Replies to Prayers of the
Physical Education Groups1
Sweet Mother, for us Thou hast kept the path
free from all dangers and difficulties, the path that surely leads to the goal;
and when the final victory will be won, it will reach out to infinity.
Mother, keep us always green, so that we
may advance without stop on the road Thou hast with such labour prepared for
My little ones, you are the hope, you are the future. Keep always
this youth which is the faculty to progress; for you the phrase “it is
impossible” will have no meaning.
22 April 1949
Sweet Mother, we want to be Thy faithful soldiers to fight for Thy final victory.
Victory to Sweet Mother.
Call to Victory
I salute you, my brave little soldiers, I give you my call to the
rendezvous with Victory.
3 April 1949
1The groups are listed here as they were originally formed; since
then, they have been reorganised.
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Lord, free from all ignorance Thy supreme workers and guide their
standard of purity by the shortest way towards the Realisation.
May Thy will be done and not ours.
The Lord will name “supreme” only those of his workers who will
have wholly surmounted and overpassed in them all animality. Let us be at the
outset his faithful and sincere workers and when this more modest programme is
accomplished we shall prepare ourselves for greater realisations.
23 April 1949
Sweet Mother, we want to be Thy valiant warriors, we will follow
Thee to the final Victory.
With a single sincere heart we all will for Victory, but it is by
stages that it can be achieved. A scrupulous discipline is the first step. Let
your new uniform be the symbol of its fulfilment.
17 April 1949
Sweet Mother, we are Thy little children aspiring for Thy
all-powerful Light. And Thou, Sweet Mother, hast given us the assurance of the
final Victory; it is Thy will that we should be Thy faithful, sincere, brave
and disciplined soldiers.
Sweet Mother, here is our pledge. We are
determined to be so, and above all, to place ourselves, without
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reserve, in Thy hands. Give us the power to do
I accept your pledge and you can rely upon my help to realise it.
Age exists only for those who choose to become old.
Forward, ever forward,
without fear and without hesitation.
22 April 1949
Mother Divine, here is our prayer:
Grant that we may always be Thy obedient and sincere soldiers, may
force enable us to fight the hostile powers and win Thy victory.
Victory to the Mother!
Be always faithful and persevering and you will have your share of
22 April 1949
We want to be what Thou wantest us to be.
I have full trust in your goodwill. Trust in my help.
All you Captains of Physical Education:
You can and must be the élite. I was thinking that, in the Ashram,
there should be a nucleus around which all will be organised. The Captains of
Physical Education can be the nucleus
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of Physical Education. They need not be many in number, but a good
selection, first class people, true candidates for supermanhood, ready to give
themselves entirely, unreservedly to the big divine work. This is what is
expected from you. This must be your programme.
We aspire to work all together towards the
goal that Thou hast proposed to us.
Grant us the rectitude, the courage, the
perseverance and the goodwill necessary to accomplish this sublime task.
Kindle in us the flame which will burn out
all resistance and make us fit to be Thy faithful servants.
We are united towards the same goal and for the same
accomplishment – for a work unique and new, that the divine Grace has given us
to accomplish. I hope that more and more you will understand the exceptional
importance of this work and that you will sense in yourselves the sublime joy
that the accomplishment will give you.
The divine force is with you – feel its presence more and more and
be careful never to betray it.
Feel, wish, act, that you may be new beings for the realisation of
a new world and for this my blessings shall always be with you.
24 April 1961
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