Ananda

01/06/2022

Peace without knowing

Q: Can one have peace without knowing it? That would be neutral peace, though it would be more than quietude. But there is a positive peace […]
04/17/2021

Happiness

Happiness in the ordinary sense is a sunlit state of the vital with or without cause. Contentment is less than happiness—joy of  peace or being free […]
04/07/2021

Developing a quiet mind

To get rid of the random thoughts of the surface physical mind is not easy. It is sometimes done by a sudden miracle, as in my […]
02/07/2021
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The four steps of the Divine Shakti

The Transcendent Mother thus stands above the Ananda plane. There are then four steps of the Divine Shakti: (1) The Transcendent Mahashakti who stands above the […]
02/04/2021

To remain open to The Mother

To remain open to the Mother is to remain always quiet and happy and confident, not restless, not grieving or desponding, to let her force work […]
06/25/2019

A double mind for Inner Quietitude

To get rid of the random thoughts of the surface physical mind is not easy. It is sometimes done by a sudden miracle as in my […]
02/25/2019

Dependence on the Divine Shakti

..a time will come when you will feel more and more that you are the instrument and not the worker. For first by the force of […]
02/22/2019

Achieving the supreme Love and Ananda

If you desire this transformation, put yourself in the hands of the Mother and her Powers without cavil or resistance and let her do unhindered her […]
10/10/2017
The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

The true obstacle to being confident

Above all, to be confident. The big difficulty in Matter is that the material consciousness (that is to say, the mind in Matter) has been formed under […]