Questions and Answers 1953

The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Handling an Argument

You are with someone. This person tells you something, you tell him the contrary (as it usually happens, simply through a spirit of contradiction) and you […]

Illness and inner imbalance

..all illnesses, all, whatever they may be (I would add even accidents) come from a break in equilibrium. That is, if all your organs, all the […]
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The true attitude when one is ill

I knew people who, whenever they fell ill, took that as a proof of the Divine Grace to help them to progress. They told themselves: it […]
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Mental, Vital and Physical fear in illness

Q: What is the difference between mental, vital and physical fear? A: If you are conscious of the movement of your mind, the movement of your […]
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Regaining equilibrium in the body

Every doctor who is something of a philosopher will tell you: “It is like that; we doctors give only the occasion, but it is the body […]

Re-establishing equilibrium to cure illness

There is no other way of curing people. It is simply when one sees the disequilibrium and is capable of re-establishing the equilibrium that one is […]

Illness – a disequilibrium

In reality illness is only a disequilibrium; if then you are able to establish another equilibrium, this disequilibrium disappears. An illness is simply, always, in every […]
The Mother with Children

Types of Prayers and Aspiration

There is the purely mechanical, material prayer, with words which have been learnt and are mechanically repeated. That does not signify anything much. And that has […]
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Superstitions and Accidents

Q: Are superstitions mental rules?   No, not rules but mental formations. Generally a superstition originates in an experience. For instance, there is a certain superstition […]