October 2017

Matrimandir Auroville

Let Thy Peace reign

O LORD, Thou art my refuge and my blessing, my strength, my health, my hope, and my courage. Thou art supreme Peace, unalloyed Joy, perfect Serenity. My […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Quieten the mind

To quiet the mind in such a way that no thoughts will come is not easy and usually takes time. The most necessary thing is to […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

The triple labour needed

The personal effort required is a triple labour of aspiration, rejection and surrender, — an aspiration vigilant, constant, unceasing — the mind’s will, the heart’s seeking, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

True surrender

You might have, for example, worked very hard to do a certain thing, so that something might happen, you might have given much time, much of your energy, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Follow your soul

Follow your soul and not your mind, your soul that answers to the Truth, not your mind that leaps at appearances; trust the Divine Power and […]
श्रीमाँ दर्शन देते हुये

Human and Divine companionship

The symbolic companionship of Arjuna and Krishna, the human and the divine soul, is expressed elsewhere in Indian thought, in the heavenward journey of Indra and […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Dealing with a child

The greatest obstacle to the transformation of one’s own character is hypocrisy. If you always keep this in mind when dealing with a child, you can […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in her room

Difficulties and ordeals

All who enter the spiritual path have to face the difficulties and ordeals of the path, those which rise from their own nature and those which […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The way to get true inspiration

…if you want to get true inspiration, inner guidance, the guide, and if you want to have the force, to receive the force which will guide you and […]