Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 4

Chapter 3/Verse 27: While the actions are being entirely done by the modes of Nature, he whose self is bewildered by egoism thinks that it is his “I” which is doing them. Chapter 3/Verse 30: Giving up thy works to Me, with thy consciousness founded in the Self, free from desire and egoism, fight delivered… Continue reading Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 4

Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 2

Chapter 2/Verse 56: He whose mind is undisturbed amidst sorrows and pleasures is free from desire, for whom liking and fear and wrath have passed away, he is the sage of settled understanding. Chapter 2/Verse 58: He who draws away the senses from the objects of sense, just as a tortoise draws in his limbs… Continue reading Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 2

Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 1

Sri Aurobindo has paraphrased most of Bhagavad Gita’s Sanskrit verses into English: https://aurobindo.ru/workings/audio/gita/index_e.htm I am sharing below some of the verses which I found meaningful: Chapter 2: Sankhya-Yoga Chapter 2/Verse 11: The Blessed Lord said that the enlightened man does not mourn either for the living or for the dead. Chapter 2/Verse 13: As the… Continue reading Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita – 1

The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

There are moments when the Spirit moves among men. There are other times when men are left to act on the basis of their own egoism. The first period is when a little effort produces great results and changes destiny. The second are times when hours of labor produces little result. It is true that… Continue reading The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo has written a poem titled “The Fear of Death”. In this poem he describes Death as always hovering around our life and breath. And he asks why should we fear death? He says that death has a laughing face filled with the light of grace. He describes death as a lovely maiden collecting… Continue reading The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo – 2

Julian then proceeds to ask the guests to describe Love. Each person gives a description of Love in various ways. Powell describes Love as slippery, mutable, multiform, amorphous and infinite. He adds that the two most essential elements of Love are: the subtle and impalpable. Indians have described Love very beautifully as the God Kama,… Continue reading The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo – 2

The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo – 1

Julian is hosting a banquet at his house. He has his friends both men and women attend the party and wine is served during the party. Julian remarks saying that the popular Gods should be denied but respected. For which Erinna replies that Julian has combined wine and women in the party. Julian replies to… Continue reading The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo – 1

The Birth of Sin by Sri Aurobindo

The Birth of Sin is a play written by Sri Aurobindo. Lucifer is the Angel of Power. He is talking to the Sun and asks him to lift his rays over the troubled flood. Lucifer insists that the Sun obey his command. The Sun questions Lucifer’s authority. He asks Lucifer as to who gave him… Continue reading The Birth of Sin by Sri Aurobindo