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Tales of Prison Life

Sri Aurobindo was arrested for conspiracy on 5th May 1908 and spent one full year in Alipore jail while the British Government, in a protracted court-trial (which came to be known as “Alipore Bomb Case” ), tried to implicate him in various revolutionary activities. He was acquitted and released on 6th May 1909. Subsequently he wrote a series of articles in the Bengali journal “Suprabhat”, describing his life in prison and the courtroom. Sri Aurobindo made a brief mention in these articles of his spiritual experiences in Jail. Later he publicly spoke on the matter in the “Uttarpara Speech”.

On the Way to Supermanhood

“On the Way to Supermanhood” is an essay on experimental evolution, which powerfully conveys the atmosphere and vibration of the new world; the “book of tomorrow.” This Book is written by Satprem an was first published in 1987.

Yoga in Savitri

In book Yoga in Savitri M.P. Pandit provides an overview of the yoga of Sri Aurobindo as explained and set forth in Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol. There is the yoga of Ashwapathi that calls down the response of the Divine Shakti, and there is the separate yoga of Savitri, as she prepares for her confrontation with and defeat of Death.

Readings in Savitri Volume 10

Sri M.P. Pandit has systematically gone verse by verse through Savitri epic and highlighted the sense and opened the meaning to us with his brief commentary or meditation on the themes thus revealed. The current volume X is the final volume in the series, and covers Book X, canto IV, Book XI and Book XII.

The Teaching of Sri Aurobindo

In “The Teaching of Sri Aurobindo” M.P. Pandit has provided us a brief overview and introduction to the teaching of Sri Aurobindo. This book seeks to expose the principles of this High Teaching and to elaborate upon the truths of this Knowledge in their bearing on the significance of Man, Nature and God.

A Summary of Savitri

Sri M. P. Pandit goes through Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri: a Legend and a Symbol and provides us a systematic prose summary of the poem with its key issues, points and organization, opening up Sri Aurobindo’s master work in a useful and concise way.

Dictionary of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga

In the “Dictionary of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga” M.P. Pandit has done a great service in aiding the reader in obtaining a deeper and more complete understanding of the concepts of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga. Sri Aurobindo writes about universal concepts based on the ancient wisdom of the Indian civilization and the path of yoga to establish a Life Divine here on our planet.

How do I Proceed?

A sequel to the earlier How Do I Begin? This book presents a working outline of the scope, the practice and the goal of the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo. The treatment is more on the practical side of the Yoga than its philosophical content.

Life without Death

“Life without Death” is a follow-up to “Mind of the Cells” and provides a glimpse of Satprem in his post-Ashram life in this period. It is written by Satprem with Luc Venet, originally in French and published in 1985 under the title “La vie sans mort”.

The Mother’s Agenda (Full English Text)

The Mother Agenda is the complete logbook of her exploration in the cellular consciousness of the human body, recorded by Satprem, a disciple of the Mother, in the course of numerous personal conversations with her. It covers 23 years of experiences which parallel some of the most recent theories of modern physics, and are perhaps the key to man’s passage to the next species.

Beyond Man

The book “Beyond Man” by Georges van Vrekhem is based on documents which have never been presented before as a whole by other authors. It gives a surprising look behind the scenes of the history of this century. It presents a positive evaluation of the crisis our Earth is subject to at this very moment and it opens a vertiginous but hopeful perspective on the coming of a superhuman species and a divine life upon Earth.

Elements of Yoga

This book is a compilation of Sri Aurobindo’s replies to elementary questions about Yoga raised by a disciple during the years 1933 to 1936. It was first published in 1953 and reissued in 1956. In 1991 the text was reproduced as the first part of Commentaries on “Elements of Yoga” by the Mother. Elements of Yoga is now being issued independently again in a second edition.

Conversations with Sri Aurobindo

This book represents Pavitra’s conversations with Sri Aurobindo which were held from December 18, 1925 to November 20, 1926. Book starts from the description of the first meeting of Pavitra with Sri Aurobindo. Each entry of this unique diary revals new depths of wisdom and yogic experience which Sri Aurobindo shares with his disciple.

The Supramental Manifestation upon Earth

Sri Aurobindo wrote these eight essays, his last prose writings, in 1949 and 1950 for publication in the quarterly Bulletin of Physical Education (at present called the Bulletin of Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education). They reveal a vision which includes the perfection of the body as an instrument of the action of the spirit, the nature and structure of a divine body and the conditions and operations of its life on earth, the manifestation of a supramental truth-consciousness as the basis for a divine life upon earth, and the creation of a new humanity possessed of a mind of light.

Letters on Savitri

Sri Aurobindo’s letters on Savitri. These letters are published at the end of Savitri for their rare value as a great poet’s informal self-commentary. These letters had been published in 1954 Savitri edition but were omitted in the later publications. Here we publish them as a separate book.

The Mother

“The Mother” is Sri Aurobindo’s most famous work describing nature and role of the Divine Mother. These inspirational essays by Sri Aurobindo form a powerful statement of the true attitude to be taken by a sadhak of the integral Yoga: one of a complete and dynamic surrender to the Mother.

Sri Aurobindo or The Adventure of Consciousness

“Sri Aurobindo or The Adventure of Consciousness” is one of the most remarkable books written by Satprem. It has particular appeal to the westerners, who approach yoga subject trough the mind. Many, many seekers on the path of the Integral Yoga came to know about Sri Aurobindo and received the first touch of the Mother’s Force while reading this book.