Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Making the Body a True Instrument of the Spirit

Posted on: May 2, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

The physical body poses certain limitations for the action of the life-force and the mind. While each of these, when they manifest themselves in the material world, have an influence on the action of the body, there is still the inherent subconscious resistance of the body, acting under the limitations imposed by the very nature of the body and the nature of Matter. The influence provided by the life-energy and the mind is also quite indirect, leading to an imperfect and slow responsiveness to the needs of the life or the mind. The body also can begin to break down under the imposed regime of the mind and life when they attempt to overrule or control the normal functioning level of the body. We find when we go beyond the normal limits that the body simply does not adapt as responsively as we may hope for, and we find that…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum
SRA-102-C, Shipra Riviera, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad - 201014 (UP) India + 91 96500-65636
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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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