In this talk we touch upon the birth and early days of Sri Aurobindo in England, his becoming conscious of the revolutions that are coming and his own role in it.
A Talk by Dr Alok Pandey from the “Tuesday Talks” series
To put it paradoxically, when we do not listen to the Will of the Infinite consciously, gladly, then we are compelled to do it unwillingly, unwittingly by the action of countless infinitesimal forces around us. It is not a punishment but simply a course correction, a remedial measure for the earth’s sickness towards which we Read More
This talk takes an inspiring leaf from Sri Aurobindo’s tales of prison life. It is relevant especially in times as these when the world is experiencing turmoil, lockdown, uncertainty and fear.
The Mind worlds form a series of domains that climb from material existence right upto the Overmind peaks that look towards the Supramental Truth-Light. The little Mind is the first of this series. It is the mind with its power of division seen in the extreme.
Then pealed the calm inexorable voice:
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This is the world from which thy yearnings came.
It is said that there are people who are very intelligent, and others who are foolish. Why ?
Why? But, my child, there are all kinds of things in Nature! No two things are identical.
We must reconnect ourselves, reconnect not only with our own soul but also with the soul of Nature and the soul in all things. In this direction too we are being led by the secret Wisdom of Nature that has come garbed in the form of adversity.
A talk by Dr Alok Pandey (VIDEO)
Book-wise and canto-wise summary of Savitri in Hindi with Dr Alok Pandey. Sri Aurobindo Society, Jaipur Branch, Rajasthan, 2020.
And these words are addressed to the Earth and say to her: —Poor sorrowful Earth, remember that I am present in thee and lose not hope …
This talk is in the wake of the Mother’s first arrival to Pondicherry. We touch upon a little glimpse of Her life before coming here and then go on to a glimpse of Sri Aurobindo’s life before coming to Pondicherry as revealed in the book ‘Sri Aurobindo in Baroda’.
This is the second talk of a series centered around the Mother’s Prayers and Meditations. Here we take up the second meditation while battling through the crisis.
Given at the inaugural session of a flower exhibition in Savitri Bhavan, Auroville, this talk touches upon symbolism and spiritual significance of flowers as revealed by the Mother.