Original recording of The Mother’s recitations of the Dhammapada and her Explanations in French language.
Music by Michel Montecrossa: ‘New World Overture’ • ‘New World Adventure’
31 January 1958
Those who are intelligent, meditative, persevering, who ceaselessly struggle with themselves, attain to Nirvana, which is the supreme felicity.
7 February 1958
Whosoever can sustain his zeal, remain pure in his actions, act wisely, restrain his passions, live according to the Law (or to morality), he shall see his renown increase.
“I see ‘Dhamma’ has been translated here as ‘Law’, and ‘Yasa’ as ‘renown’, whereas Dhamma should mean rather the inner truth and Yasa the spiritual glory. So we can interpret the text in this way:
‘Whosoever can sustain his zeal, remain pure in his actions, act wisely, restrain his passions, live according to the inner truth, he shall see his spiritual glory ever growing.’
Thus understood, this text is quite excellent. One cannot do better than to conform to it.”
Mira Alfassa – The Mother
- 31.1.1958 ‘Life, Truth and Spiritual Glory’ Part One
- New World Overture
- 7.2.1958 ‘Life, Truth and Spiritual Glory’ Part Two
- New World Adventure