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The Bhagavad Gita

The text presented here was compiled mainly from Sri Aurobindo’s “Essays on the Gita”. The Bhagavad Gita is a 700-verse scripture that is part of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. It contains a conversation between Pandava prince Arjuna and his guide Lord Krishna on a variety of theological and philosophical issues.

Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol

Sri Aurobindo’s major poetic work, an epic in blank verse. In Savitri, a legend from the Mahabharata becomes the symbol of the human soul’s spiritual destiny. In poetic language, Sri Auro­bindo describes his vision of existence and explores the reason for ignorance, darkness, suffering and pain, the purpose of life on earth and the prospect of a glorious future for humanity.

The Human Cycle, The Ideal of Human Unity, War and Self-Determination

Three works of social and political philosophy. In “The Human Cycle”, Sri Aurobindo traces the evolution of human society and suggests where it is headed. In “The Ideal of Human Unity”, he examines the possibility of the unification of the human race. In “War and Self-Determination”, he discusses the sovereignty of nations in the aftermath of the First World War.

The Synthesis of Yoga

The Synthesis of Yoga is Sri Aurobindo’s principal work on yoga. In this book Sri Aurobindo examines the traditional systems of yoga and provides an explanation of certain components of his own system of integral yoga.

The Life Divine

The Life Divine by Sri Aurobindo combines a synthesis of western thought and eastern spirituality with Sri Aurobindo’s own original insights. The Life Divine covers topics such as the human aspiration, the emergence of life in the cosmos from out of a Divine Source, the evolution of matter to spirit in the universe, the division and dualities inherent in human consciousness, the way out of man’s ignorance through an evolution of consciousness, and the spiritual destiny of life on earth.