The Will as an element of higher action

Q: This morning also the habitual depression tried to enter. But the Mother saved the situation by pulling my consciousness above and using my will-force on […]

Merging our will into the Mother’s will

Q: I want to develop my will to perfection, so that it can merge into Mother’s Will. By development it becomes fit to merge into the […]
The Mother

Helplessness and the Will

Q: The difficulty of managing the mechanical mind is part of the human constitution. But I find it more active and burdensome in me than in […]

Standing up against opposing forces

Q: I lack the requisite energy to stand up against the opposite forces. Where does my difficulty lie? In the indolence of the will which does […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Will, Desire and Aspiration

Q: Is it not true that the will becomes or changes into desire when it comes down into the lower nature? It usually does so in […]

The Will and Energy

Q: What is the will? The energy which dictates the action or prevents a wrong action is the Will. Q: By energy is meant the life-force. […]

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 […]

On the wandering nature of the mind

Q: My mind often wanders, thinking about unimportant things. This movement has a strong power of recurrence, in spite of my efforts to check it. You […]

Living inwardly to realise Her will

All these outer things are of minor importance and it is only when the inner life is well established that the difficulties with which they are […]