The Mother



We had a meditation (this was more than thirty years ago) in the room where ‘Prosperity’ is now distributed. There were eight or ten of us, […]

The sacred fire Agni

There is a sacred fire that burns in the heart and envelops the whole being: it is Agni, who illumines and purifies all. I kindle that […]

The real safety

There is only one safety: to cling to the Divine, like this (gesture of clenched fists). Not clinging to what one thinks to be the Divine, […]

The true attitude

The true attitude is neither to be an ascetic nor to indulge in desire. The true attitude is to take in all simplicity what I give, […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

How to Speak

When speaking of physical things one should have a lively, pleasant, witty style. When speaking of vital things the style should be eloquent. When speaking of […]

Obey Reason

Perversion begins with humanity. It is a distortion of the progress of Nature which mental consciousness represents. And, therefore, the first thing which should be taught […]

Difficulties and Tapasya

Do not be discouraged because of difficulties – Whenever one wants to achieve something in life, difficulties come – Take them as discipline (Tapasya ) to make you strong and […]

Feeling the Divine Presence

If you do not feel my presence it must be that you received some bad thought or that you have had some feeling of doubt or […]
The Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Helpful suffering

Suffering is not something inevitable or even desirable, but when it comes to us, how helpful it can be! Each time we feel that our heart […]