Category Archives: Leadership

Revolutionaries Should Practice Yoga

By Trond Øverland
Written for Prout (Delhi)

As is commonly known, the job of revolutionaries is most challenging. They have to deal with all three aspects of time in quick succession. Revolutions are processes of rapid change driven by pressing, irresistible forces. If revolutionaries cannot move swiftly from the past towards the future, they might end up as the proverbial …

Synthesis and Analysis

By P.R. Sarkar

synthana(1958) – Human beings have an inherent and limitless desire for all-round victory in all spheres of life. In any sphere of life, important or unimportant, it is unthinkable that people will be content to lead insignificant lives. The idea of moving along a set path, eternally subservient to nature, has always been repugnant to human psychology. …

The Man and the Ideology

By P.R. Sarkar

(4 May 1986, Kalikata) – The Sanskrit word kulála means a person who maintains an intellectual speciality as far as the artistic, intellectual or ideological aspects of life are concerned.* Such a person moves ahead towards their cherished goal according to their own individual plan. Many people are frightened of individuality or scientific planning. The upholders of …

Leadership and Personality Cult

By P.R. Sarkar

(6 March 1988, Calcutta) – You all know that living beings are divided into two categories. Some live in isolation and some live collectively. For example, common domestic animals are individualistic by nature. They are very self-centered. One animal does not usually come to the aid of another. Domestic animals are neither sincere nor devoted to their …

Searching for the Sadvipra

When we open our eyes to actually see this world of ours what do we find? We find endless injustice, endless crimes against humanity, against animals, plants and the earth itself or omnicide. And when we search for solutions, we find in nearly every place, benevolent people who have pondered deeply one particular problem and have come up with solutions …

Various Types of Leadership

By P.R. Sarkar

(27 March 1988, Calcutta) – The solidarity and unity of a group depends on the strength and determination of the leadership. If the leadership is not strong the entire structure – social, economic and political – becomes weak and ultimately crumbles down. The strong and decisive leadership of Akbar in the first half of the seventeenth century …

From Instinct to Sadvipra

When we look at our society today, we see systemic collapse in many spheres and asreas, be it ethical, economic, political, ecological, intellectual, spiritual, etc. When we go the core of the problem, we find a focus on using the latest and most sophisticated technology and knowledge to serve the basest of human instincts. Tendencies towards crude enjoyment without social enhancement, amassment of …

Spiritual Revolutionaries

A day comes when some intelligent people emerge from the exploited masses having detected the exploiters’ techniques to dupe the people, even though the media is controlled. At this stage the exploiters become active intellectually to prevent the germination of the seed of liberation. They take control of the education system, the printing presses and the propaganda agencies in a

Service Psychology and Group Psychology

By P.R. Sarkar

(10 December 1987, Calcutta) – Human society is one and indivisible. But today, due to superstition, dogmatism narrow-mindedness, separatism and all kinds of “isms” human society is splitting into numerous parts. Against this background, in order to build the human society it is necessary to adopt the path of synthesis, which originates from the psychology of service …