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soumitra basu @drsbasu2115 pondicherry, calcutta

consciousness researcher, psychiatrist, explores Sri Aurobindo's vision

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Sri Aurobindo: The truth is that neither the mental effort nor the spiritual impulse can suffice, divorced from eac… https://t.co/JKwDYYTeFYSriAurobindo:possible to give to material man moderate spirituality-to regard in religious spirit all institutions… https://t.co/Pyjnao9z71SriAurobindo: possible to make material life progressive by imprinting habit of conscious change.the creation by th… https://t.co/AJMunQ8UFWSri Aurobindo:Characteristic energy of (a)bodily life is persistence, self-repitition, self-multiplication, (b)pur… https://t.co/6mxJkI7x9G
1/16
2018
Sri Aurobindo (1907) we want men whose ideas are clear & who can act as an inspiring force by pouring into their sp… https://t.co/yvIWDyZgZYSriAurobindo(1907):Speech in itself is an instrument for good &not a mere waste of energy.But what we need is that… https://t.co/a1cHJrOmCWSri Aurobindo (1907) Europe lives by centuries, Asia by millenniums. Europe is parcelled out in nations,Asia in… https://t.co/aS2FRpFBL0Sri Aurobindo (1907)Liberty is first condition of national development,intellectual,moral, industrial, political,&… https://t.co/zq1KV4RGBI
1/14
2018
Many followers of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo just quote on Twitter; some refer to certain past events. Time to move… https://t.co/ADYx7k5Oqo
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1/13
2018
It is sad to see 50% & 48% of urban Rajasthan & UP practice untouchability. This is disturbing; Didn’t realize it w… https://t.co/2lj7xXcRfr
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1/12
2018
Sri Aurobindo:if an ethical system is psychologically untrue,if it is seriously mistaken in its view of human natur… https://t.co/qOQEtYebasSri Aurobindo:Man is not a purely ethical being;he has immoral & non-moral impulses which are primarily stronger th… https://t.co/0BbqCTOAfZ
1/11
2018
SriAurobindo:Vedanta does declare phenomenal life to be an illusion and a bondage,but it lays down the practice of… https://t.co/rHy5I4DKbbSri Aurobindo: Vedanta does reject the lower self of desire as a motive to action and virtue,but it replaces it by… https://t.co/19ueeJP8WbSriAurobindo:Vedanta does indeed teach that virtue&vice,good&evil are relative,it does ask the seeker to recognise… https://t.co/nPC5eLWyVQ
1/10
2018
SriAurobindo:To do as one would be done by,love enemies,return good for evil are 1st ethical inferences from Vedant… https://t.co/hCufz7B1iMSriAurobindo:Religion,ethics train individual Self to discover universality,see himself in all,all in himself,to re… https://t.co/z76q4r3DEpSriAurobindo:The dictum,Theos ouk estinalla gignetai,God is not but is becoming,has been used to express the imperf… https://t.co/e78tV6aKl0SriAurobindo:The truth that Brahman is in all this,must be carefully balanced by the truth that Brahman is outside… https://t.co/3f4NBwI8bWSri Aurobindo:For that which is within us,is the Divine Presence,and that which is in others,is the same Divine Pre… https://t.co/FJFxRPYfT5
1/8
2018
SriAurobindo:Good is a mask and evil is a mask;both are eidola,valid for the purposes of life in phenomena,but when… https://t.co/7HfvqFiISASriAurobindo:To ordinary intelligence,Brahman's omnipresence becomes stumbling block.Isn't it sacrilege to see Him… https://t.co/Gxv9jDGwJ7SriAurobindo:There is no error in idolatry,the error is in mind of idolater who worships stone as stone,thinking th… https://t.co/09nSXbpb3ISri Aurobindo: Brahman is within the whole Universe,Every object however inanimate,every form of life,however vile,… https://t.co/MhdZL0qVPMSriAurobindo:Purusha alone is not Brahman,Prakriti also is Brahman; He is not only efficient cause of His cosmos,bu… https://t.co/FWEShKlbBk @Auro_Mere @pronam_bharat @Sanjays81301051 This isn't yet published and is held back .The letter suggests that if… https://t.co/16xF3EESib @pronam_bharat @Sanjays81301051 @Auro_Mere Yes,that is the reason.Some years back the Ashram archives found a lette… https://t.co/2Y5zQrTtH9
1/7
2018
Sri Aurobindo on God, Light, Freedom,Immortality: https://t.co/3vQF3gWLWz
1/4
2018
Sri Aurobindo: Neither antiquity nor modernity can be the test of truth or the test of usefulness
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo:To recreate Manu in modern society is to ask Ganges to flow back to the Himalayas
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Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo: It is stupid not to recognise altered conditions...To all things there is a date and a limit
Retweeted by soumitra basuOne reason the world is in turmoil is the rules of the game of life are rapidly evolving. What was rewarded earlier… https://t.co/cW95GnFTCR
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1/3
2018
The Mother:As soon as the body learns to follow the movement of progressive harmony,it will be possible for it,thro… https://t.co/JX6X0B13IoTheMother:This is a thing little known:in each part of the being the Divine manifests Himself differently.In higher… https://t.co/x6KNjvzYvbThe Mother:In sound and balanced life a new harmony will manifest in the body, reflecting the harmony of the higher… https://t.co/izNPpS7CLOThe Mother:In almost everyone there is unbalance in the proportions.There are thousand reasons but only one remedy,… https://t.co/Psepe3zJcMTheMother:those who live in an inner peace,in an inner beauty,a light,& perfect goodwill,have an expression which i… https://t.co/e6EN9fY2oGThe Mother;The body has a remarkable capacity of adaptation & endurance.If instead of the ignorant & despotic maste… https://t.co/S5AK5tTmUVThe Mother:we must,by means of a rational and clear-seeing physical education,make our body strong and supple so th… https://t.co/9jLORc4haWThe Mother: Progress may be slow,falls may be frequent,but if a courageous will is maintained one is sure to triump… https://t.co/CHO94uSL0m
