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Sri Aurobindo's
Gayatri Mantra
Let us meditate on the most ausp

 

तत्सवितुर्वरं रूपं ज्योतिः परस्य धीमहि |

न्नः सत्येन दीपयेत् ||

 

Let us meditate on the most auspicious (best) form of Savitri,

on the Light of the Supreme which shall illumine us with the Truth. 

19 March 1933

Messages from
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother
Thought for the day
It is the work of the Cosmic Power to maintain the cosmos and the law of the cosmos. The greater transformation comes from the Transcendent above the universal, and it is that transcendent Grace which the embodiment of the Mother is there to bring into action.

Sri Aurobindo (The Mother, Vol. 25 Page 50,SABCL)
From the writings of
Sri Aurobindo and The Mother
The Synthesis of Yoga
Chapter XII 

 The Way of Equality 

 

IT WILL appear from the description of the complete and perfect equality that this equality has two sides. It must therefore be arrived at by two successive movements. One will liberate us from the action of the lower nature and admit us to the calm peace of the divine being; the other will liberate us into the full being and power of the higher nature and admit us to the equal poise and universality of a divine and infinite knowledge, will of action, Ananda. The first may be described as a passive or negative equality, an equality of reception which fronts impassively the impacts and phenomena of existence and negates the dualities of the appearances and reactions which they impose on us. The second is an active, a positive equality which accepts the phenomena of existence, but only as the manifestation of the one divine being and with an equal response to them which comes from the divine nature in us and transforms them into its hidden values. The first lives in the peace of the one Brahman and puts away from it the nature of the active Ignorance. The second lives in that peace, but also in the Ananda of the Divine and imposes on the life of the soul in nature the signs of the divine knowledge, power and bliss of being. It is this double orientation united by the common principle which will determine the movement of equality in the integral Yoga.

The effort towards a passive or purely receptive equality may start from three different principles or attitudes which all lead to the same result and ultimate consequence, – endurance, indifference and submission. The principle of endurance relies on the strength of the spirit within us to bear all the contacts, impacts, suggestions of this phenomenal Nature that besieges us on every side without being overborne by them and compelled to bear their emotional, sensational, dynamic, intellectual reac-

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