Reminiscences of August 15th 1947 by Aster Patel

Aster grew up in the Ashram in the presence of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother from childhood; did her thesis on Sri Aurobindo from the Sorbonne and was asked by the Mother to join Auroville.

Reminiscences of August 15th 1947 by Aster Patel

A well known Sri Aurobindo scholar she held the Sri Aurobindo Chair at the Banaras Hindu University and also held charge of Bharat Nivas, the Pavilion of India in Auroville’s International Zone besides being one of the longest serving members of Auroville’s Governing Board. Here is the complete recording of her reminisces of 15th August 1947 in the Ashram and the aftermath, the impact of the 5 Dreams, and the unfolding years.

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