The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

An important advice

I have been feeling uneasy, tired and depressed since this morning. I spend a lot of time in a state of inertia, I am not sincere […]
Questions and Answers

Illness and the cause

No two illnesses are alike, though labels are put on diseases and attempts made to group them; but in fact every person is ill in his […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Beware of three fundamental obstacles in Sadhana

There are only three fundamental obstacles that can stand in the way: 1) Absence of faith or insufficient faith. 2) Egoism—the mind clinging to its own […]

Overcoming the forces of illness

They [the forces of illness] first weaken or break through the nervous envelope, the aura. If that is strong and whole, a thousand million germs will […]

Resistance and Inertia at the physical level

Q: Today I tried to take a walk. It was so tiring that my right leg ached! I had to suspend my normal painting work! All […]

Resistance of the material world

Q: What do you mean by the resistance of the material world? Its impossibility of opening to something high, of conceiving something different from what it […]

Inertia and the subconscient

Q: Today for the first time inertia invaded the body. That means the whole being is now affected by it. There seems to be some possibility […]

Resistance in the parts of the being

Q: I was surprised to discover that one part of my being can remain in light and truth while another part remains in ignorance and falsehood. […]
Sri Aurobindo

Why Inertia?

Why don’t the inertia, ego and desire decrease in spite of our sustained effort to change them?   It needs time, persistent will and effort and […]