Sri Aurobindo in his room

There is no unfitness …

The Mother’s help and mine are always there for you. You have only to turn fully towards it and it will act on you. What has […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Secret Power

Do not allow any discouragement to come upon you and have no distrust of the Divine Grace. Whatever difficulties are outside you, whatever weaknesses are inside […]
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 […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Experiences and Depression

Q: How to explain the simultaneous occurrence of the experiences and depression? They take place in part of the being — the depression and struggle belong […]

The Will as an element of higher action

Q: This morning also the habitual depression tried to enter. But the Mother saved the situation by pulling my consciousness above and using my will-force on […]

On the Vital force

Q: What is the vital force? It is the life-force in man; there is a certain energy you feel within you which meets the shocks of […]

Quietude for Callousness

There was nothing wrong in helping with the cooking. But if there were a wrong movement in that, it is not to be met by getting […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Need of Compliments

That is a great error of the human vital—to want compliments for their own sake and to be depressed by their absence and imagine that it […]

Open to the Force

It is good that you reject the sense of illness and allow no depression. Let there be no apprehension in the physical consciousness; with faith make […]