Today we touch upon some of Sri Aurobindo’s experiences in the Alipore jail, using several His poems.
This talk is centred around one of the major experiences of Sri Aurobindo with Lele Maharaj in Baroda. Today’s poems include Adwaita, Parabrahman, Nirvana and Surrender (their full text is listed inside).
We read today on the aspect of Sri Aurobindo of a revolutionary and worshipper of Kali.
Today we read several poems that mark a transition of Sri Aurobindo from a remarkable and brilliant person into a budding revolutionary and a yogi.
Today in the series “Sri Aurobindo’s Life through His Poems” we read some of the poems that reveal to us a beautiful divinely human side of Sri Aurobindo as the Lover of Humanity.
We read today some poems that reveal Sri Aurobindo’s love and growing identification with the soul of India.
Today we read some lines from early poems written by Sri Aurobindo in England, published in 1898 as a part of the book of poems “Songs to Myrtilla” [CWSA 2: 9-37]
We take up today the first published poem of Sri Aurobindo, which was printed in 1883 when the author was 10 years old. This poem in retrospect appears at once prophetic and autobiographical.
This poem reveals to us the coming of the Divine in a human frame. It is a Vedic imagery of the birth of Agni which upholds the Divine Will of the future.
Today we are looking at the poem “At the Hill-Tops of Silence”, which gives us a glimpse into the might and genius of Sri Aurobindo’s personality.
This is the first of a series of talks as an offering for the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo. In this series we glimpse his life through his poems.