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“Elsewhere people try to find out various qualities in their Guru to prove him an Avatar; here some try to find out reasons to disprove even the possibility.”

“It is a modern Asram, that’s why!”[1]

“We are a little puzzled when you give your own example to prove your arguments and defend your views [...] what Avatars can achieve is not possible for ordinary mortals like us.”

“I do not know what the devil you mean. My sadhana is not a freak or a monstrosity or a miracle done outside the laws of Nature and the conditions of life and consciousness on earth. If I could do these things or if they could happen in my Yoga, it means that they can be done and that therefore these developments and transformations are possible in the terrestrial consciousness.”[2]

“The question was whether new faculties not at all manifested in the personality up to now in this life could appear, even suddenly appear, by force of Yoga. I say they can and I gave my own case as proof. I could have given others also.”[3]

“I repeat, the Divine when he takes on the burden of terrestrial nature, takes it fully, sincerely and without any conjuring tricks or pretence. If he has something behind him which emerges always out of the coverings, it is the same thing in essence, even if greater in degree, that there is behind others — and it is to awaken that that he is there.”[4]

(Medhananda:) “Only he has given a meaning to this universe.”[5]

Autobiographical Notes
"Sri Aurobindo: A Life Sketch"
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PDF (6 pages)
  Tales of Prison Life (excerpt)
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PDF (10 pages)

Articles about Sri AurobindoYear
The Coming of the New Force part 2 (Radio program)2017
The Coming of the New Force part 1 (Radio program)2017
News & Notes 660:A Prayer to Sri Aurobindo2016
Talk for Tibetan students (Radio program)2012
The Origin of Creation (Radio program)2011
Ritam "Some autobiographical poems and statements of Sri Aurobindo (1893 – 1944)"2010
=1 "And now some good news!"1971

Early Cultural WritingsCollected PoemsCollected Plays and StoriesTranslationsBande MataramKarmayoginRecord of YogaEssays Divine and HumanEssays in Philosophy and YogaThe Secret of the VedaHymns to the Mystic FireIsha UpanishadKena and Other UpanishadsEssays on the GitaThe Renaissance in India with A Defence of Indian CultureThe Life DivineThe Synthesis of YogaThe Human Cycle — The Ideal of Human Unity — War and Self-DeterminationThe Future Poetry with On Quantitative MetreLetters on Poetry and ArtLetters on Yoga — ILetters on Yoga — IILetters on Yoga — IIILetters on Yoga — IVThe Mother with Letters on the MotherSavitri — A Legend and a SymbolLetters on Himself and the AshramAutobiographical Notes and Other Writings of Historical InterestSri Aurobindos books height150.png

  1. Letters on Himself and the Ashram, p.400, 14 November 1935
  2. Ibid., p.402, 9 February 1935
  3. Ibid., p.405, 10 February 1935
  4. Ibid., p.418
  5. On the threshold of a new age with Medhananda, p.67

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