About the Campus
On the outskirts of Hazira, nestled amidst 115 acres of ‘earthspace’, stands a sanctuary for the soul – the Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center (SAILC). The design of the center is a reflection of the profound teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, where the outer and inner worlds are seen as interconnected.
As you enter the center, your senses are immediately awakened to the magnificence of the five elements of nature – Agni, Vayu, Jal, Akash, and Thal. The design of the building is such that it gradually unveils its beauty, allowing visitors to connect with the harmony between self and surroundings.
As you move through the center, you can feel the spiritual energy permeating through the air, inviting you to dive deep into your consciousness and explore the infinite possibilities of the universe. The water elements of the center serve not just as a source of calmness, but as The Mother says it serves as the representation of the multiplicity of the creation.
As you move towards the orientation room, the vision of the SAIL Center is unveiled, igniting a spark of self-awareness deep within your soul.
The Zen garden at the SAIL Center is a manifestation of the power of the human spirit and the creative force of the universe. Surrounded by an art gallery and a bamboo garden, the Zen garden is a space of sublime beauty and serenity, where visitors can immerse themselves in the peace and tranquility of the present moment. The gentle sound of flowing water and the rustling of bamboo leaves provide a soothing background, as visitors contemplate the beauty and intricacy of the garden’s design.
The satsang room provides the perfect space for contemplation and introspection. The spiritual energy of talks and discourses can transport the individual and the cohort beyond the physical and materialistic world, where the mind, body, and soul are in perfect harmony.
Dhyanshala, surrounded by water and lush greens, symbolizes the inner light of the SAIL campus. It offers a serene atmosphere where one can effortlessly enter into silence and explore their own consciousness.
Sensory Sound garden provides a chance to personally experience the enchanting effects of sound, to physically feel the strength of vibrations, and to understand direct influence on our bodies and minds.
The four meditation petals – Mahakali, Mahasaraswati, Mahalakshmi, and Maheshwari – are not just places of meditation, but portals to the inner realms of consciousness. As you sit in any of the petals, you are invited to explore the deeper dimensions of your being, to connect with the divine spark within you and the universal consciousness that surrounds us all.
As you climb to the first floor, two expansive spaces open up before you – One is the Library and the other is the terrace. The library space is carefully crafted to inspire and facilitate this ascent towards higher consciousness. As one perusing the shelves, it becomes clear that the collection of books is carefully curated to represent a wide range of topics related to spirituality, philosophy, and human development. From the works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother to other spiritual luminaries and thinkers from As you climb to the first floor, two expansive spaces open up before you – One is the Library and the other is the terrace around the world.
As you move towards the terrace of the SAIL Center, you are greeted with a breathtaking view of the night sky. The celestial grandeur of nature is on full display, and you can’t help but feel a sense of awe and wonder at the vastness of the universe. As you gaze up at the stars, you are reminded of the boundless potential within you, and the interconnectedness of all things. The terrace provides a perfect space for contemplation and introspection, as you connect with your innermost self and the universe at large.
SAIL Center is truly a sanctuary for the soul, inviting visitors to connect with the beauty and power of the universe, inspiring self-discovery and spiritual growth. A visit to this center is an experience like no other, where visitors leave feeling rejuvenated, inspired, and connected to the essence of their being.
Life at the Campus
The Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center at AURO University is a unique and vibrant campus that offers students a truly transformative educational experience. The campus is situated in the peaceful and serene surroundings of AURO University. Life at the Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center is centred around the principles of integral education, which emphasises the development of the whole person – the mental, the vital, the physical and the spiritual.
The experiences of the programmes are designed to foster inquiry, to bring self-awareness and develop critical thinking, creativity, and a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness of all the things. One of the most distinctive features of the Sri Aurobindo Integral Life Center is the emphasis on self-discovery and personal growth. Students and seekers are encouraged to explore their inner selves through practices like meditation, art, yoga, and contemplation. This helps them to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their place in the world.