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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 […]

Descent of the Avatar

Descent of the Avatar

The boy with the flute is Sri Krishna. The Lord descended into the world-play from the divine Ananda; his flute […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Shakti of Sri Aurobindo

The Shakti of Sri Aurobindo

I have been asked to speak about the Mother. How to speak about one whose movement is inscrutable even for […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Call to the Youth of India

Sri Aurobindo’s Call to the Youth of India

All great and new creation has to come from the youth.  And India at present needs such a new and […]

The Emergent Spiritual Evolution

A New Consciousness, a higher spiritual consciousness, is emerging out of the heavy drowse of earth-nature. The emergence is slow […]

The Mother’s Withdrawal

The Mother’s Withdrawal

(A talk given in Auroville, on 28th November 1973) It was last week that a friend spoke to me of […]

Old Spirituality and the New Way

Old Spirituality and the New Way

(This is a transcription of a talk given by Alok Pandey) There is a poem by Sri Aurobindo – ‘One […]

A New Paradigm of Man

A New Paradigm of Man

‘Yoga is nothing else but practical psychology.’— Sri Aurobindo Introduction and Scope Psychology is often defined as the science of […]

Spiritual Life in Mother’s Light

Spiritual Life in Mother’s Light

In the spiritual life, even more than in other fields since the possibilities and the pitfalls are greater here, a […]

The Mother: The Nature of Her Work

The Mother: The Nature of Her Work

“In the Divine, by the Divine all is transfigured and glorified; in the Divine is found the key of all […]

The Passing of Sri Aurobindo

The Passing of Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo left his body on 5th December 1950. We publish here an article written by K. D. Sethna in […]

The Day of Siddhi

The Day of Siddhi

In order to understand the importance of this day it is necessary to go back to Sri Aurobindo’s experience in […]

August 15: Its World-Significance

August 15: Its World-Significance

(This article by Amal Kiran was published on August 15th 1950 in the monthly journal Mother India. The sub-title read: “Pointers […]

Yoga, Psychology and the Indian Genius

Yoga, Psychology and the Indian Genius

India is well-known as the land of religion and philosophy. The spiritual masters of modern India like Sri Aurobindo and […]

Manifestation of the Supermind

Manifestation of the Supermind

In fact, a supermind is already here but it is involved, concealed behind this manifest mind, life and Matter and […]

The Mother’s Mission

The Mother’s Mission

The Mother was once asked when and how she became conscious of her mission, when and how she came to […]

The Sacrifice of Sri Aurobindo

The Sacrifice of Sri Aurobindo

1.26 am, December 5, 1950. A moment like any other, in a night like many a night – except to […]

The Last Embodied Darshan

The Last Embodied Darshan

(This was written by Amal Kiran (K.D.Sethna) in 1950, about November 24th and what it meant to him. It appeared […]

Meditation and Concentration

Meditation and Concentration

(This was a talk delivered at the “Intensive Awareness Camp” for Workers of the Society, 2008. We have refrained from […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings and Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings and Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s Teachings Sri Aurobindo’s teachings or vision of life revolves around the following three central ideas: Evolution of Consciousness […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (II)

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (II)

When one begins to walk on this path, it is alright to do some charity but we should not confuse […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (I)

Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga (I)

If we look at the earth from a cosmic standpoint, it will look like a small dot in infinity. And […]

Social Service, Philanthropy and Spirituality

Social Service, Philanthropy and Spirituality

Social service and philanthropy are normally considered as great altruistic activities which lead to moral and spiritual development. But Sri […]

The Need of a Spiritual Change

The Need of a Spiritual Change

At present mankind is undergoing an evolutionary crisis in which is concealed a choice of its destiny; for a stage […]

The Significance of 4’th April

The Significance of 4’th April

Calm was the day, and through the trembling air, Sweet breathing Zephyrus did softly play. – Spencer Such a day was […]

Future of Matter – VIII

Future of Matter – VIII

    Our human organism is not a disembodied spirit in some ethereal heaven, but an embodied Soul in a […]

Future of Matter  (VII)

Future of Matter (VII)

    Our human organism is not a disembodied spirit in some ethereal heaven, but an embodied Soul in a […]

Future of Matter – VI

Future of Matter – VI

    Our human organism is not a disembodied spirit in some ethereal heaven, but an embodied Soul in a […]