Sri Aurobindo Quotes

Impossibility is only a sum of greater unrealised possibles. It veils an advanced stage and a yet unaccomplished journey.

Sri Aurobindo

Transform the divided individual into the world-personality; let all thyself be the divine. This is thy goal.

Sri Aurobindo

Transform reason into ordered intuition; let all thyself be light. This is thy goal.

Sri Aurobindo

When we have passed beyond individualising, then we shall be real Persons. Ego was the helper; Ego is the bar.

Sri Aurobindo

When we have passed beyond enjoyings, then we shall have Bliss. Desire was the helper; Desire is the bar.

Sri Aurobindo

When we have passed beyond willings, then we shall have Power. Effort was the helper; Effort is the bar.

Sri Aurobindo

When we have passed beyond knowings, then we shall have Knowledge. Reason was the helper; Reason is the bar.

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God's servant is something; God's slave is greater.

Sri Aurobindo

The strangest of the soul's experiences is this, that it finds, when it ceases to care for the image and threat of troubles, then the troubles themselves are nowhere to be found in one's neighbourhood. It is then that we hear from behind those unreal clouds God laughing at us.

Sri Aurobindo

Canst thou see God as the bodiless Infinite and yet love Him as a man loves his mistress? Then has the highest truth of the Infinite been revealed to thee. Canst thou also clothe the Infinite in one secret embraceable body and see Him seated in each and all of these bodies that are visible and sensible? Then has its widest and profoundest truth come also into thy possession.

Sri Aurobindo

My lover took away my robe of sin and I let it fall, rejoicing; then he plucked at my robe of virtue, but I was ashamed and alarmed and prevented him. It was not till he wrested it from me by force that I saw how my soul had been hidden from me.

Sri Aurobindo

God took a child to fondle him in His bosom of delight; but the mother wept and would not be consoled because her child no longer existed.

Sri Aurobindo

A God who cannot smile, could not have created this humorous universe.

Sri Aurobindo

I hated the devil and was sick with his temptations and tortures; and I could not tell why the voice in his departing words was so sweet that when he returned often and offered himself to me, it was with sorrow I refused him. Then I discovered it was Krishna at His tricks and my hate was changed into laughter.

Sri Aurobindo

They say, O my God, that I am mad because I see no fault in Thee; but if I am indeed mad with Thy love, I do not wish to recover my sanity.

Sri Aurobindo
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