What happens when one grumbles?

Never grumble. All sorts of forces enter you when you grumble and they pull you down. Keep smiling. I seem always to be joking but it […]

Obeying the Divine command

When you come to the Divine, you must abandon all mental conceptions; but, instead of doing that, you throw your conceptions upon the Divine and want […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Escaping from other people’s influence

Sweet Mother, how can we escape from other people’s influence? By concentrating more and more totally and completely on the Divine. If you aspire with all […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Understanding the Divine

How can one understand the Divine? By being Him, my child. And that is the only way: by identity. As Sri Aurobindo says, “We know the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Love Alone…

Sweet Mother, can one realise the Divine through love alone? Oh! yes, my child, certainly. It is even the most direct way. One can realise the […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Beauty is the Divine

Q: What is it in beauty that gives us delight? Beauty is the Divine himself in his Anandapower seeking to express himself in perfect form. That […]

Divine and Hostile forces

Q: Even the forces and their attacks are, perhaps, like the working of the left hand of God; it helps the Yogi to rise higher. With […]

The Superior Cause

Q: Some Sufis and Bhaktas take illness and other such things as coming from the Divine. They are right. They take everything as coming from the […]

What to do during an interruption in Sadhana

Q: Why does the sadhana seem to have been delayed so positively for two days? Anyway I keep up my faith and confidence in the Divine. […]