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Synthesis of Yoga

The Synthesis of Yoga is Sri Aurobindo’s principal work on yoga; it is an examination of the traditional systems of yoga as well as a detailed, clear and easy to comprehend explanation of his own method, that of Integral Yoga.

This reading is of the second half of Chaper 23, Conditions of Attainment to the Gnosis, top of page 493.

“In all things the gnosis is the Truth, the Right, the highest Law … the gnosis takes up not only our intelligent will but our wishes, desires … and it transforms them … into a various action of the Truth-will … that acts with an inherent knowledge … there is no place for sin … all sin is an error of the will, a desire and act of Ignorance.”

“When desire ceases entirely, grief and all inner suffering also cease … the gnosis takes up all our emotions and turns them into various forms of love and delight, even our hatred, causes of suffering … it teaches even our lower impulses to lay hold on the Divine in the appearances after which they run … ”

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