An interview with Bernard Patrick Borg, Aurovillian since 1969. Of especial interest is his account of the first and subsequent meetings with the Mother, which defined his life path.
We are following numerous suggestions to continue posting space music by the late Lucette Bourdin. The track is from 2009 album of Lucette “Golden Sun”, published on Earth Mantra Netlabel.
“…the pressure from above has come to change things and for that purpose all the dark points, all that has to be changed and rejected, have been exposed. They have been exposed everywhere — in the Ashram and also outside the Ashram, in the country in general — the same defects and weaknesses, the same wrong movements.”
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Alok Pandey (an audio recording in English).
Video footage of The Mother’s Darshan with Her recitation of the Mahalakshmi section from “The Mother” by Sri Aurobindo. This video sequence has not been seen before by the public.
“We see the soul’s progress and freedom that comes through a progressive heightening and widening and of consciousness as it draws near its Origin and Source.”
“Looking For Gold”, A Talk by Nolini Kanta Gupta in Bengali
“There is new Art and Music and as they are my words, I will let them speak for me. I hope the conversation will be rich and rewarding for you.” – Lucette Bourdin
“O Thou of whom I am the instrument,
O secret Spirit and Nature housed in me…”
“See, how small is the importance of external circumstances. Why strain and stiffen in the effort to realise thy conception of the Truth? Be more supple, more confident[…] To torment oneself about doing good brings about as bad results as bad will. It is in the calm of deep waters that lies the sole possibility of True Service.”
Video clip made on music from the 7th track of the CD “SURYA – Chants of Light” by Nadaka & Gopika
Photography by Giorgio. Film production by Basile Vignes. Auroville, INDIA 2012.
A video clip with Nadaka and Gopika, performing a song about Krishna and the gardens of Vrindavan.
What is being described now is a result of the expansion and growth of consciousness that is taking place in the seer-king Aswapati during the course of his yoga. His ascension is marked by new discoveries.
“… this ashram that I saw was in fact the inner reality of our ashram here, the inner ashram which is within us all; what we see at present is the outer form, the material form, which is a good deal deformed and even falsified in many ways. … Now our task is to come more and more in contact with that reality even in our waking moments, to be conscious of that which is nothing but the Mother’s Presence. “