Category Archives: Sri Aurobindo

My New Book

My new book “Sri Aurobindo and the Cripps Mission” is finally out. This is a collection of essays and documents which show the various sides of the story of how Sir Stafford Cripps brought a proposal to India from the … finish reading My New Book

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New Book: Following in Their Footsteps

Only two weeks have passed since my second book came out but it feels as if it has been longer than that. “Following in Their Footsteps” is the fruit of nearly ten years of work- travelling, reading, writing, checking details … finish reading New Book: Following in Their Footsteps

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Hammersmith

On 24th July we took the train to Hammersmith and waited for the others. One by one our friends turned up and the group got bigger and bigger. By 11.30 we started walking towards the St. Paul’s Open Space, which … finish reading Hammersmith

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New Book

At long last and after much effort my first book is out. It’s a collection of my essays which came out in The Golden Chain. The text was already written but the experience of actually getting the book published and … finish reading New Book

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Manchester

We spent the day in Manchester. It took us about two hours by train to get there from London. We visited the Manchester City Art Gallery. To our disappointment we found nothing of the streets where Sri Aurobindo had lived, … finish reading Manchester

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Sir Stafford Cripps

All human knowledge is like a jigsaw puzzle. At first you know only a few things and by and by you add other bits of information because they connect with what you already know. It is a moment of great … finish reading Sir Stafford Cripps

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Sri Aurobindo’s Collected Poems

Sri Aurobindo considered himself to be firstly a poet, but ironically this aspect of his life remains the least known. Of all his poetic creations the most widely read is Savitri, but since that falls in the category of mantric … finish reading Sri Aurobindo’s Collected Poems

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Sri Aurobindo at Cambridge

Here are Sri Aurobindo’s own famous words which reveal something about himself and more particularly how he was conscious of his purpose in life right from his early youth. “I know I have the strength to deliver this fallen race. … finish reading Sri Aurobindo at Cambridge

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Blue Plaque

It was something that we will all remember for a long time. After all, we had been waiting for this moment for six years. At 2.30 this afternoon a blue plaque marking one of the houses where Sri Aurobindo had … finish reading Blue Plaque

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An Exhibition in London

One often wonders about why Sri Aurobindo remains so unknown in the world. Even in India those who have heard of him only know him as a yogi and when people speak of the Freedom Movement he is rarely mentioned. … finish reading An Exhibition in London

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