Ma Mandir Sri Aurobindogram

Ma mandir Sri Aurobindo Ashram Rewa

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Botanical name

Family

प्रचलित नाम

Common name

Spiritual Name

Explanation given by the Mother

Flower Photo

 1

Dendranthema X grandiflorum 

Asteraceae 

(Sunflower family)

गुले दाऊदी

White chrysanthemum

Purified dynamic life energy

Superb, indomitable, all powerful in its purity 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 2

Portulaca grandiflora    

Portulacaceae (moss rose family)

नोनिया, गुले शमा 

Moss rose, Portulaca

Sri Aurobindo’s compassion

Innumerable, ever present, and effective in every instance.

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 3

Cestrum diurnum    

Solanaceae (potato family)

दिन का राजा

Day-blooming cestrum, Day jasmine, China berry, Chinese inkberry

 Light

Light and airy, it radiates

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 4

Laburnum anagyroides

 

Golden chain, common laburnum

Descent of the Light

 

Descent of the Light

It flows towards the earth in harmonious waves.

 

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 5

: Brugmansia suaveolens   

Solanaceae (Potato family)

धतूरा

Angel's trumpet

Tapasya

A discipline with the aim of realizing the Divine.

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 6

Polianthes tuberosa 

Agavaceae (agave family)

रजनीगंधा

Mexican tuberose

New Creation

 

Strong, lasting and fragrant, it rises straight towards the sky.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 7

Delonix regia 

Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family)

गुलमोहर

Flamboyant, Flame Tree, Royal Poinciana

Realisation

The goal of our efforts.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 8

Delphinium dasycaulon

Ranunculaceae (Buttercup family)

नीलांबरी

Malabar Delphinium

Soaring

Take your flight towards the heights

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 9

Clitoria ternatea 

Fabaceae (pea family)

अपराजिता, शंख पुष्प

 Butterfly Pea

Radha’s Consciousnesss

Symbolises perfect attachment to the Divine.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 10

Clivia miniata

Amaryllidaceae (Nargis family )

Bush Lily, Clivia Lily, St. John's Lily, Boslelie, Fire Lily , Kaffir Lily 

Conversion of the Aim of Life from the Ego to the Divine

Instead of seeking one’s own satisfaction, to have service of the Divine as the aim of life.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 11

Catharanthus roseus 

Apocynaceae (oleander family)

सदाबहार

Periwinkle, Vinca

Progress

This is why we are on earth.

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 12

Wisteria sinensis 

Fabaceae (pea family) 

Chinese wisteria 

Poet’s Ecstasy

Rare and charming is your presence.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 13

Ipomoea cairica 

Convolvulaceae (Morning glory family)

Cairo Morning Glory, Messina Creeper, Ivy-leaved Morning Glory, Coastal Morning Glory, Railway creeper, Mile a Minute Vine

Detachment from all that is not the Divine

A single occupation, a single aim, a single joy – the Divine

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 14

Nelumbo nucifera 

Nelumbonaceae (Lotus family)

कमल, पद्म, सरसिज

Lotus

Avatar­ – the Supreme manifest on earth in a body

 

The red lotus is Sri Aurobindo’s flower.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 15

Hedychium flavescens

Zingiberaceae (Ginger family)

Yellow Ginger Lily, Cream ginge

Sachchidananda

Strong and pure, it stands erect in its creative power.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 16

Rosa chinensis

Rosaceae (Rose family)

हरा गुलाब

Green Rose

Timidity in attachment to the Divine

Full of life, but does not know how to turn this life in to an offering to the divine.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 17

Rosa 

Rosaceae (rose family)

गुलाब

Rose

Love for the Divine

The vegetal kingdom gathers its most beautiful possibilities to offer them to the Divine

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 18

Rosa

Rosaceae (rose family)

गुलाब

Rose Yellow

Mental love for the Divine

The nature offers its love in a fragrant blossoming.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 19

Rosa 

Rosaceae (rose family)

गुलाब

Rose white

Integral love for the Divine

Pure, complete, irrevocable, a love that gives itself for ever.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 20

Tagetes erecta

Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

गेंदा

Marigold, Genda

Supramentalised plasticity

One of the stages on the way to transformation.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 21

Helianthus annuus

Asteraceae (Sunflower family)

सूरजमुखी

Sunflower

Consciousness turned towards the Light

It thirsts for the light and cannot live without it.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 22

Eucharis Xgrandiflora

Amaryllidaceae (Nargis family)

 Amazon Lily 

Light without obscurity

All-powerful in its simplicity.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 23

Allamanda cathartica 

Apocynaceae (Oleander family

Golden Trumpet Vine, Allamanda Vine 

Victory

Will triumph over all obstacles.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 24

Antigonon leptopus

Polygonaceae (buckwheat family)

Coral vine, Honolulu creeper, Mexican creeper, Bride's tears, Chain-of-love, Hearts on a chain, Love-vine

 Harmony

 Let us work for the day when this will become both the means and the end

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 25

Tabernaemontana divaricata

Apocynaceae (Oleander family)

चांदनी

: Crape jasmine, Moonbeam, Carnation of India

Mental purity

A mirror that does not distort

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 26

Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'

Apocynaceae(oleander family)

चांदनी

Crape jasmine, Carnation of India, Chandni

Integral mental purity

Silent, attentive, receptive, concentrated on the Divine – this is the path of purity.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 27

Tithonia rotundiflora

Asteraceae (Sunflower family) 

Mexican sunflower

Physical consciousnessturned entirely towards the Divine

It thirsts for the Divine and wants nothing but Him.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 28

Ipomoea alba 

Convolvulaceae (morning glory family) 

दूधियाकलमी

Moonflower vine, Moon vine

Entire self-giving

 

Completely open,clear and pure.

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

 

 

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