Darshan Day Message: 24 April 2024

4 April 1920 - The Mother's Final arrival day in Pondicherry The Mother first visits Pondicherry in 1914. She returns for permanent stay in 1920.
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Insanity is always due to a vital attack, or rather possession although there is often a physical reason as well. Hysteria is due to a pressure […]
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Illness through Fever

Can one get ill through fear? Yes. I knew someone who was so full of fear that he got cholera! There was cholera in the next […]
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A Prayer

Patience, strength, courage, calm and indomitable energy…. Let the mind learn to be silent, let it not be eager to profit immediately by the forces which […]
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An Important Lesson

To run away from difficulties in order to conquer them is not a solution. It is very attractive. In those who seek the spiritual life, there […]
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Power of Kali

Behind all destructions, whether the immense destructions of Nature, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclones, floods, etc., or the violent human destructions, wars, revolutions, revolts, I find the […]
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True way of making an effort

Please show me the true way of making an effort. You must train the will as you would train the muscles—by methodical exercise. Never allow yourself […]
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Being firm towards goal

Whether by tapasya or surrender does not matter, the one thing is to be firm in setting one’s face to the goal. Once one has set […]
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Total Sincerity

Once Mother spoke to me about total sincerity. What does transparent sincerity mean? Sincerity is compared to an atmosphere or a sheet of glass. If the […]
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The core difficulty

The difficulty is that you attach so much importance to things that are of quite a small value. You behave as if to have or have […]