05 Action of Purusha and Prakriti

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 (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.’

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The Greater Secret Behind The Scene, pp. 168-169

There is a mystery that acts behind this small life that has emerged upon our globe. Even when all seems dark and ugly and small, there is always this Divine Presence supporting us from behind, His joy sustaining us from within, His Peace and Light.

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“The Soul’s Freedom” – Nolini Kanta Gupta

Now at present it all depends on how much the earth-consciousness has received, imbibed or assimilated of the Divine Presence. If we continue to be the old stock with no or little change, well, we shall have to wait perhaps for another million years.

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3.1 The Way of integral Knowledge

The way of integral knowledge supposes that we are intended to arrive at an integral self-fulfilment and the only thing that is to be eliminated is our own unconsciousness, the Ignorance and the results of the Ignorance.

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The Deeper Seeing, pp. 167-168

There is however a greater view of self and world, a view that neither Science nor Religion offers. Sri Aurobindo gives the direction towards the broader and deeper vision of the Spirit that is yet to emerge in man.