Sri Aurobindo


An introduction to Sri Aurobindo's social & political thought

Devdip proposes a free-range discussion of the broad outline of Sri Aurobindo's social and political philosophy especially expressed in his book The Human cycle and the ideal of human unity.

Sri Aurobindo Pariksith Singh in conversation with Malashri Lal at JLF in March 2022

Medical doctor Pariksith Singh is also a poet and philosopher. In his book, Sri Aurobindo and the Literary Renaissance of India, he has compared Sri Aurobindo with fifteen titans of philosophy, starting from the likes of Nietzche and Derrida. He calls Sri Aurobindo 'The Father of Akhanda Bharat or Undivided India'. In conversation with writer and academic Malashri Lal, Singh explores their perspectives of Sri Aurobindo’s philosophy and his ‘inner quest’ as articulated in his writings and life at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Reminiscences of August 15th 1947 by Aster Patel

Aster grew up in the Ashram in the presence of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother from childhood; did her thesis on Sri Aurobindo from the Sorbonne and was asked by the Mother to join Auroville.

Talk by Lorreta on Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

As part of Sri Aurobindo's 150 Birth Centenary celebrations, The Unity Pavilion presents "To Honor Sri Aurobindo - His Realisations of Nirvana and Cosmic Consciousness" : A talk by Loretta on Wednesday, 23rd February 6:30 pm at The Hall of Peace, Unity Pavilion.


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.

The Yogi from the north who came to Pondicherry

Livestreamed Fundraiser to help realize a Bilingual Exhibition on Sri Aurobindo’s life and his relationship with the South. The exhibition will travel to schools and institutions in Auroville and the bio-region.

Savitri - the Cradle of Overman

Participants: Goutam Ghosal, Don Salmon, Vladimir Yatsenko

Research on the Soul of Nations and National Pavilions

Participants: Dr Ananda Reddy, Dr Soumitra Basu, Matthew Andrews


Sri Aurobindo and the Earth's Future

This article was written for All India radio, broadcast on 1st February 1972, on the occasion of Sri Aurobindo's Birth centenary.

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Sri Aurobindo's 5 Dreams

Sri Aurobindo wrote this message at the request of All India Radio, Tiruchirapalli, for broadcast on the eve of the day of India’s independence, 15 August 1947. It is often referred to as the Five Dreams of Sri Aurobindo.

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Remembering Aurobindo and his quest for unity

Aurobindo's dream of a World Union has also not been fulfilled. It could be argued that the world has become more united over the last 74 years, but, at this time, the need for greater unity is particularly obvious.


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