Who - Poem by Sri Aurobindo Autoplay next video In the blue of the sky, in the green of the forest, Whose is the hand that has painted the glow? When the winds were asleep in the womb of the ether, Who was it roused them and bade them to blow?
Related organisations[ edit ] Sri Aurobindo Ashram has only one location. It does not have any branches. Sri Aurobindo Ashram — Delhi Branch is a Sri aurobindo organization, with its own administration.
The most important organisation also inspired by the vision of Sri Aurobindo is Aurovillean international township founded by the Mother and dedicated to human unity. Sri Aurobindo spent most of his time in writing and meditation.
The three or four young men who had followed him to Pondicherry in lived with him and looked after the household. Otherwise they were free to do as they wished.
The Mother and French writer Paul Richard met Sri Aurobindo in and proposed that they bring out a monthly review; but after the outbreak of World War I, they were obliged to leave India, and Sri Aurobindo had to do almost all of the work Sri aurobindo the review himself, helped a little by the young men who were living with him.
During these years there was a regular routine. The heads of the departments met the Mother in the morning and took her blessings and orders. She would meet the sadhaks individually again at 10 am and, in the evening at 5: In addition, four times a year Sri Aurobindo and the Mother used to give Sri aurobindo Darshans spiritual gatherings where the guru bestows blessings to thousands of devotees gathered to receive grace.
Today Ashramites live and work in more than buildings spread throughout the town. The central focus of the community is one group of houses including those in which Sri Aurobindo and the Mother dwelt for most of their lives in Pondicherry.
This white marble shrine holds, in two separate chambers, the physical remains of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Today, Pondicherry has become an important destination for spiritual seekers as well as tourists. Thousands of visitors from all over the world come to the ashram.
The visiting hours for the visitors are from 8 am to 12 noon and then again from 2 pm to 6 pm. For the whole being has to be trained so that it can respond and be transformed when it is possible for that greater Light and Force to work in the nature.
In Sri Aurobindo's yoga, the highest aim is the state of being one with the Divine, without the renunciation of life in the world. For such a fulfillment of the consciousness, the urge for perfection must not be confined to a few individuals.
There must be "a general spiritual awakening and aspiration in mankind" as well as "a dynamic re-creating of individual manhood in the spiritual type. As of January it keeps some publications in English in print, of which 78 are books by Sri Aurobindo, 44 books by the Mother, 27 compilations from their works, and 47 books by other authors.
These books are printed at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, which has been in operation since the s. SABDA also carries books relating to Sri Aurobindo, the Mother, and their yoga brought out by other publishers, making the number of English books on their list more than The Ashram also publishes books in 17 other European and Indian languages, for a total of more than publications.
The photographs of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother are printed in house and is available from Ashram reception service. Sizes are available to suit table top to large wall frames. Collected works[ edit ] The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo are being issued in 37 volumes, of which 34 have been published.
The Collected Works of the Mother have been issued in 17 volumes. Periodicals[ edit ] The Ashram publishes a number of journals relating to the philosophy and yoga of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
These are currently printed at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, though several were earlier brought out in other cities. The most important journals in English are: All India Magazine English and other languagesmonthly, Pondicherry Bartika Bengaliquarterly, Calcutta, since Srinvantuquarterly, Calcutta, since Governance[ edit ] During the early years of the community Sri Aurobindo and the Mother imposed very few rules on the sadhaks, because they wished them to learn to direct their lives by looking for the divine guidance within.
Afterwritten rules were circulated. The main rules were an absolute prohibition of alcohol, drugs, sex and politics. There were also a number of guidelines for the smooth functioning of the collective life of the community.
These rules were collected in Rules and Regulations of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, copies of which are given to all members. The Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust was established in to administer the community and its assets. The trust board consists of five Trustees, the first of whom were chosen by the Mother herself.
After her passing inthe trustees have chosen replacements by consensus.Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on 15 August At the age of seven he was taken to England for education. There he studied at St.
Paul's School, London, and at King's College, Cambridge. Sri Aurobindo information site providing background, philosophy, yoga and annotations on Sri Aurobindo's extensive writings. Sri Aurobindo: Sri Aurobindo (also spelled Shri Aurobindo), yogi, seer, philosopher, poet, and Indian nationalist who propounded a philosophy of divine life on earth through spiritual evolution.
His ‘integral’ yoga was characterized by its holistic approach and its aim of . Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist and freedom fighter, major Indian English poet, philosopher, and yogi. He joined the movement for India's freedom from British rule and for a duration (–) became one of its most important leaders, before turning to developing his own vision and philosophy of human progress and spiritual evolution.
Sep 11, · Sri Aurobindo's Gayatri Mantra, directed by Sunil. Pictures are from places on the internet, or given to me by people.
The mantra: Om Tat savitur varam rupam Jyotih parasya dhimahi Yannah satyena.
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