The Aditi Center for the Study of the Hindu Tradition in partnership with Endymion Publishing has decided to launch a yearly publication, Aditi. The journal will be available both in hard and soft copies.
Issue 1 : Guru & Disciple
“The seed will never perish”: Interview with Swami Swarupananda Saraswati
The Master-Disciple Tradition in India
The Traditional Vedantic Method by which a Guru enlightens the Student
Questioning Authority: Reflections of the Sage of Kanchi on the Guru-Shishya Relationship
The Guru at the intersection between the Path of Knowledge and the Path of Love
The Master-Disciple Transmission in Ancient India from Transformation to Awakening according to the Kashmir Shaiva Philosopher Abhinavagupta
Means to the End and End of the Means: Reflections on Guru, Mantra, Upāya and Upeya
Sundaram Sadhana Pada: the Path of Beauty
Sarah Vieira Magalhaes
« Guru and disciple »: a Documentary Film on the Vedantic Path of Self-Realization
Sarah Vieira Magalhaes is a graduate in Performance Arts and Portuguese Literature. She started learning Bharat Natyam in France with Armelle Chocquard. The work of the German Swiss philosopher Frithjof Schuon inspired her to come to India and to study Indian culture and philosophy. In 2008 she settled down in India and has been training in Bharat Natyam under the guidance of her guru Sucheta Chapekar. She has also completed a Diploma in Nritya Shastra at Nalanda Dance Research Centre in Mumbai and a Masters in Philosophy at the University of Pune. She is currently conducting research on the roots of Indian classical dance at the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute in Pune.
Contact for performance: vimeo.com/apsarah
Interview of her guru Dr. Sucheta Chapekar
Sarah’s documentary film on the Master/Disciple Relationship in Bharat Natyam