Category Archives: Soul

The one thing we must be convinced of — Mother

Of one thing we must be convinced ― all that happens is exactly what must happen in order to lead us and the world as quickly as possible to the goal ― the union with the Divine and ultimately the manifestation … Continue reading

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Your soul makes great efforts for you to discover it — Mother

… There seems to be only one way out and that is to go in search of one’s soul and to find it. It is there, it does not make a point of hiding itself, it does not play with … Continue reading

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How to do the Yoga of Sri Aurobindo — Mother

This is an interesting conversation of Udar Pinto, an early disciple of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo with the Mother, as relates as to doing the Yoga. One day I asked Mother, “I have been doing the yoga for many … Continue reading

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The Divine Presence is living consciously in us

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The Divine is seated within — Mother

I am always seated in your heart, consciously living in you. 2 September 1935 Open your heart and you will find me already there. Don’t be restless, remain quietly concentrated in your heart and you will find me there. 1 … Continue reading

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Learning to listen within — Mother

Below is a response from the Mother to a letter from a disciple. Though meant for the disciple, it is universal in its appeal and can be taken as a powerful reminder to all seekers that the Divine Inhabitant is … Continue reading

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Why am I here — Mother

Q: Are Divine Love and Grace the same thing ? Mother: Essentially, all things are the same. In its essence everything is the same, it is a phenomenon of consciousness; but Love can exist without Grace and Grace can exist … Continue reading

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Leave all to the LORD — Mother

Why should you get disturbed ? You must leave everything to the Lord, It is He who knows —not only knows but sees and looks after everything, arranges everything. It is His responsibility and not the responsibility of human beings. … Continue reading

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The most important thing in your life — Mother

22 June 1955 Mother reads from Lights on Yoga, “Planes and Parts of the Being”. Q: How can one awaken his Yogashakti? Mother: It depends on this: when one thinks that it is the most important thing in his life. That’s … Continue reading

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Another type of meditation — Mother

There is another kind of meditation which consists in being as quiet as one can be but without trying to stop all thoughts, for there are thoughts which are purely mechanical and if you try to stop these you will … Continue reading

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Psychic Being on earth — Mother

Q: What is the work of the psychic being? Mother: What is the work of the psychic being? You want it to have some work? What do you want to say exactly? What is its function? Ah! very well. One … Continue reading

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The one thing and the only thing needed — Sri Aurobindo

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Giving oneself to the Divine

Sweet Mother, what is meant by “the Divine gives Himself”? The Mother: It means exactly this: that the more you give yourself the more you have the experience – it is not just a feeling or impression or sensation, it … Continue reading

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The Great Secret

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The three steps to the soul — Mother

“This is the first thing necessary – aspiration for the Divine.” Questions and Answers 1929 (7 April) The first movement of aspiration is this: you have a kind of vague sensation that behind the universe there is something which is … Continue reading

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