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What Is the Work To Be Done By the Realized Soul?

Throughout humanity’s seeking for spiritual realisation, under whatever form, the question has been posed as to what, if any, work need be done by the realised soul? 400 more words

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Unveiling the Meaning of World-Creation and Individual Action

The limitations of the mind make it impossible for us to conceive of the Divine Reality in any true sense. When we think about or reflect upon the Transcendence, we tend to imagine it something like “outer space” empty of content and blank. 433 more words

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Meeting the Divine Along the Path of Evolution and Yoga

In the Bhagavad Gita, Arjuna is granted the vision of the Divine and is overwhelmed by the experience. Similarly we learn of those who are vouchsafed an extraordinary experience or vision of some ultimate form of the Divine, generally as a result of a Grace acting upon the seeker who has dedicated himself to the spiritual quest. 544 more words

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The Qualities of Mental Consciousness and the Divine Spirit

The mind characteristically operates as an analytical tool, fragmenting reality into compartments and classifications, and treating and acting upon these parts as if they are independent of the Oneness of the Divine. 336 more words

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The Ascent To the Supramental Level Is Required to Unify the Trinity of Consciousness

Even the highest, most refined and spiritualised levels of the mind are unable to fully comprehend and then integrate the divine consciousness that both exists as the aspects of the Transcendent, the Universal and the Individual, and unifies and harmonizes them into one embracing awareness. 304 more words

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Individual Salvation Is Not Sufficient For the Integral Seeker

The individual liberation or salvation sought as the goal of the yoga of knowledge, the yoga of works and the yoga of love, in their respective forms, does not represent the end goal envisioned by the seeker of the integral Yoga. 412 more words

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The Spiritualised Mind Separates the Realisations of Knowledge, Works and Love

While we are still living primarily on the mental level, the various aspects of the Divine experience appear to be separate and distinct, and we see therefore that exclusive focus on one aspect brings about the apparent separateness of the paths of Knowledge, Love and Works. 223 more words

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