Past Events

SAFIC Special Lecture by Prof. Devdas Menon (IIT-Madras)

June 21, 2019 Location: Sri Aurobindo Society As part of its events to commemorate the 5th International Yoga Day, SAFIC organised a Special Lecture on June 21, 2019 by Prof. Devdas Menon of IIT-Madras. Prof. Menon’s inspiring lecture, titled “Looking for separate self….and never, never finding it.” Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Hon’ble Vice-chancellor of Pondicherry University …

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SAFIC Interaction with Auro Schools

June 13-14, 2019, Sri Aurobindo Society SAFIC team recently conducted two-day intense discussions with selected representatives from four Auro schools (Chandigarh, Patiala and Jodhpur and Bengaluru) on the theme: Incorporating Topics and Insights from Indian Culture into Curriculum. This interaction was part of a programme organised by Shri Pradeep Narang, Chairman, Sri Aurobindo Society. Representatives …

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Special Lecture at Pondicherry University: “Human Elements in Online Teaching”

June 3, 2019 The UGC–Human Resource Development Centre (UGC-HRDC) at Pondicherry University invited Dr. Beloo Mehra, Senior Associate – SAFIC, to deliver a special lecture at the UGC-HRDC: Academic Staff College. This lecture was organized on June 3, 2019 as a part of the HRDC Refresher Course on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and e-Learning …

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Special Lecture at Pondicherry University- “Indian Perspectives on Education”

22-May-2019 Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Pondicherry University The Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) of University Grants Commissions (UGC) at Pondicherry University invited Dr. Beloo Mehra, Senior Associate, SAFIC, to deliver a special lecture as part at the UGC–HRDC Academic Staff College. This lecture was organized on May 22, 2019, as part of the HRDC …

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SPANDANA—Feeling the Pulsation of a Divine Language: Biannual Sanskrit Workshop

From 20-May-2019 to 25-May-2019 Location: Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry स्पन्दनम्—Feeling the Pulsation of a Divine Language: Biannual Sanskrit Workshop is the advanced (second) level of an intensive Sanskrit course offered by SAFIC to those who are interested in learning this language in depth, both in its spoken and written form. This year, the …

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SAFIC Sanskrit Study Camp for Children at Kalarigram

From 01-May-2019 to 15-May-2019 Location: Kalarigram Campus, Edayanchavadi, Puducherry Kalarigram is a traditional school teaching Kalaripayattu (an ancient Indian martial art that also practices time-honoured methods of healing), established in 1950, situated amidst serene, green surroundings at Edayanchavadi. Headed by Guru Lakshmanan Gurukkal, the institution also serves as a resource centre for learners from various …

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Leadership Training Retreat for Teachers of MR Seth Jaipuria School

From 17-Apr-2019 to 20-Apr-2019 Location: Society House, Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry From April 17 to 20, 2019, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) coordinated a Teacher Leadership Retreat for a group of 18 teachers and teacher-administrators of MR Seth Jaipuria School from Lucknow. The session topics, activities and other details for the retreat were …

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SAFIC National Seminar on Prenatal Education: Ancient Indian Perspectives

Start Date:11-Apr-2019 End Date:12-Apr-2019 Location:Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya (SCSVMV), Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu Institute:SAFIC Inauguration On April 11–12, 2019, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) and Department of Sanskrit and Indian Culture, Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswathi Vishwa Mahavidyalaya (SCSVMV) jointly organized a ‘National Seminar on Prenatal Education: Ancient Indian Perspectives’. The guiding idea behind this …

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National Workshop on Integral Education Organized by SAFIC and Pondicherry University

Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) recently conducted a 2-day National Workshop on ‘Sri Aurobindo’s Integral Education’ in collaboration with the School of Education (SOE), Pondicherry University (PU). This workshop was held on March 25–26, 2019 at the School of Humanities Building on the Silver Jubilee Campus of the university. The workshop planning took …

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