Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Process of the Cosmos

Posted on: January 3, 2014

Sri Aurobindo Studies

The Gita briefly takes up the question of how the immutable Brahman, the unmoving, infinite Being creates the cosmos, the existence within which we live, function and experience. The question was one that the Veda and the Upanishads had also addressed in various forms. Of particular note was Rig Veda hymn X.129 The Hymn of Creation, with its description of the Brahman: “That One lived without breath by his self-law, there was nothing else nor aught beyond it.” (Sri Aurobindo’s translation in The Life Divine, Book One, Part One, Chapter XXV The Knot of Matter, headnotes) This statement agrees with the intent of the Gita. Sri Aurobindo takes up the discussion: “For by that self-existence alone time and space and causality are able to exist, and without that unchanging support omnipresent, yet indivisible they could not proceed to their divisions and results and measures. But of itself the immutable Brahman…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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