Amal Kiran

K.D. Sethna, one of the earliest disciples of Sri Aurobindo, had joined Sri Aurobindo Ashram in 1927 at the age of twenty-three. He was given the name “Amal Kiran” (Clear Ray) by Sri Aurobindo. Amal Kiran was blessed to have an extensive correspondence with Sri Aurobindo on many literary subjects, in particular, Sri Aurobindo’s epic poem “Savitri.” Himself a renowned scholar, poet, cultural critic and philosopher, as well as the author of more than forty books, Amal Kiran was the founding editor of Mother India, a monthly cultural and literary magazine.
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Reminiscences of the Mother’s Grace

In our Book of the Month feature, we highlight some precious reminiscences of K. D. Sethna (Amal Kiran). They speak the working of the Mother’s Grace. The precise reason for featuring these extracts in the current issue has to do with the connection to the Supramental Manifestation of 29 February 1956.

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The Passing of Sri Aurobindo: Its Inner Significance – Part 3

The author writes: “A splendid heroism of selflessness is here, the vividest picture of a warrior Yogi who would take any risk, if thereby he could press closer to his objective and though the formula is “I conquer or perish” the frame of mind is one that might easily avail itself of a yet more audacious formula: “I perish to conquer.””

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