Original recording of The Mother’s recitations of the Dhammapada and her explanations in French language
Music by Michel Montecrossa: ‘Calm Joy Of Change’ • ‘Depth Of Change’ • ‘Vision Of Change’ • ‘Promise Of Change’ • ‘Dawn Of Change’
30 August 1957
In all things the primordial element is mind. Mind predominates. Everything proceeds from mind.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil mind, suffering follows him as the wheel follows the hoof of the bullock that pulls the cart.
6 September 1957
Mind predominates. Everything proceeds from mind. In all things the primordial element is mind. If a man speaks or acts with a purified mind, happiness accompanies him as closely as his inseparable shadow.
13 September 1957
‘He has insulted me, he has beaten me, he has humiliated me, he has robbed me.’ Those who nourish thoughts such as these never appease their hatred.
20 September 1957
‘He has insulted me, he has beaten me, he has humiliated me, he has robbed me.’ Those who do not nourish thoughts such as these foster no hatred.
27 September 1957
For, in truth, in this world hatred is not appeased by hatred; hatred is appeased by love alone. This is the eternal law.
“If the human heart responded in all sincerity to the Love that is being poured into it with the spontaneous gratitude of a love which understands and appreciates, then things would change quickly in the world.”
Mira Alfassa – The Mother
- 30.8.1957 ‘Bad Thoughts Inflict Harm’
- Calm Joy Of Change
- 6.9.1957 ‘Good Thoughts Bring Happiness’
- Depth Of Change
- 13.9.1957 ‘Feeling Insulted Nourishes Hate’
- Vision Of Change
- 20.9.1957 ‘Not Feeling Insulted Dissolves Hate’
- Promise Of Change
- 27.9.1957 ‘Hatred Is Appeased By Love Alone’
- Dawn Of Change