Effort

11/20/2021
The Mother with Children

Baby Cat Attitude or Personal Effort?

You said that, when the surrender is not complete, personal effort is necessary. Is the baby-cat attitude not possible in the beginning? If there is not […]
06/04/2021
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

You must change

Your illness was not a mere accident. You did not give sufficient attention to the inner change, a psychological change with a broadening of your consciousness. […]
06/30/2020
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Few Fundamental Steps

The first and perhaps the most important point is that the mind is incapable of judging spiritual things. All those who have written on this subject […]
04/28/2020
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Effort and Grace

Always you may try, but it is for the Divine to give you the fruit of your effort or not to give it. There your personal […]
04/23/2020
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Cause of all Difficulties

In human life the cause of all difficulties, all discords, all moral sufferings, is the presence in everyone of the ego with its desires, its likes […]
07/29/2019
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Mother’s advice

I was obliged to use words which men understand, but I did it in the most incoherent way possible! in order not to be too mental, […]
07/21/2019
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The pure truth

It is in the pure Truth that you will find your satisfaction and the reward of all your efforts. Ref: Questions and Answers 1929 – 1931
01/06/2019
Sri Aurobindo

Obtaining Mental Silence

To obtain mental silence, one must learn to relax, to let oneself float on the waves of the universal force as a plank floats on water, […]
07/23/2018
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Be ready for effort

And if you are not ready for the effort and struggle, then it is better to accept the fact that life will be dull and unsatisfactory […]