Mother's Chronicles Book III: Mirra the Occultist

Topics: Sri Aurobindo, Mirra Alfassa, Satprem Pages: 126 (54477 words) Published: June 21, 2013
Mother's Chronicles book three

MIRRA THE OCCULTIST
by Sujata Nahar

INSTITUT DE RECHERCHES EVOLUTIVES 32, avenue de 1'Observatoire 75014 paris

Already published in the series: Book One: MIRRA Book Two: MIRRA THE ARTIST To be published: Book Four: MIRRA AND SRI AUROBINDO Book Five: MIRRA IN JAPAN Book Six: MIRRA THE MOTHER Mother's Chronicles-Book Three: MIRRA THE OCCULTIST. (c 1989 by SuJma Nahar. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduted in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quolalioiis embodied in critical articles and reviews. For information address: - For India and Asia : MIRA ADITI CENTRE 62 'Sriranga', 1st Cross, 4th Stage, Kuveinpunagar, Mysore 570 023, India - For the U.S.A. and Europe: INSTITUTE FOR EVOLVIIONARY RESEARCH 200 Park Avenue, Suite 303 East, New York, NY 10166, U.S.A. ISBN 2-902776-18-7 (6-volumeset) ISBN 2-902776-21-7 (Book Three) Cover design by Indra Dugar FIRST EDITION Printed at Thomson Press, Faridabati, India

CONTENTS A Word With YouPlease!.......................................................... 9 Prologue ................................................................................. 11 1. A Downright Atheist .......................................................... 13 2. The Cosmic Tradition......................................................... 27 3. Theon.................................................................................. 44 4. The Human Fathers ............................................................ 58 5. Pralaya ................................................................................ 66 6. The Earthly Paradise .......................................................... 79 7. Judaism ............................................................................... 94 8. The First Visit................................................................... 106 9. Madame Theon................................................................. 118 10. What Happened at Tierncen ........................................... 129 11. The Hidden Meaning...................................................... 141 12. The Valley of the False Glimmer ................................... 155 13. Two Angry Cocks........................................................... 169 14. Satan ............................................................................... 175 15. At the Threshold of the Formless ................................... 189 16. The Mantra of Life ......................................................... 198 17. The Being of Irised Light ............................................... 209 18. A Skilled Occultist ......................................................... 218 19. Mirra Learns to Discourse.............................................. 222 20. The Gambler and the Spirit ............................................ 229 21. 0m ................................................................................... 237 22. The Lord as Electrical Vibration!................................... 245 23. They Came as Forerunners............................................. 254 24. Mr Mind ......................................................................... 267 25. Hohlenberg ..................................................................... 278 26. Peril Stalks...................................................................... 285 27. Val de Grace ................................................................... 292 28. Alexandra David-Neel.................................................... 300 29. The Shooting Star ........................................................... 308 30. The Inner Divine ............................................................ 313 Epilogue................................................................................ 321 Chronology ........................................................................... 325 Bibliography...

Bibliography: To weave Mother 's story, I had necessarily to pick up a line here, a sentence there. But Readers interested in finding out more about Mother 's and Sri Aurobindo 's experience may like to consult the following books by Satprem: MOTHER 'S AGENDA, 1951-1973 (13 volumes) Recorded by Satprem in the course of countless personal conversations with Mother, the log of her fabulous exploration in the cellular consciousness of the body. Twenty-three years of experiences which parallel some of the most recent theories of modern physics. The key to man 's passage towards the next species. (Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 12 & 13 already published in English) Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness, an essay (1984) The Mind of the Cells, an essay (1982) Mother, a trilogy, I The Divine Materialism (1980) II The New Species (1983) III The Mutation of Death (1987) On the Way to Supermanhood, an essay (1986) Life Without Death, by Satprem & Luc Venet (1989)
Table of Illustrations
Page Frontispiece 22 26 45 54-55 113 132 208 272 294 315 31, 63, 73, 153, 195, 323 Mirra in Tierncen in 1906 Facsimile of a cover of La Revue Cosmique (courtesy Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris) Theon 's postcard to Mirra (courtesy Noren Nahar) Theon, a sketch by Mother (courtesy Abhay Nahar) Facsimile of the entry of marriage (courtesy Christian Chanel) An impression of Zarif (by Michel Danino) Zarif: Mirra at her window (courtesy Abhay) The Divine Consciousness emerging from the Inconscient, a painting by Mother Mirra playing tennis (courtesy Abhay) The house on Rue du Val de Grace (courtesy Davide Montemurri) The crossing between Boulevard St.-Michel and the Luxembourg Gardens, as it was in Mirra 's time (from an old postcard) Drawings by Sujata
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