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Synthesis of Yoga

Sri Aurobindo’s Synthesis of Yoga: the continuation of Chapter XIII The Difficulties of the Mental Being of Part Two: the Yoga of Integral Knowledge, on page 395.

Sri Aurobindo reiterates the complexity, the difficulties of the mind … even though we may attain a state of consciousness in which we have managed to withdraw from ordinary interests, inward mental activities, (a state which few can attain) upon our return to the mental consciousness, we are back again in the lower being.

It is to call down the divine into oneself in order that its mentality shall be changed, divinised, spiritualized to that which it knows and relates to its own consciousness … this may be done by by the mind’s power of reflecting (as the mind is really a reflector) and none of its activities originate in themselves. The divine may then be reflected in a clear, passive mind …

This chapter is completed on page 399.

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