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The First Necessity, pp. 171-172

The first requirement for this inevitable transformation is the ascension of consciousness from its mind bound state to the higher spiritual realms. It means the emergence of an intuitive mind and heart in place of the labouring reason and the vital-animal emotions.

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Pondicherry and its suburbs were important both culturally and commercially in the good old days of the Roman Empire. And at no distant date the whole world will turn to Pondicherry again not only for culture and education and commerce and industry but for the Light of the New Dawn.

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3.3 The Steps and the Process of Concentration

The first step in concentration must be always to accustom the discursive mind to a settled unwavering pursuit of a single course of connected thought on a single subject and this it must do undistracted by all lures and alien calls on its attention.

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Transformation of the Gunas

Are Prakriti, Nature and the gunas quite different things? If so, why do we see them always mixed?

Prakriti and Nature are the same thing — the gunas are modes or processes of Nature (Prakriti).

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The Transforming Descent, p. 171

This is the secret plan and it shall be fulfilled when greater and greater powers of life descend upon earth, eventually the very Highest comes down in response to the call and cry of life. This is not just a prophesy but an promise of the Lord.

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Twilight of the Gods, pp. 601-604 (SH 296)

There is a state which can be likened to the birth of the gods. The gods who bear the Light from the vasts lean towards earth and are born in man as an ideal illumined mentality. They bring a fresh strength and renewed hope and joy.

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7.5 Hostile Possession and the Psychic Being

When we are afraid, is that due to the mischief of these beings?

Yes, my child …. It is through fear that they hold human beings. First of all, they create a movement of fear; the movement of fear weakens you, then hands you over little by little into their power.

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The Divine Maya (HH 255)

There are of course various forms of the Divine Maya, the Asuric and the Daivi. Here we share some aspects of the workings of the Divine through His Maya.

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Myths and Legends of India

Several stories from the Devi Purana, Shiv Purana, Srimad Bhagavatam and Ramayana are taken up as illustrative examples of the many layers on which the myth works and the subtle and profound truths it expresses.