All genuine yogic experience affirms that the Divine Consciousness or the Divine state of Being is beyond the dualities such as those of good and evil, virtue and vice, pleasure and pain. But then man in his early approaches towards the divinity he seeks must necessarily pass through this duality. As experience dawns one upon another he draws closer to this great Realisation that the Divine is everything.
Each plane and part of the being offers its own resistances as we move through the vast and complex journey of the Integral Yoga. Matter responds with dullness and inertia, obscurity and tamas while the vital with impatience and restless impulsiveness. The mind too offers its own resistance to the transforming action of the Grace.
A Talk by Dr Alok Pandey from the “Tuesday Talks” series
One of the questions that arises in the mind of a sceptic is that if God is the sole Reality then what really prevents us from knowing that That Reality as naturally as we breathe or think or feel. This talk is based on two Mother’s conversations separated by nearly 52 years.
An Integral Yoga leans upon both sides of the Divine, – the passive side of Knowledge as we find in the Vedanta and the dynamic side of Power as found in the Tantra.
Some aspects of the Vedic journey culminating with the Supramental Manifestation brought down to earth by the tapasya of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Is it always Truth that wins? It is an evolving world and therefore Truth itself wears an evolutionary aspect and its emergence appears a struggle of conflicting forces.
A misconception exists on the role of prayers, worship and certain forms of external expressions usually associated with the ritualistic aspects of religion. From a spiritual point of view the attitude is more important than the external action. At the same time there is also a need for the outer and external being to participate in the movement of Yoga.
In this talk we discuss a method of practice of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga, especially the help of Japa and Mantra.
A Talk by Dr Alok Pandey from the “Tuesday Talks” series (2012)
Is everything that happens in the world the result of Divine Will? Can we decipher or measure God’s Will by the apparent success or failure of an effort? What is our role in it?
A continuation of the theme of a Near Death Experience, which explores the issues regarding the validity of the experiences, the inner causes of illness and spontaneous remissions of cancer.
The present talk is based on a Near Death Experience (known as NDE) of Anita Moorjani. In this video she shares her experiences. While NDEs have been reported since long, this one is perhaps the best documented evidence that has been scientifically corroborated as well.
The New World is there and yet we see a mounting confusion amidst humanity. What are the deeper reasons for this confusion? What is the way, the attitude we must take towards it? This talk explores some of these aspects of the confusion that preceeds the hour of the New creation.
‘Two are the measures of the cosmic Dance’. The dance of Krishna, the dance that accompanies and brings with it the Delight of creation, and the dance of Kali, the dance that brings the delight of destruction, the passing away of all that has outlived its purpose. They are two facets of the One Reality
This universe was created out of Delight is sustained by Delight and is meant to eventually express Delight through all its manifold movements. This talk delves into some of the ways of contacting this Delight as we move along the great journey of life and Yoga.
Yoga is an inner battle. In fact life itself has an aspect of the battle. Evolution by its very nature implies a battle between what was and what is yet to be. The present talk explores the nature of this inner battle.
This talk on the eve of Durgastami explores the inner significance of the legend of Durga and also shares a vision of Champaklal ji from his book Visions of Champaklal on the theme of сonquest over an Asura.