Business Directory; Business Services (5607) Restaurants (2610) Movies & Entertainment (256) Shopping (16491) Place of Worship (160) Hotels & Accommodation (366) The life at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram … In 1948, World War II over, and the rise of Zionism in Palestine for Israel, Janina, a non Jew, went back to Poland, this time to the equally oppressive and unwelcome arms of Soviet Communism. This eCommerce website is being developed for the manufacturing units of the commercial trusts and some of the products can be ordered from our “Online Shop” tab on the navigation bar. Her … It was started for exporting products manufactured by the units of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Harpagon Workshop Trust. Rose of God, great wisdom-bloom on the summits of being, Yet, her personality was versatile: she took keen interest in nursing and painting, was involved in educational experiments and wrote poems in English and French. Print Length: 106 In Jerusalem, she happened to attend a lecture on Sri Aurobindo and discovered miraculously The Life Divine in a second-hand bookshop. Book format: Pdf, ePub, Mobi Even though Guru and disciples were gathered here for God-Realization, which justifies the name ‘Ashram’ (Sri Aurobindo accepted the term after some hesitation), the model was basically different. While we were in Pondicherry, Aurobindo Ashram was a force to reckon with, with the Mother running it with a soft fur-gloved iron hand. She fell ill and later, destiny brought her through a long and arduous journey to Pondicherry. Mira was an exceptional child. She gave her all to the work of Sri Aurobindo. Our bank particulars for transfers within India On 28th February, which was Auroville’s birthday in Sri Aurobindo’s centenary year, I went to the Ashram at 4 o’ clock and told Champaklal “It is just finished; please tell Mother that everything is ready.” She replied: “Tomorrow morning, Sunrise.” Notify me of follow-up comments by email. And many of these most wonderful people here, who help Her in Her work, have really this attitude to Her, to the Divine. This book includes the Conversations with the Mother recollected by Mona Sarkar published earlier in Sweet Mother — Harmonies of Light and Sweet Mother — Harmonies of Light — Part 2, as well as some new material.The text has been revised in places. It was in 1917 that he had been invited to deliver a lecture at Pondicherry and he took the occasion to seek an interview with Sri Aurobindo through the common friend Bharati, the poet. As per instruction of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, dining room, coupons will be issued only from the Bureau Central. The Ashram forms a third of Pondicherry, it means that Ashram dots cover, in some places more condensed, in others less, or even sparsely — but cover all of Pondicherry like a fantastic creature spreading Her limbs to swallow the human by the supramental. Sri Aurobindo Ashram. I had known of the circumstances in which Sri Kapali Sastriar had first met Sri Aurobindo. Nahar has told me that Mother wants to put me in charge of this home. Collected Poems. There are over 80 departments including farms, gardens, guesthouses and engineering units. The name given by the Mother, therefore, has been  modified to SACSO which stands for Sri Aurobindo Central Sales Organisation and the purpose of the website is to keep in touch with well wishers and to display and sell online products of the manufacturing units of the commercial Trusts, whose one of the beneficiary is Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust. The Sri Aurobindo Ashram is a spiritual community located in Pondicherry, in the Indian territory of Puducherry.The ashram grew out of a small community of disciples who had gathered around Sri Aurobindo after he retired from politics and settled in Pondicherry in 1910. In one vision she describes the spiritual work started by Sri Aurobindo. Aurobindo Ashram, she was able to foot the entire bill of the Ashram from its inception when it had 25 members until it reached nearly 1000 members during the Second World War. Add the item that you would like to have to your cart. This is very far from sentimentality. She smiled for some time looking us over and then looked at the houses around, the town and the sky. It is a truly fascinating book that should interest readers of many backgrounds and persuasions. Auro e-Books: Books on Yoga and Spirituality. This house is in the middle of houses which do not belong to the Ashram. The brother of the sadhak who met me in the port of Bombay came to the train — another brother for me. SACSO Online is a unit of Adan Pradan Trust. She took charge of the Nursing Home for surgical cases. Longer Poems. To a disciple who joined the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in 1939 at the age of twenty-one. Some of the units of the Trusts are listed below. Poet, painter, educator and spiritualist, Janina Stroka was born in Lyov, Poland on 18 July 1909, the younger of two daughters. Sri Aurobindo^s Philosophy And Yoga Some Aspects [Jibendra] (31) Sri Aurobindo^s Philosophy of Evolution [Madhusudan Reddy, Dr. V.] (40) Sri Aurobindo^s The Life Divine - A Brief Study And Other Essays [Vellury Chandrasekharam] (7) Sri Aurobindo^s Writings on Taraben [Taraben (Little Star)] (1) SABCL - Volume 5. Adan Pradan means Mutual Exchange. Above all, it bridges the gap between the falsity of public image vis a vis the reality of our private