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An SAS Journal (Blog). Updated fortnightly.


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.



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


August 14, 2017

Workshop on ‘Happiness’

Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM) is organizing an experiential workshop on ‘Happiness’ at Society House, Puducherry, on August 14, 2017.

Society house, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry | Integral Management - SAFIM


Jun 23–25, 2017

Sambhuti: The Secret of Conscious Maternity and Parenting in Spiritual Light

SAFIC is organizing a workshop on ‘The Secret of Conscious Maternity and Parenting in Spiritual Light’, based on the materials available in the ancient Indian scriptures and the writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, on June 23–25, 2017, at Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry.

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


Oct 2–9, 2017

Rainbow Dreams – All India Children’s Camp

“Rainbow Dreams” – an All India Children’s Camp – is being organized by Sri Aurobindo Society for children aged between 8 and 12 years. Please note the new dates: The camp will now be held from October 2 to 9, 2017, at Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry. The last day of registration is July 7, 2017!

Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry | Special Initiatives - Sri Aurobindo Society



  • Application for a Branch at Navi Mumbai
    The City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra (CIDCO) has advertised a scheme of offering plots in few locations in Navi Mumbai to spiritual organizations. Hence we humbly approach you to please help us by supporting Sri Aurobindo Society in its effort to obtain a centre at Navi Mumbai by supporting it. NO DONATIONS REQUIRED.
  • Darshan Card - April 24, 2017
    View or download the Darshan Message Card
  • New Book Release—Love for the Divine
    Love for the Divine is a compilation of guidance extracts given by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother to explain what the force of ‘Love’ is and how to extend and receive this pure virtue in its best form. This e-book is published by AuroPublications and is available for free download.
  • Darshan Card - February 21, 2017
    View or download the Darshan Message Card
  • Darshan Card - January 1, 2017
    View or download the Darshan Message Card
  • Darshan Card - December 5, 2016
    View or download the Darshan Message Card




Special Initiatives - Sri Aurobindo Society

Third International Yoga Day (June 21) Celebrations

On the occasion of International Yoga Day on 21 June, 2017, Sri Aurobindo Society organized a two-hour long session on yoga asanas in Pudhucherry, while the SAS Sultanpur branch hosted two programmes on June 20 and 21. More than 15 yoga enthusiasts participated in the Society House event in Puducherry, while more than 200 people attended the programme in Sultanpur.

View Info | Jun 21, 2017

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Indian Culture - SAFIC

Dhaturahasya—Unfolding the Secret of Root-Sounds in Sanskrit

A four-day-long workshop was conducted by Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) that introduced the participants to the concept of root-sounds and seed-sounds, uniqueness of Sanskrit words, some technical aspects of word-derivation, and on using the system of root-sounds to understand the ancient scriptures.

View Info | Jun 14–17, 2017


Integral Education - ICIE

Workshop for Pre-primary (KG) Teachers of AMIS, Bengaluru

A three-day workshop was organized for pre-primary teachers of AuroMirra International School, Bengaluru, from May 29 to 31, 2017. ICIE Research Associate, Shanker, conducted the workshop and introduced several Integral Education concepts to the 10 teachers attending via indoor/outdoor games, group discussions and craftwork, among others.

View Info | May 29-31, 2017


Integral Management - SAFIM

Workshop ‘Managing Stress through Inner Poise’ for Schneider Electric India

Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM) conducted its corporate wellness workshop, titled ‘Managing Stress through Inner Poise’ for senior executives at Schneider Electric India Pvt. Ltd., Gurgaon, on May 31, 2017.

View Info | May 31, 2017


Integral Management - SAFIM

Workshop on ‘Rajarshi Leadership’

A 3-hour experiential workshop (boardroom wisdom) on ‘Rajarshi Leadership’ was conducted by Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Integral Management (SAFIM) for senior executives of PTC Finance Services Ltd. at India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on June 1, 2017.

View Info | Jun 1, 2017


Integral Rural Development - SARVAM

SARVAM Summer Camp 2017

From April 15 to May 30, 2017, SARVAM conducted a Summer Camp in two batches for the children that belong to the villages under their care and adoption. More than 1200 children, in the age group of 6 to 18, participated in the Camp. It was for the ninth consecutive year that the Camp was organized.

View Info | April 15–May 30, 2017



  • 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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