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Until the Next Time… is a collection of Editorials written by Shonar and published in a Sri Aurobindo Society e-journal called Next Future spanning over ten years.


It picks from everyday incidents, gives the banal a deeper insight, throws light on the path ahead. While it is personal to the author, by drawing from human experience, it is simultaneously universal in appeal, allowing each one to identify with a thought, an idea, a moment, a shared experience.


 


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The other day, there was a Sufi proverb quoted in a journal:


 


 “There are two rules on the spiritual path: begin and continue.”


 


 The simplicity of the saying stands in stark contrast with the complexity of following it through, for although it is the only way to progress by even a single inch and a single breath, it is also the most exacting demand made of man.


 


 The same journal also quoted a Japanese proverb:


 


 “Vision without action is a daydream.


 


 Action without vision is a nightmare.”


 


 


 


Both sayings are only stating the obvious. Both put tremendous  pressure on man. Both have summed up what it takes to lead oneself to the golden shore. And like these, there are innumerable succinct, albeit loaded, words of wisdom, potent with the knowledge they hold within, radiant with Truth that can only belong to things that are eternal. Since eternity, into eternity.


 


 What makes it truly amazing is how it is not a phenomenon peculiar to one culture or another. Every part of this earth has seeds of such knowledge sown into its soil and if man all over the world was to reap the harvest, we wouldn’t have to be led to any golden shore, for the very earth itself would become just that.


 


 We leave you with one last gem:


 


 “Make of thy daily way a pilgrimage,


 


 For through small joys and griefs thou mov’st towards God.”


 


 


 


Until the next time…



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Until the Next Time… is a collection of Editorials written by Shonar and published in a Sri Aurobindo Society e-journal called Next Future spanning over ten years.

It picks from everyday incidents, gives the banal a deeper insight, throws light on the path ahead. While it is personal to the author, by drawing from human experience, it is simultaneously universal in appeal, allowing each one to identify with a thought, an idea, a moment, a shared experience.

 

Excerpt:

 

 

 

The other day, there was a Sufi proverb quoted in a journal:

 

 “There are two rules on the spiritual path: begin and continue.”

 

 The simplicity of the saying stands in stark contrast with the complexity of following it through, for although it is the only way to progress by even a single inch and a single breath, it is also the most exacting demand made of man.

 

 The same journal also quoted a Japanese proverb:

 

 “Vision without action is a daydream.

 

 Action without vision is a nightmare.”

 

 

 

Both sayings are only stating the obvious. Both put tremendous  pressure on man. Both have summed up what it takes to lead oneself to the golden shore. And like these, there are innumerable succinct, albeit loaded, words of wisdom, potent with the knowledge they hold within, radiant with Truth that can only belong to things that are eternal. Since eternity, into eternity.

 

 What makes it truly amazing is how it is not a phenomenon peculiar to one culture or another. Every part of this earth has seeds of such knowledge sown into its soil and if man all over the world was to reap the harvest, we wouldn’t have to be led to any golden shore, for the very earth itself would become just that.

 

 We leave you with one last gem:

 

 “Make of thy daily way a pilgrimage,

 

 For through small joys and griefs thou mov’st towards God.”

 

 

 

Until the next time…


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