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Growing the Fire of Aspiration

… what we aspire for has already been granted at another level. That is what is meant by saying that aspiration seals our destiny.

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Experiences on the Path

The coming and going of experiences does not indicate that we are doing good or bad things. These are human notions. Yoga is not done for having experiences but for a change of consciousness from the human to the Divine.

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The Mutual Debt (3) Earth’s Due to Heaven

This divine possibility is not just a nirvanic silence but the full flowering of the Divine Nature, the Divine Qualities,  the Divine Power, Divine Gnosis, Divine Peace and Bliss,  in one word the Divine Perfection within us.

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Rituals and Festivals (7) The Pooja

True pooja or worship is not a rule-bound ritual but a state of devotion and prayer and offering of ourselves at the Feet of the Divine, through whatever means, through the heart’s love, through the body’s work done as a service.

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Rituals and Festivals (6) The Yantra

Just as the mantra is the first stir of creation or manifestation, a yantra is a form that represents the Deity who is being evoked. The figure is a symbolic representation.

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Rituals and Festivals (5) The Mantra

The first stir of creation is the primal vibration or the primordial sound. It takes place without any medium (since none was there). It expands endlessly in Space which is nothing else but Brahman (the Supreme Reality).

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The Mother as a Friend

Friendship with the Divine is indeed the rarest gift that can be granted to us. When we aspire steadily for such a friendship then surely one day it is given to us and then life begins to change beautifully.

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Rituals and Festivals (1) A Land of festivals

Looked at from another angle, the whole of Indian life, from birth to death and the hereafter, seems like ceaseless worship to various cosmic powers whose origins lie in profound yogic experiences reproduced and verified by countless sages and seers…

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Two Poises of the One Reality

Though in the ultimate Truth this distinction would vanish since both Purusha and Prakriti are two poises of the One Reality, yet this distinction has its practical importance and hence we find it endorsed by Sri Krishna as well as Sri Aurobindo.