Sri Aurobindo: the Prophet of Optimism
Aug18

Sri Aurobindo: the Prophet of Optimism

He saw a world that is from a world to be. – SRI AUROBINDO (Savitri, Book 3, Canto 3, p. 330) Sri Aurobindo was an unprecedented figure in history. Sent to England by his father at age seven, he returned to India at age 21, only to immerse himself in the ancient Indian scriptures for the next fourteen years. Thus, by age 35, he had become a perfect synthesis of the East and the West. With his remarkable intellect, he had not only...

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RAJA YOGA: Minding the Mind
Jun14

RAJA YOGA: Minding the Mind

… Rajayoga, operating with the mind, aims at a supernormal perfection and enlargement of the capacities of the mental life and goes beyond it into the domain of the spiritual existence. SRI AUROBINDO Raja Yoga, literally the royal path of yoga, is also known as Patanjali’s yoga or ashtanga yoga.  Patanjali (4th century A.D.) condensed the knowledge of yoga from his point of view in his 192 brief but densely packed verses, commonly...

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