Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo
The Complete Set
Manubhai has slight temperature, headache and pain in limbs. I gave him some purgative and he had 11 watery motions.
Why not enema? Purgative in fever is not always safe.
Should he go on with his work, or should he take rest?
He should rest.
It seems the Mother “rolled her eyes” at Venkataram's sea bath. But you wrote back to him, “It is too small an incident.”
That is a polite way of putting it. I intimated to him that he was a silly ass to think Mother would get excited about his sea bath. But this silly assness is incorrigible in V. He is doing it all the time and weeping and raging over his imaginations.
He came and asked me what I had written to Mother about his sea bath, and what were Mother's remarks. I told him I would not say anything.
No Sadhak has a right to cross-examine the doctor about his reports to the Mother. They must be treated as confidential.