Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Inner Psychological Complex of Our Being

Posted on: January 17, 2015

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Most of us act from the standpoint that we are a distinct and separate individuality that has both a consistency and a measure of free-will. This standpoint arises due to the coordinating function of the mind and the centralizing sense provided by the ego-consciousness. Sri Aurobindo points out that in order to truly gain mastery of our being and to effect the processes of the Yoga, it is essential that we gain a more detailed and comprehensive understanding of the real complexity and the illusory nature of our sense of being a single separate individuality.

He takes up two themes. First, that the ego-sense masks the fact that each part of our being, mind, emotions, vital force and physical being, acts from its own sense of what it needs and wants and that these are generally not in agreement or coordinated at all. Second, that there is also an illusory…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

Director, Savitri Era Learning Forum
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