1/2
2017
Ashram New Years Message https://t.co/pdIuxEWzFr
12/31
2017
The Mother: Perfection is not a static state,it is an equilibrium. But a progressive,dynamic equilibrium.The human… https://t.co/dIeVMR7mgqThe Mother:It's said that when creation reaches maximum possibility,this is perfection,but it is not that.Nature g… https://t.co/NsD7HAcOnIThe Mother: Perfection is not the https://t.co/whiunwgowl are mixing up perfection & https://t.co/0QmI651iNj do not… https://t.co/RoA3p9kOAZThe Mother: When the mind becomes silent,stops judging,one begins to solve the problem of https://t.co/Bvq5MFTWJO m… https://t.co/WwrwDSgg5GTheMother:To choose without preference &execute without desire is the great difficulty of self-control. To choose… https://t.co/xonLPvWjiz
12/30
2017
Sri Aurobindo on The State as an Intellectual Being https://t.co/QWbEhTDNNzA discordant South Asia https://t.co/edeuM1dUqSSri Aurobindo on The State as an Intellectual Being://motsac.org/
12/29
2017
SriAurobindo:Purusha alone is not Brahman,Prakriti also is Brahman;for He is not only the efficient cause of His Co… https://t.co/w3sIu8wYGMSri Aurobindo: to Brahman there is no succession of cause & effect,since cause & effect exist simultaneously in the… https://t.co/3YiiMkxxPlSri Aurobindo:Will is the cause of Causation & disposer of Effect..But when Prakriti translates Will into phenomena… https://t.co/T94UIkRsmJSriAurobindo:Gods are potencies of Universe which govern Mind & Senses in the microcosm Man & the Elements & their… https://t.co/smDkAxfzg4SriAurobindo:The individual Self in Man is watcher in the train,the train is Prakriti, landscape the Universal Self… https://t.co/WPgHgCx31USri Aurobindo: Characteristics of true Spirit: First, impulse of existence, Will to survive unendigly Second, capac… https://t.co/vaVzbsgDfkSri Aurobindo on centralisation and decentralisation ://motsac.org/humanitycahps.php
12/27
2017
Stiglitz in his latest book on economists not realizing that many ordinary people feel they lost out: "One response… https://t.co/CisO4StWou
Retweeted by soumitra basuSri Aurobindo on anabolism and catabolism://iiyp.net/lifedivinechapters.php
12/26
2017
SriAurobindo: It is clear that from the first appearance of matter, consciousness operates coveally with it,but is… https://t.co/Jl60VSSDqFSriAurobindo:Before subtle matter evolves,consciousness preexists in causal matter;after subtle matter dissolves, c… https://t.co/2XhepiZbiCSri Aurobindo: consciousness operates more powerfully when the brain is quiescent & unimpressed from without & surv… https://t.co/Bq1j1T4rgsSri Aurobindo: Science prevailed over religion by exposing prejudices which had incrusted spiritual truth.But when… https://t.co/XLeGEZltho
12/25
2017
Sri Aurobindo : Our actual enemy is not any force exterior to ourselves, but our own crying weaknesses, our cowardi… https://t.co/IwnX94bt4p
Retweeted by soumitra basuInteresting development. Don’t quite know what to make of it. Some of my relatives who are staunch BJP supporters s… https://t.co/ai39fgKAQ7
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12/24
2017
SriAurobindo: elements in scientific sense imply elemental substances analysed by chemical processes.When Hindu phi… https://t.co/TBIfFv8VffSriAurobindo:relation of Spirit & Matter in causal state is expressed in Puranic image of Vishnu,Eternal Purusha as… https://t.co/VZpJiITzxuSriAurobindo:Just as Spirit has 3 attributes,existence(Sat), consciousness(Chit),Bliss (Ananda),Matter has 3 attrib… https://t.co/yyjpVhTnfLToday is the birth anniversary of one of the world's greatest mathematicians--Ramanujan. https://t.co/0SeBlv1EfB
Retweeted by soumitra basuReading now. https://t.co/unNfWWAXqy
Retweeted by soumitra basuFaith is the first condition of success in every great undertaking. It is #faith that makes the men of will and tho… https://t.co/s4G2CicFBz
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12/22
2017
SriAurobindo:Self in dealings with Cosmos is a dual entity, underlying spiritual presence& superficially active mat… https://t.co/N32q3BuQSiSri Aurobindo:The evolution of the cosmos has not only spiritual & psychical aspects;it has also from the moment of… https://t.co/qbJ9HkiHGu
12/21
2017
SriAurobindo:For evolution,Will develops Prana,vital energy.Prana exists in physical state but there it is simple,… https://t.co/zGJkiYSGphSriAurobindo:Moral & spiritual development is continually at war with needs of life, hungers, desires,lusts,instinc… https://t.co/ct2LkwetqdSri Aurobindo:Along with the intellectual development of the race,there has been a marked deterioration of vital vi… https://t.co/CVsc0En3fZSri Aurobindo:Any powerful & unusual development of mind,in its intellectual & spiritual tendencies,is apt to be re… https://t.co/VhwbA39eWwSriAurobindo:true evolution of Man lies not in further development of vitality,but in complex & triumphant liberati… https://t.co/gfMUbS8JQVSriAurobindo:Soul-evolution precedes physical evolution.This directly contradicts conclusions of modern Science.Hi… https://t.co/cUF3chtx5J
12/20
2017

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