150th Birth Anniversary
1872 - 2022
Celebrating Sri Aurobindo's 150th Birth Anniversary!
Starting at dawn on 15th August 2021, Auroville began a yearlong tribute to Sri Aurobindo : revolutionary freedom fighter, evolutionary philosopher, poet & visionary sage.Watch Online
Yearlong tribute to Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo's 150th Birth Anniversary will be commemorated through a celebration of his life work, vision, philosophy and creative force for their relevance for the people of India and the world and in the life and realization of Auroville.Explore Events
Sri Aurobindo's writings
His writings encompass 36 volumes which include The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, The Secret of the Vedas, The Human Cycle, The Ideal of Human Unity, The Renaissance of India, Future Poetry and the magnificent epic, Savitri.Works Of Sri Aurobindo
India and the future of the world
The 150th year carries a special significance for India celebrating her 75th year of independence. On August 15th 1947, his 75th birthday, Sri Aurobindo conveyed a message to the nation, better known as the Five Dreams, for the future of India and the world and of a greater evolution and unity of humankind.5 Dreams Of Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo's Fifth Dream
Sri Aurobindo's Fifth Dream recalls Auroville's future - The final dream was a step in evolution which would raise man to a higher and larger consciousness and begin the solution of the problems which have perplexed and vexed him since he first began to think and to dream of individual perfection and a perfect society.Read More About Auroville
The Mother & Sri Aurobindo
The Mother joined Sri Aurobindo's work in 1914, initiating the publication of the ARYA journal which became the landing ground of all of Sri Aurobindo's major works. In 1920 she would return definitively by his side in Pondicherry, his spiritual partner in the journey of Consciousness and its realisation through life.
Continuing Sri Aurobindo's Work
After Sri Aurobindo's passing in 1950, the Mother continued his work. She started Auroville in 1968 to fulfil Sri Aurobindo's fifth dream of the evolution towards a perfect society and unity through a change of Consciousness.
Sri Aurobindo's 5 Dreams
On 15th August 2021, auroville organized an online webinar with distinguished panelists Dr Karan Singh, Sir Mark Tully, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Ameeta Mehra and Dr Aster Patel on the relevance of the independence day message and 5 dreams of Sri Aurobindo in the context of current world.