Sri Aurobindo Integral Yoga Retreat,
Building Integral Life from 20-21 Jan' 2024

Tara didi and Anju didi were invited for the workshop titled,"Sri Aurobindo Integral Yoga Retreat Building Integral Life" was organized by The Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center (SAILC) from January, 20th to 21st, 2024 held in Surat, Gujarat.

Concept Note:

Exploring Sri Aurobindo’s Philosophy: Navigating the Complexity of Life and Consciousness In a world that is rapidly evolving and becoming more intricate each year, the need to make sense of life and its complexities becomes paramount. Sri Aurobindo's philosophy provides a profound lens through which we can address the profound questions of the 21st century, merging the cutting edge of science and philosophy.

Key Themes:

  • Sense making in Complexity.
  • Unraveling the intricacies of life and the world in an era of increasing complexity.
  • Integration of Science and Philosophy:
  • Finding answers to 21st century challenges by synergizing the frontiers of science and philosophy.
  • Elevating Consciousness:
  • Exploring pathways to enhance consciousness in a quest for a deeper understanding of existence.
  • Unity of the Universe:
  • Embracing the concept of everything in the universe as both a part and a whole.
  • Stages of Consciousness:
  • Understanding how each stage of consciousness shapes its unique world.
  • Practices for a Fulfilling Life:
  • Delving into practices and insights that facilitate a fuller, more effective, and joyful life.

The speakers in the retreat were :

  • Shri Hasmukh P. Rama is the Founder of JHM Enterprises and AURO University, Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center, South Carolina, USA and India. He is deeply devoted to the spiritual
  • Shree Tara Jauhar , born in is a distinguished writer and educationist from Delhi, dedicated to spreading the teachings of Indian philosopher Sri Aurobindo . As the Chairman of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi Branch, she oversees renowned educational institutions, including The Mother's International School. In 2022, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri for her lifelong commitment to literature and education.
  • Shri Manoj Pavithran grew up in Kerala and graduated as a production engineer in 1988. However, a deeper quest led him to Sri Aurobindo and started following Integral Yoga's path in 1989. He did post graduate studies in Product Design from the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, in 1993. After a short
  • Prof. Sharad Joshi is the Chairman of Sri Aurobindo Society, Baroda. He has held several prestigious positions, a few of them being ProVice Chancellor at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Advisor Public Services Examinations, and Expert Member AICTE National Board of Accreditation. Having a teaching experience spanning thirty years, Prof. Joshi has contributed equally to the academic milieu by authoring several articles and guiding four PhD students in Electronics as well. Prof.