self. I have only to step aside and hold with ardent aspiration my mind, life and body imploring Her to do Her Will with them. 34AAATA0242N1Z1PAN No. And when I see him, I always have the impression that he has come back after a long time, from very far away. Original Aurobindo Ashram Products from Pondicherry made with authentic natural materials sourced ethically from the nature. He brought me with all my luggage (which has during all the journey never been opened by the customs!) The units which have a website are given in CAPS and a link is provided to browse the site. The first Managing Trustee was Shri R. K. Talwar, who was formerly the Chairman of State Bank of India. Visitors pass for visiting the Ashram and attending other activities of the Ashram can be had from the reception. This book is a collection of letters, poems and paintings by Janina Stroka, a Polish disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and a member of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, from 1957 until her passing in 1964. ii. https://cdn1.auro-ebooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/18142212/Janina-Stroka-Captive-of-Her-Love-cover250sq.png, https://www.auro-ebooks.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/auro-e-books-logo.png. And there is something so great in it, in this stream of Love spreading, that I cannot express it. We find, for instance, a perceptive description of meal-time atmosphere in the Dining Room. Delhi . Janina Stroka, a Polish disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and a member of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, from 1957 until her passing in 1964. Address: 15A, Capitaine Marus de Zavier St, Pondicherry - 605001 Phone: 2239357 Restaurant Timings: 7.00 am - 9.00 am, 3.00 pm - 7.00 pm. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Until now I approached Her only as the Divine in my prayer. Only, when this force or this presence, which is the same, passes through your individual consciousness, it puts on a form, an appearance which differs according to your temperament, your aspiration, your need, the particular turn of your being. She does not give flowers now and does not usually give sweets or nuts either as Her work with the spreading of the Ashram is growing. Sweet Mother Luminous Notes. Sri Aurobindo Ashram Delhi Branch Presents Sada Namaami Maataram by Mitra Durba and Shantanu Bhattacharyya, sponsored by Mother's Blossoms. There is a great peace in me and I have inwardly asked the Mother to write this letter too, to help me. Adan Pradan TrustNo.56, Manakula Vinayar Street,Next to Sri Aurobindo Ashram Atelier WorkshopPondicherry – 605 001, Email addresses:apt@adanpradan.orgadanpradan@gmail.comapinfotech@adanpradan.orghttp://www.adanpradan.org. Her narrative offers us a lesson in humility. Employing a primarily epistolary mode, through the use of letters, it combines several interesting categories as well: spiritual travelogue, quest narrative, period history and East-West encounter. “DARSHAN: Remembering Sweet Mother and Sri Aurobindo”, SAIIER 2006, p 187. 005601024962IFCS Code ICIC0000056, UPI address: sacso@iciciemail: sacso.online@gmail.com, GSTIN No. Sri Aurobindo's teaching states that there is a one Being and Consciousness involved here in Matter which is impelled to enlarge and develop towards a greater and greater perfection. ... Of her bright daughters, and sweet-scented parks Were round and gardens cool. Directory. So Her Grace is acting in Her children. It is here that she became, in her immortal words “a captive of the Mother’s Love”. In 1948, World War II over, and the rise of Zionism in Palestine for Israel, Janina, a non Jew, went back to Poland, this time to the equally oppressive and unwelcome arms of Soviet Communism. Now I know that there is no other way for the human being but only to be, really — in just this sense of the word — a child. Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Inmates of Sri Aurobindo Ashram work in these units for practising Nishkam Karma, the way of the Bhagavad Gita, along with the Works of Knowledge, the Works of Love and finally the Works of the Will in Life. This book is a collection of letters, poems and paintings by Janina Stroka, a Polish disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and a member of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, from 1957 until her passing in 1964. Yesterday was a day when Mother was giving sweets to Her children, to all the members of the Ashram. Founded in 1926, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram has grown from a small group of two dozen disciples into a large and diverse community of almost 1600 members. Rose of God, vermilion stain on the sapphires of heaven, Rose of Bliss, fire-sweet, seven-tinged with the ecstasies seven! On February 15,1972, the instruments arrived and we started installing them. The evening meditation is about at 8 or later and the duration differs between a few minutes and twenty minutes. We would like to carry forward the vision of the Mother to have a Central Sales Organisation for the commercial Trusts. He was a versatile scholar of Indian Philosophy and of the teaching of Sri Aurobindo, but most importantly – a seeker, devotee and disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. About Author: Janina StrokaJanina Stroka, a Polish disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and a member of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry, India, from 