Prof Jagdish Vyas (1932-2009) is a well known figure in the Integral Yoga community. He has left behind a large legacy, having contributed to the community in multiple ways, including founding and shaping a major center of Integral Yoga in USA (SAYFNA), authoring or editing multiple books and magazines related to Sri Aurobindo and The Read More
Man the Thinking Animal. Circa 1934. Five handwritten manuscripts and one typed manuscript, the earliest contemporaneous with close-to-final drafts of “Transformation” and “The Other Earths”.
The Vedas are a living body of Knowledge. The body is a living Veda. Veda is the living body of knowledge that inspired the seers of Truth who saw in this world, hidden behind appearances, a secret All-knowing Wisdom, an occult Almighty Power at work. It is living in the sense that unlike a man-made Read More
Nirvana. August 1934. This sonnet was written while the texts of “Transformation” and “The Other Earths” were being prepared for publication in the Calcutta Review. It was published along with them in that journal in October 1934. There are two handwritten manuscripts and one typed manuscript of this poem.
“The Cosmic Past”, the 8th class of the Savitri Study Camp #18 with Alok Pandey. Savitri by Sri Aurobindo, Book 7 Canto 2, pp 476-479. Audio recording SE 185 is available for download or streaming at www.auromaa.org/savitri-study-camps/
Five talks, aimed at all interested in a healthier life pattern and natural and self-healing line of treatment. They were delivered as part of the 8th “Living Within” Study Camp at SACAR, along with talks by Dr. Falguni Jani. Title – Click to Listen Time Download TE 115 An Integral Approach to Body, Health and Read More
A talk by Alok Pandey “Birthdays and the Cycles of Time”. For audio recording go to http://auromaa.org/birthdays-and-the-cycles-of-time-te-129/
This sonnet was published in the Calcutta Review in October 1934. Its first draft occurs just after the first draft of “Transformation”, which is dated 16 October 1933; thus it belongs, in all probability, to the year 1933.
Audio recording of the talk at 2016 Integral Yoga Retreat in Greenville, SC. Play / Download (128kbps) / Download (48kbps)
The yoga of Sri Aurobindo, also known widely as the Integral Yoga, is a yoga of Earth transformation. The aim of this yoga is not an escape from life or a shunning of worldly existence, but a radical change in our life even while living amidst it. Traditional yoga views life either as an illusion Read More
Dr Sampadananda Mishra shares his thoughts and experiences on practice of the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. In a very simple and clear language, Dr Mishra addresses a small group of devotees and offers a personal prospective on everyday life challenges and how they can be approached in the spirit of Purna Yoga. Read More
This is the 7th class of the Savitri Study Camp No 18 with Alok Pandey. Book 7 Canto 2, p 476 Audio recording SE 184 is available at www.auromaa.org/savitri-study-camps/
This sonnet was published in the Calcutta Review in October 1934. Two months earlier, Sri Aurobindo asked his secretary to type copies of this poem and three others (“The Other Earths”, “The World Game” and “Symbol Moon”) from the notebook in which they and others had been written.
On the title page of Savitri you will find description which calls it ‘A Legend and a Symbol’. The legend of course is the story of Satyavan and Savitri, which is known to all of us in its’ Puranic and popular version. The original story goes back to Mahabharata, where the Pandavas are spending a lot of time in the forest…