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Sri Aurobindo

The Hour of God

and other writings


Sri Aurobindo Birth Century Library: Set in  30  volumes.- Vol. 17

Sri Aurobindo. The Hour of God and other writings // Sri Aurobindo Birth Century Library: Set in  30  volumes.- Volume 17.- Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1972.- 406 p.


The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo: set in  37  volumes. Vol. 12

Sri Aurobindo. Essays Divine and Human // The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo.- Volume 12.- Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, 1997.- 519 p.


Sri Aurobindo Birth Century Library
Set in  30  volumes
Volume 17


SABCL edition, PDF-file (images of pages, 5 Mb)


I. The Hour of God

The Hour of God (12)

Certitudes (12)

Hymn to The Mother of Radiances (??)

II. Evolution — Psychology — The Supermind

Man a Transitional Being [1]
Man is a transitional being...(12 = Man and the Supermind)

Man a Transitional Being [2]
But what shall be the gain to be won... (12 = 66)

Man a Transitional Being [3]
At each capital step of Nature’s ascent...
] (12=64)

Man a Transitional Being [4]
Because man is a mental being...

Evolution [1]
[A progressive evolution of the visible and invisible instruments...] (12 = x)

Evolution [2]
[The evolution of the earth nature is not finished...] (12 = 59)

Evolution [3]
[Mind emerges out of life in matter...] (12 = 67)

Evolution [4]
[Ether and material space are different names...] (12 = 61)

Evolution [5]
[Evolution is the one eternal dynamic law...] (12=63)

Evolution [6]
[Involution of a superconscient Spirit in inconscient Matter...] (12 Очень искаженная часть The Involved and Evolving Godhear)

Evolution [7]
[Before there could be any evolution...] (12=51)

Evolution [8]
[Because this infinite Spirit and eternal Divinity...] (12=x)

[Psychology is the science of consciousness...] (12=108)

Consciousness — Psychology [1]
[All that exists or can exist in this or any other universe...] (12=89)

Consciousness — Psychology [2]
[The sense of a greater or even of an ultimate Self...] (12=133)

Consciousness — Psychology [3]
[All existence, — as the mind and sense know existence...] (12=17)

The Supermind (??)

The Seven Suns of the Supermind (??)

The Divine Plan (??)

The Tangle of Karma (13)

III. On Yoga

The Way
[First be sure of the call and of thy soul’s answer...] (12=The Law of the Way)

The Web of Yoga [1]
[To be one in all ways of thy being with that which is the Highest...] (12=123)

The Evolutionary Aim of Yoga [1]
[The human being on earth is God playing at humanity...] (12=124)

The Evolutionary Aim of Yoga [2]
[The Infinite Being in rest aware of its own eternal oneness...] (12=28)

The Evolutionary Aim of Yoga [3]
[Matter is but a form of consciousness...] (12=62)

The Web of Yoga [2]
[All existence is Brahman, Atman and Ishwara...] (12=22)

Initial Definitions and Descriptions
[Yoga has four powers and objects...] (12==)

The Web of Yoga [3]
[The boon that we have asked from the Supreme...] (12=169)

The Web of Yoga [4]
[To be one with the Eternal is the object of Yoga...] (12=121)

The Web of Yoga [5]
[One that is Two that are Many...] (12=39)

The Web of Yoga [6]
[Nothing can arise from Nothing...] (12=16)

The Web of Yoga [7]. Two aims of our sadhana
[That Yoga is full or perfect which enables...] (12=133)

The object of our yoga
[The object of our Yoga is self-perfection, not self-annulment...] (12==)

The Web of Yoga [8]. Purusha and Prakriti
[The self which we have to perfect, is neither the Jivatman...] (12=24)

The Web of Yoga [9]
[The aim put before itself by Yoga is God...] (12=127)

Purna Yoga [1]. The Entire Purpose of Yoga
[By yoga we can rise out of falsehood into truth...] (12==)

Purna Yoga [2]. Parabrahman, Mukti and Human Thought Systems
[Parabrahman is the Absolute, and because It is the Absolute...] (12==)

Purna Yoga [3]
[God or Parapurusha is Parabrahman...] (12=Parabrahman and Parapurusha)

The Supramental Yoga [1]
[All Yoga done through the mind alone...] (12=155)

The Supramental Yoga [2]
[The Supramental Yoga is at once an ascent...] (12=The Path)

The Supramental Yoga [3]
[This divinisation of the nature of which we speak...] (12=159 вторая часть)

The Divine Superman
[This is thy work and the aim of thy being...] (12==)

IV. Thoughts and Aphorisms

Jnana (12==)

Karma (12==)

Bhakti (12==)

Words of The Master [1]
[To do works in a close union and deep communion with the Divine...] (12=142)

Words of The Master [2]
[All that is is the manifestation, even...] (12=45)

Words of The Master [3]
[Who knows the beginning of things...] (12=The Beginning and the End)

Words of The Master. [4]
[Editorial's compilation frome some letters and notes] (--)

V. Essays Divine And Human

Sat (12==)

The Secret of Life — Ananda
[The world lives in and by Ananda...] (12=36)

[The object and condition of Life is Ananda...] (12=35)

The Silence behind Life (12==)

The Secret Truth
[All begins from the Divine...] (12=4)

~The Real Difficulty (1==)

Towards Unification (12==)

The Psychology of Yoga (12==)

China, Japan and India (12==)

VI. Education and Art

~A Preface on National Education 1  (1==)

~A Preface on National Education 2 (1==)

A System of National Education

~1. The Human Mind (1==)

~2. The Powers of the Mind (1==)

~3. The Moral Nature (1==)

~4. Simultaneous and Successive Teaching (1==)

~5. The Training of the Senses (1==)

~6. Sense-Improvement by Practice (1==)

~7. The Training of the Mental Faculties (1==)

~8. The Training of the Logical Faculty (1==)

VII. Premises of astrology

~Premises of Astrology (1==)

VIII. Reviews

Mr. Tilak's Book on the Gita (13==)

~Hymns to the Goddess (1==)

~South Indian Bronzes (1==)

~About Astrology (1==)

~Sanskrit Research (1==)

~Rupam (1==)

~The Feast of Youth (1==)

~Shama'a (1==)

~God, the Invisible King (1==)

IX. Dayananda — Bankim — Tilak — Andal — Nammalwar

~Dayananda. The man and his work (1==)

~Dayananda and the Veda (1==)

~Rishi Bankim Chandra (1==)

~Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1==)

~A Great Mind, a Great Will (1==)

~The Men That Pass (1==)

Andal. The vaishnava poetess (13==)

Nammalwar. The Supreme Vaishnava Saint and Poet (13==)

X. Historical Impressions

~The French Revolution (1==)

~Napoleon (1==)

Notes on Bergson [1] (??)

Notes on Bergson [2]
[The office of intellect is not to fathom reality..] (12=71)

Notes on Bergson [3]
[A philosophy of change? But what is change?] (12=32)

XI. Notes From the "Arya"

"Arya" — Its Significance (13==)

The "Arya's" Second Year (13==)

The "Arya's" Fourth Year (13==)

The News of the Month

L'idee Nouvelle (13==)

An Indo-French committee in Paris (13==)

The War (13==)


Bibliographical note



 N These works were not compared with other editions, because we could not find any earlier ones — perhaps, it is in the first time they were published here.