Sri Aurobindo Archive

FLOATING UPWARDS

FLOATING UPWARDS   Our inner being is in the Divine, our body in the world, but our minds are still in the no man’s land in between the primal Darkness and His infinite Light and Love.   Our inner being is always helping us to float upwards to all His Light and Love, but we are constantly being pulled downwards by the unexamined forces of …

OUR COMMON JOURNEY – SRI AUROBINDO

OUR COMMON JOURNEY – SRI AUROBINDO   From His epic Savitri:   As one who sets his sail towards mysteried shores Driven through huge oceans by the breath of God, The fathomless below, the unknown around, His soul abandoned the blind star-field, Space. Afar from all that makes the measured world, Plunging to hidden eternities it withdrew   Back from mind’s foaming surface to the …

OUR COMMON JOURNEY – THE WAY – VARIOUS APPROACHES

OUR COMMON JOURNEY – THE WAY – VARIOUS APPROACHES   These are some of the best advices about the Journey:   Sachal Sarmast:   Friend, this is the only way the secret way to learn: ignore the paths of others, even the saints’ steep trails.Don’t follow, don’t journey at all. Don’t journey at all? Well, where could we possibly go when our true destination is …

LOVE – THE WAY – MERE

LOVE – THE WAY – MERE   Human nature is so limited, so full of contradictions and so exclusive in its movements that if one wants to reject love in its lower form, that is to say, human love as human beings experience it,   if one makes an inner effort to reject it, one usually rejects the entire capacity of feeling love and becomes …

LOVE – THE WAY

LOVE – THE WAY Stone: Emerald The Mantra: Om Bhaava Prachodayate The Key: Instead of seeking Love outside yourself, become free from all the barriers that consciously or unconsciously you have erected against it.   Which barriers have you erected against it? Why? How do they make you feel? Why part of you is afraid of love? On which levels of your being?   a) …

LOVE – MERE

LOVE – MERE   Of all the forces acting in the universe, love is the most powerful, the most irresistible; without love the world would fall back into the chaos of unconsciousness.   True love has no need of reciprocation; there can be no reciprocation because there is only one Love, the Love, which has no other aim than to love.   It is in …

LOVE – THE SECRET

LOVE – THE SECRET   Stone: Emerald The Mantra: Om Prema Prachodayate   The Key:   Love’s ultimate secret abides far beyond our ego, the false self-image of ourselves.   Learn love from flowers, which manifest their love in a language known only to the heart.   a) Krishna in the Bhagavad Ghita introduces the issue thus:   Look at Me, Arjuna! If I stop …

LOVE

LOVE   Stone: Emerald The Mantra: Shrim – pronounced Shreem Or, Om Prema Prachodayate   The Key:   Love is not only the best key to a wonderful life but also the accomplishment of the Path.   We can only know love by loving, and usually the Divine manifests in us Only when we have love in our heart   Do you have enough love …

YOU CAN RIGHT NOW

YOU CAN RIGHT NOW You can right now solve all your problems, real or imaginary, and be forever happy and at peace at last. YOU REALLY CAN IF YOU REALLY WANT TO INTENSELY ENOUGH. Whatever the degree in which it has already manifested or not in your life,   your inner being has no less Light, is no less divine than the one of any …

THE KEY

THE KEY Stone: All Centering stones. The Mantra: Om Mani Padme Hum The Key: To someone who asked Him about the Way, the Buddha remained silent and just gave him a flower.   Silence is the ultimate Key.   As Sri Aurobindo said,   Always we bear in us a magic key Concealed in life’s hermetic envelope.   But as not so many are already …

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

ABOUT THE AUTHOR   Most of this text was written by Vijay years ago, but he is no longer there.   The author improved on his work here and there, completed the unfinished chapters and reorganized the material that Vijay had gathered to make it more accessible to the reader. We lived in the same body until recently, then he …”died” is not quite the …

THE CONTENTS

THE CONTENTS There are twelve sections and most chapters contain: 1. THE GEMSTONE AND MANTRA: Corresponding to the subject of the chapter, 2. THE KEY: The essence of the issue of the chapter. 3. THE MESSAGES: There are many messages from various Teachers from all spiritual Paths, not only from the greatest ones like Sri Aurobindo, the Divine Mother Mère, the Buddha, the Christ, Wu …