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Savitri Study Camp 19-01 “Introduction”

This is a video recording of the first class of Savitri Study Camp No 19 with Alok Pandey. The introductory session is primarily an overview of the Book 7 Canto 2, which was a subject of the previous Study Camp. It brings into focus the need for yoga, its real purpose. Savitri is the Avatara, an incarnation of the Divine Mother who has descended into the darkness to transform it into a figure of divinity.

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The Darkness hidden by darkness

in “Secret of the Vedas” Sri Aurobindo writes: We find this fundamental idea of the Vedic Rishis brought out in the Hymn of Creation (X.129) where the subconscient is thus described. “Darkness hidden by darkness in the beginning was this all, an ocean without mental consciousness . . . out of it the One was Read More

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Pralaya

Explaining unfolding of the Divine in a progressive creation, the Mother and Sri Aurobindo wrote: In fact in the history of our universe there have been six consecutive periods which began by a creation, were prolonged by a force of preservation and ended by a disintegration, a destruction, a return to the Origin, which is Read More

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The two Oceans

In “Secret of the Vedas”, Sri Aurobindo writes: The Veda speaks of two oceans, the upper and the lower waters. These are the ocean of the subconscient, dark and inexpressive, and the ocean of the superconscient, luminous and eternal expression but beyond the human mind. Vamadeva in the last hymn of the fourth Mandala speaks Read More

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The first steps of creation and the Four Asuras

In Questions and Answers (1953), The Mother gives the following reply to the question about origin of Gods and steps of creation: There is a very old tradition which narrates this. I am going to tell you the story as one does to children, for in this way you will understand: One day “God” decided Read More

“Auro-Ratna Award” to Prof. Manoj Das

“Auro-Ratna Award” to Prof. Manoj Das

The sixth “Auro-Ratna Award” given to Shri Manoj Das by Overman Foundation. Ceremony was held on Sunday, 15 November 2015 at the ‘Hall of Harmony’ in the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry, India.

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The development of Savitri’s inner being pp 360-362 (SH 187)

Savitri Class in Hindi with Alok Pandey (SH 187) 21st October 2015 at the Dining Room Hall, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India. Savitri Book Four “The Book of Birth and Quest”, Canto 2 “The Growth of the Flame”, Pages 360 – 362 Download/Listen at http://auromaa.org/savitri-classes-in-hindi/ Synopsis : The development of Savitri’s inner being The Divine Read More

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Victory of the Divine (HH 163)

Today during this week of Durga’s victory over the demons, we take a look at what Victory means in the eyes of the Divine and how we can participate in it.

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The Preparation of Nature pp 359-360 (SH 186)

Savitri Class in Hindi with Alok Pandey (SH 186) 14th October 2015 at the Dining Room Hall, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India. SAVITRI BOOK FOUR : The Book of Birth and Quest Canto Two: The Growth of the Flame, Page : 359 – 360 Download/Listen at : http://auromaa.org/savitri-classes-in-hindi/ Synopsis : The Preparation of Nature The Growth of Read More

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The Purpose of the Divine Descent pp 357-358 (SH 185)

Savitri Class in Hindi with Alok Pandey (SH 185) 7th October 2015 at the Dining Room Hall, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India. SAVITRI BOOK FOUR : The Book of Birth and Quest Canto One : The Birth and Childhood of the Flame Page : 357 – 358 Download/Listen at : http://auromaa.org/savitri-classes-in-hindi/ Synopsis : The Purpose Read More

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Water (HH 161)

There is an ordinary, scientific view of matter and there is a spiritual view of matter. It is interesting the Science itself has reached that critical threshold wherein it is entering the occult and spiritual realms through the backdoor. One such entry point is the ‘Electrical Theory of the Universe’ and the ‘Fourth Phase of Water.’