Posts Tagged with: "The Mother"

Doing Away with Desire

Doing Away with Desire

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

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

Light on the First Supramental Manifestation

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

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

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

The Divine gives Himself

The Divine gives Himself

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

Judging

Judging

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

Musings on Surrender

Musings on Surrender

“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

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

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

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

I Am With You

I Am With You

“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

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

The Mother Abides

The Mother Abides

Book: The Mother Abides               Final Reflections (1973–1983) Author: Nolini Kanta Gupta   “The time was over. Sri Aurobindo and […]

The Most Essential Condition

The Most Essential Condition

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

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

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

The Mother’s Withdrawal

The Mother’s Withdrawal

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

The Power of No

The Power of No

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

Orderly Work

Orderly Work

This is a short story the Mother told the children at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram but it applies just as […]

Be Like the Elephant

Be Like the Elephant

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

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

Old Spirituality and the New Way

Old Spirituality and the New Way

(This is a transcription of a talk given by Alok Pandey) There is a poem by Sri Aurobindo – ‘One […]

Getting the Full Benefit of an Experience

Getting the Full Benefit of an Experience

… 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

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

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

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

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

In the Mother’s Light

In the Mother’s Light

Book: In the Mother’s Light Author: Rishabhchand (Publisher: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department, Pondicherry. 383 pp, ISBN 978-81-7058-913-6, Rs 220) […]

The Hour of Heroism

The Hour of Heroism

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?

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