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The Intuitive Mind As a Transitional Step Towards the Supramental Transformation of Consciousness

If we examine closely the working of the mental functions, we can identify the reception of impulses by the senses and communication of these impulses to the brain. 549 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Human Development: Instinct, Reason and the Supermind

Instinctive behavior takes place, as it does in the plant and animal development, in the human being as well. There are numerous built-in patterns of reaction that help to define how the human individual will respond to various circumstances or situations. 528 more words

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The Secret Force of Knowledge and Will Operating in Material and Vital Nature

The action of the supramental knowledge and force is embedded in the structure and functioning of Matter, not as a self-aware consciousness, but as an intricately detailed operation of what we call “material energy”. 448 more words

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Supramental Action Is the Hidden Secret of Nature

Whether we look into the macrocosm or the microcosm, we find that the mystery of the universal creation exceeds any capacity of the mental consciousness to understand or comprehend it in its breadth or depth. 546 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Levels of the Mental Consciousness

We may look upon consciousness as a continuum, starting from the all-conscious, Sat-Chit-Ananda which is the divine knowledge and will in its highest form of existence. 502 more words

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The Spontaneous Self-Fulfilling Truth of the Spirit

The limitations of the mentality are not just due to fragmentation of knowledge within the world of its perception of Circumstance. These limitations extend to an incapacity to grasp the enormity of Space as well as the sequence of Time. 321 more words

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The Will of the Supermind and the Will of the Mental and Vital Consciousness

In the fragmented human mental and vital consciousness, the acquisition of knowledge is separated from the implementation of the active will. Will suffers from similar defects of limitation, deformation and incompleteness. 452 more words

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