March 2017

Priti Das Painting

Looking at a problem

There are a hundred ways of looking at a problem. If you want to find the solution, you must take up all the elements one after another, rise […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in New horizon sugar factory

Constant improvisation of work

If men had to stop work when they are not perfect, everybody would stop working. It is in the work that we must progress and purify ourselves. Continue […]
Stairs to the room at playground of Sri Aurobindo Ashram where The Mother met Sri Aurobindo for the first time

Entrusting the weak to the Divine

Pondicherry, March 29, 1914  O THOU whom we must know, understand, realise, absolute Consciousness, eternal Law, Thou who guidest and illuminest us, who movest and inspirest us, grant […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Things done faster and better in silence

A constant babble of words seems to be the indispensable accompaniment to daily work. And yet as soon as one makes an effort to reduce the noise to […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Feeling love towards The Mother

Question: I have been here for one and a half years but I know nothing of the sadhana. I meditate, but nothing happens in the meditation. I feel […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

A vast surrender

This Light comes not by struggle or by thought; In the mind’s silence the Transcendent acts And the hushed heart hears the unuttered Word. A vast […]
The Mother taking march past

The Greatest difficulty – One’s mind

The greatest difficulty, as always, is the mind, because it wants to understand in its own way. That is the difficulty…. There are some who would go […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The united force of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

If I give, the Mother’s Force goes with it, or else the sadhak would get nothing, and if the Mother gives, my support goes with it […]
Sketch by The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Poverty of Mind

People who take pleasure in writing ugly things show a great poverty of mind—it is always a sign of a poverty of mind. It is infinitely more difficult […]