Thursday, 11 Sep Photo Exhibition: The Mothers Shrine Reaching Completion ::: Pitanga Hall ::: Thu ::: 8:00 AM
Talk by Deepti: India and her Spiritual Destiny: A Future Perspective ::: SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas ::: Thu ::: 5:00 PM - We have much to share and learn from one another. Let us come together to do so…. Sri Aurobindo World Centre for Human Unity, Bharat Nivas, Centre of Indian Studies, Auroville
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Aurobindo wrote volume after volume of nearly incomprehensible explanation of his philosophy, which eventually attracted throngs of hippies to the ashram, not for the logic of his thought, but for the romance. But long before the beaded and barefoot Westerners trooped into Pondy, someone else came to town who would change the ashram to something Aurobindo could never have conceived in his most far-out dreams: The Mother.
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Nakashima was born in Spokane, Washington, to a family with an aristocratic history. His mother had served in the court of the Meiji emperor. Nakashima earned degrees in architecture from the University of Washington and M.I.T. His first major architectural assignment was in Pondicherry, India, where he designed Golconda, the primary disciples' residence at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. Sri Aurobindo gave him the Sanskrit name Sundaranananda, meaning "one who delights in beauty." ... Nakashima's work is famous for its elegant simplicity and its fidelity to materials