The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

About memory

Q: Why do we sometimes fail to remember certain things even though we try our best to recollect them? It is the nature of the physical […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Absentmindedness and emotions

Q: If one shuts out emotions, doesn’t one become absent-minded? Absentmindedness has nothing to do with emotions, it has to do with mind, memory and thoughts. […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

Pranayama and the Higher Consciousness

Q: What part does Pranayama play in bringing down the Higher Consciousness? It sets the Pranic currents free and removes dullness of the brain so that the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Memory is a mental instrument and depends on the formation of the brain. Your brain is constantly growing, unless it begins to degenerate, but still its […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Past Lives

How is it that in newspapers one quite often reads stories of small children who remember their past lives and that the details have been verified? […]