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At the Feet of The Mother

On Sri Aurobindo’s Poem ‘Life and Death’ (SAP 05)

Sri Aurobindo’s poem ‘Life and Death’ opens for us a perspective on life and death not as two opposites but as two different modes of existence.


Life, death,— death, life; the words have led for ages
Our thought and consciousness and firmly seemed
Two opposites; but now long-hidden pages
Are opened, liberating truths undreamed.
Life only is, or death is life disguised,—
Life a short death until by life we are surprised.

Notes on the Text
Written in Bengal or Baroda, Circa 1900-1906
CWSA 2: 216

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