Saturday, September 12, 2009

A Chronology Of Mother's Life

Her embodiment is a chance for the earth-consciousness to receive the Supramental into it and to undergo first the transformation necessary for that to be possible.
Sri Aurobindo

1830 Dec 18 Birth of Mira Ismalun (nee Pinto), the Mother's maternal grand-mother, in Egypt. Died in 1909.

1843 Jul 5 Birth of Moise Maurice Alfassa, the Mother's father, in Adrianople (Edirne), Turkey. Died in 1918.

1857 Aug 26 Birth of Mathilde Ismalun, the Mother's mother, in Alexandria, Egypt. She often told little Mirra, 'You are born to realise the highest Ideal' and taught her 'the discipline and the necessity of self-forgetfulness through concentration on what one is doing'. Died in 1944.

1870 Apr 6 Birth of Henri Francois Morisset, the Mother's first husband, in Paris. A renowned artist - his best creations were made during the years they were together. Died in 1954.

1872 Aug 15 Birth of Aurobindo Akroyd Ghose (Sri Aurobindo) at about 5:10 a.m. in Calcutta.
The Mother: 'What Sri Aurobindo represents in the world's history is not a teaching, not even a revelation: it is a decisive action direct from the Supreme.'

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