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Rising Into the Supreme Spiritual Nature

Through the combination of the yogas of knowledge, works and love, the seeker increases the focus on the spiritual consciousness and moves his center away from the ego-based mental consciousness. 382 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Integrating the Yoga of Love With Both Knowledge and Works

Each of the 3 paths of yoga, knowledge, works and love, addresses a specific aspect of the human being’s psychology. Separately, each one can achieve certain results; together, however, they provide the all-encompassing path that is recommended by the Gita. 404 more words

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The Heart of Advaita Vedanta

Vedanta is the essence of all Veda-s. Upanishad literally means, “to sit nearer to the Truth”. Along with the Upanishads, Rishi Vyasa’s Brahma-Sutra and Bhagavad-Gita are included as the 3 Prasthanas of Vedanta philosophy. 2,352 more words


Bhagavata Purana and the Bhagwad Gita

The BHAGVATA focusses on Bhagavan or God who engages with the world ; it establishes Krishna as avatar of Vishnu.  The Mahabharata focusses on the quarrels of the Bharatas, another name for the Kuru clan, to which the Kauravas and Pandavas belong.  358 more words


The Integration of the Yoga of Knowledge and the Yoga of Love

The yoga of love and devotion, as a major path of spiritual development, has many potential avenues of approach and methods of implementation. We see this in different traditions that emphasize different ways to show one’s dedication and love for the Divine. 304 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Threefold Delight of the Yoga of Devotion and Love

We have different parts of our being that find their fulfillment through different activities. The mind of knowledge, the will in action, the devotion of the heart are each aspects that are part of the complete human experience. 406 more words

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Assumption of Divinity

Let there be a Creator:

The Creator ordained Let there be Light. And then there was light and the entire creation sprang up from non-existence. 1,036 more words