Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Complex Factors in Descent and Integration of Higher Gradations of Consciousness

Posted on: April 4, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

It is not simply that each gradation of consciousness has to be addressed and their inter-relations worked out, but also that as the higher consciousness descends into our nature, there remains the embedded, habitual patterns and working long established in each of these prior existing forms. It might be useful to quickly review what may be a major difference between the action of the integral yoga and the action of other forms of yoga of the past with respect to this issue of ascent and descent of consciousness. In general past yogas, focused on liberation from the limitations of human nature, concentrated energy and sublimated it through various techniques to force it upwards into the higher levels. There was no major focus on transformation of the mind, life or body. Without such a transformation, the normal methodology was to simply do away with the action of the body, or to…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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