Book Reviews & Articles

Sri Aurobindo: The Grand Synthesis

Sri Aurobindo: The Grand Synthesis On November 3rd, Dr. Ananda Reddy released his new book Sri Aurobindo: The Grand Synthesis at a function at Auroville’s Unity Pavilion in the presence of the Vice Chancellor of the Pondicherry University Prof. Gurmeet Singh and the Secretary of the Auroville Foundation Dr. Jayanti Ravi. The book is dedicated […]

Building a ‘New Earth’

Building a ‘New Earth’ Every so often a story comes along that captures the spirit of Auroville in a unique way, bringing to light aspects of its deeper purpose of transforming the world we live in to create a spiritualized life on our planet. ‘New Earth’ is one such story, captured in a colourful coffee […]

Crossroad: A New Humanity

Crossroad: A New Humanity Paulette has published an interesting new compilation in celebration of Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary. ‘Crossroad: A New Humanity’ contains extracts from “The Human Cycle”, “The Ideal of Human Unity” and “War and Self Determination”. After examining the transition from the infrarational to rational, subjective and, ultimately, the spiritual age, along […]

Auroville from Above

Auroville from Above A change of perspective can result in a change consciousness. Five hours after the launch of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, astronaut Harrison Schmitt took a photo of the Earth from space which has become one of the most reproduced images anywhere. What made this image of the blue planet swimming […]

Integral Yoga

Isha Upanishad

Isha Upanishad translated by Sri Aurobindo in “Arya” August 1914 with transcription of the original text in Sanskrit and notes of the translator.

The Word in the Rig-Veda and in Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri

The Word in the Rig-Veda and in Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem Savitri

The inspired poetic Word was the means of passing on knowledge and experience by the Vedic Seers and by Sri Aurobindo, especially in his epic Savitri. What do the Vedic seers and Sri Aurobindo in their poetic creations themselves tell us about the Word, its nature and usage?

Gayatri Mantra Sri Aurobindo

Gayatri Mantra Sri Aurobindo

Gayatri Mantra Sri Aurobindo. Chanting. Explanaton of mantra’s meaning. History of mantra creation, Original handwritting. M.P. Pandit on Gayatri Mantra.