Chronology
The Mother and Sri Aurobindo


Face Of Eternal


The Mother
Age -7


Sri Aurobindo
England(1884)


1872
15 August, birth of Sri Aurobindo, in Calcutta.
1878

21 February, birth of Mother
in Paris
62 boulevard Haussmann

1879
Departure of Sri Aurobindo for England.
1886-97
Mother lives at 3 square du Roule.
1890
Sri Aurobindo at King's College, Cambridge.
1893
Sri Aurobindo returns to India.
First revolutionary article.
1897
13 October, Mother's marriage to Henri Morisset.
1898
23 August, birth of André Morisset.
1902
Beginning of Sri Aurobindo's revolutionary activities
1903
Sri Aurobindo has the experience of the Infinite
1904
Mother has her first vision of Sri Aurobindo.
Beginning of Sri Aurobindo's yoga.
Mother's first meeting with Max Theon.
1905-6
Voyages to Tlemcen
1906
Mother founds her first group: Idea.
1907
First arrest of Sri Aurobindo
1908
Divorce from H. Morisset. Mother moves to 49 rue de Lévis.
January: Sri Aurobindo meets the tantric yogi V. Lele.
Realization of mental silence and Nirvana.
2 May, the "Alipore Bomb Case": imprisonment of Sri Aurobindo, for one year.
1910
February, Sri Aurobindo escapes to Chandernagor, in French India.
4 April, Sri Aurobindo takes refuge in Pondicherry.
April, Paul Richard's first visit to Pondicherry.
1911
Beginning of Prayers and Meditations.
1914
7 March, Mother embarks for India aboard the Kaga Maru.
29 March, meeting of Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
15 August, first issue of the Arya
1915
22 February, Mother leaves Pondicherry for France aboard the Kamo Maru
1916
13 March, Mother embarks at London aboard the Kamo Maru for Japan.
1920
April, Mother leaves Japan.
24 April, arrival in Pondicherry
24 November, Mother comes to live near Sri Aurobindo in the Guest House.
1921
January, end of the Arya
1922
October, Sri Aurobindo and Mother take up residence at 9 rue de la Marine, the present Ashram building.
1922-26
Period of the "Evening Talks."
1926
24 November, Sri Aurobindo withdraws.
Official founding of the Ashram.
1927
8 February, Sri Aurobindo moves to a room in the East Wing that he will never again leave
1938
24 November, Sri Aurobindo fractures his right leg
1939
Sri Aurobindo revises The Life Divine.
1 September, declaration of war.
1943
2 December, beginning of the Ashram School.
1947
15 August, Independence of India.
1949
21 February, beginning of the Bulletin of Physical Education.
1950
10 November, end of the revision of Savitri.
5 December, Sri Aurobindo leaves his body.
9 December, Sri Aurobindo's body is placed in the Samadhi.
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