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An Afternoon at Ajanta

An Afternoon at Ajanta

“The first and lowest use of Art is the purely aesthetic, the second is the intellectual or educative, the third […]

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 […]

On Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri

On Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri

On Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri Part Two: Collected Comments — Writings by Amal Kiran (K. D. Sethna) Whereas volume one of […]

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 […]

Steps to Freedom and Mastery

Steps to Freedom and Mastery

Steps to Freedom and Mastery Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department, Pondicherry The perennial thirst of man is freedom; and […]

Music without Boundaries

Music without Boundaries

Recently I stumbled across a singer just by chance – Snatam Kaur. I know music is very subjective and we […]

A Unique Little Girl

A Unique Little Girl — Pournaprema Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department, Pondicherry Biographies of the Mother and reminiscences by […]

Seed of Grandeur

Seed of Grandeur

Seed of Grandeur Commentary on Sri Aurobindo’s ‘Thought the Paraclete’, ‘Rose of God’ and Savitri — S. K. Sarma It […]

On Movies, Art and Culture

On Movies, Art and Culture

About a month ago I watched a movie called “The Monuments Men“, an American-German production directed by George Clooney, who […]

Sri Aurobindo: Saga of a Great Indian Sage

Sri Aurobindo: Saga of a Great Indian Sage

Sri Aurobindo: Saga of a Great Indian Sage Author: Wilfried Huchzermeyer Since the publication of the first biography of Sri […]

The Knowledge Within

The Knowledge Within

Book: The Knowledge Within The Source, the Breath, the Five Elements, the Body or Matter — Compiled from the Works […]

Transformation of Consciousness in Savitri

Transformation of Consciousness in Savitri

Book: Transformation of Consciousness in Savitri Author: Kalpana Bidwaikar As we read and try to understand Sri Aurobindo’s works, especially […]

The Tale of My Exile

The Tale of My Exile

Book: The Tale of My Exile (Twelve Years in the Andamans) Author: Barindra Kumar Ghose Barindra Ghose’s The Tale of […]

The Mother Abides

The Mother Abides

Book: The Mother Abides               Final Reflections (1973–1983) Author: Nolini Kanta Gupta   “The time was over. Sri Aurobindo and […]

Paths to Self Discovery

Paths to Self Discovery

Book: Paths to Self-Discovery: Reflective Practices with Children Author: Mirambika Team I am but a refugee of divine Grace! Picked […]

To Thee Our Infinite Gratitude

To Thee Our Infinite Gratitude

Book: To Thee Our Infinite Gratitude Writings on the Passing of Sri Aurobindo — Compiled from various sources   This […]

Education: Philosophy and Practice

Education: Philosophy and Practice

Book: Education: Philosophy and Practice (Articles by various authors) (Publisher: Decent Books, New Delhi, in association with Centre for Sri […]

The Concept and the Destiny of the Individual in the Bhagavad Gita

The Concept and the Destiny of the Individual in the Bhagavad Gita

Book: The Concept and the Destiny of the Individual in the Bhagavad Gita (As Interpreted by Sri Aurobindo) by Mitra […]

Raag Vrindavani Sarang

Raag Vrindavani Sarang

Celebrating Lord Krishna’s birthday with Pandit Bhimsen Joshi singing Raag Vrindavani Sarang …

Spirituality, Master-key of the Indian Mind: A Reflection

Spirituality, Master-key of the Indian Mind: A Reflection

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“Spirituality is indeed the master-key of the Indian mind; the sense of the infinite is native to it.”1 The above […]

Sri Aurobindo: The Poet, Yogi and Philosopher

Sri Aurobindo: The Poet, Yogi and Philosopher

Book: Sri Aurobindo: The Poet, Yogi and Philosopher Essays by Arabinda Basu (Publisher: Centre for Sri Aurobindo Studies, Kolkata, in […]

An Old Tale with a New Twist

An Old Tale with a New Twist

1857 The Real Story of the Great Uprising by Vishnu Bhatt Godshe Versaikar & Translated by Mrinal Pande 1857 The […]

In the Mother’s Light

In the Mother’s Light

Book: In the Mother’s Light Author: Rishabhchand (Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department, Pondicherry. 383 pp, ISBN 978-81-7058-913-6, Rs 220) […]

The Mother: Her Miraculous Touch

The Mother: Her Miraculous Touch

Book: The Mother: Her Miraculous Touch (Photographs of the Mother and quotations from the Mother and Sri Aurobindo) (Publisher: Sri […]

Ravi Shankar – The Legend

Ravi Shankar – The Legend

11-12-12. On this day of Ravi Shankar’s passing, I feel deeply grateful for everything that he has done and has been to India, to […]

Husn-e-Haqiqi (Beauty of Truth)

When I first heard this song, I didn’t understand a single word and yet, it had me completely absorbed – […]

Wings of Life

In the world of Nature, nay, in the world of Man, there can be no life if it weren’t for […]

Milky Ways on Earth

Milky Ways on Earth

Book: I Too Had a Dream by Verghese Kurien as told to Gouri Salvi There are just so many incredible […]

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Sometimes you stumble upon a piece of writing which you instantly fall in love with and have this compelling need […]