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Works of Sri Aurobindo

Major Works of Sri Aurobindo

Title Pages Description ISBN
Bande Mataram (920 pp.) Early political writings, most of them editorials and articles from Bande Mataram, a Calcutta daily edited by Sri Aurobindo from 1906 to 1908. ISBN 81-7058-416-7
Essays On The Gita
(589 pp.) An exposition of the spiritual philosophy and method of self-discipline in the Bhagavad Gita. ISBN 81-7058-306-3
Hymns To The Mystic Fire
(506 pp.) Hymns to Agni from the Rig-veda, translated in their esoteric sense, with original Sanskrit text, a Forward, and an essay, "The Doctrine of the Mystics". ISBN 81-7058-415-9
The Secret Of The Veda
(581 pp.) A Study of the way of writing of the Vedic mystics, their philosophic system, their system of symbols, and the truths they figure; and translations of selected hymns of the Rig-veda. ISBN 81-7058-192-3
The Upanishads
(466 pp.) Sri Auobindo's translations of and commentaries on every Upanishad or other vedantic texts he worked on, with an introduction. ISBN 81-7058-280-6
The Foundations Of Indian Culture
(404 pp.) A defence of Indian civilisation and culture with essays on Indian spirituality, religion, art, literature and polity. ISBN 81-7058-304-7
The Human Cycle; The Ideal Of Human Unity; War And Self-Determination
(689 pp.) Social and political writings: the psychological evolution of human society; the possibility of the unification of the human race; the problem of war and the self-deter- mination of nations. ISBN 81-7058-281-4
The Life Divine
(1114 pp.) Sri Aurobindo's principal philosophic work, a theory of spiritual evolution culminating in the transformation of man from a mental into a supramental being and the advent of a divine life upon earth. ISBN 81-7058-003-X
The Supramental Manifestation and Other Writings
(530 pp.) All of Sri Aurobindo's shorter prose writings on philosophy and yoga written after 1910 and published during his lifetime. ISBN 81-7058-352-7
Essays Divine And Human
(580 pp.) Short prose pieces mostly on philosphy and yoga written after coming to Pondicherry and not published during his lifetime. ISBN 81-7058-365-9
The Mother
(500 pp.) Sri Aurobindo's most famous short work on the Divine Mother, with the letters on his spiritual collaborator, the Mother. ISBN 81-7058-373-X
The Synthesis Of Yoga
(899 pp.) Sri Aurobindo's principal work on Yoga; an examination of the traditional systems of yoga and an explanation of his own method of Integral Yoga. ISBN 81-7058-257-1
Letters On Yoga
(502 pp., 586 pp., 718 pp.) Three volumes of letters to disiciples in which Sri Aurobindo explains his teaching and method of spiritual practice and deals with problems that confront the seeker.
ISBN 81-7058-438-8 Part I
ISBN 81-7058-439-6 Part II
ISBN 81-7058-440-X Part III
On Himself
(512 pp.) Sri Aurobindo's notes and letters to disciples about his own life, his inner development through Yoga, his spiritual work, etc. ISBN 81-7058-407-8
Collected Poems
(631 pp.) Collection of over two hundred Poems, Lyrics, Sonnets, Long narrative poems, Poems in New Metres and an essay "On Quanitative Metre". ISBN 81-7058-333-0
Collected Plays and Short Stories
(1089 pp.) (Two volumes) Dramas of heroism and romance set in India, Persia, Norway and elsewhere. ISBN 81-7058-089-7
The Future Poetry
(307 pp.) A survey of the evolution of poetry and its future potential for inspiring men through the rhythmic word. ISBN 81-7058-253-9
Letters On Poetry, Literature and Art
(271 pp.) A collection of several hundred letters on the form and substance of poetry, sources of poetic inspiration, rhythm and technique, appreciation of art; etc. ISBN 81-7058-351-9
Savitri: A Legend and A Symbol
(818 pp.) (Revised Edition) Sri Aurobindo's major poetic work, an epic in blank-verse of about 24,000 lines in which a tale of the Mahabharata is made a symbol of the human soul's spiritual quest and destiny. ISBN 81-7058-341-1
ISBN 81-7058-401-9 Deluxe Edition
ISBN 81-7058-018-8 Pocket Edition

