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Making the Body a Perfect Instrument of the Spirit

The perfection of the capacity of the body to hold and express the higher forces has beneficial results for each level of the being. The physical body itself gains levels of energy and strength that cannot be achieved solely through usual physical culture and training. 274 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Developing the Power of the Body to Bear and Hold the Higher Forces of Consciousness and Will

There is a well-known story in the yogic tradition used to illustrate the need to solidify the base and create a firm foundation for the action of the higher powers of consciousness. 427 more words

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A New Habit For the Body

When we try to implement new ideas and express higher energies in our lives, we find that in most cases we are stymied by the limitations of the body and the physical consciousness. 290 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Need for a Transformation of the Physical Body

Action in the material world starts upon a basis of the physical body. The life energies and the mental vibrations express themselves first and foremost through physical reactions in the body. 391 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Need to Make the Nature a Fit Instrument for Divine Works

Sri Aurobindo diverges from the traditional view of Yoga by his insistence that the seeker should actively participate in the world manifestation and carry out his role in the divine unfolding of reality. 202 more words

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Equality Changes Our Reactions to People and Their Viewpoints

With the development of the spiritual equality in the being, comes not only a change in reaction to events, but also to people and their ideas, views, and lines of action. 523 more words

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Transforming the Value Placed on Events and Activities Based on a Shift of Standpoint from the Ego to the Divine

It is normal for people to interpret events and actions based on their own perspective. It is as if they are at the center of the universe and are able to judge every action by its impact on the individual. 500 more words

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