Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Introduction to the Gnostic Being

Posted on: April 12, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

The review of The Life Divine has now reached a critical juncture at which point it is useful to take a moment to overview the landscape in preparation for the next stage. We are now beginning our review of the penultimate chapter, “The Gnostic Being”. Up until now Sri Aurobindo has surveyed the universal order, the role of the human individual in the large universal evolutionary process, the gradations of consciousness and the process of development of consciousness, along with its implications for a transformation of human life and the life of the world. In the final two chapters, Sri Aurobindo takes up the culmination of this process to the extent that the human intellect can envision it. The chapter we are starting now, “The Gnostic Being” takes up the characteristics and action of the individual undergoing this spiritual transformation. The final chapter “The Divine Life” shows how the spiritual…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum
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SELF posits a model of counselling and communicative action as an instrument in order to stimulate the public sphere. The model aims at supplementing the individual’s struggle for a successful social adjustment with more aspirational inputs so as to help one take an informed and balanced attitude towards life as well as society.
Savitri Era of those who adore,
Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

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