Questions and Answers 1950-1951

The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


…know how to keep silent. And not only keep your tongue quiet, but silence your mind, keep the head silent. If you wish to have a […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Sensing the Divine Presence

..the movement of fear which is expressed by the eyes fluttering is not a mental or a vital fear: it is a fear in the cells […]

The power of confidence

One thing that is now beginning to be recognised by everyone, even by the medical corps, is that hygienic measures, for example, are effective only to […]

Tackling the recalcitrant parts of our nature

Q: How to persuade the recalcitrant parts of our nature to surrender? A: Try to make them understand, as one does with a child who does […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Controlling one’s temper

If you have a serious difficulty in your character, for example, the habit of losing your temper, and you decide: “I must not get angry again”, […]

Inside and Outside

Seekers are always told, “If you want to get rid of something, say that it is outside.” This is only an impression, but it is easier […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Removing fatigue

It is not by sinking below oneself that one removes fatigue. One must climb the ladder and there one has true rest, because one has the […]
The Mother with Tara Jauhar

Impact of reading ordinary books

The subconscient records everything, and if you have the impression that an ordinary book leaves no effect, it means that you are not conscious of what […]
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The power of concentration in work

Generally when men are in a hurry, they do not do completely what they have to do or they do badly what they do. Well, there […]