Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Divine Shakti Replaces Personal Effort In the Yogic Process

Posted on: August 13, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

As the personal effort of the yoga yields results, the transition to a new standpoint comes to the forefront. Sri Aurobindo describes the change: “In proportion as the surrender and self-consecration progress the Sadhaka becomes conscious of the Divine Shakti doing the Sadhana, pouring into him more and more of herself, founding in him the freedom and perfection of the Divine Nature.”

The reversal of the consciousness from the basis of the lower nature and the ego means that the individual begins to experience the deeper truth that there is a universal Force that acts and the individual is the occasion, a nexus or hub, through which this Force manifests.

As the process comes out from behind the veil it can lead to a faster and more certain progress: “The more this conscious process replaces his own effort, the more rapid and true becomes his progress.”

Sri Aurobindo provides a…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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