Past Events

Special Event at Raj Nivas: “Celebrating Freedom: Sri Aurobindo, India and Shakti”

Date: September 6, 2019 Venue: Raj Nivas, Puducherry September 6, 2019 marked an important day for Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), Sri Aurobindo Society. On this day, SAFIC was blessed to become an instrument for bringing Sri Aurobindo to Raj Nivas, Puducherry! On behalf of Hon’ble Lt. Gov. of Pondicherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi …

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Session on Indian Culture for children at Rajaji Vidyashram, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai

Date: August 27, 2019 Venue:Rajaji Vidyashram, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai As a part of their International School Accreditation (ISA) activity, Rajaji Vidyashram, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai takes the students to different places to for experiential learning. On 27th June, the students of class seven during their visit to Pondicherry had an opportunity to interact with …

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Unmeṣa: Explore, Evolve, Realise – Valedictory Ceremony

Date: August 22, 2019 Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry On the morning of August 22, 2019, Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), Sri Aurobindo Society, had the great privilege to welcome the Hon’ble Lieutenant-Governor of Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi at the Society House. Dr. Bedi was the Chief Guest for the valedictory ceremony of …

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Unmeṣa: Explore, Evolve, Realise – A Residential Study Camp for Indian-American Children

Dates: July 28-August 22, 2019 Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society, Pondicherry This is a brief report summarising the recently concluded 25-day residential study camp “Unmeṣa: Explore, Evolve, Realise” which was designed by Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC) in collaboration with Agastya Gurukulam. This unique camp which included 15 children, ages 13-18 from various parts …

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SAFIC Special Lecture by Sandeep Balakrishna, August 10

Date: August 10, 2019 Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry SAFIC organised its fourth Special Lecture of the year 2019 on August 10, 2019. The special invitee for this programme was Sandeep Balakrishna, who delivered an enlightening lecture titled “Luminaries from Modern Indian Renaissance: 1857-1947” Sandeep Balakrishna is a Bengalaru-based author, independent scholar, columnist and public …

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SAFIC Special Lecture by Prof. K. Ramasubramanian, August 3

Date: August 3, 2019 Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry SAFIC organised a special lecture by Prof. K. Ramasubramanian on August 3, 2019. The event opened with a brief welcome address by Dr. Sampadananda Mishra, Director, SAFIC, who also introduced the speaker. Prof. Ramasubramanian is Professor at IIT Bombay in the Cell for Indian Science and …

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An Orientation Event for M.Ed. Students from Pondicherry University

Date: July 29, 2019 Venue: Sri Aurobindo Society On July 29th, SAFIC organised and hosted a special orientation event for a group of 50 Master of Education (M.Ed.) students who are currently attending a one-week Capacity Building Workshop on Research Skills and Methodology sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI, conducted by School …

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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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