Selections from Conversations by The Mother, recollected by Mona Sarkar.
… intellectual conclusions of the rationalist for all their […] pomp & profuse apparatus of scrupulous enquiry were as much dogmas as those former dicta of Pope & theologians
“I regard the spiritual history of mankind and especially of India as a constant development of a divine purpose, not a book that is closed, the lines of which have to be constantly repeated.”
To the hill-tops of silence from over the infinite sea,
Golden he came, Armed with the flame,
Looked on the world that his greatness and passion must free.
LORD, THE YEAR IS REBORN, OUR PRAYER RISES UP TO THEE
[from 1934 New Year Message]
“Concentrate in the heart. Enter into it; go within and deep and far, as far as you can. […] A fire is burning there, in the deep quietude of the heart. It is the divinity in you — your true being. Hear its voice, follow its dictates.”
“The psychic being is also a great discovery which requires at least as much fortitude and endurance as the discovery of new continents. A few simple words of advice may be useful to one who has resolved to undertake it. “
A set of quotes from writings of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo, related to death and dying.
The second set of quotes from The Mother’s Questions and Answers of 1929 (CWMSE 3:69-75)
The first set of quotes from The Mother’s Questions and Answers of 1929 (CWMSE 3:69-75)
Two quotes from “Reality Omnipresent”, Chapter 4 of The Life Divine [CWSA 33-34 : 33]
Selections from conversations with Huta
Sri Aurobindo’s poem, published in Karmayogin in 1909 [CWSA 2: 279]
Selections from the “Tales of Prison Life” and “Uttarpara Speech” by Sri Aurobindo