But to know the outer Mother truly one must know what is within her and not look at the outer appearances only. On Thoughts and Aphorisms. A Basic Human Experience: Since then we both strongly wished to return to India — the country which I had always cherished as my true mother-country. He exhorted everyone to follow suit. She quietly passed away on 17 th November , aged
Aurobindo’s health had deteriorated and he died on 5 December After Mirra slowly started to withdraw from outer activities. In this vision the ego-sense and the individual assertion and separateness become quite unreal and illusory.
For the knowledge of the mission, it alassa difficult to say when it came to me. On 21 Februaryon her 85th birthday, she gave her first darshan from the mirfa that had been built for her. Words of Long Ago.
There are some Prayers of the Mother of xlfassa which she speaks of transformation and manifestation. I carry you in my consciousness always, without seeing you, I do what is necessary. To be insincere, to perform hollow ceremonies instead of following a profound philosophy and a detachment from life which lead them to a more spiritual consciousness? She is that in the body, but in her whole consciousness she is also identified with all the other aspects of the Divine.
Questions and Answers I had to find it out all by myself. Hinduism Hinduism in the West Indian philosophy Indian religions. However, I do not know, but I found it very exasperating, even when I was quite a child. The city still exists and continues to grow. This page was last edited on 20 Aprilat To Him I have surrendered all, will, life and self; for Him I am ready to give all my blood, drop by drop, if such is His Will, with complete joy; and nothing in His imrra can be sacrifice, for all is perfect delight.
That is only possible if one meets her with the inner being and grows into her consciousness — those who seek an outer relation only cannot do that.
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Is there anyone here who has fainted suddenly, as if by accident? The Journal was first published on 15 August and ran for the next six and imrra years.
This is to let you know…. But I had to wait still xlfassa because of my heavy responsibilities for the Ashram here in Pondicherry. From then on she would be present there, on darshan days where visitors below would gather round to catch a glimpse of her. Under her guidance, which continued for nearly fifty years, the Ashram grew into a large, many-faceted spiritual community. And when and how I met Sri Aurobindo?
Many of them thronged his Pondicherry home, in a bid to imbibe his Yoga principles as well close personal interaction. The white light is her own characteristic power, that of the Divine Consciousness in its essence.
The Mother (Mirra Alfassa)
A rigid disciplinarian would not have treated these things like that. When Sri Aurobindo retired from active life inthe mantle fell on Mirra to handle the administration as well as day-to-day functioning of the establishment, which had by then metamorphosed into an international ashram abode of spirituality.
But I do not know what will come. Many politicians visited Mirra on a regular basis for her guidance. Having debuted on published on 15 th Augustit ran for six and half years.
So I hope I shall be allowed to adopt a double nationality, that is to say, to remain French while I become an Indian.
This meeting cleared many doubts he had about the Ashram. Soon Richard left Pondicherry on an extensive tour of North India.