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Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Index of Botanical Names.htm
Index of Botanical Names   The numbers below refer to the numbers of the flowers as they are arranged in Part 1.   A   Abelmoschus esculentus   702 Abutilon indicum   37 Abutilon Xhybridum   36, 38 Acacia auriculiformis   247 Acacia farnesiana   453 Acacia leucophloea   454 Acalypha   221 Acalypha godseffiana   225 Acalypha hispida   224 Acalypha wilkesiana   223 Acalypha wilkesiana 'Godseffiana'   222 Acanthus ilicifolius   418 Acanthus montanus   773 Acer   120 Achimenes grandiflora   745 Acidanthera bicolor, see   731 Aegle marmelos   139 Aerva tomentosa   122 Aganosma
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/The Symbolism of Colours.htm
The Symbolism of Colours   The significances of the colours below are based upon the works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.   The significances given here are general indications only, for the meaning of a colour may vary, as Sri Aurobindo noted, "with the field, the combinations, the character and shades of the colour, the play of forces". Moreover, a colour may have several meanings, since there is more than one order of things that colours indicate. "There is an order of significances", Sri Aurobindo observed, "in which they indicate various psychological dynamisms, e.g., faith, love, protection, etc. There is another order of significances in which they i
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Index of Common Names.htm
Index of Common Names   The numbers below refer to the numbers of the flowers as they are arranged in Part 1.     A   Acerola   536 Achiote   47 Achira   78-80 African daisy   423 African iris   514 African marigold   398-400, 402 African tulip tree   795 African violet   737-38 Air plant   861 Alexandrian laurel   805 Almond   521 Almond tree   521 Alpine violet   858 Althaea   595, 603 Amaryllis   483-91 Amazon lily   476 Angel's trumpet   195 Angel wings   821 Angled luffa   691 Anikab   633 Annatto   47 Annual phlox   254-63 Apple guava   211 Arec
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Index of the Mother^s Significances.htm
-002_Index of the Mother^s Significances Index of the Mother's Significances   The numbers below refer to the numbers of the flowers as they are arranged in Part 1.     A   Abolition of the ego   203 Absence of desire   201 Absolute truthfulness   421 Abundance   854 Abundance of beauty   513 Abundant expression   434 Accomplishment   245 Aditi—the Divine Consciousness   1 Adoration   138 Aesthetic power   609 Affection for the Divine   91 Agni   567 The aim of existence is realised   60 Air   881 Air of Auroville   55 Alchemy   479 Ananda   565 Ananda in the centres   632 Ananda in the physic
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Note on the Texts and Photographs.htm
Note on the Texts and Photographs   Background information on the texts and photographs is given below, along with references to the texts of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.     Photographs of Flowers   Most of the 630 flower-photographs in this book were taken in the gardens and courtyards of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry and in the nurseries, gardens, fields and forests of Auroville. Some photographs, especially those of flowers that grow well only in cooler climates, were photographed in Bangalore and Ootacamund, India, and in Germany. In some of the photographs, the colour of the flower differs in hue or intensity from the
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Publisher^s Note.htm
-001_Publisher^s Note     Publisher's Note     This reference volume contains indexes, glossaries, descriptions of the flowers and other information.   There are three indexes giving the location of the flowers in Part 1: an Index of the Mother's Significances, an Index of Botanical Names and an Index of Common Names. The user should note that in all these indexes the reference numbers are those of the flowers as they are arranged in Part 1, not the page numbers of the book.   Two glossaries explain technical terms used in the book. A Glossary of Botanical Terms defines words that occur in the Descriptions of the Flowers. A Glossary of Philosophical and Psychological Terms prov
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Descriptions of the Flowers.htm
Descriptions of the Flowers   The numbers below are the numbers of the flowers as they are arranged in Part 1.     Chapter 1 Aditi and Avatar   1 Aditi - the Divine Consciousness Pure, immaculate, gloriously powerful. Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. 'Alba' Nymphaeaceae Sacred lotus, East Indian lotus Very large fragrant chalice-shaped white flower with several rows of loosely arranged cupped translucent petals surrounding a unique centre of numerous golden stamens that encircle a raised yellow disc; borne singly on sturdy stems high above the water. A vigorous aquatic rhizomatous plant with large, concave orbicular leaves
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Glossary of Philosophical and Psychological Terms   The definitions of the terms below are based upon the writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.   ADHAR. Support, receptacle; the mental-vital-physical system as a vessel in which the consciousness is contained.   ADITI. The Divine Mother; the divine consciousness; the indivisible consciousness, force and Ananda of the Supreme.   AGNI. Fire; the godhead of fire; the fire of aspiration, purification, Tapasya, transformation.   AJNA CHAKRA. The centre of consciousness between the eyebrows which governs the dynamic mind, will, vision, mental formation.   ANAN
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      The Spiritual Significance of Flowers                     The Mother               The Spiritual Significance of Flowers   Part 2 Indexes, Glossaries and Descriptions     Sri Aurobindo Ashram Pondicherry, India         First edition 2000 © Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust 2000 Published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department Pondicherry, India Printed in Singapore at Ho Printing ISBN 81-7058-609-7           Thou hast put into these flowers a magical power: they seem to spea
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of The Mother/English/Other Editions/The Spiritual Significance of Flowers - Part 2/Glossary of Botanical Terms.htm
Glossary of Botanical Terms   The botanical terms below are those that occur in the Descriptions of the Flowers.     ADVENTITIOUS. Of organs or tissues developing in an abnormal position, e.g. roots developing from stems.   ANNUAL. A plant that completes its entire life cycle in one year.   ANTHER. The pollen bearing organ of a flower.   AQUATICS. Plants that grow naturally in water (usually fresh water), either rooted in soil or free-floating.   AURA. A ringlike area of colour that surrounds the centre of a flower.   AXIL. The angle that a leaf or flower makes with the stem or branch that bears it.   AXIL