Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo & The Mother

The subjective perception of Time is a well-known phenomenon studied by neuroscientists and psychologists.  They have discovered that as people get older, the years seem to be fly by much quickly [9].  Time slows down amidst a crisis or accident when we become painfully aware of every thought and feeling [10].  It slows down when we are exasperated and eagerly waiting for something to happen (“Are we there yet...?”) but, in sharp constrast, it zips by when we are engrossed in study.  Scientists have also discovered the Kappa effect by which a faster journey over more distance appears more time-consuming than a slower journey over less distance.  Psychedelic drugs like LSD are said to drastically impair the linear conception of time, making time go backwards and even out of sequence[6].  Centuries earlier, St Augustine of Hippo commented that when we measure time, we are actually measuring the mental…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum
SRA-102-C, Shipra Riviera, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad - 201014 (UP) India + 91 96500-65636
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SELF posits a model of counselling and communicative action as an instrument in order to stimulate the public sphere. The model aims at supplementing the individual’s struggle for a successful social adjustment with more aspirational inputs so as to help one take an informed and balanced attitude towards life as well as society.
Savitri Era of those who adore,
Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

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