Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Nirodbaran, Nirmal Chandra Sahu, and Narad

Seminar on Sri Aurobindo - KARNATAKA - The Hindu
MYSURU, April 27, 2016 A two-day national seminar on Sri Aurobindo will be held at the Department of Studies in English, Manasagangotri from April 27, according to a release.
C.N. Srinath, director, Dhvanyaloka The Literary Criteria Centre for Literature and Indigenous Arts, will deliver the keynote address. Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mysore, K.S. Rangappa, will preside, and delegates from Aurobindo ashram in Puducherry, Vishwa Bharathi, West Bengal, and other places will present papers.

Events 2016 - Jawaharlal Nehru University
The lecture brings a cross-cultural perspective on life world by dialoguing with Gandhi and Sri Aurobindo as they bring the dimension of Swaraj, Satyagraha and ...

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Nirmal Ch Sahu On "New Birth" With Narad (With kind permission,Sri Nirmal Ch Sahu)

Savitri Era Learning Forum: Sri Aurobindo has packed the ...
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Then Sri Aurobindo describes Life's fall when she is called to enter into matter at the ... d'oeuvres sur ou de la Mère et Sri Aurobindo, qui lui semble d'actualité.
two poems by Rod Hemsell
I sat within the lotus today, its petals were perfectly pink and white, its pillars stood in their fathomless glow supporting the hemisphere of heaven;

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Savitri Bhavan: Programs May 2016 | Auroville
6 hours ago - Sri Aurobindo – A Life-Sketch in Photographs. in the upstairs ... Fridays 5.30-6.30pm: Meditations with Sri Aurobindo's Hymns to the Mystic Fire, led by Nishtha.

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In her book, Saba Mahmood provides a genealogical exploration of how the problem of religious difference has been managed in the Middle East, from the Ottoman period to the present, in the process reflecting on what this history can teach us about the global plight of religious minorities today.

Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

Saturday, April 02, 2016

Sri Aurobindo's books in Chinese

The Sri Aurobindo Society, Singapore: 
2A Starlight Road 01-07, 
Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society Building (Nearest MRT: Farrer Park), 
Singapore 217755

  3rd April 2016
8:00amMonthly Morning Walk
3rd April 2016
6:00pmReadings from AIM Magazine
  10th April 2016
6:00pmQ&A from Mother Complete works Volume 8
Followed by Om Choir
17th April 2016
6:00pmSavitri – An unending journey
24th April 2016
6:00pmDarshan Day - The Mother's final arrival in Pondicherry

Meetings are held every Sunday at 6.00pm and also on Darshan days. 
Please see our programme for further details.

walk is also held on the first Sunday of every month. 

Membership Renewal for 2016 & Subscription to AIM

For 2016, Annual Members need to pay SGD 60 as their membership subscription to the Society.

Those subscribing to the All India Magazine will need to pay an additional SGD 30 for the magazine.

Please send a cheque payable to "Sri Aurobindo Society" and post it to the Treasurer, Sanjay Mehta at the following address:

Blk 720 Tampines Street 72 #03-31 Singapore 520720. You can also physically pay it to him in cash or by passing a cheque to a committee member and letting Sanjay know, during our activities.
Chinese Books Available in the Centre

The following is a list of books available in the Centre:

Synthesis of Yoga Part 1瑜珈論1
Synthesis of Yoga Part 2 & 3瑜珈論2 & 3
The Human Cycle社會進化論
Bases of Yoga瑜伽的基礎
Isa Upanishad伊莎書
Kena Upanishad由誰書
The Mother神母道論
Letters On Yoga (1)瑜珈論 (書札集)(一)
Sayings of The Mother Vol 1母親的話(一)
Sayings of The Mother Vol 2母親的話(二)
Sayings of The Mother Vol 3母親的話(三)
Sayings of The Mother Vol 4母親的話(四)
On Education教育論
Bhagavad gita薄伽梵歌
Cloud Messenger (Meghdut)行雲使者
New Light On South Sea南海新光
Sri Aurobindo Ashram阿羅頻多事略

Sri Aurobindo's books in Chinese can be purchased from the following: 

This month's issue of the Newsletter visits the next quality on The Mother's symbol, “goodness”. Goodness stems from the word, “good” which means, ...

