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The Secret Plan, pp. 170-171

Though life, on the surface is full of ignorance, error and suffering, deep within us there is a luminous, happy core. Slowly the Light of the soul works to bring its radiance to the surface and fill our outer life with the joy and luminous Force of the Divine.

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For the first few years of Sri Aurobindo’s stay at Pondicherry, life was rather hard on account of a chronic paucity of funds. Food was scanty […] One towel served them all with exemplary faithfulness. But these hardships failed to affect Sri Aurobindo in the least.

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3.2 The Power of Concentration

By concentration on anything whatsoever we are able to know that thing, to make it deliver up its concealed secrets; we must use this power to know not things, but the one Thing-in-itself.

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Action of Purusha and Prakriti

If the Purusha has a will, why does it not exert it on the nature and keep it under its control?

That is its first condition when it manifests in the lower nature. It is then called the witness Purusha. If you want the rest to develop, you have to train your mind to be its instrument.

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The Divine Presence Within, pp. 169-170

The Divine Presence dwells in all things. It is His touch that makes all things alive and conscious. It is His secret Breath that drives creation unknowingly towards its great goal. It is His bliss that supports all things from behind. It is His Love that leans down to save this universe.

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7.4 The Four Great Asuras

Would it not be better to change them [the hostile beings]?

… After forty years of sustained effort I have found out that it is absolutely impossible to change anyone unless in truth he wants it sincerely.

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The Descent of the Superman (a talk in Hindi)

On the 1st January 1969, an event of tremendous importance to the yoga of Sri Aurobindo took place. On the 50th anniversary of this momentous event, we share few glimpses of what the Mother described as ‘The Descent of the Superman.’