The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Meeting one’s Recurring Difficulties

Q: What is the right way of meeting one’s recurring difficulties? A: Equality, rejection, calling on the Mother’s force. 1-8-1933 Sri Aurobindo

Rejection of the ego

Q: Can the ego be thoroughly rejected? If it is not ever indulged in thought, speech or action, it will not return. That is the full […]

Advice to a disciple on quitting smoking

Q: I want to say something about smoking. I used to smoke. When I came here I stopped smoking. But when the Xs came slowly I […]

Getting rid of unpleasant thoughts

Q: Mother, at times unpleasant thoughts come and disturb us. How can we get rid of them? A: There are several methods. Generally—but it depends on […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

Fundamentals of Sadhana

Cast away from you these movements of doubt, depression and the rest which are no part of your true and higher nature. Reject these suggestions of […]

Triple Effort

The effort demanded of the Sadhak is that of aspiration, rejection and surrender. If these three are done the rest is to come of itself by […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

The triple labour needed

The personal effort required is a triple labour of aspiration, rejection and surrender, — an aspiration vigilant, constant, unceasing — the mind’s will, the heart’s seeking, […]