The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Just Man

It is neither by moral precepts and observances, nor by a wide knowledge, nor by practising meditation, nor by a solitary life, nor by thinking”, that […]

What is true spirituality?

spirituality is not a high intellectuality, not idealism, not an ethical turn of mind or moral purity and austerity, not religiosity or an ardent and exalted […]

Spirituality and Art

Q: What is the connection between spirituality and art? One can say that spirituality is the basis of art. Art expresses, or tries to express, the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

How does marriage affect a person seeking spirituality

Q: Suppose a person aspiring for spiritual life marries, what would happen to him? If such a man marries three things might happen: 1. If it […]

Reasonableness in spirituality

Q: Wasn’t Dr. Becharlal’s fear of illness merely a mental notion? How can one fall ill by sitting a long time in meditation? Not just by […]

Need of transforming mechanical mind

Cannot the mechanical mind be fired out by a spiritual Force? What is the need of transforming it? You can’t fire out a part of the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Moral and the Spiritual view of things

Let us take an illustration of the difference between the moral and the spiritual view of things. The ordinary social notions distinguish between two classes of […]

Greatness – not a prerequisite for Yoga

I repeat, the Divine when he takes on the burden of terrestrial nature, takes it fully, sincerely and without any conjuring tricks or pretence. If he […]

Conditions for profiting from spiritual guidance

There are three conditions for a disciple for profiting fully from his relation to a spiritual guide. 1st: He must accept him entirely and him alone […]