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 […]

The true attitude

The true attitude is neither to be an ascetic nor to indulge in desire. The true attitude is to take in all simplicity what I give, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


…know how to keep silent. And not only keep your tongue quiet, but silence your mind, keep the head silent. If you wish to have a […]

The Mother’s force is there with you

Hold fast and aspire always for the love and the opening. The inner heart is there and that will receive an answer to the aspiration and […]

Calling to the Mother

To call to the Mother always is the main thing and with that to aspire and assent to the Light when it comes, to reject and […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

What to do when upset…

When you feel upset, you should sit down in a quiet place and ask for peace until you feel that the disturbance has disappeared. Ref: More […]

Oscillations in the being

These slight oscillations always happen until everything is open. They are due to one of two causes,—either (1) Some small part or movement of the being […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in her room


Headache is not a sign of the force descending, it is only a result sometimes of some difficulty in receiving it. If there is no difficulty […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Remaining quiet in the face of difficulties

Why get excited over these small things or let them disturb you? If you remain quiet, things will go much better and, if there is any […]