Sri Aurobindo uses the image of dawn as a symbol his deeper vision of Savitri as an Avatara of the Divine Mother, Her Work and Mission.
Dawn arrives and darkness is cleaved to make a passage for her coming.
Sri Aurobindo reveals the nature of darkness that precedes dawn. This darkness is pregnant with a greater Light that is about to take birth. Such is the cosmic state before creation.
This talk is about the origin of Savitri as a mantra and its birth through Sri Aurobindo’s Consciousness.
An opening of the Savitri Study Camp with Dr Alok Pandey from August of 2007. The talk gives a general introduction to Savitri, its main characters and the core message.
If we earnestly pursue the search for the spiritual dimension of man (and his health), we find ourselves far removed from current ideas on the subject. Firstly, we must understand the spiritual dimension as consciousness entirely different from the mind, as well as moral, ethical and religious values. The moral and religious state of mind Read More
An integral view of illness demands an integral cure, provided our patience allows it. For living in an age of appearances, our view of power and control is equated with the capacity to alter appearances. It has its meaning though. For appearance is the last step through which a web is woven by the pattern Read More
There is a poem by Sri Aurobindo – ‘One day’ (The Little More) – and it reminds me somehow of the great work done by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother – One day, and all the half-dead is done, One day, and all the unborn begun; A little path and the great goal, A touch Read More
If we look at the earth from a cosmic standpoint, it will look like a small dot in infinity. And if we look at man from that point, he may be like a little ant or even less than that. Yet there is something special about this man. That’s the first thing Sri Aurobindo tells Read More
A million years ago the animal sprawling in the swamps of Africa and Asia stood erect, – a marvel of Nature, and called himself man. He was man indeed characterized by something unique, that source of his rise over the animal world he inherited and paradoxically as it were, also the reason for his fall from Read More
A New Consciousness, a higher spiritual consciousness, is emerging out of the heavy drowse of earth-nature. The emergence is slow and often painful but steadily it is setting its feet upon earth and growing in the hearts and minds of men. The increasing thirst for the spiritual, the attempt towards reconciliation of the spiritual and the Read More
Is the body purely matter? How is it different from metal or mud? What is the link between a human being, his body and the matter of which it is formed? Seers, since ancient times have said that it is ’consciousness’ or the ’spirit-that-moves-in-all things’. This article explores this aspect deeply and gives us a Read More
… as a humble offering at the feet of the Divine Mother that we have initiated this project, this work on Savitri. Its justification is simply that we are moved by an inner inspiration to do so. Its fulfillment is to facilitate and deepen our engagement with Savitri.