Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Sri Aurobindo (1872 - 1950)

Aurobindo remembered Business Standard Wednesday, Dec 05, 2012 Press Trust of India Puducherry December 05, 2012, 12:05
Devotees from across the country today paid homage to the saint-philosopher Aurobindo on the occasion of his 62nd death anniversary. Devotees sat in meditation before the samadhis of Aurobindo and his spiritual collaborator, The Mother (Mirra Alfassa) from early morning at the Ashram premises, which he founded in 1926, Ashram sources said. Devotees also visited the room where Aurobindo carried on his spiritual experiments and offered homage. Aurobindo, who propounded the concept of Integral Yoga, died at the age of 78. Sri Aurobindo Remembered on 62nd Death Anniversary Outlook

Sri Aurobindo Society to organize 3 day workshop on “Senses and ... Dec 4, 2012 Workshop on Sensory Writing And Self Awareness in Pondicherry
Bangalore, 04th December 2012: Sri Aurobindo society, a non-profit NGO, working throughout the world for individual perfection, social transformation, and human unity in diversity is organizing a three day workshop in Pondicherry on sensory writing and self awareness from December 28th to December 30th 2012.
The workshop is for people who are interested in exploring creativity, writing, senses and their own self and people who are above 18 years of age.  The workshop aspires to take anyone on an exploration in writing creatively from sensory experience, where each step leads you to deeper self awareness. The participants will experiment and explore the relation between words and senses, silence and expression, sharing and aloneness. Through exercises, walks, activities, readings, sharing and silence, a creative journey will be undertaken. This experience and learning then can be shared with others.
The venue will be in a beautiful hall (Sri Aurobindo Society) overlooking Pondicherry beach, along with activities in green belts, farm house and sea beach which will be an integral part of the workshop. The workshop costs Rs. 3500 per person that includes workshop fee, course materials, tea and snacks (twice a day), daily meal coupons (for a simple breakfast, lunch and dinner at the ashram dining hall). Assistance can be provided for booking accommodation at reasonable rates.

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