Sri Aurobindo Society, Singapore: April 2016
5 hours ago - The Sunday walks, I haven't been a part of many but the few I have attended have been a novel experience. From exploring the various parks and trails all ...

Saturday, March 26, 2016

April 2016 Conference at Matrubhaban, Cuttack, Odisha

Tel : (0671) 2344338, 9437023407, 9437120220 e-mail :
Please visit us at :

Om Namo Bhagabate Sri Aurobindayah


4th, 5th, 6th & 7th April

Dear Sir / Madam,

"46th All Orissa Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Conference'' will be held during 4th to 7th April 2016 at Matrubhaban, Cuttack as per the Programme given below. The Conference will be inaugurated on 4th April at 5.30 P.M. Prof. Biswanath Ray from Calcutta will participate in the inaugural function.
You are requested to kindly attend with other members of your Study Circle.
Yours Sincerely

6.00-6.15 a.m.  Collective Meditation
6.15-7.00 a.m.  Exercise/Shramdaan
7.30-8.15 a.m.  Breakfast
8.30-12.00 Noon  Morning Session
12.30-2.00 p.m.  Lunch
2.30-4.30 p.m.  Afternoon Session
6.00-6.15 p.m.  Collective Meditation
6.30- 8.30 p.m.  Evening Session
8.30-9.00 p.m.  Cultural Programme
9.00-10.00 p.m.  Dinner

04.04.2016 (Monday)
05.30 pm  March Past (Members of all zones are requested to participate in white uniform)
 Vande Mataram

 Opening of Exhibition
06.00 pm - 06.15 pm  Collective Meditation around Samadhi
06.30 pm - 08.30 pm  INAUGURAL SESSION
 Meditation with Mother’s Music
Recitation from Savitri  Dr. Shyama Kanungo
Welcome Address  Sri Nityananda Samantray
Inaugural Address  Prof. Biswanath Ray
Opening of Souvenir

Introduction  Sri Gadadhar Mishra

Speaker  Dr. Archana Nayak

Subject  Sri Aurobindo: the solution to present World crisis

08.30 pm - 09.00 pm  Cultural Programme

05.04.2016 (Tuesday)

08.30 am - 12.00 noon  MORNING SESSION

Opening of Session  Prof. Biswanath Ray

Discussion  Sri Golak Behari Sahu

02.30 pm - 04.30 pm  AFTERNOON SESSION

06.30 pm - 08.30 pm  EVENING SESSION

Discussion on Sri Aurobindo's Poems

 Smt. Kanaklata Mohanty

 Smt. Rita Chand

 Sri Santosh Kumar Gahan

 Sri Suprakash Choudhury

 Sk. Abdul Kasam

 Sri Prakash Chandra Panda

 Organisational group Discussion

 Sri C.H. Nirakar

Recitation  Km. Namita

Speakers  Dr. Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra

Subject  Man can collaborate

 Sri Rabi Padhi

 Prof. Biswanath Ray

08.30 pm - 09.00 pm  Cultural Programme

06.04.2016 (Wednesday)

08.30 am - 12.00 noon  MORNING SESSION

Discussions  Sri Prasanta Kr. Swain

02.30 pm - 4.30 pm  AFTERNOON SESSION

06.30 pm - 08.30 pm  EVENING SESSION

Discussions on Sri Aurobindo's Poems

 Sri Kalandi Ch. Senapati

 Sri Bimala Prasanna Dash

 Dr. Soudamini Nanda

 Smt. Mamata Dash

 Dr. Debidatta Kar

 Sri Bhagirathi Mohapatra

 Sri Kapilash Prasad Das

 Dr. Biranchi Narayan Mohapatra

 Organisational Group Discussions

Recitation  Ajay Kr. Barik

Speakers  Dr. Malabika Ray

Subject  Savitri's method for Victory over Death

 Sri Sarojkanta Mishra

 Prof. Biswanath Ray

08.30 pm - 09.00 pm  Cultural Programme

07.04.2016 (Thursday)

