In this world of much suffering, Renaissance is a gift of wisdom and practical help, the compiling and content needs to be highly extolled. I always felt that there is never a starting point in one’s spiritual journey. From a vaster perspective…it does not matter from which tributary road or dirt track, or at which point you have joined the superlatively lengthy highway to divinity. Once on the highway all of us are travellers on the road to divinity. The estimated time to destination is not known. The speed of our journey depends upon our thirst for the destination, the quality of our vehicle, the navigation tools in our possession and the signposts on the way.
Renaissance is indeed a profound vehicle and a navigation tool guided with divine light to cover this spiritual journey. The surest way is to tune yourself to Mother’s Force and listen in silence. By reading this edition of Renaissance I felt calmly connected to the divine force. I am sure in the future we will continue to be guided smoothly by this journal more concretely than the Google Map lady’s crisp voice. Much Gratitude.
~ Pradeep Prem, Sri Aurobindo Society
I really enjoyed reading the latest Renaissance.
~ Pradeep Narang, Chairman, Sri Aurobindo Society
An excellent presentation of various articles, programmes and books. Artistic and joyful — that is the take away from Renaissance!
~ Dr. Ananda Reddy, Sri Aurobindo Center for Advanced Research, Puducherry
The relaunched Renaissance looks great. I read a few articles and have bookmarked the YouTube conversation. Great editing and organisation of rich content. Wishing the team all the best for the journal and other pursuits. Blessed you are by the Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
~ Thangamani (author, translator and blogger)
I consider Renaissance as a perpetual need for the human race. It dawned on the horizon since the Vedic times if not earlier. In fact, it was there when the first ray of Light (of consciousness) entered the domain of life on earth. When Sri Aurobindo made his famous Uttarapara Speech post his acquittal after the Alipur Bomb Case, he called upon all Indians, both at home and abroad, to work for and to uphold the Sanatana Dharma. He himself awoke to this call after he returned to India with an outright thorough western education received from England. So if will be in the fitness of things if some good writer comes with a good relevant essay appropriate for our times in the upcoming issues of Renaissance.
~ Thakur Prasad
Thank you for your work. Is there any subject of life, that Sri Aurobindo has not touched! He is the universe. Your posts continuously energize, and bring me back to the very core of sadhana. For me, visiting Pondicherry every year was the best time for reconnecting and continue to do with energy. But Covid has put a pause on the travel. But all your efforts are highly appreciated.
~ Meera Rao
Each edition being an Ocean, makes ‘this’ mind wonder in which condition can there be its truly complete reading and assimilation! These words simply chose to come out… evoked and invoked by the Immensity of the journal… echoing the felt truth.
~ Sushmita Mukherjee
Last evening on the Renaissance website I read twice the whole journal. It’s nicely design and edited. “All can be done if God’s touch is there.” The more we read and contemplate, the more this truth works within.
~ Harvinder Pal Kaur
Deep compliments for the Renaissance team the way you have revamped and represented the presentations, articles of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother so nicely in the journal. You have shifted some moulds somewhere and the output is intellectually inspiring and reflective.
~ Shilpi Mohan
Today I came across a beautiful short article in the Renaissance Monthly E-Journal – “I Had a Dream…” by Shiva Kumar. The quote of the Mother’s began the article: “…because if the human heart responded in all sincerity to the Love that is being poured into it with the spontaneous gratitude of a love which understands and appreciates, then things would change quickly in the world.” (27 September 1957)
May we always see the world with the eyes of a child, never losing that sense of awe and wonder, and may we love “just for the joy of loving.”
~ Neha Nandini
Really your team is doing wonderful job. Congratulations to all of you!
~ Shandilya, Bhiwadi, Rajasthan
The contents in Renaissance issues are absorbing and relevant to themes highlighted. I do benefit from the same. Do keep up the mission of spreading messages of relevance gleaned from the writings of Mother and Sri Aurobindo for betterment to many of us.
~ R. C. Srinivasan
I have gone through the Renaissance, especially the offerings made for the birthday of The Mother. It is so beautiful. I was feeling I am reading a book turning pages with my hand. Thank you for making it beautiful.
~ Priyanka, Pune
Thanks for this issue! And at the same time, all our ‘Thank yous’ to one another are actually to The Mother and Sri Aurobindo. We aspire and pray that they may reach Their Lotus Feet. “Grant that we may never forget to own towards Thee a deep, an intense gratitude.”And to Them alone we look up to for the essential Courage, led by and having True Faith and True Love, in Them and for Them. At the same time, Their Grace alone can Grant us all… Was kind of ‘sucked in’ by the editorial! Beautiful!
Thanks for sending me the March issue! Always a great source of knowledge.
~ Priyanka Bose Mukhopadhyay
What a treasure trove you have put me in! It’s an amazing world of spiritual wisdom of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo brought to us by Team Renaissance! I am A first timer to Renaissance! Fantastic! Love you All.
~ Rajashekhar Adikenavar, Bagalkot, Karnataka
Thanks for sharing all this beautiful information. The links in the issue on conscious parenting helped us (me and my kids) in a highly effective way.
~ Swetha Nallapati
I have been loving some of the recent pieces and posts that you have been sharing. Wonderful, wonderful work Thank you.
~ Shyam Kumar, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
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