The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease

- Sir William Osler

Ayurveda in the light of the Integral Yoga

The 1st of July is observed as National Doctor’s Day. Amongst many of the treasures that India has gifted to the entire world, Ayurveda, the nature-based school of medicine, is one of the most cherished ones. Dr. Swarupa Nishar, a renowned Ayurved, outlines the profound truth of Ayurveda, with a brief introduction to the innate aspects of Āyurveda. This article also demonstrates Ayurveda’s interesting foundational links to the philosophy of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, and thus its potential capabilities to support and enrich the efforts of those who are engaged in the sādhāna of the Integral Yoga.

Lights on Life

Pulses of truth that clears up life’s pathway and makes it a joyful and confident journey

Questions and Answers

Our ordinary life is fraught with doubts, confusions and questions on its various aspects. Our Questions and Answers section is a compilation of questions on multiple subjects, asked by aspirants to Sri Aurobindo and The Mother and the answers given by Them. Please visit - an answer may be awaiting you, even if you do not have a question.


A broad mind, a generous heart, an unflinching will, a quiet steady determination, an inexhaustible energy and a total trust in one’s mission—this makes a perfect doctor
-The Mother


On life’s journey, we are sometimes struck by a distressing obstacle in our path, numbing our strength and capacities to move ahead. Or it could also be a strong aspiration that blindly seeks an expression. At these times, if we concentrate and sincerely search for an inner guidance, it does somehow reach us through some means and a path opens up, almost like miracle! If you are in a situation like this, try our Guidance section and see if it helps. Do share your experience with us.

Events and Announcements

Glimpses of recent activities at SAS

Increase your Vitality

Our vital centre is the fount of our life-energy. During the 6-day workshop, the pioneering life-coach and medical doctor, Dr. Debabrata Sahani, helped the participants discover the key to establish and maintain a perennial positive source of vital energy through Integral Yoga practices

Vaccination drive

The mounting number of COVID cases in Puducherry is a matter of deep concern. In order to augment Government’s efforts towards a 100% vaccination, Sri Aurobindo Society organized a one-day vaccination camp for its employees and families in its premises. A great responsibility fulfilled by Society to its people. And to the nation in controlling the pandemic spread

Young India Awakes to the Indian Spirit

As part of ‘Synthesis – A Summer Immersion Programme’, organised by the School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Auro University, Dr. Beloo Mehra addressed its students and faculty members of Auro University on a very relevant theme titled, ‘Young India Awakes to the Indian Spirit’.


SARVAM celebrated International Day of Yoga with an eager group of 120 children at the Satyam Campus, Poothurai village. Some of the children gathered in the campus and many more attended the sessions through the digital media. The on-going pandemic had to bow down to the contagious enthusiasm of the young participants.

Dose of Sunshine

(…is all we need to embrace life with a smile!)

Potion of Laughter

Miss Traveling? Pack your bags. Here is a ticket to a hilarious tour of travel-humor. The pandemic can wait outside while you enjoy the ride!

How can you tell elephants love to travel?
They always pack their own trunk!

Where do sharks go on vacation?

Where do sheep go on vacation?
The Baaa-hamas!

Where do hamsters go on vacation?

What do frogs like to drink on a hot summer’s day?

How do rabbits get to their holiday destination?
By hare-plane!

What did the pig say on the beach?
I’m bacon!

Where do cows go on vacation?
Moo York!

What happens when you wear a watch on a plane?
Time flies!

A Capsule of Good News

Facing rejections? Feel Inspired!

Sumit Agarwal of Kolkata was rejected by six companies in his job search. Instead of giving in to desperation and depression, Sumit opted for self-reliance to prove his worth. The scenario quickly changed from job-hunting to head-hunting for his own organization. If you have faith in yourself, the opinion of others matters little.