Saturday, August 20, 2011

Sraddha published by Sri Aurobindo Centre for Research in Social Sciences, Kolkata

Notes on Authors Sraddha - August 2010 
Alok Pandey is a seeker on the path of Integral Yoga. A psychiatrist by profession, he has had several encounters with death during the course of his medical practice. A philosopher by temperament, he raised several issues and sought answers to these both within and without. It is only when he came in touch with Sri Aurobindo and the Mother that he found these issues abundantly answered. He has been working in the field of psychiatry with a spiritual approach for more than 15 years. He has developed a working concept of integral health and integral psychology which he is using in his life and practice. He is one of the founders of Sri Aurobindo International Institute of Integral Health and Research (SAIIIHR), Pondicherry.
Amalendu De, M.A, D.Litt, F.A.S., retired as Guru Nanak Professor of Indian History, Jadavpur University. Subsequently he served as the General Secretary and President of the Asiatic Society and rose to prominence as a distinguished historian of the country. He has thrown new light on Sri Aurobindo’s role in the freedom movement of our country. His research works are innumerable.
Dasharathi Sengupta, born in January, 1941, was an  Asst.Prof.of Political Science in West Bengal Education Service.His basic interest is in Political Philosophy.It is this which has led him  to  become a student of Sri Aurobindo’s political ideas in the later  days of his teaching career spanning roughly four decades.
Debashish Banerji is an English Literature graduate from Elphinstone College, Bombay University and an MA in Computer Science, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA. A former President of the East-West Cultural Centre and Sri Aurobindo Centre, Los Angeles, USA, from 1992-2005, he has a PhD in Indian Art History from University of California , Los Angeles. He teaches Art History at the Pasadena City College and Indian Studies at the University of Philosophical Research, Los Angeles, USA. He has been a longstanding student of Sri Aurobindo’s yoga and its contemporary relevance, on which subjects he has spoken and written extensively.
Georges Van Vrekhem (b.1935) is a Flemish speaking Belgian who writes in English. He became well-known in his country as a journalist, poet and playwright. For some time he was the artistic manager of a professional theatre company. He gave numerous talks and presentations in America, Europe and India. He got first acquainted with the works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother in 1964. In 1970 he joined the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, and in 1978 he became a member of Auroville, where he is still living and writing.
   He wrote  Beyond Man, the Life and Work of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother (1997),  The Mother, the Story of Her Life (2000),  Overman, the Intermediary between the Human and the Supramental Being (2000),  Patterns of the Present, in the Light of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother (2001), The Mother: the Divine Shakti (2003) and  Hitler and His God – The Background to the Nazi Phenomenon (2006).    Books by him are translated into Dutch, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. He was awarded the Sri Aurobindo Puraskar for 2006 by Sri Aurobindo Samiti, Kolkata.
Kireet Joshi (b. 1931) studied philosophy and law at the Bombay University. He was selected for the I.A.S. in 1955 but in 1956, he resigned in order to devote himself at Pondicherry to the study and practice of the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. He taught Philosophy and Psychology at the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education at Pondicherry and participated in numerous educational experiments under the direct guidance of The Mother.
   In 1976, the Government of India invited him to be Education Adviser in the Ministry of Education. In 1983, he was appointed Special Secretary to the Government of India, a post he held until 1988. He was Member-Secretary of Indian Council of Philosophical Research from 1981-1990. He was also Member-Secretary of Rashtriya Veda Vidya Pratishthan from 1987-1993. He was the Vice-Chairman of the UNESCO Institute of Education, Hamburg from 1987-1989.
   From 1999-2004, he was the Chairman of Auroville Foundation. From 2004-2006, he was Chairman of Indian Council of Philosophical Research. From 2006-2008, he was Editorial Fellow of the Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture. Curremtly, he is Education Adviser to the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Kundan Singh  A devotee and servant of the Mother and Sri Aurobindo, Kundan Singh, Ph.D. is an adjunct faculty at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto and the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco from where he also obtained his doctorate in Humanities.
   An author of a recently published book titled “The Evolution of Integral Yoga: Sri Aurobindo, Sri Ramakrishna, and Swami Vivekananda,” and a few book chapters and journal articles like “Beyond Postmodernism: Towards a Future Psychology,” “Relativism, Self-Referentiality, and Beyond Mind,” and “Relativism and Its Relevance for Psychology,”  his areas of research include Integral Yoga of the Mother and Sri Aurobindo, Contemporary and  Traditional Vedanta, Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism, Sufism of the Indian subcontinent, Indian Psychology, Transpersonal Psychology, Social Psychology, Depth Psychology, Postmodern Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Epistemology, Critical Thought and Deconstruction, Cross-cultural Psychology and East-West Studies among a few others. He can be contacted at
