Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Stilling of the Mind and the Bliss of the Divine Union

Posted on: November 17, 2013

Sri Aurobindo Studies

While we remain involved in the action of the Gunas of Nature, we remain enmeshed in the ego-sense, the sense mind and the action of the senses. This leaves us subject to the force of desire, and all of the consequences that come with it, attraction and repulsion, frustration, anger, and the unsteady, uncertain and transitory joy of the attainment of an object of desire. Buddhism defines this as a state of suffering and one can easily understand why!

The practice recommended by the Gita for stilling them mind is intermediate to the migration of the entire viewpoint and standpoint being able to break away from the ego-consciousness involved in Nature, which provides the complete release from the stress and suffering of the lower nature.

Sri Aurobindo takes up the discussion: “This peace of Nirvana is reached when all the mental consciousness is perfectly controlled and liberated from desire and…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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