True philosophy- West and East
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by Joel Van Lierde   
Friday, 20 July 2012
Georges Van Vrekhem (Photographer: Joel Van Lierde)‘Philosophy had become too much a thing of abstractions, a seeking for abstract truths in a world of ideas and words rather than what it should be, a discovery of the real reality of things.’ (Sri Aurobindo) True philosophy in the East, but originally also in the West, was indeed a search for mental truth but at the same time for ways to apply such truth to life. Essentially the true philosopher is a yogi and the yogi a philosopher.

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