Prema Nandakumar obtained her Ph.D  in 1961 for her study of Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri.  Since then, she has been an independent researcher, publishing critical and biographical works. As a translator, her career spans half a
century, with the UNESCO publishing her book on Subramania Bharati.  Dr. Nandakumar’s translation into English of Manimekalai, the ancient Buddhist epic in Tamil has been received with enthusiasm. She is also a creative writer in English and Tamil.  One of her recent  publications is K.R. Srinivasa Iyengar, a monograph on her father for Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi (2008). Dr. Nandakumar is a frequent keynote speaker and draws her inspiration from sources as varied as the Vedas, ancient Hindu and Buddhist epics, ancient and modern Indian literature.  She is a recipient of several awards, including the Sri Aurobindo Puraskar and Panditha Ratna.
Ranajit Sarkar (b.1932) At the age of 12 he joined Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry; studied and later taught there at the International Centre of Education. In 1965 went to France, studied at the Sorbonne; he got his doctorate at the University of Aix-Marseille. From 1970 until his retirement he taught Sanskrit literature and Indian culture at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. He has published poems, literary studies and Sri Aurobindo’s thoughts. He lives in the Netherlands.
Richard Hartz studied philosophy at Yale University and received an M.A. in South Asian languages and literature from the University of Washington. He has worked in the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Archives since 1980.
Saurendranath Basu is a retired Reader In English. Apart from his academic pursuits – he did valuable research work on Sir Herbert Read, the English poet and critic of art and poetry – he is primarily interested in a reconciliation between the facts and philosophy of life. Thus having made profitable contact with some great creative minds, especially Rabindranath, he passes his days now reading Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and writing on them in the hope that they would open their door for him some day.
Sonia Dyne, born and educated in England, graduated from St Anne’s College, Oxford in 1956 with a degree in Modern Languages. Soon afterwards she went to Singapore where she married and raised a family.  She remained there for nearly 50 years, working as a teacher and free lance editor, and continuing her language studies with a post graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics. In 1973 she made the life changing discovery of Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri and later became a member of the Sri Aurobindo Society of Singapore. At the request of the late Devan Nair, she took over the Chairmanship of the Society and remained in that office for almost 20 years. Following a visit to Auroville in 1979, she took a keen interest in the development of the township. Currently she is a Board member of Auroville International and a trustee of Auroville International UK.
Swami Pratyagatmananda Saraswati (1880-1973), who in earlier life was known as Pramathanath Mukhopadhyaya, was one of the brightest luminaries of 19th  century Bengal, who shed light on various aspects of life: political, historical, philosophical as well as mystical. The first nationalist resurgence of India, which had its roots in Bengal, drew this brilliant young man when he had just completed his academic career and he decided to dedicate himself to the service of the motherland by holding up the ancient ideal of education and culture through his mighty pen. Equally at home in Sanskrit, English and Bengali, with a style all his own, he made a rich contribution to various newspapers, periodicals, journals and also wrote voluminous books, being invited to deliver lectures by the University of Calcutta and other learned societies.
   A colleague of Sri Aurobindo at the National Council of Education and also of Ramendrasundar Trivedi in the Ripon College as well as a collaborator with Arthur Avalon, pseudonym of Sir John Woodroffe, Pramathanath developed, very early in life, a wide philosophical outlook, which sought to synthesise the modern scientific spirit of enquiry with the ancient intuitive method of approach to reality. He firmly believed that what the ancient Rishis have left for us has a deep scientific basis and it is for us to explore it with the help of modern science. It is this belief that led him to interpret the age-old Vedanta through modern mathematical terms and symbols and in this way he was absolutely unique and original.
   Later in life when he withdrew himself in his own inmost sanctuary, his one and sole preoccupation was to discover the rationale of Mantras and Tantras. On the pattern of the Vedanta Sutras, he wrote in Sanskrit his Japa-Sutram in four adhyas (chapters) and four padas (sections) and an exhaustive commentary thereon in Bengali, which have been published in six big volumes, running to more than 2000 pages. This may be considered his magnum opus, in which is reflected his poetical genius, literary talent as well as his philosophical insight.
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Monday, August 15, 2011

