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.
… everything in creation has a material side as well as a spiritual truth that upholds it. Connecting the two is a whole mass of subtle and occult forces that form a watershed area between science and spirituality.
Love, like all beautiful things and qualities, is Divine in its origin. But as these Divine powers enter creation they get conditioned by the medium and the state of consciousness of the person holding it. Love in matter becomes the binding force between atoms and molecules. This is the first Read More
Though the contact with the psychic being may take various form, it invariably comes with the certitude of the discovery. Yet in a general sense, we may say the following things mark the discovery of the psychic being within us.
She shows us the way by Her own example. Let us follow in Her footsteps this coming year and leaving aside all our fanciful wishes go straight towards the ultimate Source, the secret key to change that lies within us. Let us start the first moment of 2021 with this resolve.
In the Integral Yoga, we turn to the Divine Mother who is One and yet Infinite and hence can be approached by each individual in his or her unique way. The lack of a rigid structure allows for individual variations in our approach to the One Infinite Reality. <>
According to Sri Aurobindo Christ very much fits into the scheme of Avatars who came to earth with a special mission from the Divine. He based this not on any belief system nor through any religious faith in Christianity but on the intuitive knowledge of truths that are not normally accessible to men.
The task of creating an individual is itself quite a painful one and requires constant opposition by people and circumstances around us. Surrender in its real sense begins once our individuality is formed.
With regard to love, it is through bhakti and devotion that we start connecting with the Origin of Love.
… what we aspire for has already been granted at another level. That is what is meant by saying that aspiration seals our destiny.
… neither the Mother nor Sri Aurobindo had any need to suffer. Fully conscious of Their Divinity and Immortality they could have easily withdrawn anytime from the earth.
Each is given his place in the vast cosmic labour and the indication of the place we must occupy in the great cosmic plan can be found in our deeper inmost heart.
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.
Now it is our turn. We are co-sharers and partners in this tremendous labour. We too are at least partial creators. Therefore we too must rise to the occasion and fulfil God’s Purpose of creation…
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.
Why did the soul get buried in the soil of earth nature full of dirt and slush and mud? An even greater question would be as to what really is the soil or Nature so to say.
Creation is a mystery, one of the most fascinating mystery. The very fact that anything exists at all implies that there must be a Source of all this existence. It is this Source that is called God.
A concluding part of the series by Dr Alok Pandey.