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THE CONQUEST OF DEATH: AN INTRODUCTION TO SRI AUROBINDO’S “SAVITRI, A LEGEND AND A SYMBOL” (16 DVDs)
“ Savitri - the supreme revelation of Sri Aurobindo's vision.” “I believe that it is his message. All his other writings are preparations,but Savitri is the message.” - The Mother
Themes, Recitations and Interpretations by Debashish Banerji
Excerpt of talk on Modernity and the Human Future
Excerpt of interpretation of "The Symbol Dawn"
Excerpt of recitation on "Fate and the Problem of Suffering"
Excerpt of recitation on the "Conquest of Death"
Scene and Music Selection and Videography by Keka Chakraborty
“Savitri, a Legend and a Symbol” is an epic poem in English by Sri Aurobindo, a modern yogi and world teacher. This poem adapts an ancient Indian legend of Love conquering Death in lines of unsurpassed beauty and power. Sri Aurobindo uses this poem as a vehicle for his experiences representing his vision of human destiny and his solution to the global crisis of humanity.
Dr. Debashish Banerji is a professor of cultural history and philosophy and is well known as an interpreter of the works of Sri Aurobindo and his collaborator, the Mother. Here, he presents Savitri in terms of the main themes of Sri Aurobindo’s teaching, with introductions, recitations and interpretations. Set in nature and recited with Sunil’s sublime New Year music for background, these presentations are aimed at introducing both the teaching of Sri Aurobindo and the consciousness transforming potency of his cosmic poem.
Themes: 1.Love and Death; 2. The Symbol Dawn; 3. The Human Aspiration; 4. Fate and The Problem of Pain; 5. The Psychic Being; 6. Avatar; 7. The Triple Soul Forces; 8. The Divine Mother; 9. Soul And Nature; 10. Evolution; 11. Mind, Overmind and Supermind; 12. Attainment of Immortality; 13. The Supramental Manifestation.
Prices (includes shipping and handling in continental USA):
1. 16 DVD video set. $101
2. Audio DVD with mp3 soundtrack. $70
3. Audio CD set of soundtracks in mp3. $80
4. DVD video set plus mp3 audio DVD. $130
5. DVD video set plus mp3 audio CD set. $140
6. Single DVD video. $12
7. Single mp3 audio CD. $10
Selections from Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri and from Sunil’s New Year music are reproduced by kind permission of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, Pondicherry. Copyright: Center for Integral Transformation, 2008,