139th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo observed

Aurobindo''s birth anniversary celebrated MSN India
Puducherry, Aug 15 (PTI) People from different parts of the country thronged the Sri Aurobindo Ashram here on the occasion of the 139th birth anniversary of ...
Devotees throng Sri Aurobindo Ashram
Thousands of devotees from all over India and abroad thronged the Sri Aurobindo Ashram here today on the occasion of the 139th birth anniversary of the ...
Aurobindo`s birth anniversary celebrated
PTI | 01:08 PM, Aug 15,2011 Puducherry, Aug15 (PTI) People from different parts of the country thronged the Sri Aurobindo Ashram here on the occasion of the ...
Sri Aurobindo's birth anniv today
DHAKA, AUG 14: The 139th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo, an Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet, will be observed on ...
The son is disappointed, the grandsons vague yet intrigued Indian Express
Maitra was nine when he joined the Jugantar Party, established by Aurobindo Ghosh in 1906. “I was too young to understand what the freedom movement was. I just passed messages.” As he alternates between bouts of eloquence and silence, Soumyaraj prompts ...

The Hindu : NATIONAL / NEW DELHI : In the capital today
RELIGION. Sri Aurobindo Ashram: Talk on “Sri Aurobindo's Krishna” by Dr. Prema Nandakumar, Sri Aurobindo Marg, 10 a.m..
The Hindu : NATIONAL / TAMIL NADU : Tiruchi Today
Sri Aurobindo Society, Pudur Uthamanur: Sri Aravindar's birth anniversary... 
Timeout - Good Morning
August 15 at Mahajati Sadan; 9.30am: Sri Aurobindo Pathamandir celebrates Aurobindo ... August 15 at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3 Regent Park; ... Swapan Gupta presents Tagore songs to mark Sri Aurobindo's 139th birth anniversary, at Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, 3 Regent Park, 10.30am. ...

Sunday, August 14, 2011

DD-1 National telecast: “The Divine Lotus”

The Hindu : NATIONAL / NEW DELHI : In the capital today
Sri Aurobindo Ashram: Talk on “Sri Aurobindo's Durga” by Dr. Prema Nandakumar, Sri Aurobindo Marg, 10 a.m..
Programme on Aurobindo ... DD-1 National will telecast a programme “The Divine Lotus” on the life of Sri Aurobindo at 11.30 p.m. on Sunday. ...
The Hindu : NATIONAL / TAMIL NADU : Chennai today
Sri Aurobindo Society: Meeting, 5, Smith Rd., Anna Salai, 10.30 a.m ...
The Hindu : NATIONAL / TAMIL NADU : coimbatore today
Sri Aurobindo Devotees Prayer Centre: Pushpanjali offerings and prayers to Sri Annai, Sasibalika Vidya Mandir, Azad Road, 9.30 a.m.; Sri Annai Meditation ...
Auronet Sunday 14 Aug
Exhibition / 2011-08-14 (All day) Exhibition: Photos of Auroville Marathon
Meeting / 2011-08-14 00:30 regular meeting
Exhibition / 2011-08-14 08:00 Exhibition: "NO HAY DOS SIN TRES"
Class / 2011-08-14 09:00 Sunday Group Meditation at Verite
Class / 2011-08-14 16:00 Reading Savitri at Savitri Bhavan
Theatre / 2011-08-14 17:00 (Questioning) NAGA-MANDALA
Event / 2011-08-14 19:00 A Lighting Event
Monday 15 Aug
Exhibition / 2011-08-15 (All day) Exhibition: Photos of Auroville Marathon
Class / 2011-08-15 08:00 Ashtanga Yoga
Exhibition / 2011-08-15 08:00 Exhibition: "NO HAY DOS SIN TRES"
Cultural program / 2011-08-15 18:00 Evening Concert in Arka
Cultural program / 2011-08-15 18:00 15th August Music in ARKA
Event / 2011-08-15 19:00 A Lighting Event
Sri Aurobindo's Birth Anniversary Mon, August 15, 12 am – Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture

