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Brilliant Skeptic

James Baldwin the Brilliant Skeptic

James Baldwin, arguably America’s greatest black writer, was a popular Pentecostal preacher in Harlem at age 14 — but at 17 he renounced religion as a sham.

Baldwin’s novels and plays fictionalize fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures thwarting the equitable integration not only of African Americans, but also of gay and bisexual men, while depicting some internalized obstacles to such individuals’ quests for acceptance.

“Life is tragic simply because the earth turns and the sun inexorably rises and sets, and one day, for each of us, the sun will go down for the last, last time. Perhaps the whole root of our trouble, the human trouble, is that we will sacrifice all the beauty of our lives, will imprison ourselves in totems, taboos, crosses, blood sacrifices, steeples, mosques, races, armies, flags, nations, in order to deny the fact of death, which is the only fact we have.”

Auroville Dream

A chapter on Auroville can be found on this magical book series of Vladimir Megre encapsulating the life and energy of Anastasia, a Siberian Vedic Avatar. Many are called to Auroville after having read this Megre’s encounter with Anastasia.

The Sky Is Crying

Blues, blues, blues … is the theme of today’s musical podcast, featuring some “oldies”, some new blues men, and women.
Featuring amongst others Samm Henshaw, Gary Clark Jr, Gary B.B. Coleman, …..

tracklist
Gary B.B. Coleman – The Sky is Crying
Samm Henshaw – Redemption
Brian Owens and Thomas Owens – A Change is Gonna Come
Big Mike & The Booty Papas – I’ll Take Care Of You
Ed Sheeran – Make It Rain
Floyd Lee – Mean Blues
Muddy Waters Mannish Boy
Janis Joplin – Call on Me
Samm Henshaw – Only Wanna Be With You
Gary Clark Jr. – When My Train Pulls In
Tracy Chapman – give me one reason
Beth Hart – Caught Out In The Rain
Leon Bridges – River
Blucas – Setting Sun
Corey Harris – Special Rider Blues

Selections par Gangalakshmi 211

Une série hébdomadaire de lectures par Gangalakshmi (en Français) de sélection d?oeuvres sur ou de la Mère et Sri Aurobindo, qui lui semble La Manifestation Supramentale.
A weekly series of readings by Gangalakshmi (in French) from selected works by or on the Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
This week La Mere – Entretiens 1955
28.12.1955

On the special request from listeners this edition is un cut!!!

Ithiopia Mix #2

Second part of Ithiopia Mix, featuring mostly jazz musicians from Ethiopia

tracklist
Tedy Afro – Ethiopia Today
Neway Debebe – Ayaya
Bugalu by Tukul Band featuring Mulatu Astatke
Ethiopia Classical Music
Akale Wube – Addis Abe_ba Be_te
Teddy Mitiku – Awash
GiGi – Mengedegna
Express Band – Yehiwote Hiwot
Imperial Tiger Orchestra – Yedao
Akale Wube – Ayalqem Tèdengo
Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics – Cha Cha
Netsanet Mokenen – Kemaytsenaw
Roha Band – Abeba Abeba
Neway Debebe – Yefikir Emebet
Samuel Yirga – Abet Abet
Tesfa Maryam Kidane-Heywete
Ayalew Mesfin & Black Lion Band – Gedawo
Akale Wube – Bazay

Selections par Gangalakshmi 210

Une série hébdomadaire de lectures par Gangalakshmi (en Français) de sélection d?oeuvres sur ou de la Mère et Sri Aurobindo, qui lui semble La Manifestation Supramentale.
A weekly series of readings by Gangalakshmi (in French) from selected works by or on the Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
This week Savitri by Sri Aurobindo Livre VII, Chant Quatre ? la triple force de l’Ame, part 3.

On the special request from listeners this edition is un cut!!!

