Training the mind

Q: How is one to get intuition? By calmness of mind? Calmness is not enough. The mind must become silent. Q: Then it will take a […]
Sri Aurobindo

Succeeding in Meditation

Q: How can one succeed in meditation? By quietude of mind. There is not only the Infinite in itself, but also an infinite sea of peace, […]

Restlessness of the mind

Q: There is a constant turmoil in the mind, which can’t rest without some activity. Usual restlessness of the physical mind. It does not like to […]
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. […]

The mind and the vital

Q: My mind does not remain vigilant all the time. Perhaps it is because it has not the vital’s assistance. It is the mind’s business to […]

The will of the mind and inner being

Q: You know that my mind and inner being at least are quite earnest to rid the being of the vital ego and vital demands. Can […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Energy and consciousness

Q: If we let energy go out in work. are we not open to any forces that can take hold of our mind? Certainly not – […]

Separation from the vital and ego

Q: When my mind presses the vital and the ego for an inward turn, they start a revolt. That brings in all sorts of wrong forces. […]

Quietness of mind in Yoga

Q: Learning languages makes the mind active. Does not the Yoga mean to keep the mind quiet and turn it always to the Divine? Do you […]