The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Only Mantra

As a rule the only mantra used in this Sadhana is that of the Mother or of my name and the Mother’s. The concentration in the […]
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Difficulties from relatives in Sadhana

The difficulty which you experience from relatives and others is always one that intervenes as an obstacle when one has to practise the sadhana in ordinary […]
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Different ways to the same goal – Sadhana

You forget that men differ in nature and therefore each will approach the sadhana in his own way—one through work, one through bhakti, one through meditation […]
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How does work become a sadhana?

It is only when work and action are done in that way, without insistence on one’s personal ideas and personal feelings but only for the Divine’s […]
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Full surrender in Sadhana

It is certain that one’s own effort is necessary, though one cannot do the sadhana by one’s own effort alone. The Mother’s Force is needed, but […]

Keep your will and trust

It is no use giving way to depression or self-distrust, they are only obstacles to the change you want and which the Mother is working at […]
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Real surrender and openness to the Mother

..the action of the sadhana does not depend on the Mother alone, but also on the attitude, will and openness of the sadhak. That is a […]
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Patient Concentration

For the time being, may I stop thinking about sadhana? I can’t find any other way of getting inner peace. I am continuing my aspiration for […]

Yoga, Sadhana and 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 […]