yLVzjQyOXcMP Pandit: The Gita turns this movement of self-giving into a high means of liberation -- liberation from ignorance,from desire, from egoMP Pandit: Activity,Gita explains is a law of life.Activity derives true significance when converted into sacrifice… https://t.co/YQMaUHlfmKThe art of Hughie Lee-Smith. Urban alienation in small-town America. https://t.co/ZJVLFQMcf9
Retweeted by soumitra basuIntegral Yoga Psychology: Apropos human attachment in an Aurobindonian perspective https://t.co/IqZiARwYfd
4/8
2018
Empress Nurjahan: On the tomb of us poor people there will be neither a light nor a flower,nor the wings of a moth,… https://t.co/dvgRi1IrdKMirabai: I,a woman have a vast estate;true jewels are my portion. My thoughts are a string of pearls & my bangles… https://t.co/ps1lcpu98fPoetess Kamini Roy(b.1964) We are indeed children of Light...In the Light is our sleeping & waking, the play of our… https://t.co/JLYWmQzxcR
4/6
2018
Trump’s misunderstanding of the meaning “trade deficit” may well be the undoing of the US economy. https://t.co/1xG5oLTVvi
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4/5
2018
Integral Yoga Psychology:An Aurobindonian perspective of Alzheimer's Dementia https://t.co/utHHiKlbMx
4/2
2018
#WestBengal Imam Appeals for Peace, After Son is Killed in #RamNavami Riots. #Asansol Video via : @TheCognate_ https://t.co/iPbS06DrAB
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo on Ibsen's drama-'An enemy of the People' and tyranny of the Whole https://t.co/2cFME4y3usSri Aurobindo on Ibsen's drama-'An enemy of the People' and tyranny of the Whole https://t.co/2cFME4PEm0
3/30
2018
My just-completed paper on the strengths and limitations of the method of randomized control trials- RCTs-in the so… https://t.co/7jH9dgATbX
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3/28
2018
Started a fascinating project-editing the diary of my nearly 3 years as Chief Economic Advisor in India & 4 as Chie… https://t.co/aTtMkb4RUv
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3/27
2018
Hatred of the other usually stems from an insecurity and sense of inferiority about oneself. Instead of attacking o… https://t.co/djJQ7JjzN1
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3/24
2018
Sri Aurobindo on The Law of Incapacity and Strife https://t.co/uJ8PPcI53s
3/21
2018
Integral Yoga Psychology: Conscious Perfection https://t.co/YKnfSSZz7f
3/19
2018
Does anyone remember Dr Kafeel, the hero who saved children in Gorakhpur? He is in jail without bail. https://t.co/mpybEdm9Pb
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3/17
2018
Charcoal on wasted cardboard. Evidence of wasted time. https://t.co/VY2OIrhARU
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3/15
2018
Marxist scholars tried their best to keep Sri Aurobindo out of the academic discourse as a result of which their bo… https://t.co/wHjb3N80lX
Retweeted by soumitra basuIntegral Yoga Psychology: Dealing with negative attitudes https://t.co/3cM7rUy1US
3/12
2018
Sri Aurobindo (epigram in Savitri)--"The island ego joined its continent."Sri Aurobindo (epigram in Savitri)--"Hides in a small dumb seed his cosmic thought."Sri Aurobindo (epigram in Savitri)--"An ocean impulse lifted every breath"Sri Aurobindo (epigram in Savitri)--"His days were a long growth to the Supreme".
3/7
2018
Omkar:Joy is the virtue of all https://t.co/kip7HZjB4m is the goal of all https://t.co/uwn6V69XZo virtue is a virtu… https://t.co/3smfThQI6JW L King:" The human situation is one that allows for moral action as we have seen,by which the Buddhist means that… https://t.co/S3QaCLIlDcW L King: Buddhists are insistent upon this: the present can be changed;new elements can be added; the past and it'… https://t.co/rTgfrQMZHCW L King: " the Buddhist would say that one is punished by his sin rather than for it".UC Mutsuddi:"It was the Buddha who discovered sensation and subconsciousness in plants and trees. The Buddha, there… https://t.co/DbzmmFDM9LSri Aurobindo on the merits and demerits of a World-State: https://t.co/2cFME4y3us
3/5
2018
Sri Aurobindo on Death:The dissolution of body is not true death,it is only a change of media & of surroundings of… https://t.co/P6n7OP5oduSri Aurobindo on Death:The experience of death is combined of apparently mortal mind's ignorance of its true immort… https://t.co/pDxZjKIinpSri Aurobindo on Death: Mind is knot of motion in stream of mental consciousness,is not subject to death but to exp… https://t.co/uFpIaLfTDYSri Aurobindo on Death:Life is a current of motion in stream of eternal https://t.co/2GOB2gRq6l itself is not subje… https://t.co/OiZlucadgpSri Aurobindo on Death:Life entering into body is dominated partly by the laws of body, it is therefore unable to i… https://t.co/3HPCFjp6XE
3/4
2018
Sri Aurobindo on the Law of Desire https://t.co/hWoV2bp0kV
3/2
2018

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