Who is the mother in Aurobindo Ashram?

Who is the mother in Aurobindo Ashram?

Mira Alfassa
The Mother was born Mira Alfassa in Paris. Her wealthy parents were of Egyptian descent. Her childhood was said to have been one of unusual spiritual experiences. She practiced yoga from the age of 4.

Who is the mother of Sri Maa?

Mathilde IsmalunMirra Alfassa / Mother

Who is the owner of Auroville?

Interestingly, nothing in Auroville is owned by any person there. Every single asset in the township is owned by the Auroville Foundation, which, in turn, is owned by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development!

Can I marry in Auroville?

Everyone is free in Auroville to follow their own inclinations. Many people come as married couples, of course, but also residents from time to time decide to get married.

What is inside Matrimandir mother at Auroville?

The spacious Inner Chamber in the upper hemisphere of the Matrimandir is completely white, with white marble walls and deep, white carpeting. In the centre sits a pure crystal-glass globe which suffuses a ray of electronically guided sunlight that falls on it through an opening at the apex of the sphere.

Who can live in Auroville?

The child of an Aurovilian, upon reaching the age of eighteen (18) and thereafter, contacts the Entry Service once he / she is ready to join as an Aurovilian. The Entry Secretariat will provide the youth with an Application Form. The youth will be required to fill and submit this form. 1.

Can we go inside Matrimandir?

You can visit the park anytime. It’s open until 5:30 pm. if you want to meditate and see the Matri Mandir from inside then you must register yourself and it can only be done at the visitor center except on Tuesdays when the visitor information center is closed. One cannot register others without them being present.

What is the main purpose of Auroville?

The purpose of Auroville is to realise human unity. It wants to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities, Mirra Alfassa had said. 4.

Does Auroville have entry fee?

Entrance Fee: There is no entry fee for visiting the chambers of this Concentration Centre however, you have to make a prior booking. Visiting Time: Information or very general queries can be sought at the Information Desk at the Visiting Centre from 9am to 5pm excluding the time between 1pm to 1:30pm.

What is the history of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry?

During the First World war she was obliged to leave Pondicherry. Thereafter, a 4-year stay in Japan, in 1920, she returned to Pondicherry for good. Gradually, as more and more people joined her and Sri Aurobindo, she organised and developed Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

When did Pondicherry became a union territory of India?

On 15 August 1954 French Pondicherry became a union territory of India. Mother declared dual citizenship for India and France. Jawaharlal Nehru visited the ashram on 16 January 1955 and met with Mother.

What are some good books on the mother on Aurobindo?

On the Mother: The Chronicle of a Manifestation and Ministry (2nd ed.). Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education / Pondicherry. (2 vols, continuously paginated) Collected Works of the Mother (Centenary ed.). Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. 1978 (17 vol set) Mother’s Agenda.

Why did Sri Aurobindo declare’the mother’as sole care of Ashram?

Sri Aurobindo had received a few complaints against Mother on the daily running of the ashram. To settle this matter in finality, Sri Aurobindo declared ‘The Mother’ to be in sole charge of further activities of the ashram through a letter in April 1930.