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Sri Aurobindo’s Message to America

“It is no longer towards division and difference that we should turn our minds, but on unity, union, even oneness necessary for the pursuit and realisation of a common ideal, the destined goal, the fulfilment towards which Nature in her beginning obscurely set out and must in an increasing light of knowledge replacing her first ignorance constantly persevere.”

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The Truth in which we have to live

“Know everywhere the one self, know all to be immortal souls and the body to be but dust. Do thy work with a calm, strong and equal spirit; fight and fall nobly or conquer mightily. For this is the work that God and thy nature have given to thee to accomplish.”


The Darkness hidden by darkness

in “Secret of the Vedas” Sri Aurobindo writes: We find this fundamental idea of the Vedic Rishis brought out in the Hymn of Creation (X.129) where the subconscient is thus described. “Darkness hidden by darkness in the beginning was this all, an ocean without mental consciousness . . . out Read More



Explaining unfolding of the Divine in a progressive creation, the Mother and Sri Aurobindo wrote: In fact in the history of our universe there have been six consecutive periods which began by a creation, were prolonged by a force of preservation and ended by a disintegration, a destruction, a return Read More


The two Oceans

In “Secret of the Vedas”, Sri Aurobindo writes: The Veda speaks of two oceans, the upper and the lower waters. These are the ocean of the subconscient, dark and inexpressive, and the ocean of the superconscient, luminous and eternal expression but beyond the human mind. Vamadeva in the last hymn Read More


The first steps of creation and the Four Asuras

In Questions and Answers (1953), The Mother gives the following reply to the question about origin of Gods and steps of creation: There is a very old tradition which narrates this. I am going to tell you the story as one does to children, for in this way you will Read More


Savitri : A Bridge to the Future

“It may then be said that Savitri is a revelation, it is a meditation, it is a quest of the Infinite, of the Eternal. If it is read with this aspiration for Immortality, the reading itself will serve as a guide towards Immortality. To read Savitri is indeed to practice”

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Purification, – an indispensable step

The present series selected from the writings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother aims to present the different sides and processes of Purification as an indispensable basis for the integral yoga.