New Twenty-two Volume Edition

  1. Bande Mataram
  2. Essays on the Gita
  3. The Secret of the Veda
  4. Hymns to the Mystic Fire
  5. The Upanishads
  6. The Foundations of Indian Culture
  7. The Human Cycle -- The Ideal of Human Unity -- War and Self-Determination
  8. The Life Divine
  9. The Synthesis of Yoga
  10. Letters on Yoga - I
  11. Letters on Yoga - II
  12. Letters on Yoga - III
  13. Essays Divine and Human
  14. The Supramental Manifestation and Other Writings
  15. The Mother
  16. Collected Poems
  17. Collected Plays and Short Stories - I
  18. Collected Plays and Short Stories - II
  19. The Future Poetry
  20. Savitri
  21. On Himself
  22. Letters on Poetry, Literature & Art

Indology, Philolsophy & Metaphysics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Thought, Yoga, Education, Literature: Poetry, Drama, Literary Criticism.
15 x 23 cm; Hardbound in Cloth with P.V.C. cover; Over 13,200 pages


(36 pp.) An early essay both in Sanskrit and English
Isha Upanishad
(77 pp.) Eighteen verses with English translations, and commentary.
On The Mahabharata
(187 pp.) All relevant prose writings, with translations from the epic.
On the Veda
(20 pp.) An early essay.
The Philosophy of the Upanishads
(73 pp.) Full text of an early manuscript.


(32 pp.) Three essays: Evolution; The Inconscient; and Materialism.
(46 pp.) Essays on the Greek Philosopher.
The Hour of God
(124 pp.) A collection of twenty-four short prose pieces on some of the principal concepts of Sri Aurobindo's philosophy and yoga.
Ideal and Progress
(50 pp.) On the role of ideals and progressive thinking.
The Problem of Rebirth
(184 pp.) Essays on the significance of rebirth and karma.
The Riddle of this World
(72pp.) Comments on spiritual questions.
The Superman
(20 pp.) On the ideal of Superman.
The Supramental Manifestation Upon Earth
(108 pp.) Last prose writings (1949-50) on the future evolution of man.
Thoughts and Aphorisms
(98 pp.) Over five hundred aphorisms.
Thoughts and Glimpses
(30 pp.) About eighty-five more aphorisms.


Bases of Yoga
(108 pp.) Extracts from letters on the practice of the Integral Yoga.
The Four Aids
(38 pp.) The first chapter of The Synthesis of Yoga with some letters, giving an intro- duction to Sri Aurobindo's Yoga.
Lights on Yoga
(63 pp.) Extracts from letters on Yoga.
More Lights on Yoga
(90 pp.) Extracts from letters on Yoga.
The Mother
(62 pp.) Essays on the Divine Mother and on some central aspects of Sri Aurobindo's Yoga.
Uttarpara Speech
(14 pp.) The first public pronouncement of Sri Aurobindo's spiritual experiences in the Alipore jail.
The Yoga and its Objects
(39 pp.) An early view, only partially applicable to Sri Aurobindo's Yoga in its final form.

Social and Political Thought

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(38 pp.) Essays on his life and times.
(67 pp.) Essays on three great Indian personalities.
The Chariot of Jagannath
(34 pp.) Translations of five original Bengali compositions.
Hymn to Durga
(5 pp.) Translated from original Bengali.
The National Value of Art
(27 pp.) On the role of art in the life of a nation.
The Renaissance in India
(54 pp.) On the spirit behind the Indian social and cultural resurgence.
(207 pp.) A collection of twenty-eight speeches delivered between 1906 and 1910.


(96 pp.) A dramatic romance set in Norway of the Vikings.
Perseus the Deliverer
(176 pp.) A full length dramatic projection based on the ancient Greek legend of Perseus, symbolising the suffering and aspiration of a freedom-loving land.
(144 pp.) A tragedy set in Antioch, the capital of Syria.
(119 pp.) The action of the romance takes place in India, a century after the war of the Mahabharata.


The Century of Life (60 pp.) The Nitishataka of Bhartrihari freely rendered into English verse.
Songs of Vidyapati
(46 pp.) Songs relating to the divine love of Krishna and Radha.


Conversations of the Dead
(22 pp.) Imaginary conversations of historical personalities.
The Phantom Hour and Other Stories
(44 pp.) A collection of all the short stories.
Views and Reviews
(104 pp.) Covering several topics.


