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august 15 - sri aurobindo's birthday

Sri Aurobindo is born in Calcutta on August 15, 1872. At the age of seven he leaves India for London.

 

 

The Eternal Birth

"Physically, it means that the consciousness of this birth will last as long as the Earth. The consequences of Sri Aurobindo's birth will be felt throughout the entire existance of the Earth......


Mentally, it is a birth the memory of which will last eternally. Through the ages Sri Aurobindo's birth will be remembered, with all the consequences it has had....


Psychically, it is a birth which will recur eternally, from age to age, in the history of the universe. This birth is a manifestation which takes place periodically, from age to age, in the history of the Earth.....


And finally, from the purely spiritual point of view, it will be said that it is the birth of the Eternal on Earth. For each time the Avatar takes a physical form it is the birth of the Eternal himself on Earth."

 

- The Mother on Sri Aurobindo's birth