Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Real Freedom and True Perfection

Posted on: July 12, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Spiritual realisation takes place in the individual. The individual may have an influence on the life of the community or the society, particularly if a number of realised individuals help to contribute to a larger aspiration within the societal order.

Until such time as the individual is embarked on the inner development, the framework provided by the social order actually provides a benefit and widening impact to draw him out of a pure and exclusively egoistic attachment to his own desires and needs. Thus, there is an interplay between the individual’s development and the society in both directions, at varying stages of the progression.

The further the individual proceeds in spiritual development, the more spiritual freedom he realises, the greater becomes his awareness of the Oneness that creates an indissoluble bond between the individual and the society.

Sri Aurobindo describes it thus: “As he moves towards spiritual freedom, he moves…

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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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