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The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Are you ready for path ? Check for these 3 Signs

Are there any signs which indicate that one is ready for the path, especially if one has no spiritual teacher? Yes, the most important indication is […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Facing yourself

Every time you are afraid to face yourself and hide carefully from yourself what prevents you from advancing, well, it is as though you were building […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

How to watch a film

Sweet Mother, How should we watch a film? If we identify with the characters and if the film is tragic or full of suspense, we get […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

To be modest

Generally people pass from an excessive appreciation of their personal value to an equally excessive discouragement. One day they say, “I am wonderful”, and the next […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Conditions for Following the Mother’s Will

The conditions for following the Mother’s Will are to turn to her for Light and Truth and Strength, and aspire that no other force shall influence […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


To do yoga, one of the most important things to achieve is to get rid of all attachment to the past. Let the past be past […]
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother

Yoga, Sadhana, Dhyana

Yoga is union with the Divine, sadhana is what you do in order to unite with the Divine. You have to get away from the ordinary […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Drawing Energy from Outside

Sweet Mother, How can one draw energy into oneself from outside? That depends on the kind of energy one wants to absorb, for each region of […]
Sri Aurobindo

An Important Reminder

If you want to change, you must first resolutely get rid of the defects of your vital being, persevering steadily, however difficult it may be or […]