Parts 1-2 of a 1952 documentary about Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Several video recordings of The Mother are included. The documentary well conveys an intense aspiration of these earlier days of the Ashram.
What can I do under the present clouded circumstances?
Get rid of the “what can I do” mentality. That is the one thing to do under any circumstances. If you shake off your sense of helplessness and call down the force or let it pass, then something can be done.
I am weak, ignorant and impure, but I have dared to love Thee with all my heart and soul, and therein lies my hope. In Thy grace Thou wilt correct all my defects, raise me out of human manners and impurities and make me worthy of Thy divine love and affection. With all my faults I entrust myself entirely into Thy hands, Mother.
In her deep meditation Savitri receives the Command for self-annulment so that all in her being may be one with God. So she sits, stepping back from form and name, a student and witness of her inner being.
There are special spheres of human experience where our Science cannot yet reach and its instruments fail to register anything substantial. One such realm is death, another is of coma. Today we shall take up the issue of coma.
A talk by Dr Alok Pandey at Sri Aurobindo Society, Coimbatore Branch, in December 2017 (VIDEO AND AUDIO)
Thou art always there with outstretched hands, ever ready to help me, to protect me, to embrace me in Thy infinite love. If I do not turn towards Thee, that is solely my own weakness, my own fault. Yet Thou dost never forsake me, Mother, such is Thy grace and love; and therein lies my hope of salvation.
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Dr Alok Pandey (an audio recording in English).
It is a world where beauty of form predominates everything else. All other aspects of the Spirit are subordinated to Beauty in figure and form.
Now Death tries to frighten her with the Furies and the unforgiving Law which he calls as his god. But Savitri replies to him with the greater Truth of God who loves and is compassionate and mighty and wise.
A Talk by Dr Alok Pandey from the “Selected Tuesday Talks 2009-2016” series (AUDIO)
Yogic methods have something of the same relation to the customary psychological workings of man as has the scientific handling of the force of electricity or of steam to their normal operations in Nature.
In spite of the difficulties and critical trials through which humanity may be required to pass, Sri Aurobindo underlines the need of understanding the inevitability of the spiritual solution. He places before us a vision of the way in which a World-Union could come into being.
A group of Seniors from the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry visit recently completed exhibition gallery with around 600 paintings by Huta, executed under the direct guidance of Mother, named “Meditations on Savitri”. Video by Manohar (AV).