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Friday, October 21, 2016

How Conciousness Ethics can spell itself into action

The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution - Page 896
Sujit Choudhry, ‎Madhav Khosla, ‎Pratap Bhanu Mehta - 2016 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
Similarly, the followers of Sri Aurobindo were told that they were not members of a religious group. ... In the mid-1990s the Court in the controversial 'Hindutva' ruling 69 conflated the inclusivist discourse on Hinduism, outlined in Yagnapurushdasji, with the exclusivist version of Hinduism propounded by Hindu nationalists.70  ...

State and Civil Society under Siege: Hindutva, Security and ...
Following Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo also vigorously attacked the very notion of modern state. He viewed that ... For Aurobindo, nationalism was a religion, “the passionate aspiration of the religion of the divine unity in the nation” (Aurobindo 1965: 15). ... Sharma linked Hindutva with Aurobindo's notion of 'Kshatriyahood'.

Hindutva: Exploring the Idea of Hindu Nationalism
Modi, Narendra Muhammad, Prophet Mueller, Max Munivahana Muslim(s) in India Aurobindo on and Christians Dayananda Saraswati on equality and brotherhood evil deeds and Hindus differences relations separate electorates unity violence/riots invasions/invaders religiosity Savarkar on selfconsciousness theocracy ...

Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader - Page 21
Sachidananda Mohanty - 2012 - ‎Preview - ‎More editions
It is, however, in the domain of Indian history or historiography that Sri Aurobindo has been critiqued the most by modern historians, especially of the Marxist and subaltern ... Critics have cited— often ignoring the context —his views and remarks, portraying him as a spokesman of Hinduism or even the hindutva movement.

not derived from the Gita, 'but introduced from spiritual experience' (Aurobindo 1997: 467). This is the highest secret, to be discovered by spiritual practitioners. Apart from GandhiAurobindo is the other major modern commentator who bases his interpretation on the special prerogative of a spiritual practitioner's experience.

Swami Vivekananda : Leader of Sacred Nationhood:
The frustrated colleague of Solomon (quoted earlier), if he is around, may now listen to Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo. Let Sri Aurobindo speak to him, and of course to all of us, once more with flawless precision, about how Conciousness Ethics can spell itself into action: (28) To do the right thing in the right way in ...

Psycho-Social Analysis of the Indian Mindset - Page 112
Two others, Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, envisioned freedom and glory for India in the spiritual richness and heritage of Hinduism. ... however, was given a new political twist in the 1920s when Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1923/1989), an activist and author, introduced the term Hindutva as distinct from Hinduism.

Christian Inculturation in India
The four proponents of Hindutva, which Sharma expounds are Dayananda Saraswati (1824–1883) (founder of the Arya Samaj),40 Aurobindo Ghose (1872–1950) (cofounder of the Aurobindo Ashram), Swami Vivekananda (1863–1902) (he also organized the Ramakrishna Order of monks) and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar ...

Friday, October 14, 2016

Three consenting parties to the effort: God, Nature and the human soul