Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Role of Faith In the Divine Transformation of Consciousness

Posted on: January 21, 2014

Sri Aurobindo Studies

In order to effect the change in standpoint and transformation of consciousness described by the Gita, the seeker must be able to move beyond the framework and limitations of the mental consciousness which characterizes the human condition. This consciousness operates under strict limits of an analytical viewpoint which tries to frame everything according to a factual basis of the material senses and the habitual patterns that have developed. This consciousness tends to be highly skeptical and cynical about any possibilities that are unseen or unknown or not yet patently obvious to our material senses. It is this consciousness which has denied, delayed and avoided innumerable truths which have later become evident. The history of science and religion shows us the opposition between what is seen as “reason” versus what is called “faith”. In reality, any progress, even in the material world, on a scientific basis, requires extending the field of…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum
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Om Sri Aurobindo & The Mother.

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