This talk touches upon a series of three questions about the Divine, the Undivine, and their relation in Creation.
A series of seven talks on Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri by Dr Alok Pandey.
This talk introduces us to the very first Canto of Savitri in Book One.
Anu Purani is the only daughter of the late A.B. Purani, one of Sri Aurobindo’s original disciples, who was the recorder of Evening Talks with Sri Aurobindo. … She was brought to the Ashram when she was an infant at which time she and her mother joined her father who was already in residence there.
In this reflection, Dr Alok Pandey takes up the question: What is the goal of this Yoga? ..
An opening talk of the eleven-part cycle, recorded in Auroville.
Our choice of a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet depends on four main factors. The first is a matter of habit, conditioning and taste. Generally, the body responds best to those things to which it has been habituated since childhood. Hence generally unless the situation demands it, such as a change Read More
Creation seemed, from this state a vast ocean rolling aimlessly below an indifferent sky. An irreconcilable opposition is thus experienced between world and God, creation and the Creator.
Human beings start their journey with some kind of a working conception of themselves and the world. Those with a little more awakened thoughts also form some conception of the Divine.
…. the Divine is everything. You can’t take a piece of the Divine and say, “This is the Divine.” And yet, in his spiritual consciousness each one has a perfect relation with the Divine
From the documentary series “The Mother. An inner story by Auroville pioneers”. In French, with English subtitles. Directed by Fred Cebron.
Early this morning I had another dream of the Mother. I dreamt that some time in the late afternoon I went to see her. From an outer room I passed into an inner one. …
Dr Alok Pandey on psychic and spiritual education for children.
This state which yogis may take for a final liberation is but a passage towards a yet greater Beyond. The sense and purpose of creation are missed out. The Force that built the worlds and the ecstasy of creation is not found there.
When I arrived at the Ashram in 1971, Champaklal was a rarely-seen, almost legendary figure. He had come to Pondicherry from Gujarat as a young man, worked closely with the Mother from the beginning, attended Sri Aurobindo personally for twenty-five years and then the Mother for nearly as long. I Read More
This talk takes up the early period of Savitri’s life as she prepares for her work and her mission.
One aspect which is given importance in Sri Aurobindo Ashram is service or seva. Any work, done in concentration and remembrance with offering it to the divine becomes sadhana and the way of liberation.
Anurakta, whose name was given by the Mother, and means Lovingly Devoted — One Enamoured, is a sensitive man with a round face and fair skin. His eyes are deep blue and though he speaks with a slight stammer he has great inner strength and possesses a highly developed capacity for mental concentration.
The sole purpose of the law of karma is to perfect ourselves and through us the world around us. The more we are attuned to the higher and highest state the more we engage and collaborate in fulfilling this purpose. On the other hand, the more we deviate from this truth, the more we add up to the chaos and confusion.