Saturday, August 06, 2011

Birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo will be observed on 15 August at Kolkata maidan

Birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo will be observed on 15 August at Kolkata maidan at 11.45 AM. State Government will arrange for wreath placing. Government officials will be present on the occasion. Common people can also pay their homage on that occasion. Few words about Sri Aurobindo
Aurobindo Ghosh was born on 15 August 1872. He was a brilliant student and highly qualified, freedom fighter and afterwards a philosopher, yogi. Freedom fighter Aurobindo Ghosh was converted into Shri Aurobindo. He was very much involved in freedom movement of India. He was arrested in 1908 in connection with the Alipore Bomb Case. He was in the jail for one year. From that time transformation of Aurobindo Ghosh from freedom fighter to a spiritual leader started. In 1910 he took retirement from politics and moved to Pondichery. The world found a philosopher, a guru in Shri Aurobindo. Sri Aurobindo died on December 5, 1950.
How to bring up a child | Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo & The Mother
SABDA (Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department) has published a booklet “How to bring up a child“ on this crucially important topic, bringing together ...
Sainik School Chittorgarh - GOLDEN JUBILEE TOURS
96 cadets proceeded on an adventure/educational tour on 06 May 2011 to Van Niwas Bara, Pathar, Nainital conducted by Sri Aurobindo Educational Society, ...
Summer School in the Sun | TEFL Features
(2) Research Topic for Ph.D in English: Treatment of Nature in Indo-Anglian Poetry with Special Reference to Sri Aurobindo's Poetry. ...
Immortality in the Vedas
He studied Vedas jointly with Aurobindo and Bharati's poems and prose writing reflect the line of thinking of Sri Aurobindo. Please note his following verse ...

