The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Beware of Lower Forces

Q: I intend to sweep out the lower forces before meeting the Mother tomorrow. Failing it I do not like to show my face to her. […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Spreading Literature

Q: I have started an organisation for the spread of our literature in my part of the country. What is your advice with regard to it? […]

Sense of pressure upon descent of The Power

Q: I feel a sense of pressure when the Power descends, particularly in the head. One must get rid of the sense of pressure. The head […]

The Sadhaka’s attitude to physical attitude

Q: What should be the Sadhaka’s attitude with regard to physical illness? He must first of all remain completely detached in the vital being and in […]


Q: ..only that is true Bhakti which has no motive in it and only an offering acquired in a pure or virtuous way is a real […]
Sri Aurobindo

On Destiny

Q: If one is destined to die one can’t escape. There is not always a fixed destiny. Destiny can be changed. And there are many destinies. […]

Life Divine

Q: I find The Life Divine very difficult, Sir. What is the difficulty? The language or the thought? Q: It is the language that I can’t […]
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Remaining unmoven and calm

Q: Tagore’s point is that he can’t believe that a man can remain unmoved and calm and tranquil amidst pain and suffering, sorrow and distress. If […]

Different types of receptivity

Q: Very often people form their impressions from the Mother’s way of dealing with people. Some say that those who remain near her are more receptive. […]