Letters on Himself and The Ashram


Descent of the Spiritual Peace

..the spiritual peace is something other and infinitely more than the mental peace and its results are different, not merely clear thinking or some control or […]

On the struggles of life

Good God! my whole life has been a struggle with hard realities, from hardship and semi-starvation in England through the fierce difficulties and perils of revolutionary […]

Integral Yoga

The realisation of the Supreme, the Ishwara, is certainly the essential thing; but to approach Him with love and devotion and bhakti, to serve Him with […]
Sri Aurobindo

Our Goal of Supramental Realisation

Our object is the supramental realisation and we have to do whatever is necessary for that or towards that under the conditions of each stage. At […]

The Divine as the Source

The relation of Guru and disciple is only one of many relations which one can have with the Divine, and in this Yoga which aims at […]
Sri Aurobindo

The descent of silence

The descent of the Silence is not usually associated with sadness, though it does bring a feeling of calm detachment, unconcern and wide emptiness, but in this emptiness […]
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Depression and despair

Fits of despair and darkness are a tradition in the path of sadhana —in all Yogas oriental and occidental they seem to have been the rule. I know […]

Changing One’s nature

It is perfectly possible to change one’s nature. I have proved that in my own case, for I have made myself exactly the opposite in character […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

Care of Physical things

Wanton waste, careless spoiling of physical things in an incredibly short time, loose disorder, misuse of service and materials due either to vital grasping or to […]