My God is Love, and Sweetly Suffers All

Sri Aurobindo was born in India 15th August 1872. From an early age he was educated in England at St Paul’s school and then Kings College Cambridge. Abrilliant scholar the young Aurobindo had the opportunity to take a prestigious position in the Civil Service. However during his university years he became increasingly committed to theContinue reading “My God is Love, and Sweetly Suffers All”

Teachings from the Divine Mother and Sri Aurobindo

All Nature dumbly calls to her alone To heal with her feet the aching throb of life And break the seals on the dim soul of man And kindle her fire in the closed heart of things. I live completely outside time. A sort of non-existent existence. I think a few minutes have elapsed while it’sContinue reading “Teachings from the Divine Mother and Sri Aurobindo”

Sri Aurobindo birth anniversary: Acknowledging his finest books ever

A philosopher, poet, yogi, and nationalist, Sri Aurobindo was one of the most talented and celebrated authors in India during his time. He has written some powerful books that can help one awaken their spiritual self with his thought-provoking ideas and thoughts. As August 15 is observed as his birth anniversary, let’s pay homage to him by revisiting hisContinue reading “Sri Aurobindo birth anniversary: Acknowledging his finest books ever”

Aurobindo Ghosh’s journey in the fight for Indian independence against British colonial rule is a fascinating tale.

Initially an advocate for non-cooperation and a promoter of revolutionary activities, he played a significant role in inspiring fellow revolutionaries such as Bagha Jatin (Jatin Mukherjee) and Surendranath Tagore. Ghosh founded numerous youth clubs, including the Anushilan Samiti, and championed acts of rebellion in secret. New Delhi: Aurobindo Ghosh’s life and contributions as a prominentContinue reading “Aurobindo Ghosh’s journey in the fight for Indian independence against British colonial rule is a fascinating tale.”

Who was Mirra Alfassa before she became ‘The Mother’?

An excerpt from ‘Sri Aurobindo: The Life and Teachings of a Revolutionary Philosopher’, by Roshen Dalal. Mirra Alfassa, or the Mother, was the most important person in Sri Aurobindo’s life, and carried forward his work following his death. Some aspects of her life in association with Sri Aurobindo are offered here, though even this cannotContinue reading “Who was Mirra Alfassa before she became ‘The Mother’?”

Matrimandir Preservation

Due to unexpectedly generous summer rains, the water level in the Matrimandir Test Lake rose to 5.10 meters, only 20 or 30 centimeters away from its maximum capacity. The rainwater collected from the 22-acre Matrimandir Gardens area was efficiently channeled to the lake through a newly constructed open water channel, designed specifically for this purpose.Continue reading “Matrimandir Preservation”

“Sri Aurobindo and the Earth’s Future” film release

We are thrilled to share with you all an incredible project, funded by Sri Aurobindo Trust, London – “Sri Aurobindo and the Earth’s Future” film, is a thought-provoking and visually stunning documentary that takes us on a transformative journey, weaving together the teachings and philosophy of the great Indian philosopher Sri Aurobindo with deep explorationContinue reading ““Sri Aurobindo and the Earth’s Future” film release”

SRI AUROBINDO & THE EARTH’S FUTURE, Part 1: FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

Olivier Barot’s film funded by Koolesh Shah, Sri Aurobindo Trust, London is conceived as the first of a three part documentary series on Sri Aurobindo. Olivier follows Sri Aurobindo, known to his family and friends as ‘Ara’ from his early childhood in Kolkata, through his years in England, his return to India, and finally, hisContinue reading “SRI AUROBINDO & THE EARTH’S FUTURE, Part 1: FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT”

Biography of Sri Aurobindo to hit stands on 151st birth anniversary on August 15

Drawing from over three decades of research, historian Roshen Dalal’s new book, “SRI AUROBINDO: The Life and Teachings of a Revolutionary Philosopher”, claims to present the most accessible, lucid, and insightful portrait of the freedom fighter and philosopher to date. From Aurobindo’s early years and education in England to his consequential return to India duringContinue reading “Biography of Sri Aurobindo to hit stands on 151st birth anniversary on August 15”

Exploring the Life and Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo

We are delighted to present to you an insightful exploration of the life and philosophy of Sri Aurobindo, a visionary and spiritual luminary who made remarkable contributions to philosophy, spirituality, and the quest for human perfection. So, let us delve into the world of Sri Aurobindo and discover the profound wisdom he imparted. I. Biography:Continue reading “Exploring the Life and Philosophy of Sri Aurobindo”