Here are some of Mother’s treasured quotes.
The physical being itself can be the seat of perfect existence, knowledge and bliss.
The storm is only at the surface of the sea; in the depths all is quiet.
In the silence of our hearts, there is always peace and joy.
We must be free of all selfishness to serve properly the Divine’s cause.
We must never forget that our goal is to manifest the Supramental Reality.
Let us always do the right thing and we shall always be quiet and happy.
Day after day our inspiration will grow and our faith will multiply.
The Divine is present in the very atoms of our body.
A constant aspiration conquers all defects.
Let us do our best in all circumstances, leaving the result to the Divine’s decision.
Let us have a sincere aspiration devoted to a constant good. Will, and the victory is certain.
After all, it is very simple, we have only to become what we are in the depths of our being.
The truth is in us, we have only to become aware of it.
With a quiet mind and a peaceful heart, let us do the work happily.
When we trust in the Divine Grace we get an unfailing courage.
There is no greater joy than to serve the divine.
If man surrenders totally to the Divine, he identifies himself with the Divine.
In peace and silence the Eternal manifest. Let nothing trouble you and the Eternal will manifest.
How beautiful, grand, simple, and calm everything becomes, when our thoughts turn to the Divine and we give ourselves to the Divine!
Truth and knowledge are an idle gleam if they do not bring power to change the world.
The Grace will never fail us – such is the faith we must keep constantly in our heart.
The only important thing is to follow the Divine’s truth with love and joy.
Let the Divine’s peace always reign in your heart and mind.
In the Divine’s love, we always find all love and all consolation.
Everything must be transferred by the knowledge of the truth.
Whatever you do, always remember the Divine.
The true strength is always peaceful.
There is no greater victory than that of controling oneself.
An old wisdom says: “Just as unity is in each of the members, so the Divine is one in all things.”
We must always aspire to be free from all ignorance and to be a true faith.
Take Truth for your force, Take Truth for your refuge.
If it can be done in one single body, it can be done in all the bodies…I am not made of something else than the others. The difference is in conciousness, that is all…
A life without an aim is a miserable life.
We must always aspire to be free from all ignorance and to have a true faith.
Let the Divine presence be always with you.
There is no end to progress and everyday one can learn to do better what one does.
Steady efforts always bring great results.
We celebrated on this day (24th April 1954) the 34th anniversary of my final arrival at Pondicherry. Since then, I have not left this place.
The best way to express one’s gratitude to the Divine is to feel simply happy.
Let the Divine Consciousness be the leading power in your life.
At the hour of danger a perfect quietness is required.
With trust in the Divine’s Grace all obstacles can be surmounted.
Whenever there is sincerity and good will the Divine’s help also is there.
Alone the Divine can give us a perfect safety.
It is in the Divine that we shall always find all what we need.
A great joy is always deep in our heart, and always we can find it there.
Daily we must aspire to conquer all mistakes, all obscurities, all ignorances.
Life is a journey in the darkness of the night. Wake up to the inner light.
Perfection in the work must be the aim, but it is only by a very patient effort that this can be obtained.
Whenever things become difficult we must remain quiet and silent.
Let the consciousness work in you and through you and everything will become all right.
Let it be, for you, a new birth of your consciousness, the constant and conscious contact with your psychic being, and, for your co-workers, the new start of an unselfish and real collaboration in the work.
It is by combined and patient effort that all good work is done.
Go on aspiring and the necessary progress is bound to come.
When you start a quarrel, it is as if you were declaring war to the Divine’s work.
The Divine words comfort and bliss, soothe and illumine and the Divine’s generous hand lifts a fold of the veil which hides the infinite knowledge
Purity in the cells: “Cannot be obtained except through conquest of desires; it is the true condition for good health” Supramentalised Psychological Perfection: “A psychological perfection aspiring to be divinised.” Godhead: “Pure and perfect, puts out its force in the world.” Power of the Divine consciousness in the matter: “All powers of controlling and dominating the lower movements of inconscient nature.”
Whatever you do, do it always carefully.
For the work, steadiness and regularity are as necessary as skill.
My help is always with you to help you in your progress and your work. The difficulties you cannot overcome today, will be overcome tomorrow or later on.
Be sure that I am always present among you to guide and help you in your work and your Sadhana.
One can progress through meditation, but through work provided it is done in the right spirit, one can progress ten times more.
Unless stated above, all quotations have been taken from “Mantras of the Mother” Published by The Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India
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