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  Sri Aurobindo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sri Aurobindo spent his life — through his vast writings and through his own development — working for the freedom of India, the path to the further evolution of life on earth, and to bring down what he called the Supermind to enable such progress.
Sri Aurobindo was born Aurobindo Akroyd Ghose (pronounced and often written as Ghosh) in Kolkata (Calcutta), India, on 15th August, 1872.
Sri Aurobindo considered her his equal and because of her astuteness as an organiser, left it to her to plan, run and build the growing ashram.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sri_Aurobindo   (4008 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo - Political Life and Teachings - Integral Yoga [OrObin´dO gOsh]
Chattopadhyaya, D.P. Sri Aurobindo and Karl Marx : Integral Sociology and Dialectical Sociology, 1988
Aurobindo had sought to appeal to the 'reviving sense of manhood' of the Indian people and it was perhaps, not surprising that he found it difficult to identify himself with a path which he continued to perceive as 'passive'.
Sri Aurobindo's relatively short political life and his brilliant political writings exemplify a stage in the Indian freedom struggle - a stage that is common to many struggles of an oppressed people who seek to break the oppressive structures of their society.
www.tamilnation.org /aurobindo.htm   (8726 words)

  
 Biography - Sri Aurobindo —
Sri Aurobindo wished to bring the Divine into all aspects of life. For the last 40 years of his life he worked tirelessly for this goal of bringing down a new spiritual consciousness.
Sri Aurobindo followed his instructions to the letter and within 3 days he succeeded in completely emptying the mind and entered into a state of nirvana.
In turn Sri Aurobindo entrusted the organisation of the ashram to the Mother and under her guidance, which continued for nearly fifty years, the Ashram grew into a dynamic spiritual community.
www.writespirit.net /authors/sri_aurobindo/biography-sri-aurobindo   (2111 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
Aurobindo was born on August 15, 1872 in Calcutta's Hoogly district of West Bengal in East India.
Sri Aurobindo's teaching and his method of practice was not to develop any one religion or to combine the older religions or to form any new religion.
Sri Aurobindo at Ganganth (a place on the bank of the river Narmada) met Brahmananda, a contemporary yogi adept in Pranayam, just before his death when Keshavananda was there.
www.meta-religion.com /World_Religions/Hinduism/sri_aurobindo.htm   (1389 words)

  
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Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on August 15,1872.
Sri Aurobindo was a voracious reader and ventured, unaided, into the treasure-house of Sanskrit Literature and into Bengali, Marathi and Gujarati.
Sri Aurobindo believed that British rule in India was an alien imposition, that India was a living entity with its law of becoming founded in the Spirit, that this law had an inherent right to freedom and that it was possible for the dormant mass to awaken to this truth and overthrow the British.
www.sriaurobindocenter-la.org /AuroBio.htm   (1498 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo, yoga, the Mother, philosophy and religion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sri Aurobindo came to tell us: "One need not leave the earth to find the Truth, one need not leave the life to find his soul, one need not abandon the world or have only limited beliefs to enter into relation with the Divine.
Sri Aurobindo was born on the 15th of August 1872, in Calcutta.
At a very young age Sri Aurobindo had begun to feel strongly that a period of great revolutionary changes was emerging in the world and in India and that he was destined to play a part in it.
www.sriaurobindosociety.org.in /sriauro/sriauro.htm   (684 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo -- Overview, Biography,Life, teachings, philosophy, Summary,The Mother, supermind, integral yoga, psychic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sri Aurobindo believed that there is a future before us so utterly different than what we might expect, that there are forces and possibilities so staggering, that we must reevaluate our entire belief system, dismantle much of our intellectual underpinnings, and relearn a new vocabulary of life so we can understand this new future.
Sri Aurobindo called WWII "Mother's War" in that the Asuric [dark] forces working though the Nazis were trying to block the further progress of the spiritual Force on earth, which the Mother was the instrument of.
Sri Aurobindo's spiritual partner was Mira Alfassa, also known to her followers as “The Mother.” She was said to have been an incarnation of the Divine Mother, which in Indian metaphysics is essentially the intermediary being between the descending Spiritual Force and the earthly plane.
www.gurusoftware.com /GuruNet/AurobindoMother/Aurobindo.htm   (7258 words)

