Outer form and inner value

“Evening Talks” is a record of Sri Aurobindo’s talks with his disciples during the two periods, 1923-1926 and 1938-1943. In the second chapter of the Gita, Arjuna asks Sri Krishna as to how does a person who is poised speak, sit and walk. This is a question which people have asked of spiritual personalities. It… Continue reading Outer form and inner value

Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita

Sri Aurobindo has paraphrased most of Bhagavad Gita’s Sanskrit verses into English. The e-book of the English version written by Sri Aurobindo can be here: https://www.auro-ebooks.com/bhagavad-gita/ I am sharing below some of the verses which I found meaningful: Chapter 2: Sankhya-Yoga Chapter 2/Verse 11: The Blessed Lord said that the enlightened man does not mourn… Continue reading Meaningful verses from the Bhagavad Gita

Beyond Time and Space

Can one go out of Time and Space?When one goes out of manifestation, we can go out of Time and Space. The moment the objective world was created, time and space were also created. To go out of it one must return to the origin that is go out of manifestation. So from the very… Continue reading Beyond Time and Space

The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

There are moments when the Spirit moves among men. There are other times when men are left to act on the basis of their own egoism. The first period is when a little effort produces great results and changes destiny. The second are times when hours of labor produces little result. It is true that… Continue reading The Hour of God is the hour of the unexpected

The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo has written a poem titled “The Fear of Death”. In this poem he describes Death as always hovering around our life and breath. And he asks why should we fear death? He says that death has a laughing face filled with the light of grace. He describes death as a lovely maiden collecting… Continue reading The Fear of Death – A Poem by Sri Aurobindo

The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo

Julian is hosting a banquet at his house. He has his friends both men and women attend the party and wine is served during the party. Julian remarks saying that the popular Gods should be denied but respected. For which Erinna replies that Julian has combined wine and women in the party. Julian replies to… Continue reading The Sole Motive of Man’s Existence by Sri Aurobindo

The Birth of Sin – A play by Sri Aurobindo

The Birth of Sin is a play written by Sri Aurobindo. Lucifer is the Angel of Power. He is talking to the Sun and asks him to lift his rays over the troubled flood. Lucifer insists that the Sun obey his command. The Sun questions Lucifer’s authority. He asks Lucifer as to who gave him… Continue reading The Birth of Sin – A play by Sri Aurobindo