Savitri Bhavan in Auroville is a centre dedicated to fostering a living sense of Human Unity through spiritual education based on the vision and teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. The central focus is Sri Aurobindo’s mantric epic Savitri : a legend and a symbol, which the Mother has called ‘The supreme revelation of Sri Aurobindo’s vision’.
Savitri Bhavan aims to gather and create, to house and make available all kinds of materials and activities that will foster a deeper appreciation of Savitri, of the lives, work and vision of
Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, and of the aims and ideals of Auroville, in a space that breathes the atmosphere of Savitri.
The English of Savitri 2 : Book Three, The Book of the Divine Mother
The second volume in a series based on classes led by Shraddhavan at Savitri Bhavan, aiming to assist understanding and appreciation of the mantric epic which the Mother has characterised as ‘the supreme revelation of Sri Aurobindo’s vision’.
272 pages, hard-bound Price Rs. 450 ISBN 978-93-82474-07-4
Also available as an e-book – for details see www.savitribhavan.org
Meditation with Hymns of the Rig-Veda translated by Sri Aurobindo
Weekly Vedic poetry reading of hymns from the Rig-Veda honouring different gods and goddesses
(such as Agni, Surya, Usha and the Divine Waters)
led by Nishtha
Savitri Bhavan, every Friday 5:30 to 7:00 pm
These weekly sessions include readings of Sri Aurobindo’s powerful English renderings of selected hymns to different Vedic godheads as published in The Secret of the Veda and in Hymns to the Mystic Fire, as well as recitations of the same hymns in the original (metrically restored) Vedic language. Interested participants may singly or collectively recite the selected hymns so as to get in direct touch with the Vedic Sanskrit.
(For those who would like to join these sessions but cannot do so on Fridays another day could also be found.)
New weekly course starting on Friday October 7
Exploring the Bhagavad Gita
Led by Dr. Jai Singh
The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most revered spiritual texts of India, and played an important role in the spiritual development of both Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
This course aims to share the Sanskrit verses one by one, with word by word explanations, as well as explanation of each verse as a whole in relation to the chapter it appears in and the text as a whole.
This course will take place in the Reading Room on Fridays from 3-4pm