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A Taste in the Mouth

A Taste in the Mouth

O unknowable land of familiar stories your secrets concealed behind invisible masks for us to uncover. A teasing now and […]

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

What took place on the 29th February, 1956 was a manifestation, not a descent. Explaining the difference, the Mother points […]

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

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The human body can adapt endlessly. All we need is to believe. To have faith. And courage. In this extraordinary […]

To Honour Your Soul

To Honour Your Soul

Perhaps you have never heard of Katherine Lawes. Katherine was the wife of Lewis Lawes, warden at Sing Sing Prison […]

Hiye Kaaya Mein (In this Body…)

Hiye Kaaya Mein (In this Body…)

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(From the Kabir Project) Kabir evokes the simultaneous beauty and fragility of our body-selves through a series of metaphors in […]

The Future Evolution of Man

The Future Evolution of Man

Man’s highest aspiration – his seeking for perfection, his longing for freedom and mastery, his search after pure truth and […]

The Pursuit of Ignorance

The Pursuit of Ignorance

In this witty talk, neuroscientist Stuart Firestein walks us through the reality behind knowledge which is in fact another word […]

The Coming of Superman

The Coming of Superman

Is it said that when the supramental descends, it will come with such an overwhelming and irresistible force that all […]

Turning Point

Turning Point

I am speaking of an incident that took place about 30 years ago. It concerns our late friend Sri Surendra […]

A Life of Beauty

A Life of Beauty

With beauty before me, May I walk With beauty behind me, May I walk With beauty above me, May I […]

The Glass Palace

The Glass Palace

Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace is an epic novel that traces the political, social and cultural transformation of British colonies […]

Tu Ka Tu (You only You)

Tu Ka Tu (You only You)

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Prahlad Tipanya is one of the foremost names which comes to mind when one speaks of the revival of the […]

At the Samadhi of Sri Aurobindo

At the Samadhi of Sri Aurobindo

Majestic Master of the immutable Light, Calm traveler of the tortured paths of clay, Love like a universe thronged within […]

Giving Voice to the Animal Kingdom

Giving Voice to the Animal Kingdom

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A short and powerful talk by Frans Lanting who not only captures the most beautiful moments of the animal world […]

Yogic Principles for the Teacher

Yogic Principles for the Teacher

Sri Aurobindo tells us that man is a transitional being; that is, he is evolving from the animal to the […]

The Touch of a Master’s Hand

The Touch of a Master’s Hand

I was battered and scarred and the auctioneer Thought it scarcely worth his while To waste much time on the […]

Help Desks

Help Desks

I came across this piece of ingenuity in an article on Huffington Post. Of course there are many unaddressed aspects […]

The Spiritual Teacher

The Spiritual Teacher

In all spiritual traditions the teacher, or the guru as we call him in India, occupies a pivotal place. The […]

I am that Change

I am that Change

A powerful video indeed… Are you that Change?

The Soul of a Nation

The Soul of a Nation

(Sri Aurobindo has said, “India of the ages is not dead nor has she spoken her last creative word; she […]

India the Secular State (The Right Interpretation and the Wrong)

India the Secular State (The Right Interpretation and the Wrong)

(This article first appeared in Mother India (1949-1950) after being approved by Sri Aurobindo) India has been declared a Secular […]

Consciousness as Freedom

Consciousness as Freedom

Consciousness is liberty, unconsciousness is slavery. When you are unconscious you are a prey to all kinds of forces and […]

Musings on Surrender

Musings on Surrender

“True Surrender enlarges you; it increases your capacity; it gives you a greater measure in quality and in quantity which […]

Dots and Stickers

Dots and Stickers

The Wemmicks were small wooden people. These little wooden people were carved by a woodworker named Eli whose  workshop sat […]

Can a Politician be a Gentleman?

Can a Politician be a Gentleman?

(Following is a compelling speech on politics and politicians by an eminent politician of pre-independence days delivered at the NagpurUniversity […]

Take the Weather with You

Take the Weather with You

Traveller: “What kind of weather are we going to have today?” Shepherd: “The kind of weather I like.” Traveller: “How […]

Machinery and Logical Intelligence – Part II

Machinery and Logical Intelligence – Part II

(Continued….) And then comes literature – I shall speak particularly of poetry. Here, not only has the logical intelligence created […]

A Prayer to the Mother

A Prayer to the Mother

With worshipping hearts we bow to Thee this day Of Thy arrival thirty-two years ago To join the Godhead of […]

Machinery and Logical Intelligence – Part I

Machinery and Logical Intelligence – Part I

There is no doubt that the machines, factories and workshops of the modern age have helped us immensely, facilitating our […]

The Pale Blue Dot

The Pale Blue Dot

Sri Aurobindo and the Mother have spoken a lot about the Earth and our spiritual journey and ultimate goal, and […]