Articles in: The Sunlit Path

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 […]

Delight of Being

Delight of Being

0 / Nov 23, 2012 4:00 AM

There comes a time when one begins to be almost ready, when one can feel in everything, every object, in […]

Leaving the Path

Leaving the Path

0 / Nov 9, 2012 4:00 AM

When one draws back from the path, one draws back for the present life or… In this, you see, there […]

How to Have the Experience

How to Have the Experience

0 / Oct 25, 2012 4:00 AM

We read, we try to understand, we explain, we try to know. But a single minute of true experience teaches […]

Preserving Faith

Preserving Faith

0 / Sep 25, 2012 10:25 AM

Can faith be increased by personal effort? Faith is certainly a gift given to us by the Divine Grace. It […]

Pressure of the Spirit

Pressure of the Spirit

0 / Sep 13, 2012 3:45 PM

The mental intelligence and its main power of reason cannot change the principle and persistent character of human life, it […]

The Secret behind Pain

The Secret behind Pain

0 / Jul 17, 2012 7:00 AM

“Pain and grief are Nature’s reminder to the soul that the pleasure it enjoys is only a feeble hint of […]

Man is a Transitional Being

Man is a Transitional Being

0 / Jun 27, 2012 7:20 AM

Man is a transitional being, he is not final; for in him and high beyond him ascend the radiant degrees […]

Feeling and Experience

Feeling and Experience

0 / Feb 21, 2012 7:08 AM

Sri Aurobindo  clarifies the meaning of the words ‘feeling’ and ‘experience’ when used in a spiritual context. There is no […]

The Joy of Self-giving to the Divine

The Joy of Self-giving to the Divine

0 / Feb 15, 2012 6:34 AM

All sadhana and spiritual effort lays stress on the importance of self-giving to the Divine. But this is not easy […]

Experience and Realisation

Experience and Realisation

0 / Jan 21, 2012 6:19 AM

There is a tendency to interchange words like experience and realisation but Sri Aurobindo draws an emphatic difference between them. […]

The Outside World

The Outside World

0 / Dec 20, 2011 2:08 PM

Some of us are not fortunate enough to leave everything and move to the Ashram in sole pursuit of the […]

When Rules become Indispensible

When Rules become Indispensible

0 / Nov 20, 2011 12:01 PM

When we leave the old world and commit to a life in the search for Truth, discipline is extremely helpful […]

Rules and Yoga

Rules and Yoga

1 / Oct 20, 2011 6:18 AM

When we leave the old world and commit to a life in the search for Truth, discipline is extremely helpful […]

Propaganda and Yoga

Propaganda and Yoga

1 / Sep 20, 2011 4:04 AM

In all organisations, including those which may be spiritual in their objective, propaganda does invariably play a part in order […]

The Purpose of Politics

The Purpose of Politics

0 / Aug 19, 2011 1:25 PM

In India the objective behind entering the world of Politics is greatly misunderstood but Sri Aurobindo tells a sadhak what […]

Work and Yoga

Work and Yoga

0 / Jul 19, 2011 11:52 AM

Many of us come to the Ashram with our own notions of what one must do when one comes – […]

Spiritual Aim

Spiritual Aim

0 / Jun 19, 2011 11:17 AM

What exactly does the Ashram itself mean to those who seek it and at what point should one come? Sri […]

Conversion and Consecration

Conversion and Consecration

0 / May 18, 2011 12:29 PM

When we start our climb towards the gates of the Divine, there come many stages of which one is conversion. […]

Cultural Differences

Cultural Differences

0 / Apr 18, 2011 10:41 AM

Many times we come across or participate ourselves in a debate as to whether the western mind can just as […]

Eliminate Egoism

Eliminate Egoism

0 / Mar 18, 2011 8:20 AM

Get the psychic being in front and keep it there, putting its power on the mind, vital and physical, so […]

Attitude and Qualities for an Aspirant

Attitude and Qualities for an Aspirant

0 / Feb 18, 2011 6:47 AM

Speaking to a sadhak, Sri Aurobindo suggests some of the attitudes and qualities required to stay on the Path and […]

Assault to our Being

Assault to our Being

0 / Jan 18, 2011 4:01 AM

There are times when we face an assault to our being, especially that part which is trying to cling to […]

Answering the Call

Answering the Call

0 / Dec 17, 2010 8:50 AM

Not all of us experience the call to the Path in the same manner. Sri Aurobindo tells us of some […]

Personal Relations and Yoga

Personal Relations and Yoga

0 / Nov 17, 2010 7:55 AM

Many times we feel our endeavours are misplaced or come to naught when faced with a conflict between the Divine […]

Youth and Yoga

Youth and Yoga

0 / Sep 17, 2010 4:24 AM

There are times when in our own excitement and enthusiasm of having discovered the Path, we try to influence and […]

What is an Asura?

What is an Asura?

0 / Aug 17, 2010 3:38 AM

We have often heard of the term ‘Hostile Forces’ when pursuing the path of Yoga. Some may tend to glamourise […]

Hostile Forces

Hostile Forces

0 / Jul 16, 2010 12:46 PM

We have often heard of the term ‘Hostile Forces’ when pursuing the path of Yoga. Some may tend to glamourise […]

Quarreling Unacceptable for Aspirants

Quarreling Unacceptable for Aspirants

0 / Jun 16, 2010 12:20 PM

While one may derive love and joy from human contact, it is just as common to come into conflict and […]

Loneliness on the Path

Loneliness on the Path

0 / May 16, 2010 10:48 AM

While on the one hand, complete withdrawal from the world and fellow humans is not the emphasis in Sri Aurobindo’s […]