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Sri Aurobindo warns against obscurantism in Theosophy

Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950), born Aurobindo Ghose in Calcutta, is the Indian spiritual teacher of greatest relevance to the Church of Light due to his long partnership with Mirra Alfassa Richard (1878-1973), “the Mother,” who had been a disciple and student … Continue reading

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Max Theon and Mirra Alfassa in an Aurobindo biography

        For illumination of the origins of  The Church of Light, the most intriguing scholarly biography of the past decade is The Lives of Sri Aurobindo by Peter Heehs (Columbia University Press 2008).  The collision of Eastern and Western spiritualities … Continue reading

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New article on Mirra Alfassa from New Moon Rising

In January I will write about the new biography of Sri Aurobindo by Peter Heehs, but in the meantime wanted to share a link to this excellent article by Christine Rhone that just appeared online about Mirra Alfassa, which is … Continue reading

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