(24 pp. with illustrations) An early narrative poem.
Baji Prabhou[1]
(16 pp.) A poem on the heroic self- sacrifice of a Maratha warrior.
Infinite Adventure and Other Poems[1]
(24 pp.) Selection of poems for young readers.
Invitation and Other Poems[1]
(35 pp.) Selection of poems for young readers below 18 years of age.
(Deluxe Ed.)(148 pp.) An epic poem in quantitative hexameter.
Love and Death[1]
(27 pp.) An early narrative poem.
(102 pp.) A collection of all the sonnets (eighty-seven) written by Sri Aurobindo.
Supplement to the Revised Edition of Savitri
(126 pp.) With the table of emendation.
The One Whom We Adore as the Mother
(140 pp.) Compiled from Savitri on the Divine Mother, with photographs.
[1](Note: The poems of all the above books are included in Collected Poems.)

Views on Diverse Subjects

Evening Talks with Sri Aurobindo
(786 pp.) Talks with disciples recorded by A.B.Purani between 1923 to 1943.
Nirodbaran's Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo
(2vols; 1221 pp.) Correspondence with a disciple in an amiable mood revealing an altogether unknown facet of Sri Aurobindo's personality.
Sri Aurobindo's Humour
(125 pp.) A selection from Nirodbaran's Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo.
Guidance from Sri Aurobindo
(Volume II; 293 pp.)
(Volume III; 268 pp.)
Correspondence with Nagin Doshi
Talks with Sri Aurobindo
(Part I; 300 pp.) Talks with disciples on a wide variety of topics recorded by Nirodbaran between 1938 and 1950.
  (Part IV; 354 pp.)  

Glossary and Index

Glossary and Index of Proper Names and Places in Sri Aurobindo's Works
(367 pp.) A very helpful book for all research work.
Supplement to Glossary and Index of Proper Names
(29 pp) Ed.Gopal Dass Gupta
Glossary of Terms in Sri Aurobindo's Writings
(300 pp.) Index of terms with their meanings.
Glossary of Sanskrit Terms in Sri Aurobindo's Works.
(84 pp.)  
Index and Glossary to the Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library
(378 pp.)  
The Life Divine Concordance
(655 pp.) A word-concordance of The Life Divine generated on computer.

Compiled from Sri Aurobindo's Works

Sri Aurobindo and the Freedom of India
(288 pp.) Ed. Chanda Poddar, Mona Sarkar and Bob Zwicker. Selections from Sri Aurobindo's writings and speeches (with supplementary notes and texts) covering various aspects of his political life and thinking.
On Nationalism
(550 pp.) Selections from Sri Aurobindo's early political writings and speeches mostly appeared in three journals he edited between 1906-1910: Bande Mataram, Karmayogin and Dharma.
The Hour of God
(334 pp.) Ed.Manoj Das. A compilation with an introductory note by the editor presenting Sri Aurobindo's vision of human destiny, his lights on culture and education, and a few of his poems.
The Message of the Gita[2]
(326 pp.) Ed. Anilbaran Roy.
Bhagavad Gita: Text, Translation and Commentary[2]
(469 pp.) Ed. P.P. Khetan.
Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Sri Aurobindo[2]
(270 pp.) Ed. Dr. H. Maheswari.
Gita for the Youth
(126 pp.) Ed. Guru Pershad. Passages compiled from Essays on the Gita for the youth.
A Call to the Youth of India
(96 pp.) Ed. Vijay. Passages to act as a source of inspiration for the youth of India.
Future Evolution of Man
(148 pp.) Ed. Pavitra. Significant passages compiled from three major works: The Life Divine, The Synthesis of Yoga, The Human Cycle.
(40 pp.) Ed.M.P.Pandit. A collection of short quotations on God, his manifestation, and his relationship with Nature and Man.
The Integral Yoga
(401 pp.) A collection of letters by Sri Aurobindo on various aspects of his spiritual teachings and method of practice.
Lights on the Life Problem
(200 pp.) Ed. Dr. Kishor Gandhi. Questions framed by the compiler on important life problems and answers to them taken by him from Sri Aurobindo's writings.
Sri Aurobindo: The Precursor of the Future
(48 pp.) Ed. K.C. Anand. On his life and mission.
Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Sri Aurobindo
(216 pp.) Ed. M.P. Pandit. Compiled from Sri Aurobindo's autobiographical statements.
Evolution Evolves
(34 pp.) Three significant chapters from The Supramental Manifestation Upon Earth.
Centenary Calendar
(160 pp.) Events and writings pertaining to Sri Aurobindo's life and extracts from his works arranged in the manner of a calendar.
[2] The three books present the original Sanskrit text of the Bhagavad Gita with sloka by sloka translation in English, followed by notes on them compiled from Sri Aurobindo's Essays on the Gita.

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