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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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The right attitude — Sri Aurobindo

Everyone who is turned to the Mother is doing my Yoga. It is a great mistake to suppose that one can “do” the Purna Yoga―i.e. carry out and fulfil all the sides of the Yoga by one’s own effort. No … 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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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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