1957 until her passing in 1964.Poet, painter, educator and spiritualist, Janina Stroka was born in Lyov, Poland on 18 July 1909, the younger of two daughters. Mirra Alfassa (1878 - 1973) was born as the second child of an Egyptian mother and a Turkish father, a few months after her parents had settled in France. From her arrival on 17 December 1957 till her untimely passing on 17 July 1964, her 55th birth anniversary, Janina was to remain under the care of the Mother’s everlasting love. Usually it is at 6.15, today it was some minutes later. These guest houses are meant primarily for visitors to Sri Aurobindo Ashram and not for tourists looking out for cheap accommodation during their stay in Pondicherry. (from book review by Dr Sachidananda Mohanty), Author: Janina Stroka (closed Mondays). About Pavitra and Sri Aurobindo’s Force working in the Ashram I shall write next time. In practice it means that a noisy Indian restaurant is just beside the dining hall, that loud ugly music sounds from a cafe near our playground, that black pigs with their small ones and naked, unspeakably dirty children raise clouds of dust and dirt on the street where my house stands. The renowned charity institution that I mentioned in the earlier post “Can Shortsightedness Be Cured By William Bates Method?” is “The School for Perfect Eyesight, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India.” If you are interested in trying yourself, here are the details like contact address, location, map, website, instructions etc. Located at Dandia Bazar in the city of Vadodara in Gujarat, this was the first ever ashram to gain immense popularity and respect in the southern areas of the state. The units which have a website are given in CAPS and a link is provided to browse the site. The restaurant offers snacks, sweets, savouries, and cooled fruit juices. Required fields are marked *. I could not look at Her all the time, I shut my eyes and prayed that I learn to open to the Descent and to adore Her. a dedicated westerner, drawn powerfully to spirituality, is likely to blossom more fully vis a vis his/her eastern counterparts. The Ashram offers accommodation in a number of guest houses situated within a mile of the main Ashram building. Bank account details ofADAN PRADAN TRUST. One would be doing harm to oneself if one did not become a child again. Pavitra (Monsieur Saint-Hilaire) brought me to Her and I only know that I was Her child and that two streams of vibrating Force of Her Grace penetrated into my eyes, to my soul, from Her eyes. The balcony is not high, we stood very near to Her. In Jerusalem, she happened to attend a lecture on Sri Aurobindo and discovered miraculously The Life Divine in a second-hand bookshop. It is then that she began her career as a painter and her real mission in life: spirituality. He was a writer, a lecturer and the editor of three journals until his passing in 1993. With the Nazi annexation of Poland and the beginning of persecution, Janina joined an exodus of refugees and fled to Slovakia and then to other countries such as Hungary, Yugoslavia and Turkey, finally reaching Palestine. Yet, her personality was versatile: she took keen interest in nursing and painting, was involved in educational experiments and wrote poems in English and French. An interview by Dr H. Maheshwari (1921-2002), known at the Sri Aurobindo ashram as Maheshwar, the name given to him by the Mother. Our special formulations follow the 'Siddha' way, a system of medicine that was developed in the ancient culture of Tamil Nadu, in south India, along with the equally ancient system of 'Ayurveda' meaning 'Science of Life'. Her parents were both professionals: father Jan Stroka was an engineer and mother Jadwiga Krasuka, a teacher.With the Nazi annexation of Poland and the beginning of persecution, Janina joined an exodus of refugees and fled to Slovakia and then to other countries such as Hungary, Yugoslavia and Turkey, finally reaching Palestine. 47, Mission StreetPuducherry – 605 001, A/c No. Sri Aurobindo and myself are one and the same consciousness, one and the same person. Sweet Home, started a few years ago at the request of working parents, for the care of their children after school hours. Yes, She makes an impression of being ageless, as you said you feel it, and Her smile and face just create an indescribable happiness. The membership of Sri Aurobindo Samiti is composed of nominees of the State Government and Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, Pondicherry. Inmates of Sri Aurobindo Ashram work in these units for practising Nishkam Karma, the way of  the Bhagavad Gita, along with the Works of Knowledge, the Works of Love and finally the Works of the Will in Life. She was as if blessing all the world — so I felt — and She was doing it for quite a long time, maybe ten minutes, but I could not tell. ICICI Savings BankNo. Her parents were both professionals: father Jan Stroka was an engineer and mother Jadwiga Krasuka, a teacher. The organisation is registered with the Government of Pondicherry as a Small Scale Industry for the development and export of software. Anyway there is no doubt in me and for this Truth I am continuously giving thanks. There are two sections: the restaurant and the annexe. The Rishi (King Manu in the former ages of the world, when the Arctic continent still subsisted, seeks knowledge from the Rishi of the Pole, who after long baffling him with conflicting side-lights of the