Sri Aurobindo Ashram Mahasua Wikipedia the free encyclopedia
Sri Aurobindo Ashram Mahasua generally know asMa Mandir run by SriAurobindo Samiti Mahasua is a temple of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother of Sri Aurobindo ...
SAIoC > What's New > 2011 > Sri Aurobindo's 138th Birth Anniversary Celebrations
Collective Meditation, Hoisting of The Mother's flag, March-past... Offering of devotional songs at Hall of Light... Images | Songs by Buddhadev Guha mp3 | more >>
Joe Perezon August 3, 2011 at 10:38 said:
Thanks Tusar. I’ll bear that in mind when I post more on Aurobindo.
Devan Nair - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There, he read the writings of Sri Aurobindo, particularly the Life Divine and became his life-long admirer and disciple. He visited Pondicherry (now, ...
Syama Prasad Mookerjee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sri Aurobindo · Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya · Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi · Vallabhbhai Patel · Purushottam Das Tandon · Vinayak Damodar Savarkar ...
Independence Day & Sri Aurobindo Jayanti will be celebrated on 15th August (Monday) 2011, at Sri Aurobindo Bal Mandir. Students must be present in school ...
The past present and future according to Sri Aurobindo page 1
During my childhood, I've been conditioned to think that there was nothing above the intellect. THAT is the pinnacle of mankind, were they saying but what I later experienced told me otherwise so I began the quest of who I really am and found the writings of Sri Aurobindo. This Rishi was born in Calcutta (India) on August 15, 1872. 
One of his book is called "Savitri - A legend and a Symbol". Of all the books I've read during my entire life, it is the most astounding one and this yet unsurpassed masterpiece will probably remain unequaled even in many thousand years. Savitri is the story of mankind, the vision of its past, present and future. If spirituality is something that interest you, I strongly suggest you to read this work of a lifetime.
Sri Aurobindo Society, Singapore: August 2011
This month's newsletter celebrates Sri Aurobindo's 139th birth anniversary with some thoughts on his poetry as well as on his adoration of the Mother Land, ...
Sri Aurobindo distinguishes between the eternal Spiritual Person, and the personality born into a human birth and subject to modifications and development in the evolving manifestation, the Soul of Personality. …
Sri Aurobindo was involved in India’s freedom struggle, overtly from 1906-1910 and covertly for a few years before that. He had taken up the practice of Yoga in order to gain the strength needed to liberate the country from British rule. In the context of the above post, he was an Artharthi. The following conversation is from A.B. Purani’s Evening Talks.
Auroville Centre for Scientific Research: Exploring a Sustainable Future
A 6-day Workshop at Auroville - September 4-10, 2011
The workshop fee is Rs 9000/- including boarding and lodging from Sunday evening (4th September) until Saturday afternoon (10th September). Please make the payment through a crossed cheque/draft payable to ‘Auroville Maintenance’. 
Note the following words—“presumably”, “does not seem”, “seems to have”, “may have”, “would have”. Is this history or guesswork?
There may still be those left in some doubt as to the stupidity, the arrogance and the naked disloyalty that is at the heart of this enterprise. 
We hope that all the Savitri drafts, particularly in Sri Aurobindo’s hand, are absolutely safe. We also hope that there is no tampering done with them. ~ RYD

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Sri Aurobindo Society is striving for a new world order based on spirituality

City gets aurobindo ashram Times of India Aug 1, 2011, 02.16PM IST
Governor J B Patnaik inaugurated the Aurobindo Bhavan at Panjabari in the city on Sunday. Sri Aurobindo Society is an international society striving for a new world order based on spirituality. It would soon start joint programmes with teachers from school to university-level in Assam to transform the education system in the state. International secretary of the society, Gopal Bhattacharjee said all aspects of life have to be raised to the highest possible level and transformed into a new consciousness guided by the divine consciousness. The society gives utmost importance to integral education, which has a wider scope for an individual to learn every moment through formal and informal education, based on the ideals of Sri Aurobiundo and The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Bhattachrjee said.
Press Release - Auro University
'Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management' (SAFIM) is a centre of. Excellence in Management, established by Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry. ... 
Secretary Auroville Founudation, Job Opening in Ministry of Human ...
The Secretary is the Principal Executive Officer of the Auroville Foundation and Functions under the Chairman of Governing Board of Auroville foundation. Monthly Remuneration:  37400-67000 + GP10000/- Application Deadline: 01st August, 2011 
from Prof Kamal Das date 2 August 2011 22:15 subject Fwd: Fw: PHOTOS 4 attachments PHOTOS OF 2ND SUCCESSFUL DHARNA BY PONDICHERRY PUBLIC AGAINST ASHRAM TRUSTEES 

