Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC)

Celebrating 150th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo (1872-2022)

Topic: Sri Aurobindo — The Rishi of India’s Renaissance 

Date: 12 August 2020 | Wednesday | Time: 7.00 PM to 9.30 PM IST

Overview of the Webinar

As you know 15 August 2022 is Sri Aurobinod’s 150 Birth Anniversary and India’s 75th Independence Day. The Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), Sri Aurobindo Society, Puducherry, India plans to organize a series of lectures and seminars to simultaneously mark the 150th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo and the 75th year of India’s Independence. From August 2020 to August 15th 2022, the lecture/seminar series will unveil 12 principal domains from among the unique and profound contributions of Sri Aurobindo, to help understand the nature of India’s impending Renaissance and the pathways of human evolution as ‘an Adventure of Consciousness’ towards a ‘Life Divine’. Please have a look at the following page for details.

On 12 August SAFIC organized the first program in the series on the title “Sri Aurobindo – The Rishi of India’s Renaissance.” In this webinar, the following questions were addressed: Has India already had a Renaissance or does she need one now? In what ways would India’s Renaissance differ from the European Renaissance? What are the new dimensions that Sri Aurobindo added to the idea of Renaissance in general and Indian Renaissance in Particular and what was his vision of a New India?

Here are the Video links to the Program on 12 August:

Keynote Speech by Dr. David Frawley:

Panel Discussion:

For the detailed report visit:  Summary of 1st Webinar

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