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AlochanaamR^itaMTapasya, Jnaanam and ShaktiIndians! it
is the spirituality
of India, the Sadhana of India - tapasya,
jnanam, sakti - that
must make us free and great. And these great things of the East
ill-rendered by their inferior English equivalents - discipline,
philosophy, strength. Tapasya is more than discipline; it is the
materialisation in ourselves by spiritual means of the divine energy
creative, preservative and destructive.
philosophy, it is the inspired and
direct knowledge which comes of what our ancients called drsti spiritual
sight. Sakti is more than strength, it is the universal
energy which moves the stars, made individual.
It is the East that must
conquer in India's uprising. It is the Yogin who must stand behind the
political leader or manifest within him; Ramadas must be born in one
body with Shivaji, The divorce of intellect
and spirit, strength and purity may help a European revolution, but by
a European strength we shall not conquer.