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The Process and Progress of the Divine Transformation of the Nature

Sri Aurobindo identifies what may be considered to be three stages in the progression of the change from the human ego-personality to the individuality acting solely as a nexus of the divine manifestation. 504 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Transitioning From Personal Effort to Divine Action In the Practice of Yoga

The seeker, starting from the consciousness of the limited and separated human individual, has to take up the practice of the integral Yoga through what he considers to be his own personal effort. 345 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The First Fundamental Siddhi of the Integral Yoga

The process of the self-consecration undertaken through an ever-increasing concentration on the Divine through the thought, the will and the heart, eventually brings the seeker to the point where the Divine fills his life and his focus to such a degree, that nothing else intervenes. 296 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Transmutation of the Ego-Self Into the True Spiritual Person

The consecration of the being through the leveraged action of the higher mind, the will and the heart is a powerful tool to effect the change from the standpoint of the ego-personality and the desire-soul that goes along with it to the divine standpoint and the emergence of what Sri Aurobindo calls “the true Spiritual Person”. 172 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Three Stages of the Transformation of the Force of Desire

When one gets the call to take up the spiritual quest, the human personality is still in place and fully active. As a result, the first response is to engage the vital energy through the force of desire. 440 more words

Sri Aurobindo

An Integral Consecration, an Integral Knowledge and an Integral Realisation

The power and amplitude of the individual’s yogic practice is conditioned by the wideness and height of the aspiration and the completeness of the consecration. Some focus on a specific aspect or realisation, and they orient their lives around it. 556 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Self-Consecration Is the Essential Condition for Realisation in Yoga

When we begin the path of Yoga we are faced with something of a paradox. We are asked to concentrate on the Divine, and yet we do not know or recognize the Divine upon whom we are asked to concentrate. 418 more words

Sri Aurobindo