knowledge, reveals to him what it chiefly concerns man to know.) sri aurobindo ashram main doors; main sign ROSE OF GOD. Mirra Alfassa (21 February 1878 – 17 November 1973), known to her followers as The Mother, was a spiritual guru, an occultist and a collaborator of Sri With Sri Aurobindo’s help and inspiration he flowered into a wonderful poet. In the book The Mother by Adilashmi, Mother Meera describes her spiritual experiences while attending the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. So I was very happy that She was exceptionally doing it on that day. Translations. There can be no doubt that the Divine has directly come into the human life in Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Next, the book contains selected poems and paintings by Janina and concludes with a comment by the Mother on Janina’s passing. Structured to provide holistic personality development of these children, Sweet Home ensures a healthy atmosphere for the development of children of classes 1 to 6, under the supervision of extremely capable teachers. Life and Mind are only the first two steps of this evolution. Language: English. The Mother had opened a shop called SAACSO, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Central Sales Organisation, which was closed down because Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust was advised not to carry on any commercial activity. It is a charitable institution and not a profit making body. In her twenties she studied occultism in Algeria with Max Theon and his English wife Alma, who was a highly developed medium. Mother is keeping them as they belong to life and their bad will cannot oppose Her. Some of the units of the Trusts are listed below. She took charge of the Nursing Home for surgical cases. An extraordinarily gifted child, who became an accomplished painter and musician, she had many inner experiences from early childhood on. This morning I went (as the members and many people from the town do every day) to the street on which Her balcony is built and where She gives Her darshan every day. The list of the products of that manufacturer will be displayed. Please return the pass at the reception counter while checking out. The Aurobindo Ashram, also known as Arvind Ashram or Auro Nivas, is the ashram that was the dwelling place of Aurobindo Ghosh during his stay in Baroda in the years 1894 to 1906. The main part of the text consists of extracts from letters written to a Dutch friend with whom Janina lived first in Palestine and later in Germany, from December 1957 to June 1958. All of these provide an invaluable glimpse into Janina’s inner life in the Ashram, no less than her observation of the details of the seemingly trivial but no less significant aspects of the day to day life in the Ashram and Pondicherry during the late fifties and early sixties. to a house which is supposed to be my home now and soon the place too of my work. Adan Pradan Trust was established in the year 1992 in a Declaration of Trust between Shri Manoj Das Gupta, present Managing Trustee, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust, Pondicherry and three members of the Ashram as trustees. Those who habitually crib against the Dining Room food would do well to see Janina’s sense of reverence towards this food (“We always get two bananas and a wonderful yoghurt, just a dream!”). In 1938 when Sri Aurobindo broke his leg, he was drawn into the inner circle of Sri Aurobindo’s personal attendants. ii. Your email address will not be published. III. It cannot be a different attitude. It is a house newly purchased by the Ashram for a kind of nursing home for patients after operations. Everything Happened around the Mother’s Movements and Her Timetable. What the Mother and Sri Aurobindo had in mind was not an Ashram in the traditional Indian meaning, but a kind of spiritual laboratory in which a new integral, Divine Life was to be tried. In the Ashram he entered upon a new life and had many experiences and realizations. From her arrival on 17 December 1957 till her untimely passing on 17 July 1964, her 55th birth anniversary, Janina was to remain under the care of the Mother’s everlasting love. Founded in 1926, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram has grown, under the Mother’s guidance, from a small group of two dozen disciples into a large diversified community with almost 1200 members. She also records her encounters with Pavitrada, Nolinida and Medhananda and the quota of luscious mangoes from Bombay that she receives from X, a friend: “What a pity that I do not have a husband” she observes with self-deprecating humour. Published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department Printed at Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press, Pondicherry PRINTED IN INDIA VOLUME5 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SRI AUROBINDO. The pressure of Her Force is so immense that it is clear that only She will be doing Her work in the house and I am only praying that I may never forget it and learn more and more to be a channel only. Sethi Sweets Deals,Sethi Sweets.Sweets & Snacks in Dev Nagar, Delhi. She was there as a child after Aurobindo and Sweet Mother had dropped their physical bodies. Now, it is interesting that Nahar told me first thing that there are also bad people in the Ashram and that I have to be careful. I arrived in Pondicherry yesterday, 17.12, early in the morning. 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