O Mother Durga! We are Thy children, Through Thy grace, by Thy influence May we become fit for the great work, for the great Ideal. Mother, destroy our smallness, our selfishness, our fear. O Mother Durga! Extend wide the power of Yoga. We are Thy Aryan children, Develop...

Sri Aurobindo
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When you live without discrimination, Desire arises. When desire persists, Feelings of preference arise, Of liking and disliking. They are the root and branches of the world.

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