‘August 15th, 1945’ is a poem written by Sri Chinmoy in 1945 in honour of Sri Aurobindo’s birthday (b. 15th August, 1872).
This album contains a short introduction about the poem, followed by Sri Chinmoy reciting the poem in Bengali.
Sri Chinmoy set his poem to music in July 1995 – 50 years after he wrote the original poem. The third track is a recording of Sri Chinmoy singing the song version – ‘Dyulok chariye nara narayan’.
The fourth track is a powerful and extemporaneous pipe organ performance.
August 15th, 1945
God in human form
Descends from Heaven today
To touch and feel
The breath of earth-dust.
Comrades, His Victory
Let us proclaim, casting aside
All our world-responsibility-obligations.
– Sri Chinmoy, August 15th 1945 from India, my India. Mother India’s summit-prides, Agni Press, 1997 at Sri Chinmoy Library
- Aurobindo vs Sri Aurobindo – Sri Chinmoy sings and recites a message about Sri Aurobindo.
- Venu’s group sings Dyulok Chariye
Notes on August 15th
- August 15th, 1945 also marked the end of the Second World War, with the war in Asia being declared over.
- August 15th, 1947. Two years later was the date for India’s Independence. (see: Sri Aurobindo’s message August 15th, 1947)
Artist: Sri Chinmoy
Composer: Sri Chinmoy
Publisher: AUM Music
Format: Advanced Audio Coding
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