The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
The Power of Inner Attitude
The foundation of life is built upon having the right attitudes. These attitudes cultivate optimistic thoughts, influencing one’s actions in a positive manner. By combining the right attitudes with good inner qualities, such as optimism, confidence, cheerfulness, faith and hope, individuals can attain a state of fulfillment and success. Read M.S. Srinivasan’s ‘The Power of Inner Attitude’ and find out for yourselves.
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.
Most of the difficulties that people have are due to a lack of control over their actions, and their reactions to the actions of others.
– 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
Workshops organized by NAMAH, the Journal of Integral Health
‘Decolonizing the Indian Mind’; for India to become the Spiritual Guru of the whole world, its mind has to be decolonized. Join us online in this insightful and fascinating six-day series that begins on 24th July 2023 with Gitanjali and find out where and how, in the light of Sri Aurobindo, this radical action demands implementation and fruition.
‘Align Your Will’: This workshop that begins on 10 August 2023 is for those who aspire for progress, because if true progress is the aim, then one must learn to align his/her will. Enroll for this three-day online and live workshop that begins on August 10, 2023 to understand how aligning ones will through Integral Yoga is possible.
Breaking Barriers to Voice Out Success Stories
SARVAM and LTFS (L&T Financial Services) have joined hands to implement a successful digital literacy project across the 20 villages where SARVAM functions. Continuing their mission, LTFS has now launched a new project in Madurai. As part of the inaugural festivities, two Digital Sakhis were invited to share their inspiring success stories. To learn more about their journey and the ongoing initiatives, read on.
Puthiya Piravi – The Transformation
On International Yoga Day, with great excitement we released our documentary film, ‘Puthiya Piravi’, the Tamil-dubbed version of ‘The Transformation’ in English and ‘Naya Janma’ in Hindi on our YouTube Channel. We request you all to shower your support by subscribing to our YouTube Channel and by watching the Tamil Documentary Puthiya Piravi.
Sri Aurobindo and India of the Future
AuroBharati is hosting a special interactive session and discussion titled ‘Sri Aurobindo and India of the Future’. The event, taking place on 24 July 2023, at 4 p.m. at the Society House will be led by Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, a noted academic and cultural historian. All are welcome to attend!
Yoga & Youthfulness
AuroYajna's ongoing series titled "Towards Self-Perfection" will focus on the theme of 'Yoga & Youthfulness' this month. From July 17 to July 21 2023, AuroYajna invites all to join them both online and in person. During this event, they plan to provide comprehensive nourishment for the human system, promote Integral Wellness in Yoga by harmonizing the body, mind and vital energy through Yogic practices. Everyone is welcome to participate and enjoy the illuminating experience.
A Date with the Forest Walk
With its bushy shrubs, medicinal herbs, green ponds, AuroVanam has now become the paradise of nature enthusiasts. A walk around AuroVanam is now in the bucket list of many. Following a week-long tiring work, people prefer to spend their weekends amidst flourishing flora and fauna. AuroVanam is an easily accessible and affordable location for such nature lovers. A nature walk was organized on 25 June for such aspirants, and following the highly encouraging response from all the participants, the Society plans to conduct these nature walks on a regular basis.
Seeds of Light
Seeds of Light is an aesthetically produced booklet containing 101 inspiring thoughts compiled from the writings of the Mother. As an offering on her 145th Birth Anniversary, AuroMedia has taken the initiative of converting this print media into visual media. You are invited to watch the 11th video of this series. Stay with us to watch the other videos which will be shared in the future.
Sri Aurobindo: A New Dawn
Best wishes by Dr. Alok Pandey
Dr. Alok Pandey, an author, prolific speaker on Sri Aurobindo & the Mother, editor of the All India Magazine and the founder-editor of NAMAH (the Journal of Integral Health) extends his best wishes to the Animation Film. Watch the video!
The Film will be released on 15th August 2023. Follow us for the FILM LAUNCH details on:
Collaborate in making this Inspirational Film!
AuroPublications, the publications division of the Sri Aurobindo Society, publishes spiritually themed books and creates multimedia and audio-visual products with deep insights and values. There is a special focus on Integral Yoga and the vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Book for this Fortnight
Education of the Future
AuroPublications, the publications division of the Sri Aurobindo Society, publishes spiritually themed books, e-books and audiobooks and creates multimedia and audiovisual products with deep insights and values. There is a special focus on Integral Yoga and the vision of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Education of the Future – this book is a part of the Integral Education Series and provides a fresh approach to education based on a spiritual vision. It contains articles by various authors and from Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
On Women - Compiled from the Writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother
One of AuroPublications’ most popular titles, On Women is Compiled from the Writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. First published in 1978, this extremely significant book presents an altogether novel and insightful perspective to this critical but highly misunderstood subject of feminism.
Meanwhile, Auropublications is slated to publish Light of Lights – An Anthology of Spiritual Poetry audiobook this August, which includes not only several well-known poems by Sri Aurobindo but many penned by Ashram Poets who wrote under the guidance of the Master. Watch out more updates on this.
Dose of Sunshine
(…is all we need to embrace life with a smile!)
Why did the bicycle fall over? It was two-tired of traffic!
What did the traffic light say to the car? “Don’t look, I’m about to change!”
Why did the scarecrow become a traffic cop? He was outstanding in his field!
Why did the traffic light turn red? You would too if you had to stop traffic all day!
Courtesy: Unknown sources
A Capsule of Good News
Former Dump yards now Green Oasis
Jeeth Milan Roche, a Mangalore resident, quit his tech job to green the city, revamp dump yards and establish food forests. This is the environmental action we need. Let us all dedicate some time to clean up the garbage we’ve left on Mother Earth.