Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Individual Action Harmonised with Divine Will

Posted on: May 22, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

One of the challenges faced by the individual who is based in the mental consciousness is the question of how to align the personal or individual action with the Will of the Divine. As long as there is a consciousness of separation or limitation, the opposition of these two principles is possible. Sri Aurobindo explains the problem: “In mental nature there can be an opposition or disparity between self-effort and obedience to the Higher Will, for there the self or apparent person sees itself as different from the supreme Being, Will or Person…”

Sri Aurobindo contrasts this with the situation of the gnostic being: “…for since in his action of life the gnostic individual would at once express himself, his truth of being, and work out the Divine Will, since he would know the Divine as his true self and the source and constituent of his spiritual individuality, these two…

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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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