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Special Exhibitions

Raj Nivas, Pondicherry

On September 6, 2019, two poster exhibitions: “Sri Aurobindo and Indian Freedom Movement”; and “Nāri Shakti – Woman, an Indomitable Spirit” were inaugurated by at Hon’ble Lt. Gov. Dr. Kiran Bedi at Raj Nivas, Puducherry.  

The poster exhibition titled “Sri Aurobindo and Indian Freedom Movement” highlights the momentous role of Sri Aurobindo in the early years of Indian freedom movement. A specific time period, 1893 to 1910, is selected to weave together a narrative to highlight the significant political and revolutionary activities of Sri Aurobindo. Historical material from various primary and secondary sources is organised and presented, including important passages from Sri Aurobindo’s political speeches.

The poster exhibition titled “Nāri Shakti: Woman, an Indomitable Spirit” is inspired by the idea of Shakti, the primordial cosmic energy which represents the dynamic forces that move through the entire universe. Guided by Sri Aurobindo’s description of the Four Great Powers of the great Mahashakti, this exhibition highlights selected stories of Indian women from Vedic times to the present – women who embody and express one or more powers of the Mahashakti through their chosen field of work, who reflect one or more of these powers through their very presence.
For a full report, click HERE.

Pondicherry University

On August 15, 2019, on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day of India, a special poster exhibition titled “Sri Aurobindo and Indian Freedom Movement” was inaugurated at Pondicherry University. The exhibition conceived, designed was inaugurated by Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Pondicherry University at the Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Administrative Building. For a full report, click HERE.

On February 25, 2019, the exhibition titled “Nari Shakti: Woman, an Indomitable Spirit” was inaugurated at Pondicherry University by Hon’ble VC Prof. Gurmeet Singh. This exhibition was part of the two-week programme on International Women’s Day launched by the university’s Center for Women’s Studies. For a full report, click HERE.

Bharat Niwas, Auroville

 

On March 4, 2020, a poster exhibition titled “Samvijnanam – The Scientific Heritage of India” was inaugurated by Prof. Gurmeet Singh ji, Hon’ble Vice-chancellor, Pondicherry University at the Kalakendra, Bharat Nivas, Auroville. This was organised in collaboration with Auroville Sanskrit Team. For a full report, click HERE.

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