Letter of IAC to Community

In today’s news awe are featuring Letter from IAC members to the community – saying that a new Governing Board for the Auroville Foundation is in the process ofbeing nominated. They are all delighted that Dr. Karan Singh will continue as the Chairman of the
new Board. As is the practice, a new IAC will also be constituted soon thereafter and they felt this might be an appropriate time to write to us and share a few thoughts.
IAC are Mark Tully Vishakha Desai Shaunaka Rishi Das Kabir Shaik Julian Lines

We have another 2 days left for feedback on new Entry Policy .

On Monday,19th June 4-5 pm we are invited to a Presentation at SLI. On re-design training process For Rural Development Institutes of Tamil Nadu Government..

You are immortal; you exist for billions of years in different manifestations, because you are Life, and Life cannot die.
Don Miguel Ruiz

Ithiopia Mix

Ethiopia from yesterday to today – mix of past and present, from instrumental , jazz ,….reggae

tracklist
Aster Aweke – Ethiopia
Fabaiahala – from Earth to Earth
Anchi Yesemay – Kokob
Anmut Kinde(Habtu Nigatu) Ye Wahint Engurguro
Getatchew Mekurya – Shellela
Teddy Mitiku – Amalele
Mulatu Astatke – Green Africa
Samuel Yirga – The Blues for Wollo
Jacky Gosee – Yene Akal
Teddy Afro – Abebayehosh
Semere Kiros – Reggea Kemise feat. Hailu
Gossaye Tesfaye – Enateye
Haile Roots – Melkam Yamarech
Aster Aweke – Fikir Ayalkbet
Dawit Tsige – Yene Konjo
Haile Roots – Wudinesh
Gigi – Ethiopia

R.I.P. Tekeste!

In the very early hours of morning 6th of June our Ethiopian friend and brother Tekeste B.G. Kidan Zerhanes quietly left his body in his flat in Courage, with his great-nephew at his side
Funeral will take place on .Friday, 8.30am, at Adventure’s burial grounds.~ follow the flowers
Thank you, Tekeste, for your crucial persistence and drive.

Africa House in Making

The Auroville Council and the Working Committee inform us on daily operations at Entry Service

Water Group says : ” So saving water is critical. It is NOT the time to plant anything new. It is NOT the time to refill your massive swimming pools. It is NOT the time to water the roads, as much as it helps to keep the dust down. It is NOT the time to water your lawns, or keep your ornamental gardens lush and green. It IS the time to prioritize your water usage, and have honest conversations within your communities about water usage in communal spaces. It IS the time to save water in every possible way, and to encourage respectfully others in the community to do the same.”

Water Crisis

We know the Divine and become the Divine, because we are That already in our secret nature.
Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis of Yoga


Comments: 0 Date: 08 Jun 2017

Gypsy Groove #2

In today’s musical edition we are continuing story of Gypsy Groove, some old songs , some new, some collaborations.. ..of different corners of the planet

Andro verdan drukos nane Man pirani shukar nane Loli phabay precinava Hop, hop, hop Yek pash tuke, yek pash mange Hop, hop, hop…”

tracklist
Esma Redzepova – Romano horo
Loli phabay (The red apple) a.k.a. Hop, hop, hop – Satra.
Kistehen – A ven cigany
Los Moussakis – Grana Ed Bora
Faran Ensemble – Dune
Nuevo Flamenco Guitar- Dark Gypsy – Al Marconi
Latcho Drom – Gipsy Swing,
Balkan Beat Box – Gross (feat. Boom Pam)
Fanfare Ciocarlia – Caravan –
De Amsterdam Klezmer Band – ‘Sadagora Hot Dub
Deladap – Crazy Swing
Magnifico – Giv mi mani
Shantel – Bucovina
Ederlezi – Beirut
Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra – Od Ebra do Dunava
Barcelona Gipsy Klezmer Orchestra -Shalom Alechem
Kalyi Jag- La Romnjasa
Goran Bregovc -Bubamara- Black Cat White Cat
Les Tziganes Ivanovitch – Suite Roumaine


Comments: 0 Date: 06 Jun 2017
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