Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Acquiring the Divine Perspective On the Truth of Our Existence

Posted on: December 27, 2013

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Sri Aurobindo describes yet another riddle posed by the Gita: “But what again is meant by saying that the Divine is not in the becomings, the forms and affections of the lower nature, even the sattwic, though they all are in his being?”

The Gita has spent much of the first six chapters underlining the unity of all creation, the omnipresence of the Divine, and the Oneness. This statement, however, appears to carry with it some sense of a separation or duality. This is another instance of the difficulty of translating a unified consciousness of Oneness into the language and structure of the mental, linear forms.

Sri Aurobindo explains: “But what is meant is that the true and supreme spiritual nature of the Divine is not imprisoned there; they are only phenomena in his being created out of it by the action of the ego and the ignorance.” We basically…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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