will power

The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

True way of making an effort

Please show me the true way of making an effort. You must train the will as you would train the muscles—by methodical exercise. Never allow yourself […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Increasing Single Mindedness …

Sweet Mother, How can one increase single-mindedness and will-power? They are so necessary for doing anything. Through regular, persevering, obstinate, unflagging exercise—I mean exercise of concentration […]
Sri Aurobindo

Influence of inertia on the Will Power

Q: I find my will power almost veiled and forceless. How to bring it out and use it is itself a problem. That is the suggestion […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

How to make firm Resolution ?

By wanting it to be very firm! (Laughter) No, this seems like a joke… but it is absolutely true. One does not want it truly. There […]
Auroville Foundation Ceremony

Waking up a will to conquer

Wake up in yourself a will to conquer. Not a mere will in the mind but a will in the very cells of your body. Without that […]