Early Writings


The Harmony of Virtue

Bankim Chandra Chatterji

Essays on Kalidasa and the Mahabharata

The National Value of Art

Conversations of the Dead

The "Chandernagore Manuscript”

Book reviews

“Epistles from Abroad”

Bankim – Tilak – Dayananda

Baroda speeches and reports


Collected Poems

All short poems and narrative poems in English (sonnets, lyrical poems, narrative poems, metrical experiments in various forms)


Collected Plays and Stories

The Viziers of Bassora


Perseus the Deliverer



Seven incomplete or fragmentary plays

Six stories, two of them complete



Translations from Sanskrit, Bengali, Tamil, Greek and Latin into English


Bande Mataram

All surviving political writings and speeches from 1890 to 1908



All surviving political writings and speeches of 1909 and 1910


Writings in Bengali and Sanskrit

All writings in Bengali and Sanskrit


Record of Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s diary of his yogic practice between 1909 and 1927


Essays Divine and Human

Short prose pieces written between 1910 and 1950, not published during Sri Aurobindo’s lifetime


Essays in Philosophy and Yoga

Short works in prose written between 1909 and 1950

On Ideals and Progress

The Superman


Thoughts and Glimpses

The Problem of Rebirth

The Supramental Manifestation upon Earth


Vedic Studies

Writings on the Veda and philology, and translations of Vedic hymns not published during Sri Aurobindo's lifetime.


The Secret of the Veda

Essays on the RgVeda and its mystic symbolism, with translations of selected hymns

The Secret of the Veda

“Selected Hymns”

“Hymns of the Atris"


Hymns to the Mystic Fire

All translations of Vedic hymns to Agni; and related writings


Isha Upanishad

Translations of and commentaries on the Isha Upanishad


Kena and Other Upanishads

Translations of and commentaries on Upanishads other than the Ishopanishad


Essays on the Gita

Essays on the philosophy and method of self-discipline presented in the Bhagavad Gita


The Renaissance in India

Essays on the value of Indian civilisation and culture

"The Renaissance in India”,

"Indian Culture and External Influence”

"Is India Civilised?”

"Defence of Indian Culture"


The Life Divine 

Sri Aurobindo’s principal work of philosophy


The Synthesis of Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s principal work on yoga


The Human Cycle

The Human Cycle

The Ideal of Human Unity

War and Self-Determination


The Future Poetry

Sri Aurobindo’s principal work of literary criticism


Letters on Poetry and Art

Letters on poetry and other forms of literature, on painting and the other arts, on beauty and aesthetics, and on their relation to the practice of yoga


Letters on Yoga

Letters on the integral yoga, other spiritual paths, the problems of spiritual life, and related subjects


 The Mother

The Mother

Letters on the Mother

On Himself

Sri Aurobindo’s writings on himself and other material of historical interest



Sri Aurobindo’s major poetic work, an epic in blank verse



We also note the following volumes:

Purani - Evening Talks with Sri Aurobindo

Pavitra - Conversations with Sri Aurobindo

Anilbaran Roy - Sri Aurobindo's Talks of 1926

Nirodbaran - Talks with Sri Aurobindo

Nirodbaran - Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo

Prithwi Singh - Sri Aurobindo and Mother to P. Singh

Nagin Doshi - Guidance from Sri Aurobindo

Dilip Kumar Roy - Sri Aurobindo to Dilip

L’Agenda de Mère - 13 volumes collected by Satprem