The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Finding one’s own path

All paths lead to the goal provided they are followed with persistence and sincerity. It is best for each person to find his own path, but […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Serving Truth

Sweet Mother, What must we do to serve the Truth? Must it first of all be lived? To serve It, you must live it. To live […]

Faith in the Mother

To walk through life armoured against all fear, peril and disaster, only two things are needed, two that go always together—the Grace of the Divine Mother […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Obstacles for sincere people entering a spiritual life

If you come to the spiritual life with a sincere aspiration, sometimes an avalanche of unpleasant things falls upon you: you quarrel with your best friends, […]


Sincerity is perhaps the most difficult of all things and perhaps it is also the most effective. If you have perfect sincerity, you are sure of […]

Recognising thoughts, feelings and impulses from the Mother

Q: How to recognise that a particular thought, feeling or impulse to action has come from the Mother herself and not from some universal force or […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Recognising the Mother’s force at work

Q: What is the truest and surest means to recognise the Mother’s Force when it acts and to distinguish it from other egoistic or ignorant forces? […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

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 […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Perfect Sincerity

Never to try to deceive oneself, never let any part of the being try to find out a way of convincing the others, never to explain […]