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The Experience of the Supramental Shakti

The practice of Yoga is not an intellectual exercise, nor a philosophical or religious conception, nor even a devotional rite or ritual. The practice of Yoga is grounded in experience and thus, effectuates real changes to the mental poise, emotional response, vital reactions and physical being of the seeker. 483 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Divine Shakti As the Active Presence of the Divine

As can be expected in a wholesale transformation of the standpoint of consciousness and action, there are intermediate stages between the full immersion in the ego-consciousness and the complete sense of Oneness with the Divine and the action of the Divine in the manifestation. 420 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Divine Shakti Carries Out All Actions in the Universe

The ego-conception has its value in terms of a specific type of organization and action in the mental-vital-physical world. For those who are immersed in the ego-personality, there is a sense of complete individuality and separation from other forms and beings, and a consequent sense of opposition and competition. 505 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Becoming Aware of the Divine Shakti

Sri Aurobindo consistently emphasizes the clear distinction between action undertaken in the individual, egoistic state of consciousness and the action of the Divine Shakti working through the instrumentation of the individual being. 354 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Becoming Aware of the Higher Ranges of Consciousness of the Spirit

When we experience daylight, with the sun shining, our attention is fixated on the world around us and we are not aware of the infinite universe within which our planet, our solar system and our sun are very tiny parts. 571 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Applying the Freedom and Power of the Witness Consciousness of the Purusha

The achievement of the stance of witness, abstracted from the action of the nature, provides a form of relative freedom and power of action to the Purusha that it does not experience when fully involved in the actions of nature. 440 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Witness Poise of the Purusha

For most people, the intertwined relationship of Purusha and Prakriti means that there is very little leverage or ability by the Soul to take charge of and manage the reactions of the nature. 290 more words

Sri Aurobindo