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"This wonderful world of delight"


This wonderful world of delight waiting at our gates for our call, to come down upon earth...

Is "this wonderful world of delight" the same as the Supramental New World that was born on 29 February 1956, or is it different? Since You have spoken of it as the "world of delight" it cannot be merely the Delight or Ananda of the Supramental World already born. Does it mean that, after the manifestation of the Supramental World, now one more new world is "waiting at our gates for our call" to manifest on earth? [old p. 191]

It has always been waiting, since the beginning of the creation.

Is this world the world of Ananda which, in the hierarchical gradation of the planes of existence, is situated above the world of Supermind? If so, does it mean that after six years of its birth the Supramental World is [new p. 178]now sufficiently well-established on earth to make the manifestation of a still higher world possible?

Not necessarily.

The above question arises because, according to Sri Aurobindo, the Ananda plane cannot manifest in the earthly evolution until the Supramental is well-established in it.

This is absolutely evident.

What is meant by "waiting at our gates"? Does it mean that it has come down up to the subtle physical plane?

I did not specify what gates they are.

"Waiting at our gates for our call, to come down upon earth..."--does this mean that it will not come down upon earth until it is called?

Certainly not.

What is the best way of calling down this world of delight?

Understand and be sincere. [old p. 192]

Have the printed copies of Your five photographs, with a significance given to each, which You distributed on 21 January 1961, anything to do with the calling down of the world of delight? If they are given as an aid to call, how best to make use of them for the purpose?

Each one must find that for himself. [new p. 179]

Will it be helpful to call down this world if Your Message itself is converted into an invocation and repeated in silent concentration as follows: "O wonderful world of delight waiting at our gates for our call, come down upon earth..."

For those who spontaneously feel like doing it, it will be helpful.

Unlike every year, You read the Message this time first in English and then in French. Why this change of procedure?

Because I received it in English first.

The dots at the end of the Message give an impression as if something is left unsaid. Is it so?

There is always something--many things--left unsaid.

5 March 1961

Collected Works of The Mother, First Edition, Volume 15, pp. 186, 190-193