Receptivity and Grace

Q: We hear that Grace is always present. Whenever one opens to it, one gets the response. Yes, you have to open to it. Q: Krishnaprem […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Receptivity and the Grace

Q: If a man is not receptive, the Grace won’t act? It acts in order to make him receptive. Q: He receives the Grace then? Yes, […]

Mother’s Help at a Distance?

Q: Is it possible to receive the Mother’s contact and help almost in the same way at a great distance—say Bombay or Calcutta—as here in the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The true attitude when one is ill

I knew people who, whenever they fell ill, took that as a proof of the Divine Grace to help them to progress. They told themselves: it […]

Put the force and quietude in the body

Many people say, “Oh, yes, here I am not afraid.” They don’t have any fear in the mind, their mind is not afraid, it is strong, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Lack of Confidence

I think in fact that our defects very often appear to us to be full of charm and that we justify all our weaknesses. But to […]


The fact that you don’t feel a force does not prove that it is not there. The steam-engine does not feel a force moving it, but the force […]
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 […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The one condition required

The Grace is always there ready to act but you must let it work and not resist its action. The one condition required is faith. When […]