Tusar Nath Mohapatra

Understanding God Beyond Limitations of Mind and Speech

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Sri Aurobindo Studies

We are limited through the use of mind and speech to statements that are sequential and themselves quite limited. As a result, we tend to see and think about things in a rather simplistic manner, which does not do justice to the expression of complex concepts or visions. We then proceed to compound this limitation by our tendency to fragmenting and separating things into “either/or” categories, when a “both/and” consideration would be clearly more appropriate. These considerations become even more of a concern when we are trying to describe the nature of the ultimate Reality. Clearly human mind and speech are not capable of embracing the Reality and we are left either with non-verbal experience, or, if we can overcome our tendency to making black and white distinctions, an approach that layers the concepts to try to provide at least a sense of the immensity, complexity and harmonious interactions that…

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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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