Let us have a glimpse of Her life & Her presence throughout the world, until Her final stop in Pondicherry to join #SriAurobindo, after ~42 years.
The Mother was born on 21st Feb. 1878, exactly 2016 days after the birth of #SriAurobindo on 15th Aug. 1872; perhaps to double the auspiciousness (1008) of the advent!
Of course the time of Their arrival couldn't have been without a great significance:
#SriAurobindo had said that the Mother was 'born free'. So Her whole life had a Yogic character. But Her conscious memory of such experiences began from the age of 5..
The Mother had a little armchair which would be the first seat of Her Sadhana:
The Mother was once being scolded by Mathilde for a mistake She didn't commit. Suddenly the Mother looked at her & "felt all the human misery", & then "silently the tears fell".
As #SriAurobindo wrote, "The whole world could take refuge in her single heart":
One common misconception about the Mother and #SriAurobindo is that they were such or such person in their past life, for the WHOLE of that life; which is not true.
The Mother cleared this while narrating an experience of Hers from when She was ~18/19: