Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo
The Complete Set
Here am I, with all my doubts and questionings about work vanished, an absolute slave of Thine, for whatever work you choose to throw me in: from the cleaning of the sewage to anything honourable and respectable...
But please tell me, is it because of the lack of right attitude that I haven't yet had any experience at work?
I read somewhere that only when one has developed a strong hatred towards lower troubles one can conquer them.
That is not true. Indifference is sufficient.
Do you think learning sitar will be useful for me?
I don't see much use in sitarring – but if you do!
Your German has become Greek to me, Sir! It is illegible.
Dilip wants to know if one is “Teufel” meaning “fiend”.
These are swearings in German. Donner1 wetter (thundering weather!) Tausend Teufe!2
1 The words in italics are mine. Sri Aurobindo filled in the gaps.
2 thousand devils = French “Mille diables!”