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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

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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

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Pondicherry's soul - Sri Aurobindo Ashram

I am sitting at the Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry as I write about what I feel for the world. Even though my heart is brimming with emotions, fear, anxiety and my mind is like a whirlpool of questions, I feel peaceful while I sit here. 353 more words

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

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The Triple Way of the Integral Yoga

The traditional yogic paths of knowledge, works and love choose the leverage of specific aspects of human capabilities to focus the being exclusively on the spiritual quest and achieve the desired result through that concentration. 349 more words

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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

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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

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