Sri Aurobindo and The Mother on Lord Ganesh

Ganesh is at once the god of wisdom and the remover of obstacles. Ganesh is the devata of spiritual Knowledge… – Sri Aurobindo  (Ref: Letters on Yoga […]

Keep your will and trust

It is no use giving way to depression or self-distrust, they are only obstacles to the change you want and which the Mother is working at […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Overcoming obstacles to the sunlit path

Q: What still comes in the way of Mother taking me on her sunlit path? If the ego is gone and the full surrender is there, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Will Mother Accept ?

Q: If a Sadhak even after a long time cannot fully open himself to the Mother owing to obstacles in his nature, does it mean that […]

Obstacles as checkpoints to progress

Q: In The Life Divine there is a quotation where you have said, “May the restrainers tell us to go to other fields and conquer them.” […]
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Veil in the heart

Q: Is there a veil in the heart also? Yes, a veil or wall of the vital being with its surface consciousness and emotional disturbances. One […]

Sincere aspirations – always fulfilled

Since you want the Divine Life so much, you need not be afraid of failure, for a sincere and sustained aspiration is always fulfilled. Make a […]
Sri Aurobindo

Negative Side of Sadhana

It is a mistake to dwell too much on the lower nature and its obstacles, which is the negative side of the Sadhana. They have to […]

Face obstacles with equanimity

In Yoga, as in every great or serious human effort, there is always bound to be an abundance of adverse interventions and unfavourable circumstances which have […]