Sri Aurobindo

The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Difficulties of Character

The difficulties of the character persist so long as one yields to them in action when they rise. One has to make a strict rule not […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Emotion and Emotional Desire

Emotion is a good element in yoga; but emotional desire becomes easily a cause of perturbation and an obstacle. Turn your emotions towards the Divine, aspire […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Vitality means life-force—wherever there is life, in plant or animal or man, there is life-force—without the vital there can be no life in matter and no […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram with Dyuman

Difficulties in life

All the difficulties you describe are quite natural things common to most people. It is easy for one, comparatively, to remember and be conscious when one […]
Sri Aurobindo

Self Dedication

Self-dedication does not depend on the particular work you do, but on the spirit in which all work, of whatever kind it may be, is done. […]
Sri Aurobindo

Method of Divine Manifestation

The method of the Divine Manifestation is through calm and harmony, not through a catastrophic upheaval. The latter is the sign of a struggle, generally of […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Two Stages of Union with the Mother’s Force

The feeling that all one does is from the Divine, that all action is the Mother’s is a necessary step in experience, but one cannot remain […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Dispersion and Sadhana

Dispersion and sadhana are two things that cannot go together. In sadhana one has to have a control over the mind and all its actions; in […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Close Inner Relation with Mother

If one has the close inner relation, one feels the Mother always near and within and round and there is no insistence on the closer physical […]