Hymn to Durga

Mother Durga! Rider on the lion, giver of all strength, Mother, beloved of Siva! We born from thy parts of Power, we the youth of India, […]

Ideal quantity of sleep

Q: Is six hours of sleep at night enough? Seven would be better at your age. Six is the minimum, at any time except in old […]

The Descent of Force

Q: If one feels a fountain of Force rushing into the body, can it be a mere reflection of the inner being’s experience? It can be […]

Vital Desires as an obstacle

Q: How do the vital desires supported by the mind prevent the physical from receiving the Peace and the Force? If the mind and the vital […]

Getting rid of Inertia, Ego and Desire

Q: Why don’t the inertia, ego and desire decrease in spite of our sustained effort to change them? It needs time, persistent will and effort and […]

Resistance and Inertia at the physical level

Q: Today I tried to take a walk. It was so tiring that my right leg ached! I had to suspend my normal painting work! All […]

Getting rid of ego

Q: During one of the meditations, I found that the ego was disturbing my life and sadhana. So I separated myself from it and kicked it […]
Sri Aurobindo

Why Depression?

I heard that some people here remain constantly in despair and gloom because they have become conscious of their minutest imperfections and defects which they are […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The action of Mother’s Force

When a sadhak does his work with the right attitude and calls down the Mother’s Force into him freely and directly, how does it act to […]