<ref>The Mother. (2002). 4 august 1929. In Questions and answers (1929-1931).
= Outcomes of Expansion of Consciousness =
Widening and expansion gives a great joy of being, a clearer sense of truth and things and an inner silence. We see things in a larger light and detect the origin and law of our feelings, emotions and sensations. The thick layer of ego gets thinned and we see ourselves reduced to a point of working of the universal force.<ref>http://incarnateword.in/cwsa/22/out-of-the-sevenfold-ignorance-towards-the-sevenfold-knowledge#p16</ref> We are not carried away by the shocks and injuries, we deal with it in a calm equality. <ref>http://incarnateword.in/cwsa/22/the-gnostic-being#p25</ref>
= What Prevents Expansion of Consciousness? =