Guiding Light of The Month

THERE is a great difference between being in the midst of active work, of external action, while keeping one’s thought constantly fixed on Thee, and entering into that perfect union with Thee which leads to what I have called “absolute Consciousness, true Omniscience, Knowledge”. - The Mother

Along the Way… June 2017 Walk Review

The radiant Dawns have risen up for glory, in their white splendor like the waves of waters.
She maketh paths all easy, fair to travel, and, rich, hath shown herself benign and friendly.” Rigveda

The sky at dawn on Sunday, 4 June revealed the promise of a bright and clear day just perfect for the walk.

Enthusiastic members of Sri Aurobindo Society Singapore gathered at the East Coast Park, a favourite walk venue at the stipulated time. As a pre-walk warm-up, Jayanthy led the eager group through some exercises to loosen up the muscles. At the end, we learnt how to form and stand in a perfect circle without any instructions, each participant focusing only on himself and finding his or her space within it!

Catching up on pleasant chatter is as much fun as walking with our friends! This monthly walk provides ample opportunity for this activity too. 

We all set off at a brisk pace with the intention of exploring as much of the ECP as possible in the span of an hour and a half. It was amazing to see the area filled with such diversity. People thronged the pedestrian and cycling paths - young and old, families and singles, walkers and joggers, campers and cyclists, nature lovers everywhere. There were even some pet lovers who were walking their dogs in prams!

The best part was that “Surya devta” gave us some respite from the unexpected heat by inviting some clouds to give some cover. The sweet breeze that was wafting around was the proverbial icing on the cake.

It was soon time to move to the house of our hosts for the meditation session. Many of the members who were unable to participate in the walk joined us there.

Prayers and meditation were held in an atmosphere of calm & peace. Affable birthday and anniversary wishes were passed to those celebrating these events in the month of June. Young Shiv happily cut a cake and received bountiful blessings from all.

We thank our hosts, Anand and Vrunda Patel for their hospitality and making all the arrangements with so much love.

-          Anju Aditya

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