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The Wisdom of Tibet

By the Dalai Lama Item # 990 064 168 pp pb$12.95 ISBN 0-940985-36-5 Item # 990 065 168 pp hb$19.95 ISBN 0-940985-38-1 The Heart of Compassion guides us step by step to an understanding of our human condition and how we can act to achieve a higher fulfillment than pure worldly enjoyment. He helps us […]

Vedic Astrology

Vedic Astrology, also known as Jyotish or Hindu Astrology, is the traditional astrology of India and stems from its spiritual and yogic culture going back thousands of years. It integrates karma and spiritual destiny with the unfolding of the current life of the individual. As such it goes far beyond the information generally provided by Western astrology. […]

David Frawley

David Frawley (Pandit Vamadeva Sastri) “David Frawley is one of the most important scholars of Ayurveda and Vedic Science today. I have great respect and admiration for his knowledge and the way he has expounded the ancient wisdom of the Vedas.” Deepak Chopra “Frawley is an Indian in an American body. The ease with which […]

Robert Kleinman

Robert Kleinman The constant throughout Robert Kleinman’s life has been a deep interest in the cosmos and the individual’s place in it. As he explains in his book, he was awakened to the wonders of the universe as a teenaged soldier during a spiritual experience on a WWII battlefield in France. After completing his Army […]

IWE Affiliations

The Institute works with the following organizations on an ongoing basis: • Sri Aurobindo Studies YouTube Channel • Sri Aurobindo Studies Daily Blog • Sri Aurobindo’s Writings Facebook Page • Institute for Wholistic Education Facebook Page • Lotus Press Facebook Page • Lotus Press (US publisher of Sri Aurobindo’s books and books on Ayurveda, Reiki and […]

The Mother

The Mother The Mother was born in Paris as Mirra Alfassa in 1878. She studied art, music and occult sciences in her early life, guided by spiritual experience at a very early age. In 1914 she met Sri Aurobindo in Pondicherry, India and in 1920 she moved permanently to Pondicherry to join him as his […]

Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo “The most vital issue of the age is whether the future progress of humanity is to be governed by the modern economic and materialistic mind of the West or by a nobler pragmatism guided, uplifted and enlightened by spiritual culture and knowledge….” Sri Aurobindo We are facing in today’s world an existential crisis. […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Psychology

The Psychic Being: Soul: Its Nature, Mission and Evolution by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother compiled by Dr. A.S. Dalal 223 pp Paper Back ISBN: 0941524566 The present compilation is an attempt to bring together in one volume the manifold teachings pertaining to the psychic being which are to be found in the numerous works […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Books

Sri Aurobindo’s Main Works: The Life Divine 1113 pp Paper Back ISBN: 0941524612 The Life Divine explores for the Modern mind the great streams of Indian metaphysical thought, reconciling the truths behind each and from this synthesis extends in terms of conciousness the concept of evolution. The unfolding of Earth’s and man’s spiritual destiny is […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Teaching and Method of Sadhana

Sri Aurobindo’s Teaching and Method of Sadhana The following is from SABCL, Vol. 26, “Sri Aurobindo on Himself”, pp. 95-97. It also appears in the recent book The Mind of Light published by Lotus Press in December 2003. The teaching of Sri Aurobindo starts from that of the ancient sages of India that behind the appearances of […]