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Sri Aurobindo Ashram , Puducherry

One of the influential place in Pondicherry, this ashram was evolved for spriritual realisation founded by the Sri Aurobindo , one of the leaders of the Nationalist movement as well as a spiritual leader along with his collaborator the Mother. After Sir Aurobindo,The Mother carried on his work until November 17, 1973 and till now by many other spiritual peoples of the ashram

As depicted by the Mother, Sir Aurobindo was quite in both heart and mind, has a very observational  power and a strong positive vibrational force that he has achieved through Internal Yoga .


All quotes are from the Collected Works of the Mother.

Sri Aurobindo came upon earth to teach this truth to men. He told them that man is only a transitional being living in a mental consciousness, but with the possibility of acquiring a new consciousness, the Truth-consciousness, and capable of living a life perfectly harmonious, good and beautiful, happy and fully conscious. During the whole of his life upon earth, Sri Aurobindo gave all his time to establish in himself this consciousness he called supramental, and to help those gathered around him to realise it.
from Volume 12, On Education, p.116
(24 July 1951)

I have seen Sri Aurobindo doing this in somebody's head, somebody who used to complain of being troubled by thoughts. It was as if his hand reached out and took hold of the little black dancing point and then did this (gesture with the finger-tips), as when one picks up an insect, and he threw it far away. And that was all. All still, quiet, luminous...
from Volume 9, Questions and Answers 1957-58, p.254
(8 January 1958)

Sir Aurobindo was also a great writer who had written many works under the name of The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga , Savitri, Karmayogin,Bande Mataram — I–II,Essays Divine and Human,Essays in Philosophy and Yoga ,Vedic and Philological Studies and more.All his works and his history can be downloaded from the official website Sri Aurobindo

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IMPORTANT DARSHAN DATES  
ASHRAMS TIMELINE 
15 August 1872 Sri Aurobindo's birthday
21 February 1878 The Mother's birthday
24 April 1920 The Mother's final arrival in Pondicherry
24 November 1926 Siddhi day or the day of Victory
02 December 1943 The Mother inaugurates the opening of a new school
5 December 1950 Sri Aurobindo's Mahasamadhi day
9 December 1950 Sri Aurobindo's body laid to rest
29 February 1956 Day of the Supramental Manifestation
17 November 1973 The Mother's Mahasamadhi day
20 November 1973 The Mother's body laid to rest

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