Category Archives: Thoughts to ponder

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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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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Remembering Jyotipriya on her birthday.

The words of the Mother : “Our life ought to be governed by the love for Truth and the thirst for Light” kindle the heart when one remembers Jyotipriya, founder of East-West Cultural Center, Sri Aurobindo Center of Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Darshan Feb 21, 2021

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Contributions of evil to the good of the world – Sri Aurobindo

The contributions of evil to the good of the world & the harm  sometimes done by the virtuous are distressing to the soul enamoured of good. Nevertheless be not distressed nor confounded, but study rather & calmly understand God’s ways … Continue reading

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The discipline to be followed – Sri Aurobindo

The first necessity is the practice of concentration of your consciousness within yourself. The ordinary human mind has an activity on the surface which veils the real Self. But there is another, a hidden consciousness within behind the  surface one … Continue reading

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Blows of Life, Difficulties, Grace, Gratitude — Mother

Q: What is the way to accept the Grace with gratitude?  Mother:  Ah! First of all you must feel the need for it. This is the most important point. It is to have a certain inner humility which makes you … Continue reading

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Life’s search — Mother

Let your life be a constant search for the Truth and it will be worth living. The Mother (Words of the Mother, Vol. 15 Page:238)    

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Message on Mother’s Mahasamadhi – Nov 17

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Open the sealed door within you – Mother

We can, simply by sincere aspiration, open a door sealed within us and find that something which will change the whole significance of life, which will answer all our questions, solve all our problems and take us towards that perfection … Continue reading

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The small events and tiny little things of life — Mother

Don’t ever take lightly all the circumstances of each day, all the tiny little things of life, all the small events, you know; never take all this lightly. Never react with your lower being. Each time you are told to … Continue reading

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Sanskrit Mantras translated into English – Jyotipriya

We are all very familiar with the power of sound. The vibrations are palpable and have an undeniable effect. The idea has its power in its own domain whereas the sound has power in the material world and gives the … Continue reading

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Important to realize or experience the truth of what one speaks — Mother

One must guard against the tendency to repeat spiritual truths that are not part of one’s realization or experience. So spoken, these words are like flowers without fragrance and have little influence or value;  example is the best teacher.  The … Continue reading

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Centenary of the Mother’s return to Pondicherry 24 April 1920 – 2020

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Aug 15, 2019 Sri Aurobindo’s Birthday Darshan Message.

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