Category Archives: Travelling the Path

Universal Consciousness and Sympathy — Mother

The Universal Consciousness Q:    “I have encountered in my life several examples of people living or trying to live in the universal consciousness and it seemed to me that it rendered them less compassionate, less humane, less tender to the sufferings of others. It … 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 heart has wings, not the head. — Mother

There are people in whom the psychic movement, the emotional impulse is stronger than intellectual understanding. They feel an irresistible attraction for the Divine without knowing, without having the slightest idea of what it is, of what it can be, … 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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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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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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True aspiration is from the heart — Mother

True aspiration does not come from the head; even when it is formulated by a thought, it springs up like a flame from the heart. CWM – Vol 4, Page 136

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Trust in the Divine Grace — Sri Aurobindo

You have only to aspire, to keep yourself open to the Mother, to reject all that is contrary to her will and to let her work in you—doing also all your work for her and in the faith that it … Continue reading

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Get rid of the delusion that the Divine is far away — Mother

Q: There is something I have often wondered about: when one prays to the Lord, when one wants to make Him understand that something is wrong, I always have the impression that one must concentrate very hard and that after … Continue reading

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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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You are sure to arrive – Mother

I know by experience that there isn’t one being who, were it only once in his life, has had a great urge towards… it doesn’t matter how he calls it – let us say the Divine for facility of speech, … Continue reading

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