The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in her room

Changing course of one’s dreams

Sweet Mother, you have said that one can exercise one’s conscious will and change the course of one’s dreams. Ah, yes, I have already told you […]

Work, Personal action and Initiation

Q: In what way do I associate work with my personal action and initiation? As everybody does. I can’t enter into an exposition of how human […]
Sri Aurobindo's Feet

Inaction in action

Q: This division of consciousness into two, one feeling fundamentally free and the other imperfect or impure is a very common experience. It is not only […]

Action and Egoism

Q: How to do action without desire? How can one be free from action and egoism? The word “egoism” is used in a very limited sense […]

About the way to work

Q: How many times the higher action has stopped just when it is becoming powerful, simply because I have to attend to the outer work! Can […]
Sri Aurobindo

Role of experience and intellect in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga

Q: Is not all action incompatible with Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga? His idea that all action is incompatible with this Yoga is not correct. Generally, it is […]

Living inwardly to realise Her will

All these outer things are of minor importance and it is only when the inner life is well established that the difficulties with which they are […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Outer Speech

Even those who have a strong inner life, take a long time before they can connect it with the outer speech and action. Outer speech belongs […]
श्रीमाँ दर्शन देते हुये

Human and Divine companionship

The symbolic companionship of Arjuna and Krishna, the human and the divine soul, is expressed elsewhere in Indian thought, in the heavenward journey of Indra and […]