Q: Do any thoughts or suggestions come to you?  How do you mean? Thoughts and suggestions come to me from every side and I don’t refuse […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Absentmindedness and emotions

Q: If one shuts out emotions, doesn’t one become absent-minded? Absentmindedness has nothing to do with emotions, it has to do with mind, memory and thoughts. […]

On handling thoughts and sensations

Q: I succeed for a few minutes in keeping myself attentive, empty of thought — but then the sensations return with a new strength. I do […]

On thoughts and actions

Q: How to distinguish the thoughts and actions of the mind, vital and physical? Are not the vital’s thoughts and actions derived from desire or ego? […]

On Thoughts and how to handle them

Q: Is it true that no one has his own thoughts? Either they come from the lower nature — from people — or from the higher […]

The nature of thoughts, desires and impulses

Q: May I know the nature of thoughts, desires and impulses? How and why do they come into men? This is a thing one feels: one […]

Detachment from the mind

The mind can become quiet only when you detach yourself from it and see the thoughts as things that pass. Then you don’t think yourself but […]

A double mind for Inner Quietitude

To get rid of the random thoughts of the surface physical mind is not easy. It is sometimes done by a sudden miracle as in my […]

Reject negative movements

Be careful to reject always movements (like vexation, discontent etc.) that bring back confusion or depression. One cannot always help these movements coming, but one can reject them when […]