Sri Aurobindo

Importance of long unbroken Sleep

A long unbroken sleep is necessary because there are just ten minutes of the whole into which one enters into a true rest—a sort of Sachchidananda […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Rest before Sleep

What is the way to take rest before going to sleep? There are many methods, but I will give you one. First, your body must be […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Concentrate on the Divine before sleeping

Q: Sweet Mother, There was a time when I used to see You often in my dreams and sometimes I even saw Sri Aurobindo too. But […]
Sri Aurobindo

Transforming Sleep

You must not try to avoid sleep at night—if you persist in doing that, the bad results may not appear immediately, but the body will get […]

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]

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 […]
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 […]