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09/22/2021

Dealing with an obstinate inertia

Q: How is one to deal with such an obstinate inertia? The first means is not to get upset when it comes or when it stays. […]
01/31/2021
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Perils of an active mind

Your mind is too active. If it were more quiet and less questioning and argumentative and restlessly wanting to find devices it seems to me that […]
01/22/2021
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

True Way

The true way so that it remains is to understand, it is not to learn by heart. You learn something by heart, it is mechanical, you […]
12/27/2020

Freedom and Mastery

Mother. You have said that the student must be given full freedom. Now, some interpret this as meaning that there should be no fixed classes, for […]
06/12/2020
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Nature of Relations with the Divine

The relations which arise out of this attitude towards the Divine, are that of the divine Father and the Mother with the child and that of […]
06/09/2020
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Superstitions and Accidents

Q: Are superstitions mental rules?   No, not rules but mental formations. Generally a superstition originates in an experience. For instance, there is a certain superstition […]
05/15/2020
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Practice what you read

It is a tale of ancient times, of what used to happen before there were printing presses and books, of the days when only the Guru […]
05/05/2020
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Practice what you read

It is a tale of ancient times, of what used to happen before there were printing presses and books, of the days when only the Guru […]
02/05/2020
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Regain your Faith

If you want to get back your faith and keep it, you must first quiet your mind and make it open and obedient to the Mother’s […]