The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Eliminating ego

Q: In spite of my vigilant eye how on earth could the ego get in? So long as you had fully the attitude of surrender, the […]

Tackling Jealousy and Envy

Q: My jealousy must be destroyed, Sweet Mother! Let me become aware of the jealousy and reject it immediately. A: If you could just understand that […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Changing one’s nature

To change the nature is not easy and always takes time, but if there is no inner experience, no gradual emergence of the other purer consciousness […]

The energies that act in the being

It is not possible to give a name to all the energies that act in the being. They are put into several classes. First are the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

What helps in growth to the Divine?

You can at least know that anger, jealousy, envy, restlessness, despair, indolence etc. are not divine things and that purity, peace, harmony, zeal, unselfishness etc., are […]

Shun Comparisons with others

This is a very common disease with the sadhaks—making comparisons with feelings of jealousy and envy—in some it leads to revolt and self-assertion, in others to […]