Living Words (4): A Word of Caution

… very often we bind ourselves to the letter and not the spirit, the outer sense rather than the deeper inner meaning, the mental understanding rather than the truth being revealed to us.

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The Manifestation of Light (LP04)

We take up today the first published poem of Sri Aurobindo, which was printed in 1883 when the author was 10 years old. This poem in retrospect appears at once prophetic and autobiographical.


Living Words (3): The Word of Infinity

The Supramental Truth is the truth of the Infinite. It cannot be bound or limited by any one-sided formula or understanding of things, or any process or technique for which we may be eagerly looking for.

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The Planes of the New Creation

The New Creation begins with the Supermind.  All below it including the splendour of the Overmind belongs to the old Creation as the perfect perfection is missing there.

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The Mother’s Name as a Mantra: We Need Nothing Else

The Mother’s Name however is much more than a mantra, since it invokes not just a power or an aspect of the One but Her who is beyond the One and holds within Herself both the Being and the Non-Being, Manifest and the Unmanifest, Saguna and Nirguna, and yet transcends them all.

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Concentration, Meditation, Work

Whatever you may want to do in life, one thing is absolutely indispensable and at the basis of everything, the capacity of concentrating the attention.