Peace and Quietude inspite of pain

Q: The peace and quietude are normal and so are my aspirations in spite of the pain in the body. Probably it is because you put […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

On Pain and Illness

Q: Some sadhaks hold the belief that an illness is a cherishable thing, that it comes from the Divine to test our faith: it makes us […]
Darshan Card 15 Aug 2019 Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Artistic Look and Vital Look

What is the difference between the artistic look and the vital look? In the artistic look there is only the perception of beauty and the joy […]

What do do when disturbed

Q: Today I cannot write to you anything more as I am in a disturbed state. At this rate the best thing would be not to […]

On Sleep

Q: I fail to make out why my feet remain constantly fatigued even after sleep. Is not sleep a means to relax everything? I think you […]

The Force and restlessness

Q: Why does not the Force come down to help me in the work? I am getting restless. So long as you are in this restless […]

Ego at higher spiritual planes

Q: Some sadhaks say that as one enters into higher planes one meets with a greater ego, ignorance and falsehood. How can this be? It is […]

Separation from the vital and ego

Q: When my mind presses the vital and the ego for an inward turn, they start a revolt. That brings in all sorts of wrong forces. […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Eliminating ego

Q: In spite of my vigilant eye how on earth could the ego get in? So long as you had fully the attitude of surrender, the […]