Questions and Answers 1950-1951

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 […]
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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 […]

Different types of love

The essential difference between love in aspiration and love in desire is that love in aspiration gives itself entirely and asks nothing in return—it does not […]


“Consecration” generally has a more mystical sense but this is not absolute. A total consecration signifies a total giving of one’s self; hence it is the […]

Contemplation of the Divine

Do not fall into the very common error of believing that you must sit in an absolutely quiet corner where nobody passes by, where you are […]
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An inner harmony to protect from illness

Medical science also now recognises that if you are in perfect vital equilibrium, you do not catch illness or in any case you have a kind […]
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Perception of Divine Love

If you are in contact with your psychic being, you begin to feel, to have a kind of perception of what Divine Love can be…Do not […]
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Know Thy Master – Sri Aurobindo’s healing look

I had a very sweet little cat, absolutely civilised, a marvellous cat. It was born in the house and it had the habit all cats have, […]