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Chapter 3. The Shroud of Death Pt 1

As in other matters, we see here too that the best of human beings is not necessarily the most qualified or literally educated, but one who has lived life a little less selfishly, a little more nobly. After we have scraped through the various tests of life, we face the grand finale by the sternest of examiners, Death!

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The Miracle of Birth

I saw my soul a traveller through Time;
From life to life the cosmic ways it trod,
Obscure in the depths and on the heights sublime,
Evolving from the worm into the god.

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January 24, 1914

“[…] I am like a timid bird not yet sure of its wings and hesitating to take its flight; let me soar to reach definitive identity with Thee.”

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Some Prophesies and Workings upon Nations (HH 209)

The Mother and Sri Aurobindo have acted both in the past as well as the present upon world events giving them a certain direction for the future. There were many points where they intervened thereby shaping our history. Today we take a look at one such slice of history with reference to the problems that India faces from the twin borders of China and Pakistan.

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Chapter 2. The Why of Death

Death serves as a grim reminder of the imperfection and impermanence of life, so that we may realise our deficiencies and do not get locked forever in a fixed and rigid and ignorant mould. It is a movement forward, the last stage of our growth in a single lifetime, the transit from greater to lesser ignorance. As Ignorance vanishes, death too shall vanish, having served its purpose.