Essays Divine and Human


Keep Thy soul clear

..keep thy soul clear, even if for a while, of the clamour of the ego. Then shall a fire march before thee in the night and […]


Justice, one says; but what is Justice? Plato’s question applies to this as to every other sacred icon set up by men for their worship. Justice […]
Sri Aurobindo

Being the perfect instrument of God

In Thy works there are always these three, the Master, the Worker and the Instrument. To define them in oneself rightly and rightly to possess them is […]

Values of Good and Evil

God is beyond good and evil; man moving Godwards must become of one nature with him. He must transcend good and evil. God is beyond good […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Temporary necessities of societies

Governments, societies, kings, police, judges, institutions, churches, laws, customs, armies are temporary necessities imposed on us for a few groups of centuries because God has concealed […]
Sri Aurobindo


To be one in all ways of thy being with that which is the Highest, this is Yoga. To be one in all ways of thy […]


The pessimists have made moksha synonymous with annihilation or dissolution, but its true meaning is freedom. He who is free from bondage, is free, is mukta. […]

Actions speak louder

What is the use of only knowing? I say to thee, Act and be, for therefore God sent thee into this human body. Ref: Essays Divine […]
Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Human interests are only means

Men fight for their personal or communal or national interests or for ideas and principles of which they make watchwords and battle-cries. But the largest human […]