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‘He is Here’ (Nirodbaran)

“I shall leave my dreams in their argent air,
For in a raiment of gold and blue
There shall move on the earth embodied and fair
The living truth of you.”

Mother of Radiances (Ritam) 1920

Hymn to The Mother of Radiances, Parts 2 & 3 – Amrita

Increase my fires and aspiration, make the surrender in me possible at once and in every way; widen my openness and receptivity; remove the coverings that delay the workings of psyche deep within; take away, O Mother, from me what I have and what I have not…..

Mother of Radiances (Ritam) 1920

Hymn to The Mother of Radiances, Part 1 – Amrita

This ‘Hymn to the Mother of Radiances’ was written by Amrita in January 1927. Later, Amrita’s drafts were revised by Sri Aurobindo and arranged to make a three-part hymn. The revised version was also copied out in Sri Aurobindo’s own hand.


“24 November 1926 – the Day of Siddhi” by A B Purani

“From the beginning of November 1926 the pressure of the Higher Power began to be unbearable. Then at last the great day, the day for which the Mother had been waiting for so many long years, arrived on 24 November….. There was a deep silence in the atmosphere after the disciples had gathered there. Many saw an oceanic flood of Light rushing down from above…”

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Sri Aurobindo’s Interpretations of Dreams and Visions of Champaklal (1/2)

“The particular things seen may be of no importance, but the power of seeing is of importance and can be of great help in the Yoga. It enables you to see things belonging to other planes (other than the physical) and get knowledge that is useful for sadhana; also to have concrete contact with the Mother in those planes (mental, vital, psychic worlds) etc.”

O Divine and Adorable Mother

The Mother’s Photographs

Because, Mother, the other day when I brought the photos I sent for A’s son, I wanted to know what exactly is there in Your photos

My child, me, I am there in the photos. Exactly what you see here now: the whole, like this, I am there in the photos. What I am, it is there in the photos. Only, in each photo a different aspect of myself reveals itself. All the same it is I who am there.

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A Tribute to The Mother – Barindra Kumar Ghose

A tribute by Barindra Kumar Ghose, which was published in ‘Khulnabasi’ on 21 February 1940. Barin da (1880-1959) was a noted revolutionary, journalist, author and Sri Aurobindo’s youngest brother. He was one of the earliest inmates of Sri Aurobindo Ashram and resided at Pondicherry till 1929.

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“My First Meeting with Sri Aurobindo” – Dilip Kumar Roy

“It was in January, 1924, that I saw Sri Aurobindo for the first time. I enjoyed the rare privilege of having a long talk with him on the 24th. The next day the duration of the talk was shorter. I kept an elaborate record of all that had passed and this report I sent him subsequently for revision. He approved of it substantially and made only a few minor corrections. Here is the report…”