  
 Satprem on Sri Aurobindo
There is Sri Aurobindo the philosopher, and Sri Aurobindo the poet, which he was essentially, a visionary of evolution; but not everyone is a philosopher or a poet, much less a seer.
It had taken Sri Aurobindo fourteen years to cover the road of the West; it was to take him almost as much time to cover the path of India and to attain the "summit" of the traditional yogic realisations, that is, the starting point of his own work.
Sri Aurobindo soon realised that newspaper articles did not suffice to awaken a country; he began underground work which was to lead him to the threshold of the gallows.
www.tamilnation.org /aurobindo/satprem.htm   (2950 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo Ghosh
Sri Aurobindo was a genius in history and poetry, a scholar in English and Latin.
Sri Aurobindo, the prophet of Indian nationalism, was one of the pioneers of political awakening in India.
Aurobindo bore the rigours of the imprisonment, the bad food, the inadequate clothes, the lack of light and free air, the strain of boredom and the creeping solitariness of the gloomy cell.
www.dlshq.org /saints/aurobindo.htm   (1608 words)

  
 SRI AUROBINDO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sri Aurobindo was a political activist, Indian Yogi, and spiritual master, who first came to prominence in India's struggle for independence from the British, in an extremist nationalist movement in 1908.
Aurobindo's ultimate belief was in the spiritual nature of all reality, which he described as being, consciousness, and bliss (sat-chit-ananda).
Sri Aurobindo was a mystic who achieved his ascending levels of consciousness through yoga and meditation.
www.gaiamind.com /Aurobindo.html   (485 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950) was born in Calcutta on 15 August, and educated at a christian convent in Darjeeling.
Sri Aurobindo's teachings are interesting, indeed unique for a major Indian philosopher, in that he presents a very theosophical-anthroposophical cosmology, involving specific planes of existence, subtle psychic faculties, spiritual entities, and long processes of evolution.
The Intermediate Zone - from a letter by Sri Aurobindo to a disciple - in my humble opinion this is one of the most (if not the most) most profound and insightful descriptions of the occult realities and the dangers on the spiritual path ever written.
www.kheper.net /topics/Aurobindo/SriAurobindo.htm   (672 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo —
Because of his radicalism, in 1908 Sri Aurobindo was arrested on suspicion of being involved in a bomb plot and was remanded in Alipore jail.
It was here in jail that Sri Aurobindo had significant spiritual experiences, he became aware of a divine inner guidance and also realised the omnipresence of God even in a darkened prison cell.
Instead Sri Aurobindo affirmed that all life is Yoga; through a conscious aspiration it is possible for man to evolve into a higher consciousness – a consciousness of truth and inner harmony.
www.writespirit.net /authors/sri_aurobindo   (559 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on 15 August 1872.
After the Partition of Bengal in 1905, Sri Aurobindo quit his post in Baroda and went to Calcutta, where he soon became one of the leaders of the Nationalist movement.
Sri Aurobindo had begun the practice of Yoga in 1905 in Baroda.
www.sriaurobindoashram.org /ashram/sriauro/index.php   (314 words)

  
 The Auromira Centre - Sri Aurobindo - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sri Aurobindo returned to India after his studies in England, landing at Apollo Bunder, Bombay on 6th February 1893.
On 24th November 1926 the Sri Aurobindo Ashram emerged with the Mother and Sri Aurobindo at its centre - not a retreat for ascetics and retired men but the seat of an enduring spiritual experiment which works for the transformation and perfection of life instead of its rejection.
Sri Aurobindo affirms that all life is Yoga, that man has a greater destiny awaiting him, and through a conscious aspiration he can evolve into a higher being and open himself to a new consciousness which he called the Supramental.
www.auromira.org /website/sriaurbio.html   (671 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo - Integral Wiki
Sri Aurobindo spent his life—through his vast writings and through his own development—working for the freedom of India, the path to the further evolution of life on earth, and to bring down what he called the Supramental Truth Consciousness Force to enable such progress.
Sri Aurobindo was born Aurobindo Akroyd Ghose (usually pronounced and often written as Ghosh) in Kolkata (Calcutta), India, in 1872.
It was there Sri Aurobindo saw the convicts, jailers, policemen, the prison bars, the trees, the judge, the lawyer etc., in the experience and realization of Narayana, a form of Vishnu.
integralwiki.net /index.php?title=Sri_Aurobindo   (2607 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: Integral Yoga - Sri Aurobindo
In 1907, Sri Aurobindo was prosecuted and acquitted of sedition in India because of his involvement with the reform Nationalist party, which he himself helped to create.
Finally, Sri Aurobindo faced the fact that his involvement in the movement was over and that he could lead it no farther.
Sri Aurobindo taught his followers to first reach self-realization, but then to bring in that new power of consciousness, which he called the supramental, and use it in daily life to change the way you see the world.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/sri_aurobindo.html   (1773 words)

