sleep

01/26/2023

Making the nights conscious

Q: May I try to make my nights conscious? I pray for guidance. 1) A short concentration before going to sleep, with an aspiration to remember […]
01/08/2023
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Symbolic Dream and Vision

Sweet Mother, what is the difference between a symbolic dream and a vision? Usually one has a vision when one is not asleep, when one is […]
10/19/2022
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Heavy Meal and Nightmares

If one eats a heavy meal, why is the sleep disturbed by nightmares? Because there is a very close connection between dreams and the condition of […]
09/13/2022

Ideal quantity of sleep

Q: Is six hours of sleep at night enough? Seven would be better at your age. Six is the minimum, at any time except in old […]
06/06/2022
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Taking care of Physical Being

I neglected all the defects of the physical, leaving them to be dealt with by the Mother and engrossed myself in her work as if I […]
03/03/2022

Sleeping in despair

Q: Can one go to sleep in despair? As an escape, yes. There are some people who go to sleep standing. There was, for example, Rajnarayan […]
12/16/2021

Sadhana and inner consciousness

Q: If my physician asks me to take a diet of rice, meat, fish, eggs etc. (as I used to eat these before) and to cut […]
12/06/2021

Duration of sleep

Q: Is six hours of sleep at night enough? …Six is the minimum, at any time except in old age. The ordinary period of sleep most […]
11/30/2021

What do do when disturbed

Q: Today I cannot write to you anything more as I am in a disturbed state. At this rate the best thing would be not to […]