Friday, December 05, 2008

Observance of Sri Aurobindo’s withdrawal day

Today in History - December 5 - New Delhi, India Today is Friday, December 5. There are 26 days left in the year 2008.
In 1950, Indian guru Shri Aurobindo died. He was an Indian nationalist, scholar, poet, mystic, evolutionary philosopher, yogi and spiritual guru. After a short political career in which he became one of the leaders of the early movement for Indian independence from British rule, Sri Aurobindo turned to the exploration of the subtle realms of human existence and, as a consequence, developed a new spiritual path which he termed Integral Yoga.

Sri Aurobindo Society, Singapore: Sri Aurobindo's samadhi
The Samadhi itself, visited daily by hundreds in an attitude of devotion and prayer, seemed to testify to the reality of Sri Aurobindo’s continued Presence, ...

In City Today Deccan Herald - Bangalore, India Sri Aurobindo Society State Committee: Observance of Sri Aurobindo’s withdrawal day, Aurobindo Complex, Sri Aurobindo Marg, JP Nagar, 7 am.

Sri Aurobindo Devotees Prayer Group: Writing of Savithiri Episode, Sri Annai Meditation Centre, West Power House Road, Tatabad, 10 a.m. The Hindu: Engagements: Coimbatore today

Friday, 05 Dec Photo exhibition on Ancient Angkor ::: Pavilion of Tibetan Culture (till 15 December, Sundays closed) ::: Fri ::: 9:00 AM "25 Books That Have Carved My Path" 1. Life Divine - U.S. Edition by Sri Aurobindo
The list author says:
"The epitome of philosophical synthesis. Although he is much unknown to the modern audience, this magnum opus is by far a most luminous unveiling of integral thought. A universal masterpiece."
Savitri: A Legend & A Symbol - New U.S.Edition by Sri Aurobindo
The list author says:
"To me, an epic which surpasses most. Although not with the popularity of Shakespeare, he speaks with the grandeur of Dante and Milton, who then writes much more powerful English than the latter."

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