Guiding Light of The Month

Like a flame that burns in silence, like a perfume that rises straight upward without wavering, my love goes to Thee; and like the child who does not reason and has no care, I trust myself to Thee that Thy Will may be done, that Thy Light may manifest, Thy Peace radiate, Thy Love cover the world. - The Mother


Mother of Delight
Of Love that moves the sun and stars!
She is the Rapture that quickens our inmost heart,
She is Beauty’s self that enthrals our earthly senses;
In her is the whole meaning of existence.

She has come down close and intimate to a humanity avid of joy;
She casts her noose of charm and captures us even by our weakness;
Her radiant smile transfigures a whole world of gloom and pain

Into an Abode of Bliss-
And we know not when have we transcended our human frailities
In our eagerness to contemplate her gracious form,
To kiss those glorious feet of hers
That trail the Dawn!
Hasten to welcome her, O heart, hasten!
Lest she turn away-
For she will not force herself,
Our adorable and shy Mother!
-          Nolini Kanta Gupta

(NoliniKantaGupta, ‘To The Heights, Vers Les Hauteurs’ , Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry)

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