Category Archives: Life

Universal Consciousness — Mother

Sweet Mother, what does “cosmic spirit and cosmic Nature” mean? Universal. Cosmic is the synonym of universal. But what does “cosmic spirit” mean? Cosmic spirit? It is the cosmic spirit, it is the universal spirit, it is the spirit that’s … Continue reading

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The most interesting game — Mother

Always, at each step and on each occasion, try to feel the Presence, constantly and untiringly. Forget the results of all the actions, and find the lesson they bring for you. Each action has something to teach. Try to find … Continue reading

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The psychic attitude in discussions — Sri Aurobindo

The psychic self-control that is desirable in these surroundings and in the midst of discussion would mean among other things: 1. Not to allow the impulse of speech to assert itself too much or say anything without reflection, but to … Continue reading

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The way to happiness and good health — Mother

(Commentary on the Dhammapada)       One advice given here is to be always benevolent. You must not take it as an advice of the commonplace type. It says quite an interesting thing, very interesting even : I comment on it, … Continue reading

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The first step towards self-mastery

The first necessity is to disengage from surface movements that jostle about in our head and heart and excite the passions and stimulate further agitation. To discover the priceless pearls one must dive deep within and be willing to lose, … Continue reading

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Why are we on earth? — Mother

Why are we on earth? To find the Divine who is in each of us and in all things. Only one thing is important, it is to find the Divine. For each one and for the whole world anything becomes … Continue reading

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The working of the spiritual force — Sri Aurobindo

1. The Force is a divine Force, so obviously it can apply itself in any direction; it can inspire a poet, set in motion the soldier, doctor, scientist, everybody. 2. The Force is not a mental Force — it is … Continue reading

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Thought and Speech — Mother

When a thought is expressed in speech, the vibration of the sound has a considerable power to bring the most material substance into contact with the thought, thus giving it a concrete and effective reality. Sound always has a power; … Continue reading

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How to become more receptive to the Divine – Mother

My love is always with you; if then you do not feel it, it is because you are not capable of receiving it. It is your receptivity that is lacking and should be increased; for this you must open yourself, … Continue reading

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How should I prepare myself for the April 24th Darshan? – The Mother

Q: Sweet Mother, How should I prepare myself for the April 24th Darshan? A: Look attentively into yourself to find out what for you is the most important thing, the thing you feel that you couldn’t do without. It is … Continue reading

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Indispensable Needs — Mother

There is a sovereign royalty in taking no thought for oneself. To have needs is to assert a weakness; to claim something proves that we lack what we claim. To desire is to be impotent; it is to recognize our … Continue reading

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Know your self – The Mother answers

Q: Isn’t it more important to know oneself than to try to know others? A: Very important, of capital importance! Besides, that’s the field of work given to each one. It is this one must understand, that each one – this … Continue reading

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The Sublime Charity

Yes, there is a sublime charity, one which rises from a happy heart, from a serene soul. One who has won inner peace is a herald of deliverance wherever he goes, a bearer of hope and joy. Is not this … Continue reading

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The significance of one’s birthday – Mother

The importance of the birthday according to the Mother. Yes, it is truly a special day in one’s life. It is one of the days in the year when the Supreme descends into us — or when we are face … Continue reading

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The first lesson on the Path – The Mother

The first thing one learns on the way is that the joy of giving is far greater than the joy of taking. Then gradually one learns that to forget oneself is the source of immutable peace. Later on, in this self-forgetfulness, … Continue reading

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