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Meditation for perceiving the deep Truth – The Mother

In order to be genuine, to serve its full purpose, meditation must be disinterested, impersonal in the integral sense of the word. Here is a description, taken from an old Hindu text, of a typal meditation: “The great and magnificent … Continue reading

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Greatest power for Spiritual realisation – Sri Aurobindo

Strength, if it is spiritual, is a power for spiritual realisation; a greater power is sincerity; the greatest power of all is Grace. Sri Aurobindo (SABCL Vol. 23 p. 611)

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Desire for the Divine – Sri Aurobindo

Anything else one may doubt but that he who desires only the Divine shall reach the Divine is a certitude and more certain than two and two make four. Sri Aurobindo The desire for the Divine or for bhakti for … Continue reading

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Teaching and Practice – Mother

It is not enough to know, you must practise. It is not enough to pretend, you must be.  15 November 1940 On the path of Truth, in order to know more you must put into practice what you already know. … Continue reading

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Desires, Impulses and Self-Control – Mother

Beware of what pulls you downward. Do not yield to any lower instinct. Keep intact your aspiration for the Divine. Yielding to desires is not the way of getting rid of them. There is no end to desires ― each … Continue reading

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Sri Aurobindo is with us – Mother

His Grace is always with those who want to progress and realise the Truth of tomorrow The help of Sri Aurobindo is constant: it is for us to know how to receive it. Sri Aurobindo is always with us, enlightening, … Continue reading

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Guarding one’s Faith – Mother

Faith is surely a gift made to us by the Divine Grace. It is as it were a gate opening suddenly on the eternal truth, through which we can see, almost touch that truth.    Like all things in the … Continue reading

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The only truth in life – Sri Aurobindo

It is a lesson of life that always in this world everything fails a man-only the Divine does not fail him, if he turns entirely to the Divine. It is not because there is something bad in you that blows … Continue reading

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The one rule of Meditation

Sitting calm and quiet remember the Mother and open yourself to her. This is the rule of meditation. Sri Aurobindo

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The Divine Presence – The Mother

It is the Divine Presence that gives value to life. This Presence is the source of all peace, all joy, all security. Find this presence in yourself and all your difficulties will disappear. — The Mother

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The most useful idea to spread and the best example to set. – The Mother

What is the most useful idea to spread and what is the best example to set? The question can be considered in two ways, a very general one applicable to the whole earth, and another specific one which concerns our … Continue reading

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Knowing the intimations from within. – The Mother

Listen, I don’t think there is a single instance in which one does not find within oneself something very clear, but you must sincerely want to know – we always come back to the same thing – you must sincerely … Continue reading

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Mother on the passing of Sri Aurobindo.

Mahasamadhi Lord, this morning Thou hast given me the assurance that Thou wouldst stay with us until Thy work is achieved, not only as a consciousness which guides and illumines but also as a dynamic Presence in action. In unmistakable … Continue reading

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Message on Mother’s Mahasamadhi 17th, Nov 2016

Man carries within himself perfect power, perfect wisdom and perfect knowledge, and if he wants to possess them, he must discover them in the depth of his being, by introspection and concentration. These divine qualities are identical at the centre, … Continue reading

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How are thoughts created? The Mother answers.

How can our thoughts be created by the forces of the universal mind ?      Because the forces of the universal mind enter into our head; we are in a bath of forces and we are not aware of it … Continue reading

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