Letters on Yoga – II



Talk of surrender or a mere idea or tepid wish for integral consecration will not do; there must be the push for a radical and total […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Need of Compliments

That is a great error of the human vital—to want compliments for their own sake and to be depressed by their absence and imagine that it […]
Sri Aurobindo

Interval Periods in Sadhana

Naturally the more one-pointed the aspiration the swifter the progress. The difficulty comes when either the vital with its desires or the physical with its past […]
Magnificent Sri Aurobindo

Inner Concentration

The sadhana of inner concentration consists in: (1) Fixing the consciousness in the heart and concentrating there on the idea, image or name of the Divine […]


Meditation by the way is a process leading towards knowledge and through knowledge, it is a thing of the head and not of the heart; so […]
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Sadhana of Integral Yoga

The way of Yoga followed here has a different purpose from others,—for its aim is not only to rise out of the ordinary ignorant world-consciousness into […]

Types of Faith

Mental faith combats doubt and helps to open to the true knowledge; vital faith prevents the attacks of the hostile forces or defeats them and helps […]
Sri Aurobindo

Two kinds of Work

There is no stage of the Sadhana in which works are impossible, no passage in the path where there is no foothold and action has to […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Peace and purity of the consciousness are the very foundation of the necessary change in the nature. Peace is necessary for all; without peace and an […]