Sri Aurobindo Archive

PERSONALITY- VYAKTY – CHARACTER

PERSONALITY- VYAKTY – CHARACTER   Stone: Bismuth The Mantra: Om Vyaktitya Na’ham   The Key:   We have never consciously chosen our personality:   it was formed by external conditionings, the influence of our culture, family, education, etc, covering up our real nature.   It is a very ephemeral formation in a state of constant change, never the same, consisting of but a mixture of …

NA’HAM – I AM NOT THAT – SRI AUROBINDO

 NA’HAM – I AM NOT THAT – SRI AUROBINDO Mind and body are not our real self; they are mutable formations or images which we go on constructing in the drive of Time as a result of the mass of our past energies. For although those energies seem to us to lie dead in the past because their history is behind us, yet are they …

MANKIND – THE HUMAN BEING

MANKIND – THE HUMAN BEING   Stone: Different for each The Mantra:   The Key:   Man is a transitional being, a bridge   between the animal and what he will become in the rapidly approaching quantum leap to the next level of Evolution, therefore contain in himself both the Abyss and Heaven, the darkness and the Light-.   a) Bob Dylan song in the …

FREEDOM – FREE WILL

FREEDOM – FREE WILL   Stone: Star Sapphire The Mantra: Om Namah Shivaya The Key:   Real Freedom is not being able to do what we want but to be free from wanting, from the blind forces of our lives.   This freedom cannot be achieved merely by changing our external circumstances while remaining identified with our cultural conditionings, vital cravings, mental illusions and always …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY

CHOICES – DECISIONS – THE WAY Stone: Tanzanite The Mantra: Om Vikalpa Bhagavad The Key: Whenever choice may confront you always remember that deep within we always know which is the right one.   Therefore uncertainty and doubts only reveal a resistance from part of our being to accept it.   a) When there is an essential choice to be made,   be aware that …

CHOICES – DECISIONS – MERE

CHOICES – DECISIONS – MERE   You wish, desire, prefer things to be like this and not like that. But that, indeed, is not a choice.   The choice is there at every minute; every minute you are faced with a choice: the choice to climb up or go down, the choice to progress or go backwards.   But this choice does not imply that …

DESTINY – FATE – FORTUNE – THE WAY

DESTINY – FATE – FORTUNE – THE WAY   Stone: Phantom Rock Crystal The Mantra: Om Satyam Bhaagya Deemahi   The Key:   As generally understood, destiny is related only to the surface of our being, our body and mind, not to what we really are.   Find the true destiny of your inner being, which is always a much more exalted one.   a) …

DESTINY – FATE – FORTUNE

DESTINY – FATE – FORTUNE   Stone: Phantom Rock Crystal The Mantra: Om Satyam Bhaagya Deemahi   The Key:   Destiny is never definitely fixed but can be changed with the right energy and attitude.   Which is the right energy and attitude in general? And for you personally? Why?   Until we make our subconscious conscious it will control our life and it will …

LIFE – THE WAY

LIFE – THE WAY   Stone: Agate or Crystal Geode The Mantra: Sujiivana Prachodayate   The Key:   Only a life dedicated to find oneself and becoming one with the Divine is really worth living.   As Sri Aurobindo noted,   The key to life’s hidden secret is the true relation of this Spirit with its own created existences.   What about your own true …

LIFE AS IF WE WEREN’T EVEN HERE – SRI AUROBINDO – MERE

LIFE AS IF WE WEREN’T EVEN HERE – SRI AUROBINDO – MERE   Sri Aurobindo spoke of such a life thus:   The ordinary life is that of the average human consciousness separated from its own true self and from the Divine   and led by the common habits of the mind, life and body which are the laws of the Ignorance.   The spiritual …

2012 ONWARDS – THE ANCIENT PROPHECIES

2012 ONWARDS – THE ANCIENT PROPHECIES   All over the world there is a renewed interest in the old prophecies connected with the 2012, and many have erroneously connected the one of the famous Maya calendar with the Bible’s Apocalypse, which has been interpreted in so many different ways that can be used to affirm just about any theory one wants with it.   a) …

WE CAME HERE TO LEARN

WE CAME HERE TO LEARN   Most see the world as a mix between a supermarket and a slaughterhouse, but is actually more like a kindergarten, a school, a training ground for our souls.   We come here to learn: all our difficulties always come only to make us progress, and the harder they are the more we learn.   Therefore the proper reaction to …