desire

11/02/2021

Rejection of the ego

Q: Can the ego be thoroughly rejected? If it is not ever indulged in thought, speech or action, it will not return. That is the full […]
10/28/2021

Ego, Error and Desire

Q: It is said that with the presence of ego one cannot have love, joy, happiness etc. in Yoga. But I had these experiences in the […]
09/21/2021

Fighting the dark periods

Q: During these dark periods what do you suggest that I do? There are always two alternatives, either to remain calm and detached and aspire or […]
09/05/2021

Advice to a disciple on quitting smoking

Q: I want to say something about smoking. I used to smoke. When I came here I stopped smoking. But when the Xs came slowly I […]
07/25/2021

The true attitude

The true attitude is neither to be an ascetic nor to indulge in desire. The true attitude is to take in all simplicity what I give, […]
04/23/2021

Necessities of a sadhak

The necessities of a sadhak should be as few as possible; for there are only a very few things that are real necessities in life. The […]
02/24/2021

Development at all planes

To develop your intelligence read regularly and very attentively the teachings of Sri Aurobindo. To develop and master your vital, observe attentively your movements and reactions […]
02/14/2021

The true initiation

It is the opening of the consciousness to the Mother from within that is the true initiation and that can only come by aspiration and rejection […]
01/12/2021

Origin of Desire

Q: Where does desire come from? A: The Buddha said that it comes from ignorance. It is more or less that. It is something in the […]