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Resource name: /E-Library/Disciples/Amal Kiran (K D Sethna)/English/The Vision and Work of Sri Aurobindo/Is Philanthropy Enough.htm
Is Philanthropy Enough? A LETTER OF 1947 I have no doubt you are sincere in your desire to bring sunshine into other people's lives. This desire arises from something deep in our nature, but the form it usually takes is not true to the arch-image within. To outgrow our narrow personality and our self-absorbed consciousness is indeed a great aim; but we have to do this with the purpose of expressing no longer the mere human ego but the supreme Divine: we have to manifest in the world the ultimate Being instead of the lower limited "I". Now, the ordinary form this high intention dwelling in the recesses of our soul assumes is philanthropy -