Tusar Nath Mohapatra

The Central Purpose and Method of the Integral Yoga

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Sri Aurobindo Studies

While some paths of Yoga aim for release from life in this world, and others focus on creating a concentration that leads either to the silence of the Infinite or the ecstatic devotion of the lover of God, the integral Yoga sets as its aim the transformation of the life in the world of manifestation. The integral Yoga does not attempt to avoid the problem of existence by denying its reality; rather, it sees that all life is ultimately real, the manifestation of the Divine, by the Divine, for the Divine’s purpose.

Sri Aurobindo describes the goal: “The transformation of our superficial, narrow and fragmentary human way of thinking, seeing, feeling and being into a deep and wide spiritual consciousness and an integrated inner and outer existence and of our ordinary human living into the divine way of life must be its central purpose.”

In order to achieve this aim…

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Tusar N. Mohapatra

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