Articles in: The Sunlit Path

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 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, […]

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 Power of No

The Power of No

0 / Oct 19, 2013 4:02 AM

In the spiritual path, and also in our ordinary life, there are two questions, related to each other, which often […]

No Politics

No Politics

0 / Sep 28, 2013 4:03 AM

Sri Aurobindo withdrew from politics; and, in his Ashram, a most important rule is that one must abstain from all […]

Be Like the Elephant

Be Like the Elephant

0 / Sep 14, 2013 4:01 AM

As the elephant on the battlefield endures the arrow shot from the bow, so also shall I patiently bear insult, […]

The Lord Knows Best What He Is Doing

The Lord Knows Best What He Is Doing

0 / Aug 12, 2013 4:05 AM

I took my seat, it was almost time, perhaps half a minute before, and all of a sudden, without preparation, […]

The Divine Power behind Personal Effort

The Divine Power behind Personal Effort

0 / Jul 27, 2013 4:00 AM

Always indeed it is the higher Power that acts. Our sense of personal effort and aspiration comes from the attempt […]

Getting the Full Benefit of an Experience

Getting the Full Benefit of an Experience

0 / Jul 12, 2013 4:03 AM

… the experience precedes and transcends by far the formulation you give it in your mind. The experience comes before, […]

The Supreme Presence

The Supreme Presence

0 / Jun 29, 2013 4:03 AM

Sweet Mother, is there a spiritual being in everybody? That depends on what we call “being”. If for “being” we […]

He is in you – He is you

He is in you – He is you

0 / Jun 8, 2013 4:03 AM

A resplendent sun rises above the horizon. It is your Lord that comes to you. The whole world awakes and […]

The Science of Living

The Science of Living

0 / May 4, 2013 4:01 AM

An aimless life is always a miserable life. Every one of you should have an aim. But do not forget […]

All in One

All in One

1 / Apr 20, 2013 4:04 AM

“…he [the seeker of the integral yoga] has felt a Divinity who is all these things, a Bringer of Light, […]

The Hour of Heroism

The Hour of Heroism

0 / Apr 6, 2013 4:02 AM

For centuries and centuries humanity has waited for this time. It is come. But it is difficult. I don’t simply […]

Is it always for the Best?

Is it always for the Best?

0 / Mar 18, 2013 5:05 AM

 We often hear it being said that whatever happens is always for the best. We use it sometimes to console […]

The Goal is Sure

The Goal is Sure

0 / Jan 5, 2013 4:00 AM

If you are in a state of conscious aspiration and very sincere, well, everything around you will be arranged in […]

Divine Guidance behind Life

Divine Guidance behind Life

0 / Dec 20, 2012 4:22 AM

I can only state my own knowledge founded not on reasoning but on experience that there is such a guidance […]