The Mother on Sri Aurobindo, the Eternal Presence
Mankind’s Illusions about “The Passing of War”
“This is the Mother’s War”: Of WW2, Victory and Atomic Bomb
Something of the Stuff of the Hero and of the Titan
What Makes a Nation Immortal? – Part 1
What Makes a Nation Immortal? – Part 2
August 15: Its World-Significance (Part 1)
This three-part essay was first published on August 15, 1950 in Mother India. It presents a remarkable overview of various world-forces that were at play around the time of India’s independence, and highlights the significance of the date August 15, heralding a new direction for the world and humanity.
August 15: Its World-Significance (Part 2)
In this part, we learn the inner meaning of why August 15, a date of momentous implications for the values of civilisation has been chosen by India to celebrate her independence. Amal Kiran reminds us that behind the conscious thought of individuals there is the working of that invisible yet potent being which is the national soul or genius.
August 15: Its World-Significance (Part 3)
Amal Kiran helps us contemplate on how befitting it is that the Independence Day of a country whose chief glory has been God-realisation should coincide with the occasion of Sri Aurobindo’s birth. It would be purblind on our part to miss a signal so pregnant with meaning and fail to see our future bound up with Sri Aurobindo’s presence—our future of true self-growth political as well as cultural and of leadership among the nations on the path of human evolution towards Godhead.