  
 Ken Wilber and Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo is too obscure for many people, because he uses too many words and it puts people off; to say nothing of the subtlety of his concepts, which fall outside the pop-guru paradigm.
Wilber's Critique of Sri Aurobindo is the same as his critique of the Perennial cosmology in general.
Aurobindo called his yoga "Integral" (a term adopted by Wilber to describe his own All Quadrants All Levels and current stages) precisely because it involves parallel lines of development.
www.kheper.net /topics/Wilber/Wilber_on_Aurobindo.html   (4429 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
There Sri Aurobindo was a brilliant scholar, winning record marks in the Classical Tripos examination.
Sri Aurobindo was the first of the Nationalist leaders to insist on full independence for India as the goal of the movement, and for several years he lent all his considerable abilities and energies to this struggle.
The great originality of Sri Aurobindo is to have fused the modern scientific concept of evolution with the perennial gnostic experience of an all-pervading divine consciousness supporting all phenomenal existence.
www.auroville.org /vision/sriauro.htm   (680 words)

  
 SRI AUROBINDO KENDRA, DHARAMGARH
SRI AUROBINDO KENDRA is situated in DHARAMGARH in the district of KALAHANDI, ORISSA, INDIA.
The sacred relics of SRI AUROBINDO and THE MOTHER was installed by sadhaka Prof.
SRI AUROBINDO CENTRE OF INTEGRAL EDUCATION was established on 1979 to introduce the educational philosophy and integral education of Sri Aurobindo
geocities.com /sriaurobindokendra/home.html   (149 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo Ghose - Instrument of the Supramental
Sri Aurobindo pointed out that the divine force permeates all matter in a form that we generally call nature.
It was she who inherited the mantle of Sri Aurobindo's spiritual leadership and ran the ashram while he secluded himself from the public and spent the remaining two and a half decades of his life in intense literary effort.
Aurobindo scrupulously followed the Yogi's direction to clear his mind of all thoughts with the result that he had a radical transformation in consciousness.
www.cosmicharmony.com /Sp/Aurobndo/Aurobndo.htm   (6689 words)

  
 Mother meets Sri Aurobindo
Aurobindo's answer was simply that this was indispensable for her development.
Aurobindo had given it to her without even intending to, just by occult communication and because of her total openness, which in their yoga would be called "surrender." Asked years later by Barin what had struck him the most when first meeting Mirra, Aurobindo would indeed say her self-surrender "so absolute and unreserved."
Sri Aurobindo was amply proving his theory that a yogi has to be able to turn his hand to anything.
www.collaboration.org /2000/spring/text/mother.htm   (4265 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
SRI AUROBINDO was born on August 15,1872, in Calcutta, India.
For 13 years Sri Aurobindo would be immersed in Western culture - which would eventually reward his academic prowess with abundant laurels.
This was the century of "positivism"; her father and mother were "all-out materialists," he a banker and a first-rate mathematician, she a disciple of Marx until the age of eighty-eight.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/swar/SAe.htm   (864 words)

  
 Sri Aurobindo
Sri Aurobindo died on 5 december 1950 in Pondicherry after having broken all direct contact with his disciples and appeared to the public only 3 or 4 times a year.
Retiring in 1926, Sri Aurobindo gave the responsability of the ashram to the "Mother", a french lady Mirra Alfassa born in Paris the 21 February 1878 and who arrived at Pondicherry in march 1914.
In 1953, the Mother has created the Sri Aurobindo International Educational Center in Pondicherry, a new and daring experience in the domain of education.
www.pondichery.com /english/sri.htm   (782 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Life Divine - U.S. Edition: Books: Sri Aurobindo,Aurobindo,Sa Ashram   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Sri Aurobindo, a contemporary of Sage Gandhi, helped to compliment Gandhi’s works and message to India and the World.
Whilst Sri Gandhi preached non-violence and world peace, Sri Aurobindo also left his philosophy to serve humanity evolution.
It seems to me, the wordings in written physical form is a limited tool employed, but was the best available for Sri Aurobindo at that time.
www.amazon.ca /Life-Divine-U-S-Sri-Aurobindo/dp/0941524612   (759 words)

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