If you were asked to sum up, just in one sentence,
your vision of India, what would be your answer?
India's true destiny is to be the Guru of the world.
Similarly, if you were asked t6 comment on the reality
as you see it, how would you do so in one sentence?
The present reality is a big falsehood -hiding an
What, according to you, are the three main barriers
that stand between the vision and the. reality ?
(a) Ignorance; (b) Fear; (c) Falsehood.
Are you satisfied with the overall progress India
has made since Independence?
What is our most outstanding achievement in recent
times? Why do you consider it so important?
Waking up of the yearning
for Truth. Because without Truth there is no reality.
Likewise, can you name our saddest failure? On what
grounds do you regard it as so tragic?
Insincerity. Because insincerity leads to ruin.
What is the duty of every Indian today in the present
Overgrow your small egoistic personality and be- come
a worthy child of our Mother India, fulfil your duties with honesty and
rectitude, and always keep cheerful and confident with a steady trust
in the Divine's Grace.
In view of the present and the future of national
and international living, what is it that India should aim at in education?
Prepare her children for the rejection of falsehood
and the manifestation of Truth.
By what steps could
the country proceed to realise this high aim? How can a beginning in that
Make matter ready to manifest the Spirit.
What is India's true genius and what is her destiny?
To teach to the world that matter is false and im-
potent unless it becomes the manifestation of the Spirit.
How does the Mother view the progress of Science
and Technology in India? What contribution can they ma~ to the growth
of the Spirit in man?
Its only use is to make the material basis stronger,
completer and more effective for the manifestation of the Spirit. ,
The country feels much concerned about national unity.
What is the Mother's vision of things? How will India do her duty by herself
and by the world?
The unity of all the nations is the compelling future
of the world. But for the unity of all nations to be possible, each nation
must first realise its own unity .
The language problem
harasses India a good deal. What would be our correct attitude in this
Unity must be a living fact and not the imposition of
an arbitrary rule. When India will be one, she will have spontaneously
a language understood by all.
Education has normally become literacy and a social
status. Is it not an unhealthy trend? But how to give to education its
inner worth and intrinsic enjoyability?
Get out of conventions and insist on the growth
of the soul.
What illusions and delusions our education
is today beset with? How could we possibly keep clear of them?
(a) The almost exclusive importance given
to success, career and money.
(b) Insist on the paramount importance of the
contact with the Spirit and the growth and manifestation of the Truth
of the being.