The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

The Secret Power

Do not allow any discouragement to come upon you and have no distrust of the Divine Grace. Whatever difficulties are outside you, whatever weaknesses are inside […]

Fighting the dark periods

Q: During these dark periods what do you suggest that I do? There are always two alternatives, either to remain calm and detached and aspire or […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

You must change

Your illness was not a mere accident. You did not give sufficient attention to the inner change, a psychological change with a broadening of your consciousness. […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Fear Nothing

Fix in yourself the calm and courage of the sadhak. Fear nothing, open yourself, reject the weaknesses that remain—then the progress that had begun here will complete […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Indispensable Needs

There is a sovereign royalty in taking no thought for oneself. To have needs is to assert a weakness; to claim something proves that we lack […]
Sri Aurobindo in his room

Preserve the True Spiritual Calm of the Self

It is not possible that there should not be stumbles, failures, etc. in the work of self-purification and change, but to feel upset or remorseful over […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Weak and Depressed after Sleep

During sleep one often comes in contact with undesirable forces and things, which drain your vital forces so that when you wake up you feel weak […]
Questions and Answers

Give yourself generously

  When things go wrong, people blame the Force, but it is not the Force that is responsible: it is ambition, egoism, ignorance and the weakness of the vessel. […]