Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo

Vision to spot a Yogi

Q: I met Lele; nobody could say that he was a Yogi. He moved about just like an ordinary man. One must have the vision. There […]

Passing through different stages of meditation

Q: There are people who go into meditation suddenly. Some people are quite unaware of themselves in meditation; they become unconscious and go into a state […]

Obstacles as checkpoints to progress

Q: In The Life Divine there is a quotation where you have said, “May the restrainers tell us to go to other fields and conquer them.” […]

Complete reliance on the Divine Grace

Q: What is then meant by complete reliance on the Divine Grace? It means what it says. Q: No, no, I am asking a question. I […]

Silencing thoughts

Q: But you must have been making effort before (on realisation) Not for this result. Lele asked me to silence the mind and throw away the […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram


Q: In Rajayoga, they speak of direct knowledge by Samyama which perhaps means concentration. That is a different thing. That comes by putting the pressure of […]

The Karana Sharira

Q: Meher Baba says Karana Sharira is the root of Samskaras which are manifested on the subtle planes. He puts the human consciousness on the gross […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Substance and Form in Art

Q: Kalelkar says that substance is more important than form in art. He gives the analogy of the vessel and the food in it, and emphasises […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in her room

A man of action and intellect

Q: Does a man of action have no intellect? He has one, but it does not come in the way of his action. He has a […]