The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

On pain and illness

Q: Some sadhaks hold the belief that an illness is a cherishable thing, that it comes from the Divine to test our faith: it makes us […]
Sri Aurobindo

Role of experience and intellect in Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga

Q: Is not all action incompatible with Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga? His idea that all action is incompatible with this Yoga is not correct. Generally, it is […]

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, […]

Sadhaka of the Infinite

For the sadhaka of the integral Yoga it is necessary to remember that no written Shastra, however great its authority or however large its spirit, can […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Why do blows fall on man?

It is not because there is something bad in you that blows fall on you,—blows fall on all human beings because they are full of desire […]

Spiritual union with the Mother must begin from within

The spiritual union must begin from within and spread out from there; it cannot be based on anything exterior—for, if so based, the union cannot be […]

Achieving constant closeness with the Mother

There are always in a sadhak two sides of the nature, one that wants the Divine, the other that wants only its own way and will […]