Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Free Self-Determination of the Spiritual Being

Posted on: May 16, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

As mental beings, humans are bound to the limitations of the mental consciousness, which sets up rules, principles, standards, ethical frameworks, laws & rigid social definitions within which it then organises the life of the individual and the society. Virtually every relationship is bound and fixed within this framework. Eventually we also organise the cosmic framework by defining a law of karma which governs the response that comes back to any output of energy.

While these rules are needed for the evolution out of the impulsive desire-based energy of the life-force, the evolution beyond the mind into the gnostic consciousness overcomes this rigid and fixed mental framework. Sri Aurobindo discusses this issue as follows: “In the supramental gnostic nature there will therefore be no need of the mental rigid way and hard style of order, a limiting standardisation, an imposition of a fixed set of principles, the compulsion of life…

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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.
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Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

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