Category Archives: Mind

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 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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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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On Speech, Part III – The Mother

It is true that the guru himself is subject to the same rule of silence with regard to what concerns him personally. In Nature everything is in movement; thus, whatever does not move forward is bound to fall back. The … Continue reading

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On Speech, Part II – The Mother

There are also all the words that are uttered to express ideas, opinions, the results of reflection or study. Here we are in an intellectual domain and we might think that in this domain men are more reasonable, more self-controlled, … Continue reading

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On Speech – The Mother

In the physical domain, we have all the words that are spoken for material reasons. They are by far the most numerous and most probably also the most useful in ordinary life. A constant babble of words seems to be … Continue reading

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Developing the faculty of Intuition – Mother

Mother, how can the faculty of intuition be developed? There are different kinds of intuition, and we carry these capacities within us. They are always active to some extent but we don’t notice them because we don’t pay enough attention … Continue reading

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What is the Supermind – An intuitive understanding.

Though the supermind is suprarational to our intelligence and its workings occult to our apprehension, it is nothing irrationally mystic, but rather its existence and emergence is a logical necessity of the nature of existence, always provided we grant that … Continue reading

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Matter, Life and Mind – Sri Aurobindo

8 May 1926 In the West the highest minds are turned not towards spiritual truth but towards material science. The scope of science is very narrow, it touches only the most exterior part of the physical plane. And even there, … Continue reading

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The true soul – Sri Aurobindo

The true soul secret in us…burns in the temple of the inmost heart behind the thick screen of an ignorant mind, life and body… the flame of the Godhead always alight within us. It is a flame born out of … Continue reading

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