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Soul-Power Underpins the Action of Each of the Traditional Paths of Yoga

The mental consciousness of the human individual seeks to analyze and fragment everything into component parts and to separate everything into distinct categories. When the human mind therefore looks at the various paths of Yoga, it focuses on the differences of methodology and stages, rather than on the unifying common basis. 401 more words

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Power in Management: A seminar at Puducherry, India

The Indian view of the discipline of management speaks of four pillars of Integral Management – Wisdom, Power, Harmony and Perfection. Of these, Power is a potent tool which, when harnessed judiciously, enables organizations and individual managers to scale greater heights. 1,084 more words

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Raja Yoga Seeks Realisation Through Harnessing the Powers of the Mind

Raja Yoga remains something of a mystery for most people who have an active outer life, because it requires extensive practice and discipline to achieve total stillness in the body and a cessation of the waves of mental energy in the mind. 291 more words

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Hatha Yoga Seeks Realisation Through the Body and Life-Force

Particularly as promoted in the West, Hatha Yoga is seen as a form of healthful exercise to bring stability and flexibility to the physical body; and of course, it can provide the individual practitioner extraordinary results along these lines when practiced consistently. 229 more words

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Introduction to the Yoga of Self-Perfection

Sri Aurobindo introduces the Yoga of Self-Perfection with the following statement: “The principle of Yoga is the turning of one or of all powers of our human existence into a means of reaching the divine Being. 376 more words

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Conclusions

We have completed our review of the third section of Sri Aurobindo’s The Synthesis of Yoga, focused on the Yoga of Love and Devotion, having previously reviewed the Yoga of Knowledge and the Yoga of Works. 353 more words

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The Way of Love and the Supreme Liberation

In the Bhagavad Gita, Sri Krishna declares the “supreme secret” to be total devotion to the Supreme in all ways and aspects of the being: “Become my-minded, my lover and adorer, a sacrificer to Me, bow thyself to Me, to Me thou shalt come, this is my pledge and promise to thee, for dear art thou to Me. 192 more words

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