Footprints (new)

Part 5: All Shall Be Done

[…] the Mother had already started working upon a new strategy for the Divine Victory. The coming of children during the war provided this opportunity and though the Ashram School took roots unofficially somewhere around 1943, it was officially made known to the world in 1952. Thus began the next phase of the Divine experiment in the Divine laboratory.

Footprints (new)

Part 4: A Giant Dance of Shiva

During the Second World War families came seeking refuge at the Feet of the Divine Mother. But as is Her Way, the Divine Mother turned this challenge into a divine opportunity to initiate a new project of preparing the children for the coming Future.

Footprints (new)

Part 3: A Seed in Endless Time

The Ashram and the School are held together by the power of Her Love. This is the secret Power of transformation that is ever at work in this geographically small but psychologically immense field of spiritual evolution created by the Mother.

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Dealing with Corruption and Evil

The problem of corruption and evil is neither confined to our immediate neighborhood nor to a particular period of Time. While it is alright to find some immediate short-term solutions, we must not lose sight of the deeper reasons and radical remedies needed for this.

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Darshan Days at the Ashram – a Brief History and Significance

Coming to Darshan proper in its original sense, some people wonder why is it so difficult to see the Lord, the Divine who is the sole Omnipresent Reality behind appearances? It is clearly not a fault of the Deity within but a limitation of our own organ of sight. It is difficult for us even to behold the sun in our solar system except during sun rise and sunset…

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The Divine Mother’s Holocaust (2/3)

Sri Aurobindo and the Mother entered the war arena in their own way. Sri Aurobindo worked in the occult worlds, and his seat of tapasya was Pondicherry. The Mother travelled to war zones in France and Japan, and identifying with the body of the Earth she offered her own body in a holocaust to the Supreme so that the Earth may be saved.

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24th April: The Decisive Victory over Adverse Forces

April 24th, 1920 is the day of the Mother’s final arrival to Pondicherry. The Mother reveals that this day marks the tangible sign of a decisive victory over the adverse forces. Quite naturally a question arises about the nature of this victory. To understand the full import of this we have to go back into time, perhaps a few thousand years back.

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Rediscovering HER Within (5/5)

SHE comes manifested in the outer fields of nature, closer to our limited external sight so that even our outer senses can behold the Glory and the Flame. What is needed now is to tend the flame, to nurture and nourish it. What is needed is to renounce our old ways of life and start living afresh as a new born child who must learn everything in a new way. What is needed is to expose all our nature to its light and heat until all is ready for Her transmuting touch.

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Installing Her in Our Hearts (4/5)

It is not enough to observe and celebrate these special days of Her arrival. Too much emphasis on the externals may well create a tendency towards turning the whole thing into a religion. What is needed is to light up the incense of faith and the flame of aspiration and decorate the altar of our life with flowers of Devotion and Surrender, Love and Adoration, Sincerity and Purity.

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Her Unfinished Divine Work (3/5)

The night is fast receding and if we can open ourselves to the touch of Dawn, we shall feel or actually see the outbreak of a New Day, the emergence of a New Life from the old…