Friday, July 24, 2009

If this is she of whom the world has heard

[Mirra Alfassa, later Mirra Morisset and Mirra Richard (February 21, 1878 - November 17, 1973), also known as The Mother, was the spiritual partner of Sri Aurobindo.
She was born in
Paris to Turkish and Egyptian parents and came to Sri Aurobindo's retreat on March 29, 1914 in Pondicherry to collaborate on editing the Arya. Having to leave Pondicherry during the War, she spent most of her time in Japan...
Mirra (or Mira) Alfassa was born in
Paris in 1878, of a Jewish Turkish father (Maurice, a banker), and a Jewish Egyptian mother (Mathilde Ismaloun). She had an elder brother named Matteo. The family had migrated to France the year before she was born.[4] For the first eight years of her life she lived at 62 boulevard Haussmann... In 1897 she married Henri Morisset, a student of Moreau. They lived at Atelier, 15 rue Lemercier, Paris, and Mirra became a part of the Paris artistic circles, befriending the likes of Auguste Rodin and Monet.[10] From Wikipedia
After having many spiritual and occult experiences of her own,
she left for Algeria in 1906 to learn occultism more thoroughly, under the guidance of the little-known adept Max Theon and his wife Alma. Kheper Home]

The unmatched integrality The Mother represents will entice the inhabitants of all continents in a not far off future. [TNM]

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