Creativity Workshop Registration Form - Sri Aurobindo Society
Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society, Adchini, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi. Workshop facilitator: Ms. Harvinder Kaur. Name of participant: Gender: ...
Bagging Success Times of India
His father sold his leather business in Agra and moved to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry when Kapur was only six. Kapur himself studied at the ...
Sandur Manganese chairman emeritus M Y Ghorpade is antithesis of all the ... Economic Times
Ghorpade earned an Economics Tripos from Cambridge University, where he was also president of the Majlis, the debating society whose members included Subhash Chandra Bose, AurobindoGhose and Jawaharlal Nehru. Ghorpade is also an avid wildlife ...
The Hindu States Kerala A book on Sri Aurobindo released
Literary scholars have been fascinated by Sri Aurobindo's poetic genius particularly his epic poem Savithri. To this group belongs Jitendra Sharma who ...
Everyday Geeta: Sri Aurobindo's Uttarpara Speech
Śri Aurobindo was actively involved in the movement for India's independence. Like his own hero, Shri Lokamanya Tilak, Śri Aurobindo did not have much ...
It's not that Stein wants to de-legitimize the “deeply religious bent” of the term's most influential proponents (Sri Aurobindo, James Mark Baldwin, ...
Of the many cases, the ban on Peter Heehs's The Lives of Sri Aurobindo deserves special mention. The abiding appeal of this controversial book lies in its ...
Bande Satyamey... Bande Bharatmata See All 2 (with Mother / Shobha Mitra, Mother, Shobha Mitra)
Sri Aurobindo Centenary Music 9 min - 15 Apr 2010 - Uploaded by manoharf
Centenary's Salutations to Sri Aurobindo" is a musical composition by Shobha Mitra, presented by teachers and students of The ...
Jitendra Sharma  -  11:02 PM  -  Buzz  -  Public
Ms. P. Valsala, Malayalam novelist, short story writer, social activist and former President of Kerala Sahithya Academy will release Dr. Jitendra Sharma’s book ‘Concept of man in Sri Aurobindo’s Poetry’.
Venue: Calicut Press Club
Date: Saturday, 6 August, 2011
Time: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
All poetry lovers are cordially invited.

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Inauguration of Sri Aurobindo Bhavan in Guwahati by J.B. Patnaik

Governor opens Aurobindo Bhavan Assam Tribune Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, July 31 – Governor JB Patnaik today formally inaugurated the Aurobindo Bhavan at Panjabari at a function organised by Sri Aurobindo Society.
In his address, Patnaik lauded the efforts of the organisers in setting up the Aurobindo centre in Assam, and said that it would help spread the eternal message of the great saint-philosopher of modern India in the North-east. 
Referring to Sri Aurobindo’s prophecy that a day would come when the division of India’s would go and it would again become its undivided self, the Governor exhorted all to “pray and work for that day to come and try in the meanwhile to tread on the noble path he has shown for us.” 
Giving an account of Sri Aurobindo’s life and works, Patnaik said that he was not just the greatest saint and philosopher of modern India but was the noblest messenger of the eternal essence ingrained in Indian philosophy to a global audience for ages. Gopal Bhattacharjee, international secretary, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry, Prof KK Deka, Vice Chancellor, Dibrugarh Universty, among others, were present at the function.

After opening up a few centres in the State, Sri Aurobindo Society – an international organization recognized by the Government of India – will open its new branch in Guwahati. The Sri Aurobindo Bhavan will be inaugurated by Assam Governor JB Patanaik on July 31 at Panjabari in the city.
The branch has been set up with the objective of spreading the teachings and ideals of Aurobindo Ghosh. It will initially start a few meditation programmes, said Sri Aurobindo Society international secretary and Northeast coordinator Gopal Bhattacharjee.
A meeting and a cultural programme will be held on July 31 at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra. Dibrugarh University KK Deka will attend the programme as the chief guest and will release the Assamese translation of four books – Prayers and Meditation, Sunlit Path, Supreme Discovery and Sidelights on the Mother. The books have been translated by Sri Aurobindo Society, Assam State committee secretary Indrajit Goswami.
Sri Aurobindo Society Guwahati branch secretary Ellora Goswami said that among other projects, the branch plans to build a library which will include books and writings of Aurobindo Ghosh.
The English play, “Auroville, an awakening” dwelt on the sequence of events culminating in the creation of the Matri Mandir at Auroville. The play also featured certain pivotal moments in the life of Sri Aurobindo. 
The Hindu : NATIONAL - TAMIL NADU : Coimbatore today
Sri Aurobindo Devotees: Pushpanjali offerings, Sasibalika Vidya Mandir, 9.30 a.m.; Sri Annai Meditation Centre, Kovaipudur, 4 p.m. 
Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo & The Mother

