Life and Nature struggle and suffer to unfold the Bliss hidden within their breast. Through all the meanderings and wanderings nature strives to prepare us for the grand crowning manifestation of the Ananda that is at the root of creation.
“A day may come when she must stand unhelped
On a dangerous brink of the world’s doom and hers.
Carrying the world’s future on her lonely breast,
Carrying the human hope in a heart left sole …”
Aswapati now enters this land of deception where nothing is real or true and yet pretended to be so.
“… love opens all doors, penetrates every wall, clears every obstacle. And a little true love does more than the most beautiful speeches.”
In 1969 the Mother send Vincenzo Maiolini to France to bring people and equipment to start an experimental city. 15 people will leave Paris on August 15th 1969. A brief documentary by Auroras Eye Films on the exhibition at Centre d’Art , Citadine, Auroville.
This month we enter the period of Kali when her activity is quite intense. The Mother often spoke about this great and mighty goddess and her different ways of being and action. But She also mentioned what is preferred approach with regard to the Integral Yoga. It is against this background that we base this talk today, the last of this year.
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Alok Pandey (an audio recording in English).
Himself he knew and why his soul had gone
Into earth’s passionate obscurity
To share the labour of an errant Power
Which by division hopes to find the One.
Two beings he was, one wide and free above,
One struggling, bound, intense, its portion here.
Falsehood draws its material from truth but gives it a twist thereby turning it into a lie. Its action is a distorting influence on things. Deception and terror is the law of life in this world. It is a world devoid of natural joy and good.
Here Sri Aurobindo reveals the feelings of most of the key characters of Ilion in his unique way. The mothers, the lovers, the workmen, the peasants, the judges and the great warriors go about their normal lives without the least idea of the destruction that the future is going to bring about.
“With the help of OM one can realise the Divine. OM has a transforming power. OM represents the Divine.”
You have a guide for a part of the way but when you have travelled this part leave the road and the guide and go farther! This is something men find difficult to do.
A talk by Dr Alok Pandey at Sri Aurobindo Yoga Foundation of North America, New Jersey, USA (SAYFNA) in 2019.
“… in this harmony between our unity and our diversity lies the secret of life; Nature insists equally in all her works upon unity and upon variation.”