Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Individual and the Society’s Role in the Manifestation

Posted on: July 10, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Sri Aurobindo provides in this chapter a wonderful summary of the role and position of the individual, the society, and humanity within the scope of the manifestation of the Reality of which they are all various forms. Each of these has its own purpose and role, and thus, a balance needs to be achieved whereby each can manifest its destiny action.

The goal is “to achieve the most perfect manifestation of it” is “the secret of perfection whether of individual or communal being.”

The individual must therefore have the capabiity to develop, grow, evolve and express his growth. The society also must be able to express its destiny, as also the larger grouping which we call humanity.

Sri Aurobindo points out that the Reality is not bound by any of these 3 terms, and in fact, the individual has at one point had a less than human past and will…

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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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