Life of Sri Aurobindo Ghose

Sri Aurobindo Ghose full name was Aurobindo Acroyd Ghose who later on in his life became famous as Sri Aurobindo Maharishi. Furthermore, he was a great scholar, revolutionary, yogi, patriot, philosopher, mystic, poet, humanist, and guru. Moreover, he was born in a standard Bengali family of Kolkata in 1872 on 15thAugust. In addition, the surroundingsContinue reading “Life of Sri Aurobindo Ghose”

The Upanishad speaks of it as the first or supreme Breath

“Then there is the life-force, the Prana, that works in our vital being and nervous system. The Upanishad speaks of it as the first or supreme Breath; elsewhere in the sacred writings it is spoken of as the chief Breath or the Breath of the mouth, mukhya, asanya; it is that which carries in itContinue reading “The Upanishad speaks of it as the first or supreme Breath”

Auroville is best positioned to spread the message of human unity to the world, says R.N. Ravi

Chairman of Auroville Governing Board spoke at the three-day global summit on science, spirituality and human awakening at Unity Pavilion as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Sri Aurobindo impacts and a pandemic, Auroville is best positioned to spread the message of human unity to global mankind, R. N. Ravi, Tamil Nadu GovernorContinue reading “Auroville is best positioned to spread the message of human unity to the world, says R.N. Ravi”

Sri Aurobindo at 150: How he stood against caste discrimination and a more inclusive Hinduism

Written by Guru Prakash Paswan and Sudarshan Ramabadran Bengal has produced several seminal thinkers who have set up the foundations of our progress as a civilisational nation-state. Celebrating 75 years of Independence this year, India is taking nascent but steady steps towards enabling social cohesion and is contributing to enabling diversity, equity, and inclusion. RamakrishnaContinue reading “Sri Aurobindo at 150: How he stood against caste discrimination and a more inclusive Hinduism”

Aurobindo: A bridge between East and West

Sri Aurobindo chose not to come up with another religion since he felt that religions had played their part in human evolution and it was time to move beyond its shell, writes Navin Upadhyay In a country where people still take pride in quoting from the texts of Plato and Friedreich Nietzsche, author Pariksith Singh hasContinue reading “Aurobindo: A bridge between East and West”

From Bengali Aristocrat to Indian Nationalist to Philosopher – A Look Back At Aurobindo Ghose

Aurobindo was one of those unique figures who left an indelible stamp in 20th century Bengal. As we celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Aurobindo Ghose, it is worthy to re-look at the way he poured a stream of fresh inspiration into the national consciousness which later erupted like a volcano and ended up sweepingContinue reading “From Bengali Aristocrat to Indian Nationalist to Philosopher – A Look Back At Aurobindo Ghose”

Exploring Sri Aurobindo’s life

Matriprasad completed his studies at Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education in 1975, and thereafter joined Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. Currently, he assists the trustees of the Ashram in their administrative responsibilities. He also teaches the social and political philosophy of Sri Aurobindo at the undergraduate level. He has a keen interest in English, French,Continue reading “Exploring Sri Aurobindo’s life”

A Collection Of Teachings Of Sri Aurobindo On Various Topics

True quietude is a very great force, a very great strength. Man becomes God and human activity reaches its highest and noblest when it succeeds in bringing body, heart and mind in touch with spirit. Desire is the chief enemy of spiritual perfection. Calmness belongs to the strong. Man’s greatness is not in what heContinue reading “A Collection Of Teachings Of Sri Aurobindo On Various Topics”

The yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone

“The yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone, but for the Divine; its aim is to work out the will of the Divine in the world, to effect a spiritual transformation and to bring down a divine nature and a divine life into the mental, vital and physical nature and life of humanity. ItsContinue reading “The yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone”