Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Ideal Sadhaka’s Relationship to Money

Posted on: August 26, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Sri Aurobindo proposes the ideal standpoint for the practitioner of integral yoga in relation to money: “The ideal Sadhaka in this kind is one who if required to live poorly can so live and no sense of want will affect him or interfere with the full play of the divine consciousness, and if he is required to live richly, can so live and never for a moment fall into desire or attachment to his wealth or to the things that he uses or servitude to self-indulgence or a weak bondage to the habits that the possession of riches creates. The divine Will is all for him and the divine Ananda.”

Spiritual disciplines have long had a tradition of requiring the seeker to live a life of poverty and dedication. They recognized the distractions and tempations that money can cause and wanted to simplify the issues. One of the biggest challenges…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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