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2.06 The Yogin’s Aim in All Activities

For all must be done as a sacrifice, all activities must have the One Divine for their object and the heart of their meaning […] The Yogin’s aim in the practical sciences … should be to enter into the ways of the Divine and his processes […] The Yogin’s aim in the Arts should not be a mere aesthetic, mental or vital gratification, but, seeing the Divine everywhere…

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The Soul’s Choice (5/9)

This talk is based on pp. 685 – 689 of Savitri. It starts with a question from one of the participants about the problem of action. After initial discussion the conversation turns towards Savitri.

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Mystery of Life

… by real surrender we do not cease to be individuals, but become subtly identified with the Supreme Divine […] We become one with the divine Mother, yet perfectly our own selves. This is the supreme mystery of existence.

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5.1 The Origin of Individuality

“…whereas the origin of individualisation being in the Supreme Himself, the ego is only a passing deformation, necessary for the moment, which will disappear when its utility is over, when the Truth-Consciousness will be established.”

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Study and Sadhana

If I start studying, it must be taken up as seriously as I did with the sadhana.

Study cannot take the same or greater importance than sadhana […] If the sadhana were active then study can be done in the spare time i.e., in times not given to work or meditation.

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The Divine Strategy, pp. 140-141

There is a purpose in this slow and random start. There is a reason why the soul is perennially tied to creation and its fate. It is not an accident but a choice, not a purposeless game but a conscious Will that has gone into creation.

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The Mother of God

The Mother of God is mother of our souls;
We are the partners of his birth in Time,
Inheritors we share his eternity.

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Explorations in Savitri 100, pp. 257-259

Our ignorance is Wisdom’s chrysalis,
Our error weds new knowledge on its way,
Its darkness is a blackened knot of light;
Thought dances hand in hand with Nescience
On the grey road that winds towards the Sun.

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Sri Aurobindo in Bengal, Part 10

Though, as we learn from his confidential letters to his wife, he was being led by the Divine within, he had arrived at a stage when a crucial experience alone could clear the way for further advance.

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4.3 Animals and Men

There are animals with very developed senses, aren’t there?

Ah! yes, there are animals which are much more advanced than we.