essays on the gita aurobindo

of approximately 24,000 lines. It is only the Immortal who can die; the mortal could neither be born nor perish. The Shakti we call India, Bhawani Bharati, is the living unity of the Shaktis of three hundred million people, but she is inactive, imprisoned in the magic circle of Tamas, the self-indulgent inertia and ignorance of her sons. The result has been a diminution of life-power and the decline of India. His father died upon hearing this news.

essays on the gita aurobindo

On the other hand. His father, Krishna Dhun Ghose, was then Assistant Surgeon of Rangpur in Bengal, and a former member of the Brahmo Samaj religious reform movement who had become enamoured with the then-new idea of evolution while pursuing medical studies in Edinburgh. It is the mind that introduces all 'isms' and creates confusion. Letters on Poetry and Art.-31. At one time it was thought that the mind could grasp the whole Truth and solve all the problems that face humanity. Arjuna wanted not to stand for either side, to refuse any action of hostility even against assailants; Sri Krishna, who insisted so much on samata, strongly rebuked his attitude and insisted equally on his fighting the adversary. What men call knowledge, is the reasoned acceptance of false appearances. India alone can build the future of mankind. Go on we must; for if we do not, Time itself will force us forward in spite of our fancied immobility. I do not think. They look from down up and explain the higher lights by the lower obscurities; but the foundation of these things is above and not below, upari budhna esam Rig-Veda,.24.7. If it is an offence to preach the ideal of freedom, I admit having done.

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