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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

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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

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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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The Joy of the Spirit

There are different stages of the development of calm and equality in the being. Early stages are in many instances “negative equality” but these do not adequately embody the eventual unification with the Divine Spirit that manifests the universe. 329 more words

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The Transition From Ego-Based Action to Divine Action

There is a danger, which we can see in the historical track taken by many religious practitioners around the world, for one to substitute one’s own personal ideologies and preferences for the actual will of God, and to thereby justify to oneself actions taken to use one’s own particular belief system as a type of “club” to beat up other belief systems and try to enforce one’s own beliefs on everyone else. 558 more words

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