August 2017

The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Victory is certain

These difficulties are there for all those who seek the Divine. Nobody can hope for an easy way – but the Victory is certain and this […]
The Mother Mirra Alfassa

On work done in a hurry

Too strong a fire burns the food, spoils the vessel and wastes the fuel. A slow fire means a little longer time for the cooking but also a […]
The Mother Mirra Alfassa of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Self Justification – sign of ego

Yes – self-justification [in a quarrel] keeps the thing going because it gives a mental support. Self-justification is always a sign of ego and ignorance. When […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Be quiet and endure

Do not indulge in your moodiness, it makes it much worse. Do you think, you really think you are the only one upon earth to feel […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Purpose of Pranam

No one should look upon the Pranam either as a formal routine or an obligatory ceremony or think himself under any compulsion to come there. The object of […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Naturally, the effort to keep the consciousness at a high level is tiring in the beginning, like the exercises you do to develop your muscles. But you do […]

Quieten the mind

The mind always runs about like a madman. The first step is to detach one’s consciousness from it and let it run by itself without running with it. […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Endless Receptivity

The call and the aspiration are only first conditions; there must be along with them and brought by their effective intensity an opening of all the being to […]
Painting by Priti Di of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Opening completely to the Divine

The main door of your being is open, but certain other doors are still not open. You must open them all, for I am there and I am […]