Future of Matter-VIII–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, Aug 2007.] The New Matter We were discussing so far transformation and destiny of the body, the earthly matter within each human being. But what is the destiny of terrestrial matter as a whole? Will there be a similar or corresponding transformation in the terrestrial matter outside our body? If yes,…

Future of Matter-VII–M.S. Srinivasan

   [Published in Next Future, July 2007.] Higher Potentialities of the Body:Towards a New Science of Matter The average mind considers the body as inert matter. The scientific mind looks at the body as living matter and admires at the amazing and intricate complexity and organization involved in the functioning of this physical organism, and…

Future of Matter-VI–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, June 2007.] The Cellular Transformation This pioneering attempt of the Mother is an incredibly difficult adventure. First of all, body is the least conscious part of our human organism. Our bodily substance is not just brute matter. It has a consciousness of its own. As we have explained, there is a…

Future of Matter-V–M.S. Srinivasan

  [Published in Next Future, May 2007] Yoga of the Body But how to realize this ideal? What is the path or process by which this ideal of physical transformation can be made real in the body? The gap between the present condition of the body and the ideal is too big, so there have…

Future of Matter-IV–M.S. Srinivasan

   [Published in Next Future, Apr 2007] The Physical Transformation This brings us to the practical or yogic dimension of the problem. Transformation of our earthly matter is the ultimate evolutionary destiny of our planet. But the journey towards this physical transformation begins with the earthly matter within us in our body. As Sri Aurobindo…

Future of Matter-III–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, Mar 2007.] The End of Death There is another important aspect of body’s destiny which has intrigued the seeking and thinking mind of humanity since the dawn of: human civilization: conquest of Death and material immortality. The modern scientific and rational mind, with its customary skeptical denial of everything beyond its…

Future of Matter-II–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, Feb 2007.] The Spiritual Dimension: Source of Matter In Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy, the supreme Reality or Spirit has four eternal attributes: First is the essential, eternal and immutable Substance of Truth, BEness, Sat, of which all existence is made. But this Sat is not an inconscient substance but one with or…

Future of Matter-I–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, Jan 2007.] Our human organism is not a disembodied spirit in some ethereal heaven, but an embodied Soul in a material world. Most of the spiritual traditions of the past viewed this material reality of our body and the material world as an illusion and a snare which has to be…

The Future of Human Potential-VIII–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, June 2006.] Return to the Source: Age of the Spirit According to Indian thought, there are two major and distinct phases in human evolution: first is the movement away from the spiritual source and centre of our being and second is the return towards the source and centre. First is the…

The Future of Human Potential-VII–M.S. Srinivasan

[Published in Next Future, July 2006.] The Reign of Intuition This shift from reason to Intuition will be a logical and inevitable future change. The objective age of the past was governed by the externalized intellectual reason, trying to understand the external world with its analytical, outward-looking gaze. The subjective age of the future requires…