The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Doing work that is expected

Q: There are times when one cannot do work that is expected of one. Of course, one can’t do what others demand of one. The question […]
Sri Aurobindo in his own room

Taking care of Physical Being

I neglected all the defects of the physical, leaving them to be dealt with by the Mother and engrossed myself in her work as if I […]

What do do when disturbed

Q: Today I cannot write to you anything more as I am in a disturbed state. At this rate the best thing would be not to […]

The Force and restlessness

Q: Why does not the Force come down to help me in the work? I am getting restless. So long as you are in this restless […]

Work and the gunas

Q: When we do work without ego, desire and attachment, what kind of action do the gunas take up? The sattwa predominates, the rajas acts as […]

Personal initiation in work

Q: Does personal initiation mean to mix up our own individual work with the Mother’s work. which brings desire. ego and other lower elements into the […]

Associating work with personal action

Q: In what way do I associate work with my personal action and initiation? As everybody does. I can’t enter into an exposition of how human […]

About the way to work

Q: How many times the higher action has stopped just when it is becoming powerful, simply because I have to attend to the outer work! Can […]

Approaching the Divine – Work or Meditation?

Q: Did not the old Yogas always say that the approach to the Divine is more easy and direct through meditation than through work? They wanted […]