The Mother recites a short essay by Sri Aurobindo written around 1918 and published in a complete form in the Bulletin of SAICE in Nov 1979. The video was produced by the University of Human Unity in 2008.
A Seer was born, a shining Guest of Time.
Sri Aurobindo has given up his body in an act of supreme unselfishness, renouncing the realisation in his own body to hasten the hour of the collective realisation.
A weekly sharing on Savitri by Dr Alok Pandey (an audio recording in English).
The account describes the ashram atmosphere during November and December 1950, immediately preceding and subsequent to Sri Aurobindo’s leaving the body, and a meeting with The Mother.
Fourteen prayers were selected by M P Pandit from writings by T. V. Kapali Sastry, and are available as Sanskrit original and its’ English translation. The post contains prayers 9 – 12.
This talk deals with practical aspects of sadhana of the Integral Yoga in daily life.
Some reflections on the Ashram School on its 75th Anniversary. Parts One “A New Creation” and Two “The making of God in Earth”.
In this opening conversation of the series, Dr Alok Pandey recollects his early steps and experiences on the path. (CN01)
Life starts its journey through many pathways of ignorance, aided by its own instinct towards Truth and Freedom and Bliss. Now helped by the gods, now struggling alone she drives upon the pathways carved for her by Fate.
The greatest revolutions are hatched in silence by an inscrutable working of the Time-Spirit. The work of the prophet is more powerful, more creative than his words. And it is this intangible spirit with its irresistible force that moulds the destinies of mankind.
Mind, life the playthings of a Titan’s babe.
As one it works who builds a mimic fort
Miraculously stable for a while,
Made of the sands upon a bank of Time
Mid an occult eternity’s shoreless sea.
Mother, I pray: ‘Let my longing for Thee grow ever more, let it grow deeper and wider and intenser and cover up all vagrant seekings for petty satisfactions.’
Could you kindly say something in general about the psychic and spiritual experience and the descent from above?
You have to learn by experience. Mental information (badly understood, as it always is without experience) might rather hamper than help. In fact there is no fixed mental knowledge for these things, which vary infinitely….
Our sacrifice is not a giving without any return or any fruitful acceptance from the other side; it is an interchange between the embodied soul and conscious Nature in us and the eternal Spirit […] The soul knows that it does not give itself to God in vain…
Seldom do we commit a wrong or a mistake without getting a timely warning, however vague or weak, from within ourselves. This shows that the truth consciousness is within us…
Now life begins to stir and awaken and emerge from the depths of matter. Matter is filled with the dreams and impulsions of life. Life’s first steps towards evolutionary journey are taken in ignorance.
… we have now reached a certitude since there is already a beginning of realisation. We have the proof that in certain conditions the ordinary state of humanity can be exceeded and a new state of consciousness worked out …