When on 28th February 1968, boys and girls from 124 countries and 22 states of India were together to place a handful of soil of their land in a lotus bud shaped urn under the watchful eyes of The Mother, marking the foundation of Auroville, it became the greatest experiment upon earth. The obvious dimension aims at human unity and world peace. But the more subtle aspect has to do with aspiration of matter to be a conscious participant in the evolution towards immortality. The possibilities had opened in a grand breakthrough twelve years earlier, on 29th February 1956.
Momentous events which our mainstream media is too drunk to take notice of. But the promise and the certitude marches on with ever increasing vigour and momentum. Disregarding all reductionist prophecies about the triumph of “profit,” we the Savitri Erans shall show one day that it is the call of the “higher” that really wins the race. [TNM] 7:06 PM