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The Inner Soul and the Outer Nature

In the Gita’s perspective there is a distinction in our perception between the standpoint of the higher nature and the lower nature. The lower nature consists of the manifested universe and for us, that means our individual experience of body, life and mind bound together by an ego-sense. 495 more words

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Swabhava and Swadharma In All Nature

We tend to reflect on concepts such as Swabhava and Swadharma as if they were limited to human lives, but in reality, all of Nature follows these principles, albeit in various forms suited to the wide variation of beings and manifestations of consciousness-force that appear in them. 420 more words

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Swabhava and Swadharma In All Nature

We tend to reflect on concepts such as Swabhava and Swadharma as if they were limited to human lives, but in reality, all of Nature follows these principles, albeit in various forms suited to the wide variation of beings and manifestations of consciousness-force that appear in them. 420 more words

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The Inner Spiritual Meaning of Swabhava and Swadharma

The Gita consistently holds that the true source and reality of our existence is the supreme divine spirit, the Purushottama and that all of manifested Nature is the action of the Purushottama. 250 more words

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The Inner Spiritual Meaning of Swabhava and Swadharma

The Gita consistently holds that the true source and reality of our existence is the supreme divine spirit, the Purushottama and that all of manifested Nature is the action of the Purushottama. 250 more words

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The Inner Spiritual Principle Underlying Swabhava and Swadharma

Sri Aurobindo reminds us that our struggles to understand our existence and raise up our human nature seem impossibly confusing and difficult primarily because we are rooted in the standpoint of the ego-consciousness. 353 more words

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Cosmic Consciousness

I have wrapped the wide world in my wider self
And Time and Space my spirit’s seeing are.
I am the god and demon, ghost and elf, 96 more words

Nature