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Discriminate between Truth and falsehood in action – Mother

Q – How to discriminate between Truth and falsehood in the impulses of action. A – Those who wish to help the Light of Truth to prevail over the forces of darkness and falsehood, can do so by carefully observing … Continue reading

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Christmas — Mother

Sweet Mother, Q: Why do we celebrate Christmas here? What special meaning does this day have for us? And why is a distinction made here between Europeans and Indians on Christmas Day? A: Long before the Christian religion made December … Continue reading

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The True Meditation — Mother

Do not fall into the very common error of believing that you must sit in an absolutely quiet corner where nobody passes by, where you are in a classical position and altogether immobile, in order to be able to meditate—it … Continue reading

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The way to Harmony – The Mother

The first necessity is to abstain from thinking of anyone in a depreciatory way. When we meet a person, our criticising thoughts give to him, so to say, a blow on the nose which naturally creates a revolt in him. … Continue reading

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I have borne every attack which human beings have borne – Sri Aurobindo

I have borne every attack which human beings have borne, otherwise I would be unable to assure anybody “This too can be conquered”.  At least I would have no right to say so. Sri Aurobindo

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Mother on Sri Aurobindo’s Passing away.

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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Role of soul or psychic being – Mother

Q – Has the psychic any power? A – Power? It is usually the psychic which guides the being. One knows nothing about it because one is not conscious of it but usually it is that which guides the being. … Continue reading

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When you have a problem to solve – Mother

From the point of view of individual development and for those who are still at the beginning of the path, to know how to remain silent before what one does not understand is one of the things which would help … Continue reading

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Open the door sealed within simply by sincere aspiration – Mother

Behind this life so unconscious, so futile, so destitute of sense, there is something to be found which is worth living, that there is a reality, a truth behind these falsehoods and illusions. You feel suddenly that all that you … Continue reading

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Change brought about in the world by the Supramental Descent – The Mother

May 6, 1972 (Agenda) I think I already told you, there’s a kind of golden Force pressing down (gesture); it has no material substantiality, and yet it feels terribly heavy…. Yes, yes. … It presses down on Matter, to force … 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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