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“The World is One” – Nolini Kanta Gupta

The sense of separated and isolated existence, the feeling of a closed system that one assumes in opposition to others is the Maya of which the Vedanta speaks. It is real so long as it is taken to be real. But it possesses no inherent or absolute reality.

The Immortal Gods

The Immortal Gods pp 53-55

Instead of being bewildered by passing appearances that easily deceive we should rather tune ourselves to the inner Truth that is trying to manifest. Then we too shall share the wisdom of the gods and our actions leave a trail of light towards the future.

14. The Inner Being

The Inner Being

I would very much like to bring out my inner being and live in it.

If you call down the higher consciousness, its descent of itself will show you your inner being as separate from the outer. Until then you can only go on observing yourself and the movements of your nature till you see the difference.

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“Freedom” – Nolini Kanta Gupta

Freedom from fear, freedom from the compulsion of authority, freedom from any type of imposition are what she aimed at, among other things. It is from this standpoint that we have to judge the quality of our achievement or failure. Where there is no freedom to function, there we have failed the Mother.

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April 17, 1914

I have now understood that so long as there will be a manifested universe, the “I” will remain necessary for Thy manifestation… But what must be radically and definitively suppressed, is the illusory thought … of the separate “I”. At no moment, in no circumstances must we forget that our “I” has no reality outside Thee.

13. Body-Sense and Sadhana

Body-Sense and Sadhana

During the state of self-realisation very little sense remains of my body. I do not know what it does or where it lies.

That is usual. I was in that way unconscious of the body for many years.


Explorations in Savitri 083 pp 225-227

“The giant sons of Darkness sit and plan
The drama of the earth, their tragic stage.
All who would raise the fallen world must come
Under the dangerous arches of their power […]
None can reach heaven who has not passed through hell.”