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Motilal Roy attempted to establish deva-sangha in seed-form in Chandernagore

SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
Chennai today Sri Aurobindo Society: Meeting, 5, Smith Rd., Anna Salai, 10.30 a.m.
Coimbatore today Sri Aurobindo Devotees Prayer Group: Pushpanjali offerings and prayers to Sri Annai, Sasi Balika Vidya Mandir, Azar Road, R.S. Puram, 9.30 a.m., Sri Annai Meditation Centre, WTC, Kovaipudur, 4 p.m.
Madurai today Sri Aravindar Annai Trust: Collective meditation, TVS Community College, 8 Goods Shed Street, 10 a.m.
Auronet auroville Sunday 24 Jul
Meeting / 2011-07-24 00:30 regular meeting
Class / 2011-07-24 09:00 Sunday Group Meditation at Verite
Class / 2011-07-24 09:00 French Classes at Savitri Bhavan
Class / 2011-07-24 16:00 Reading Savitri at Savitri Bhavan
[Discourse on the ‘Upanishad’ – by Dr. Shikha Mukherjee, Sat, July 23, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Monthly on the fourth Saturday, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Culture, Kolkata]
Integral Consciousness (Trailer) | Yoga Classes Yoga Training Yoga ...
The film includes a history of Integral Yoga, from Sri Aurobindo's origins as a revolutionary leader determined to free India from British rule, ...
The Radiant Daughter. A spiritual biography of Savitri as we have in Sri Aurobindo's epic Savitri. The Brilliant Summoner's Chant ...
Savitri: the Light of the Supreme :: 09: The Radiant Daughter: The ...
The Radiant Daughter. A spiritual biography of Savitri as we have in Sri Aurobindo's epic Savitri. Till then no mournful line had barred this ray. ...
Savitri Era Devotees: Sri Aurobindo is now in the subtle physical ...
Sri Aurobindo shows himself according to the need of each one and in the subtle physical the things are not as fixed as they are ...
the Orchid and the rOse: Family, country, money, & monkey mind
Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. ... In the following selections from various works, Sri Aurobindo points out the true ...
The community of those who want the deva-jivana is the deva-sangha. Motilal has begun an attempt to establish this kind of community in seed-form in Chandernagore and to spread it across the country. If the shadow of the fragile ego falls upon this sort of endeavour, the community turns into a sect. 
Excerpt from “The Alternate Nation of Abanindranath Tagore” by Debashish Banerji Abanindranath does not seem to have been sympathetic to the deconstruction of the subject attempted by Cubism. In a conversation with Nandalal Bose and Kshitimohan Sen, he spoke of Cubism as having “brought anarchy in its train.”
The Foundations of Indian Culture, by Sri Aurobindo, Sri AurobindoAshram ... Mother India and Her destiny, by the Mother. Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, ...
Spirituality & Practice: Book Excerpt: Seeking the Sacred, by ...
"From India, twentieth-century teacher Sri Aurobindo put it like this: ..."What Sri Aurobindo in his wisdom was pointing to is a question of perception. ...
'Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management' (SAFIM) is a centre of Excellence in Management, established by Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry. ...
Having now completed a review of the options that do not involve the concept of rebirth, and having found them wanting in various major criteria as to an explanation of the facts we find when reviewing human existence, Sri Aurobindo now turns his attention to an assortment of concepts that have come up in various parts of the world to explain the reality and the mechanisms of rebirth. 
Tusar N Mohapatra (b. 1955) is Founder President of Savitri Era Party that draws inspiration from the teachings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. As Director of Savitri Era Learning Forum (SELF) based in Indirapuram,Ghaziabad, he has been engaged in blogging since 2005 for dissemination of integral approach to self-development. His comments on diverse subjects appear regularly at Savitri Era. A selection of his poems is at Tusar N Mohapatra and his voice at silikaa (You Tube). Other notable blogs tended by him are rainbOwtherMusepaperMarketimeFeel Philosophy, & Evergreen Essays. Besides, he is Advisor of Odia Mahamanch. [TNM55] 8:08 PM 

