TE 300 The Quest (1) The Dawn

The Dawn (Quest 1) TE 300

A series of seven talks on Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri by Dr Alok Pandey.
This talk introduces us to the very first Canto of Savitri in Book One.

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The Golden Path: Anu Purani

Anu Purani is the only daughter of the late A.B. Purani, one of Sri Aurobindo’s original disciples, who was the recorder of Evening Talks with Sri Aurobindo. … She was brought to the Ashram when she was an infant at which time she and her mother joined her father who was already in residence there.

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Veg or Non-veg?

Our choice of a vegetarian or non-vegetarian diet depends on four main factors. The first is a matter of habit, conditioning and taste. Generally, the body responds best to those things to which it has been habituated since childhood. Hence generally unless the situation demands it, such as a change Read More

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The Two Firmaments, pp. 287-288

Creation seemed, from this state a vast ocean rolling aimlessly below an indifferent sky. An irreconcilable opposition is thus experienced between world and God, creation and the Creator.

What is the Divine

What is the Divine (TE 298)

Human beings start their journey with some kind of a working conception of themselves and the world. Those with a little more awakened thoughts also form some conception of the Divine.

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18.3 The Spiritual Hierarchy

…. the Divine is everything. You can’t take a piece of the Divine and say, “This is the Divine.” And yet, in his spiritual consciousness each one has a perfect relation with the Divine

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A Passage and Not the Last Step, pp. 286-287

This state which yogis may take for a final liberation is but a passage towards a yet greater Beyond. The sense and purpose of creation are missed out. The Force that built the worlds and the ecstasy of creation is not found there.

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My Time with Champaklal – Bob Zwicker

When I arrived at the Ashram in 1971, Champaklal was a rarely-seen, almost legendary figure. He had come to Pondicherry from Gujarat as a young man, worked closely with the Mother from the beginning, attended Sri Aurobindo personally for twenty-five years and then the Mother for nearly as long. I Read More

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The Golden Path: Anurakta

Anurakta, whose name was given by the Mother, and means Lovingly Devoted — One Enamoured, is a sensitive man with a round face and fair skin. His eyes are deep blue and though he speaks with a slight stammer he has great inner strength and possesses a highly developed capacity for mental concentration.

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On the Law of Karma and Karmic Relationships

The sole purpose of the law of karma is to perfect ourselves and through us the world around us. The more we are attuned to the higher and highest state the more we engage and collaborate in fulfilling this purpose.  On the other hand, the more we deviate from this truth, the more we add up to the chaos and confusion.