Sri Aurobindo was a poet, politician and philosopher. His writings—philosophic and poetic—are Indian in spirit and Western in rhythm and colour. He was the greatest intellectual of our age and a major force for the life of the spirit. India will not forget his services to politics and philosophy. The world will remember with gratitude his invaluable works in the realms of philosophy and religion.
Aurobindo was one of the greatest of world figures. He was an inspiration to the nationalists of India. Looked at as a religious teacher, his writings will live as long as the world survives.
The crest jewel of renascent India, the bravest among the patriots, the sharpest among the intellectuals, and the subtlest among the seers, Sri Aurobindo fulfilled the glorious purpose of demonstrating to the world that real India, the India of the Vedic seers, could survive and absorb into herself all alien cultures, and that at the hands of one who knew the proper synthesis, Eastern and Western cultures could find their happy blend, without necessarily having to antagonize one another. Sri Aurobindo’s Life Divine—the divine life that he lived and preached—will live for ever, inspiring mankind. Posterity will hail him as a member of the galaxy of Vedic seers. May his Light ever shine.
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Sri Aurobindo Society, Singapore 6th July 2008 Sunday 6.00 pm Living Question and The Mother’s Answer conducted by Shailaja
July 6, 2008: Anniversary Celebrations of Sri Aurobindo Sadhana-Pitha Study Circle, Chakuleswar, Damapada, Odisha
July 6, 2008: Spiritual Workshop at Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre, Khandagiri, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
July 6, 2008: Foundation Day of Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centres:
- SAIEC, Bandhapada, Odisha
- SAIEC, Jaloe, Sonepur, Odisha
- SAIEC, Gania, Odisha
July 6, 2008: Sri Aurobindo Study Circle Workers' Meet, Koraput & Malkangiri, Odisha
Sri Aurobindo Society: Meeting, 5, Smith Rd., Anna Salai, 10-30 a.m.; Kathopanishad: V. Purushothaman, Sri Aurobindo Society Centre, AP-514, J Block, 8th St., Anna Nagar, 6 p.m. In Chennai Today Engagements - The Hindu Sunday, Jul 06, 2008
Sri Aravindar Annai Trust: 10th anniversary celebration, discourse by C. Setupathi, P. Namperumalsamy, Chairman, Aravind Eye Care System, presides, Tirunagar, 5.30 p.m. In Madurai Today Engagements - The Hindu Sunday, Jul 06, 2008
Sri Aurobindo Devotees: Joint prayers to Annai, Sri Annai Meditation Centre, Kovaipudur, 4 p.m.; Sasi Balika Vidya Mandir, 9.30 a.m. Coimbatore Today Religion Engagements - The Hindu Sunday, Jul 06, 2008
Sri Aurobindo Centre, Surat: Satsang on "Savitri" Prayer, Recorded Devotional Songs, Satsang Talk, Every Thursday evening 7:30 to 8:30 and Every Sunday Morning 9:30 to 11:00. 108 - Adarsh Society, Near State Bank Society, Ghod Dod Road Side, Athwa Lines, Surat - 395007.
Sri Aurobindo Institute of Education, Salt Lake, Kolkata: The Study Centre Library remains open every Sunday from 5 PM-6 PM All are welcome
Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry: On Thursdays and Sundays, a collective meditation is held in the Ashram Playground between 7.45 pm and 8.15 pm. This is open only to the Ashramites and the visitors staying in the Ashram guest houses who have been given Playground passes. These must be shown at the gate.
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