Yoga of the Body Part 16: The Role of Will (HH 056)

Will is the switch that turns on the other members giving them force and momentum. It is the power that runs through the warp and woof of life. Of course to be truly effective, we must learn to distinguish it from wishful thinking, wants and desires. These are ‘willings’ that come to us from the atmosphere and not the true will, not the will of our being. <>

Yoga of the Body Part 14: A Hope (HH 053)

Every action upon earth, in its execution and its consequences, is necessarily mixed because such is the nature of terrestrial life. There is a darkness of Ignorance that hangs over and around everything but there is also a point of Light that shines at the core of everyone and everything. It is this Light of the Divine Presence that is the source of hope in all beings.

Yoga of the Body Part 13: Grace and Karma (HH 052)

New adaptation is tilted towards a complete hold of the Spirit over Matter, so that the Spirit decides how matter should respond and the Matter is completely responsive to the Spiritual will. The only thing that counts towards this is the Grace Above and the call and response from our soul and nature below.

Yoga of the Body (12) A New Birth (HH 051)

Spiritual life is likened to a New Birth, a birth out of the mental, vital, physical consciousness and its endless round of desires and ego and suffering into the psychic and spiritual life. It is also a shift of the center of one’s consciousness from the ego-self to the Divine.

Yoga of the Body Part 11: Dealing with Difficulties (HH 050)

The way of dealing with the difficulties of Nature is different in this yoga than one does it in the traditional paths. Here the goal is transformation of nature and not an escape from it. This talk covers some of aspects and ways of dealing with the problems of human nature in this yoga. 

Renunciation (HH 271)

Renunciation has often been regarded as an important corner-stone of spiritual life, and this has often led to the impression of a gulf between the spiritual and material existence. Today’s talk is centered around the truth behind Renunciation, its real nature and place in the Integral Yoga.

The Old and the New Spirituality (HH 270)

Sri Aurobindo has given a new yoga for the world and man. It is a yoga that integrates life by transforming it into a divine image. Today we share some thoughts of the Mother and Sri Aurobindo on the subject taking up Her New Year message of 1970 as a base.

The Way of Kali and the Divine Love (HH 268)

This month we enter the period of Kali when her activity is quite intense. The Mother often spoke about this great and mighty goddess and her different ways of being and action. But She also mentioned what is preferred approach with regard to the Integral Yoga. It is against this background that we base this talk today, the last of this year.

A Prophesy (New Creation or Catastrophe) HH 267

There is a cry the world over pointing at the damage and the harm that we humans have caused to the earth. Several measures are being suggested, but we have to understand the deeper reasons. The Mother and Sri Aurobindo not only foresaw all this, but also shared the vision of the Future.