Sri Aurobindo


Receptivity and Grace

Q: We hear that Grace is always present. Whenever one opens to it, one gets the response. Yes, you have to open to it. Q: Krishnaprem […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Q: Can receptiveness be said to be the same as Grace? No, Grace is conditioned by receptiveness. Q: What Krishnaprem means by receptiveness appears to be […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Receptivity and the Grace

Q: If a man is not receptive, the Grace won’t act? It acts in order to make him receptive. Q: He receives the Grace then? Yes, […]

Difference between being creative and expressive

Q: What difference do you intend to make between “creative” and “expressive”? “Creative” is something which brings up a convincing picture of life, sets before us […]
Sri Aurobindo

Vision to spot a Yogi

Q: I met Lele; nobody could say that he was a Yogi. He moved about just like an ordinary man. One must have the vision. There […]

Passing through different stages of meditation

Q: There are people who go into meditation suddenly. Some people are quite unaware of themselves in meditation; they become unconscious and go into a state […]

Obstacles as checkpoints to progress

Q: In The Life Divine there is a quotation where you have said, “May the restrainers tell us to go to other fields and conquer them.” […]

Complete reliance on the Divine Grace

Q: What is then meant by complete reliance on the Divine Grace? It means what it says. Q: No, no, I am asking a question. I […]

Silencing thoughts

Q: But you must have been making effort before (on realisation) Not for this result. Lele asked me to silence the mind and throw away the […]