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Overcoming Mind and Its Limitations In the Seeking For the Eternal

The next stage in Bhrigu’s understanding of the Eternal is his exploration of the mind as the basis of creation. This stage has been arrived at both in the Upanishads and in Western philosophy. 451 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Life Force Is Not the Ultimate Creator of Existence

Bhrigu, Varuna’s son in the Taittiriya Upanishad undertook the essential analysis of distinguishing the eternal from the temporary, the underlying truth from the illusion. First he was able to conclude that Matter was the Eternal, but Varuna sent him back for further concentration. 409 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Illusion of the Materialist View of Existence

When Bhrigu, Varuna’s son, as described in the Taittiriya Upanishad, began his practice of concentration of conscious-force (tapas) for the purpose of knowing the Eternal, the first realisation he came to was that Matter (food) was the Eternal. 565 more words

Sri Aurobindo

Day 27: 30/08/2015 #dailyyogapractice

It’s a busy day today with a 6 hour shift at the studio first thing followed by meeting up with friends at a Thai festival in Godalming. 177 more words

40 Days Of Yoga

The All-Uniting Experience That Underpins Self-Knowledge and World-Knowledge

When the seeker following the path of the Yoga of knowledge considers the world, its forms, and the individual ego-personality to be false and illusory, he is responding to the overwhelming intensity of the spiritual truth he experiences. 446 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Experience of the Mind's Liberation

The practice of Yoga is not an exercise in religion, philosophy or development of a coherent belief system. Yogic practice is intended to change the consciousness of the seeker, the “standpoint” from which one views the world and acts within it. 407 more words

Sri Aurobindo

The Essential Characteristics of the Integral Path of Knowledge

While the traditional path of knowledge leads away from the life of the world, treating it as either an illusion or a lesser reality to be abandoned in order to achieve Oneness with the Supreme, the integral path of knowledge obviously cannot follow this route. 407 more words

Sri Aurobindo