08.30 am - 12.00 noon  MORNING SESSION

Concluding Remarks  Prof. Biswanath Ray

02.30 pm - 4.30 pm  AFTERNOON SESSION

Discussion on Sri Aurobindo's Poems

 Sri Pravakar Mishra

 Sri Sanjay Kr. Mohapatra

 Sri Ramesh Chandra Sahu

 Sri Subash Chandra Kar

 Sri Mahendra Nath Swain

 Sri Radhakanta Mishra

 Sri Dharanidhar Pal

 Sri Sarojkanta Mishra

 Zonal Reports and Open Discussions on Organisational activities

06.30 pm - 08.30 pm  CLOSING SESSION

Concluding Remarks  Sri Gadadhar Mishra

Recitation  Smt. Bandita Ray

Speakers  Sri CH. Nirakar
 Prof. Biswanath Ray

Subject  Education in India, with a glorious past and luminous future

Vote of Thanks  Sri Prasad Tripathy

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Finding one’s psychic being is dependent on Grace
text and pictures: Sri Aurobindo Education Society, New-Delhi. © quotations from SriAurobindo and The Mother: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust,. Pondicherry.

So often the question has been asked: “I want to live a true spiritual life, but how do I combine this with my work?” Indeed, it is not easy to stay focused on one’s aim while living an active life in society with all its demands, entertainment and distractions. It seems almost as if the society does everything to make us forget our deeper aims in life. How can one help oneself not to forget? This book could provide some answers and exercises to those who would like to pursue their spiritual quest more actively in every area of their lives. The content of this book is based on the writings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. Sri Aurobindo wrote thousands of letters to those who asked for his advice. In one of his letters he writes that one of the aims of his Yoga is, “to live in the inner consciousness more and more while acting from it on the external life...” This implies that the deepest layers of our existence have to come to the foreground and guide every aspect of our daily life. 
The Mother, for several years, answered questions orally in her Questions and Answers sessions. These letters and Playground sessions are available to us in book form and make an incredibly rich resource of thousands of pages. Besides this, Sri Aurobindo in his earlier years, and The Mother from the forties onwards, have given advice that relates specifically to education, and emphasised the integral and psychic aspects of it. If all this is available, why then still bring out a book like this? This book came about in answer to a need often expressed in Mirambika, an integral education school with a teachers training in New Delhi. ...

“What does Integral Education really mean?”, “How to put it into practice?” 
Of course, the answers to these questions can be found in the works of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, but teachers of integral schools and trainee-teachers during their courses have expressed frequently the wish that this information should be made available in a more easily accessible form. 
In the original writings of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother there is a richness that can never be obtained in a simpler workbook like this. I am fully aware of the fact that any compilation lifts their words out of context and takes away some of their original depth and meaning. This has been the main reason for me to hesitate so long to bring out this book. But if this book can serve as a stepping stone to these original writings its purpose would be fulfilled. The first part of this book has been written to help all those who want to take the first steps in integrating spirituality in every day life. It may also have something for those who are already on the path. 
Part 2 of this book deals more specifically with education. Integral Education, as envisaged by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, is centred around the soul. In the ideal situation it is the psychic being of the teacher which creates a psychic learning environment for the students. Of course, finding one’s psychic being is dependent on Grace and one cannot demand an immediate result the moment one begins intensifying this search. It may take years, it may take more than one lifetime to find the soul. But, it is also true that one cannot implement Integral Education if one has not at least started the search for the soul in oneself. 
To be able to help students to discover their innermost self, teachers have to provide an environment in the classroom conducive to psychic growth. For this it is important to have a conscious experience of what it is like to be on this quest. Living the search ourselves, gives us the strength and the wisdom needed for implementing Integral Education. It helps us to provide an atmosphere where students and colleagues feel invited to look within themselves and explore the deeper meaning of life. ...

Since the educational world has not yet recognised the significance and potential of Integral Education, one of the challenges of an integral teacher is to stay focused on its true aim and not let the work be diluted too much by forces that oppose change. Many teachers have found the exercises and introspections in this book helpful to remain focused. Hopefully these exercises will also work for you. But above all, may you be guided more and more by Their Presence. 

Many wonderful people, young and old, have helped to make this book possible. Without their commitment and support this book would not have obtained its final form. I owe so much to you all and feel a deep gratitude radiating to each one of you from the depth of my being. Neeltje Huppes February, 2001
Neeltje Huppes was born in the Netherlands. After post graduation in the sixties, she taught in a progressive school and at a young age became a member of a ...
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