Sri Aurobindo

On gossip and criticism

Q: Can you explain why these poisonous shafts of criticism are thrown at me, without any reason at all? Imagination + inference + joy of the […]

Divine and Hostile forces

Q: Even the forces and their attacks are, perhaps, like the working of the left hand of God; it helps the Yogi to rise higher. With […]

Attack of the lower forces

Q: Why do the lower forces attack the Yogi? In order to bring him down to the lower level, so as to prevent him from ascending […]
Darshan Card 15 August 2018 (2/4)

Is Void Dull or Unhappy ?

For the past few days, I feel much too void or neutral. But I try not to allow any feeling of unhappiness or dullness. For why […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

On the Gayatri Mantra

Sri Aurobindo: Do you know the meaning of the Gayatri Mantra? Vyas: It is a great Shakti — power — but I do not know the […]

Removing weaknesses of the Nature

Q: I feel elated when people honour me.  If people honour you it is none of your concern to accept the honour. You have to become […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Receiving spiritual help

Q: I want to know how I am to receive spiritual help from you? That depends upon your faith and sincerity. Q: But suppose I am […]

Working for humanity

Q: What about the work for humanity? We are not concerned with that at all primarily. What one puts forth generally outside in the form of […]

Action and Egoism

Q: How to do action without desire? How can one be free from action and egoism? The word “egoism” is used in a very limited sense […]