Acronyms used in the website

SABCL - Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library

CWSA - Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo

CWM - Collected Works of The Mother

Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Rishabhchand/English/Spiritual bouquets to a friend/Life of Sri Aurobindo.htm
Life of Sri Aurobindo Sri Aurobindo was born in Calcutta on August 15, 1872. At the age of seven, he was taken with his two elder brothers to England for education, and he lived there for fourteen years. In 1890 he passed the open competition for the Indian Civil Service, but as he had no intention of accepting service under the Government, he failed to appear at the riding examination and was disqualified. At this time the Gaekwar of Baroda was in London. Aurobindo saw him, obtained an appointment in the Baroda Service and left England in January, 1893. Sri Aurobindo passed thirteen years, from 1893 to 1906 in the Baroda Service,first in the
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Rishabhchand/English/Spiritual bouquets to a friend/ Preface.htm
PREFACE On the occasion of the birth centenary year of its founder Rishabhchand, Indian Silk House pays its homage and expresses its gratitude to Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, the guiding Forces of Rishabhchand. In 1931, he settled permanently in the Ashram at Pondicherry. His younger brothers, Bimalchand and Sumatichand assumed charge of the business which flourished and prospered by the Grace. Presently under the able guidance of Sri Bharat Kumar, son of Late Rishabhchand, Indian Silk House will be celebrating its Platinum Jubilee in the year 2001. Books containing excerpts from the letters written by Rishabhchand to his relatives and friends, in English, Bengali and
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Rishabhchand/English/Spiritual bouquets to a friend/Letter from Rishabhchand to Rutledge Tompkins.htm
Excerpts from the letters written by Rishabhchand to his friend and Co-Sadhak Mr. Rutledge B. Tompkins in U. S. A. between the period 13.5.1964 to 19.9.1968. It appears to me from your letter that some adverse mental suggestions have disturbed you. I hope by now you have got over the disturbance and recovered your equanimity. I may remind you of Sri Aurobindo's words in The Bases of Yoga; "To be calm, steady, fixed in the spirit, dhira sthira, this quietude of the mind, this separation of the inner Purusha from the outer Prakriti is very helpful, almost indispensable. So long as the being is subject to the whirl of thoughts or the
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The Mother The Mother was born in a wealthy family in Paris as Mira Alfasa on 21 February, 1878. Introspective by nature, she was in many ways an extraordinary child. She used to feel the descent of a great brilliant light while sitting silently in a chair at the age of four. At about the age of twelve, she became conscious of a great mission she had come to fulfil upon earth. "Between eleven and thirteen", she says, "a series of psychic and spiritual experiences revealed to me, not only the existence of God, but man's possibility of meeting with Him or revealing Him integrally in consciousness and action, of manifesting Him upon earth in a life divine. This a
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Rishabhchand (1900-1970) The essence of Sri Aurobindo's Yoga is the integral surrender at the feet of the Mother. Those who met and knew Rishabhchand testify that he was the living symbol of surrender at the feet of the Mother. He achieved complete detachment from all material objects. For Rishabhchand, Divine was everything. Rishabhchand was bom at Jiaganj in West Bengal on the 3rd of December, 1900. He was the eldest son of Puranchand (1882—1967), an eminent scholar and writer mainly on Jain religion and philosophy in Bengali. After a brilliant academic career in Krishnanath College, Berhampur, and Presidency College, Calcutta, Rishabhchand plunged
Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Rishabhchand/English/Spiritual bouquets to a friend/precontent.htm
Spiritual Bouquets To A Friend Collected Letters Rishabhchand 1st. Edition December, 1999