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SABCL - Sri Aurobindo Birth Centenary Library

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Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/Post_Content.htm
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/The Progress to Knowledge — God, Man and Nature .htm
-05_The Progress to Knowledge — God, Man and Nature .htm CHAPTER XVII The Progress to Knowledge — God, Man and Nature Thou art That, O Swetaketu. Chhandogya Upanishad.¹ The living being is none else than the Brahman, the whole world is the Brahman. Vivekachudamani.² My supreme Nature has become the living being and this world is upheld by it... all beings have this for their source of birth. Gita.³ . Thou art man and woman, boy and girl; old and worn thou walkest bent over a staff; thou art the blue bird and the green and the scarlet-eyed... Swetaswatara Upanishad.4 4IV. 3, 4 This whole world is filled with beings who are His member
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/Man and the Evolution.htm
CHAPTER XXIII Man and the Evolution The one Godhead secret in all beings, all-pervading, the inner Self of all, presiding over all action, witness, conscious knower and absolute... the One in control over the many who are passive to Nature, fashions one seed in many ways. Swetaswatara Upanishad.1 The Godhead moves in this Field modifying each web of things separately in many ways.... One, he presides over all wombs and natures; himself the womb of all, he is that which brings to ripe- ness the nature of the being and he gives to all who have to be matured their result of development and appoints all qualities to their
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CHAPTER XXV The Triple Transformation A conscious being is the centre of the self, who rules past and future; he is like a fire without smoke.... That, one must disengage with patience from one's own body. Katha Upanishad.1 An intuition in the heart sees that truth. Rig Veda. 2 I abide in the spiritual being and from there destroy the darkness born of ignorance with the shining lamp of knowledge. Gita. 3 These rays are directed downwards, their foundation is above: may they be set deep within us.... O Varuna, here awake, make wide thy reign; may we abide in the law of thy workings and be blameless befor
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-06_The Evolutionary Process— Ascent and Integration.htm CHAPTER XVIII The Evolutionary Process— Ascent and Integration As he mounts from peak to peak... Indra makes him conscious of that goal of his movement. Rig Veda.¹ A son of the two Mothers, he attains to kingship in his discoveries of knowledge, he moves on the summit, he dwells in his high foundation. Rig Veda.² I have arisen from earth to the mid-world, I have arisen from the mid-world to heaven, from the level of the firmament of heaven I have gone to the Sun-world, the Light.³ Yajur Veda.4 IT IS now possible and necessary, since we have formed a sufficiently clear idea of the
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Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/Reality and the Integral Knowledge .htm
BOOK II Part II THE KNOWLEDGE AND THE IGNORANCE THE SPIRITUAL EVOLUTION CHAPTER XV Reality and the Integral Knowledge This Self is to be won by the Truth and by an integral knowledge. Mundaka Upanishad.¹ Hear how thou shalt know Me in My totality... for even of the seekers who have achieved, hardly one knows Me in all the truth of My being. Gita.² THIS then is the origin, this the nature, these the boundaries of the Ignorance. Its origin is a limitation of knowledge, its distinctive character a separation of the being from its own integrality and entire reality; its boundari
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/Bibliographical Notes.htm
BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Our Life Divine first appeared serially in the Arya from August 1914 to January 1919. Volume I, revised and enlarged, was first published in book from in November 1939: Volume II, recast and enlarged, followed in July 1940, in two parts. These were reprinted in 1943 and 1947. the Sri Aurobindo Library, New York, Issued a single volume edition in 1949 and reprinted it in 1951. an edition under the imprint of the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, also in a single volume, appeared in 1955 and was reprinted in 1960. The India Library Society Education (New York) came out in 1965. The present edition in two volumes forms part of
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/The Integral Knowledge and the Aim of Life.htm
CHAPTER XVI The Integral Knowledge and the Aim of Life; Four Theories of Existence When all the desires that cling to the heart are loosed away from it, then the mortal becomes immortal, even here he possesses the Eternal. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.1 He becomes the Eternal and departs into the Eternal. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.2 This bodiless and immortal Life and Light is the Brahman. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad.3 Long and narrow is the ancient Path,—I have touched it, I have found it,—the Path by which the wise, knowers of the Eternal, attaining to salvation, depart hence to the high world
Resource name: /E-Library/Works of Sri Aurobindo/English/SABCL/The Life Divine_Volume-19/The Gnostic Being.htm
CHAPTER XXVII The Gnostic Being A perfect path of the Truth has come into being for our journey to the other shore beyond the darkness. 1Rig Veda.1 O Truth-Conscious, be conscious of the Truth, cleave out many streams of the Truth. Rig Veda.2 O Flame, O Wine, your force has become conscious; you have discovered the One Light for the many. Rig Veda.3 Pure-white and dual in her largenesses, she follows effectively, like one who knows, the path of the Truth and diminishes not its directions. Rig Veda.4 By the Truth they hold the Truth that holds all, in the power of the Sacrifice, in the sup