Category Archives: Travelling the Path

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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Surrender and Grace – Mother

When man becomes a little wiser, he will not complain about anything and will take the things the Divine sends him as a manifestation of His all-compassionate Grace. The more surrendered we are, the more we shall understand. The more … Continue reading

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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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Receive the help in the silence of the heart – Mother

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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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The Need of an external change — Mother

 

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The secret to Divine Love — Mother

It is not through human love that one can learn to love the Divine, for the love is of quite a different nature. First learn to give yourself sincerely to the Divine and then the joy of love will come … Continue reading

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The first step towards self-mastery

The first necessity is to disengage from surface movements that jostle about in our head and heart and excite the passions and stimulate further agitation. To discover the priceless pearls one must dive deep within and be willing to lose, … Continue reading

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Hardship and Grace — Mother

When, in your life, you meet with a hardship, take it as a Grace from the Lord and, indeed, it will become so. The Mother (Words of the Mother, Vol. 14 Page: 99)

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