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An SAS Journal (Blog). Updated fortnightly.

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Browse information on upcoming and past events and announcements from the Sri Aurobindo Society head office in Puducherry, India, as well as the SAS Branches and Affiliated Centres. Also, catch up on news from SAS worldwide. Read wide-ranging articles in our blogs and e-zines. To keep yourself up-to-date of all the events happening, subscribe to our monthly eNewsletter AuroNews containing all these events, published around 10th of every month.

SAS UPCOMING EVENTS

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Aug 16–22, 2017

Savitri Study Sessions by Dr Alok Pandey

Dr Alok Pandey will continue with the Study Sessions on Sri Aurobindo's epic Savitri—A Legend and a Symbol (continuation from Book 7) from August 16 to 22, 2017, at the Society House Hall, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry | Sri Aurobindo Society

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Aug 20–30, 2017

SAIIIHR Camp for Treatment of Lifestyle Diseases

From August 20 to 30, 2017, Sri Aurobindo Centre for Homeopathy (SACH) is organizing a workshop at Society House, Puducherry, for management of lifestyle diseases/illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol disorder or hypothyroidism. People prone to such diseases will get homoeopathy treatment along with auxiliary therapies including yoga, nutrition and diet.

Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry | Integral Health - SAIIIHR

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Sep 9–10, 2017

Two-day Sanskrit Workshop – Level -I

A ‘Two-Day Sanskrit Workshop – Level-I’ will be organized under the banner of SAFIC, Puducherry, by Dr. Y.N. Rao, a renowned linguist on September 9 and 10, 2017, in Bengaluru.

Bengaluru, Karnataka | Indian Culture - SAFIC

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Sep 16–17, 2017

Living Within Study Camp—‘Stress and Growth’

Sri Aurobindo Centre for Advanced Research (SACAR) and NAMAH—The Journal of Integral Health are jointly organizing a ‘Living Within’ Study Camp on September 16–17, 2017, titled ‘Stress and Growth’. The Camp is open to all.

SACAR, 39 Vanniar Street Vaithikuppam, Puducherry | Integral Health - SAIIIHR

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Oct 16, 2017

One-Day Retreat on ‘Integral Wellness’

Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM) is organizing a one-day retreat for holistic well-being, titled ‘Integral Wellness’ on October 16, 2017 at Society House, Puducherry. All are welcome!

Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry | Integral Management - SAFIM

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Oct 10–14, 2017

SVADHYAYA: Workshop on the Upanishads

From October 10 to 14, 2014, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), an initiative of Sri Aurobindo Society, is organizing its annual SVADHYAYA workshop for facilitating the study of the Upanishads. The aim is to distinguish the essential and living messages and insights, all that which humanity has to seize for its perfection and its highest spiritual welfare.

Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry | Indian Culture - SAFIC

 

SAS ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

SAS PAST EVENTS

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ICIE Workshops at AuroSchools in Bengaluru

The ICIE team of Shivakumar and C. N. Shanker visited the two AuroSchools in Bengaluru from May 29 to June 2, 2017, with the objective of understanding and contributing to the education imparted at these schools. They interacted with the teachers and staff, witnessed the functioning of the schools, and then conducted workshops on Integral Education.

View Info | May 29–Jun 2, 2017

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Special Initiatives

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Sri Aurobindo Society has a large number of branches and affiliated centres in India and abroad engaged in a variety of activities. Some of the programmes carried out at Noida Branch in July 2017 include Guru Purnima Celebrations, Talk under ‘Lifestyle’ series and other regular programmes such as Savitri Study Circle classes, meditation and Bhagavad Gita classes and Yoga sessions.

View Info | July 2017

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Special Initiatives - Sri Aurobindo Society

Centres & Branches—NAIROBI Various Events

Sri Aurobindo Society has several branches and affiliated centres in India and abroad engaged in a vast array of activities. Some of the programmes carried out through July 2017 at Nairobi Centre at Kenya include 14th Anniversary of the Enshrinement of Sri Aurobindo’s Relics at the Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, Nairobi and distribution of booklets with teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

View Info | July 2017

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SAFIC Various Programmes

In July and August 2017, Dr Sampadananda Mishra, Director, SAFIC attended and conducted several programmes in Puducherry, New Delhi and Gurgaon. The programmes spanned subjects such ancient Indian scriptures (including Vedas, Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, etc.) and importance and relevance of Sanskrit.

View Info | July–August 2017

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KAVAYAH—An exhibition on the Classical Sanskrit Poets of India

From July 16 to 24, 2017, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) organized KAVAYAH—An Exhibition on Classical Sanskrit Poets. Through this Annual Exhibition, SAFIC made an attempt to present some eminent poets whose works have made a great impression in the literary world of Sanskrit.

View Info | Jul 16–24, 2017

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Integral Education - ICIE

Five-day Theatre Arts in Integral Education Camp

From July 3 to 7, 2017, a five-day ‘Theatre Arts in Integral Education Camp’ was held for Master Resource Persons of the Ministry of Education, Puducherry. Conducted by Ravi Shanker and Kiran – both practitioners in the field of Integral Education at Sri Aurobindo Society – 20 participants underwent a transcendental journey via this camp. It was held at three venues in Puducherry, namely, DSE Complex, Society Hall and SAS Sharanam Amphitheatre.

View Info | Jul 3–7, 2017

 

SIGNIFICANT DATES

  • Darshan Days

    On these days, there is a collective meditation in the Ashram at 6 am. People can visit Sri Aurobindo's room on all the Darshan days and the Mother's room on every 21 February.

    Besides the mentioned Darshan Days, visit to the Mother’s room is allowed on 17 November and visit to Sri Aurobindo’s room is allowed on 5 December.

  • 1st January
    There is a collective meditation at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in the morning at 6 am along with music specially composed for this occasion.
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