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Sex Difficulty

In Yoga the proper means is to train the mind and vital to meet women without thought of sex, to look on them as sadhaks and human beings only, not as objects of sexual possession and enjoyment.

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13. The Search for Beauty

To find highest beauty is to find God; to reveal, to embody, to create as we say, highest beauty is to bring out of our souls the living image and power of God.

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The Joy of Life, pp.194-195

Life carries in its core the delight that built the worlds. It runs as a sap of existence and is felt in all its activities. It is this divine music lost to life’s ears and screened from her inner hearing that Life is seeking.

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On Savitri

A short video on Savitri. Includes some footage of the Mother, and a video clip of Huta along with several paintings.

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The New Humanity (HH 107)

Nolini da (Shri Nolini Kant Gupta) ranks among the foremost disciples of Sri Aurobindo. He had the rarest of privilege to have been with Sri Aurobindo right from the revolutionary days. We take up one of his essays on the New Humanity, of which he was surely one.

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Sri Aurobindo’s poem “Love and Death” (a talk in Hindi TH 036)

The talk is based on Sri Aurobindo’s longer narrative poem ‘Love and Death’. The poem is written in blank verse while in Baroda around 1899 in the pre-yogic phase of Sri Aurobindo’s life. The poem relives the noble sentiment of human love climbing to its peak through the law of sacrifice in its wrestle with death and fate.

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Explorations in Savitri 123, pp. 313-315

She is the golden bridge, the wonderful fire.
The luminous heart of the Unknown is she,
A power of silence in the depths of God;
She is the Force, the inevitable Word,
The magnet of our difficult ascent,
The Sun from which we kindle all our suns

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Humility

A short video clip-meditation, based on texts from Sri Aurobindo’s and the Mother’s writings. Produced by Art Studio “12 Qualities”

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Splendour of a Dream, pp. 193-194

This realm builds a dream splendour, which lasts only as long as a dream lasts. A time comes when the illusion is over and one discovers the fugitive nature of what one had hoped to have found. This is a very beautiful description of our life as it stands at present.

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5.3 The way of Equality

Instead of seeking to protect itself from or to shun and escape the unpleasant impacts it [the soul] may confront them and teach itself to suffer and to bear them with perseverance, with fortitude, an increasing equanimity or an austere or calm acceptance….