Articles in: Spiritual

KARMA by the Mother

KARMA by the Mother

0 / Jun 5, 2017 5:40 PM

(In this article, the Mother explains the consequences of one’s action—‘karma’—on the present and future births/lives and a very simple […]

Doing Away with Desire

Doing Away with Desire

0 / Jun 29, 2016 4:03 AM

It is neither by moral precepts and observances, nor by a wide knowledge, nor by practising meditation, nor by a […]

The Importance of Finding the Strength Within

The Importance of Finding the Strength Within

0 / Jun 29, 2016 4:01 AM

Life is often a struggle, outside and within. We are confronted with forces and circumstances which try to depress and […]

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

0 / Feb 19, 2016 4:06 AM

What took place on the 29th February, 1956 was a manifestation, not a descent. Explaining the difference, the Mother points […]

Action of the Supramental Force

Action of the Supramental Force

0 / Feb 19, 2016 4:05 AM

Mother, this new force which is going to act, will it act through individual effort or independently of it? Why […]

Passing into the Supramental Consciousness

Passing into the Supramental Consciousness

0 / Feb 19, 2016 4:03 AM

As the beginnings of the supramental life, which must be the next realisation in the unfolding of the universe, develop, […]

The Ideal Friendship

The Ideal Friendship

0 / Jan 5, 2016 5:04 AM

Human affection is obviously unreliable because it is so much bound up with selfishness and desire; it is a flame […]

Feelings as Experiences

Feelings as Experiences

0 / May 6, 2015 5:04 AM

There is no law that a feeling cannot be an experience; experiences are of all kinds and take all forms […]

Descent of the Avatar

Descent of the Avatar

0 / Mar 3, 2015 5:03 AM

The boy with the flute is Sri Krishna. The Lord descended into the world-play from the divine Ananda; his flute […]

The Divine gives Himself

The Divine gives Himself

0 / Jan 29, 2015 4:05 AM

What is meant by “the Divine gives Himself”? It means exactly this: that the more you give yourself the more […]

Much Needed to Come Out of the Animal

Much Needed to Come Out of the Animal

0 / Nov 24, 2014 4:03 AM

…the only thing which is very important for the moment is the change of consciousness. And don’t think that this […]

The Spiritual Teacher

The Spiritual Teacher

0 / Oct 16, 2014 4:02 AM

In all spiritual traditions the teacher, or the guru as we call him in India, occupies a pivotal place. The […]

Judging

Judging

0 / Sep 3, 2014 5:01 AM

Unless your vision is constantly the vision of the Divine in all things, you have not only no right but […]

Consciousness as Freedom

Consciousness as Freedom

0 / Jun 12, 2014 4:06 AM

Consciousness is liberty, unconsciousness is slavery. When you are unconscious you are a prey to all kinds of forces and […]

Musings on Surrender

Musings on Surrender

1 / Jun 12, 2014 4:05 AM

“True Surrender enlarges you; it increases your capacity; it gives you a greater measure in quality and in quantity which […]

Progress on the Path

Progress on the Path

0 / Jun 12, 2014 4:00 AM

Sweet Mother, when we make an effort to do better but don’t see any progress, we feel discouraged. What is […]

Offer the Shadow

Offer the Shadow

0 / May 14, 2014 4:05 AM

Examine thyself without pity, then thou wilt be more charitable and pitiful to others. – Sri Aurobindo Very good! It […]

To Walk Through Life

To Walk Through Life

0 / Apr 16, 2014 4:06 AM

To walk through life armoured against all fear, peril and disaster, only two things are needed, two that go always […]

The Pale Blue Dot

The Pale Blue Dot

0 / Apr 16, 2014 4:02 AM

Sri Aurobindo and the Mother have spoken a lot about the Earth and our spiritual journey and ultimate goal, and […]

The Constant Mantra

The Constant Mantra

0 / Mar 12, 2014 4:03 AM

If you desire only the Divine, there is an absolute certitude that you will reach the Divine, but all these […]

The Other Point of View

The Other Point of View

0 / Mar 12, 2014 4:01 AM

A student asked Suzuki Roshi why the Japanese make their teacups so thin and delicate that they break easily. “It’s […]

I Am With You

I Am With You

0 / Feb 20, 2014 4:04 AM

“I am with you.” What does it mean exactly? When we pray or struggle with a problem within ourselves, are […]

The Shakti of Sri Aurobindo

The Shakti of Sri Aurobindo

0 / Feb 20, 2014 4:01 AM

I have been asked to speak about the Mother. How to speak about one whose movement is inscrutable even for […]

The Most Essential Condition

The Most Essential Condition

0 / Feb 1, 2014 4:03 AM

It is then by a transformation of life in its very principle, not by an external manipulation of its phenomena, […]

Sri Aurobindo’s Call to the Youth of India

Sri Aurobindo’s Call to the Youth of India

0 / Jan 11, 2014 4:05 AM

All great and new creation has to come from the youth.  And India at present needs such a new and […]

Rising above the Subhuman

Rising above the Subhuman

0 / Jan 11, 2014 4:04 AM

The course of evolution proceeding from the vegetable to the animal, from the animal to the man, starts in the […]

The Importance of Sincerity

The Importance of Sincerity

0 / Dec 14, 2013 4:04 AM

It is indeed possible even while fasting for very long periods to maintain the full energies and activities of the […]

The Emergent Spiritual Evolution

0 / Dec 14, 2013 4:00 AM

A New Consciousness, a higher spiritual consciousness, is emerging out of the heavy drowse of earth-nature. The emergence is slow […]

The Mother’s Withdrawal

The Mother’s Withdrawal

1 / Nov 13, 2013 5:05 AM

(A talk given in Auroville, on 28th November 1973) It was last week that a friend spoke to me of […]

The Ideal Student

The Ideal Student

0 / Nov 13, 2013 4:01 AM

Once Rishi Dattatreya was asked by King Yadu who his teacher was. In reply this is what he said: I […]