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Four pillars of the contemporary wisdom literature of India

Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry: The Eye & I Workshop/Retreat on Creative Thinking and Writing (new)
Are you interested in tapping your inner creativity and its expression? Sri Aurobindo Society is organising a three day workshop/retreat on Creative Thinking and Writing (The Eye and I) at our Delhi Centre on 26th, 27th and 28th August 2011. For details please download: E-BrochureCreativity Workshop Registration Form Email for more information: 
Lecture "Integral Yoga" by Kundan Singh | India Currents
Singh obtained his Ph.D. from the San Francisco-based California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in East-West Psychology. He has a deep knowledge and sincere commitment to the philosophies of Sri Aurobindo and Haridas Chaudhuri, who brought Integral Yoga to California in 1951. Kundan teaches at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and CIIS, where he offers a lively comparison of the works of Aurobindo and Chaudhuri with postmodern philosophers, both East and West. In this lecture, Kundan will outline the salient points of Integral Philosophy including its core teachings from Aurobindo and Chaudhuri, as well as its roots originating from the teachings of Ramakrishna and Vivekananda, forefathers who brought Indian spirituality to the West.
SundaySep 112011 - 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Organized By Cultural Integration Fellowship, 2650 Fulton St., San Francisco, 94118 Contact Info (415) 668-1559,
Mahabiplabi Arabindo was released on 1971 Bengali film starring Dilip Roy, Tarun Kumar, Bhanu Banerjee, Gita Dey, Subrata Chatterjee, Ajitesh Banerjee, Shekhar Chattapdhyay, Nirmal Ghosh, Padma Debi. The Bengali film is directed by Dipak Gupta. Hemanta Mukhopadhyay scored the music in the film. The story is as Arabinda Ghosh the brilliant boy of Bengal after completion of his education from abroad joined Baroda estate. He was well-connected with Bengal from Baroda. Arabinda wrote some great article on independence from there. Armed revolution took and important role in Bengal under the leadership of different leaders in that time. Arabinda came from Baroda and joined that movement. Later he was convicted in Alipore Bomb Case. C R Das the great leader and advocate stood in the support of Arabinda Ghosh.
He fought against the British and after a long battle C R Das won the case. Arabinda came out of jail with a different mind. He started his new life on the path of religion and philosophy and became an avid devotee of god... Watch it on (
Sri Aurobindo Society is an international non-governmental organization recognised by the Government of India as a charitable and research institute.
Beyond the Limitations of the Physical ... - Sri Aurobindo Studies
Sri Aurobindo raises questions to move our thought process beyond this limitation: “But what if it were found with the increase of our knowledge, ...
Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo & The Mother. Skip to content. Home · Cosmology · Nature of SpaceTime · Constitution of Man ...
Aurora Mirabilis: One must not cling to the memories of past ...
Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother. ...According to Sri Aurobindo, when one dies do we retain memories in a certain way, ...
Tusar N Mohapatra: The Mother's many volcanic ideas that shook us ...
[Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.] Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum. [SELF posits a model of counselling and communicative ...
Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. ...Demolishing Sri Aurobindo's opposition is our prime task. Sri Aurobindo is yet to ...
Flowers and their Messages by The Mother at Vedic Books
Though primarily a book of the Mother, Sri Aurobindo's touch is invariably... In 1914 she journeyed to India to meet the Indian mystic Sri Aurobindo in ...
And for that purpose the Centre is taking lessons from Rabindranath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi and Sri Aurobindo – the four pillars of the contemporary wisdom literature of India ... [Management by Values: Towards Cultural Congruence, Spirituality in Management, Means or End (Indian Perspective)]
Saturday 23 Jul
Class /2011-07-23 09:00 French Classes at Savitri Bhavan
Workshop /2011-07-23 09:30 Somatic Movement - one day workshop
Class /2011-07-23 16:00 Reading Savitri at Savitri Bhavan
Workshop /2011-07-23 17:00 Mudra-Chi - A body prayer