Exploration of Indian Yoga Psychology

A blog on the Transpersonal Psychology of Indian Yoga and the Spiritual Genius of India (another blog of the same author – http://integralmusings.aurosociety.org)

A Primer of Integral Yoga – VI – M.P. Pandit

The Way of Purification The central aim of our endeavour is the divini-sation of our nature. That implies a process or processes for the gradual change and eventual transformation of … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – V – M.P. Pandit

The path of Consecration Despite the profound observation in the Gita that no one can be without activity, there has been a consistent tendency in the older spiritual philosophies to … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – IV – M.P. Pandit

Building the Physical Environment As part of this discipline to build the manifes­tation of the Divine in the physical life there are more steps you need to take. Exercise a … Continue reading

June 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – III – M.P. Pandit

Preparing the Body After meditation, it is good to do some body-exercises in order to activate the energies and put all the limbs into movement. What particular exercises you do … Continue reading

May 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Primer of Integral Yoga – I & II – M.P. Pandit

How Do I Begin So often they tell me: This philosophy that you explain to us is so appealing. But how do we put it into practice? Where do we … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 6 Comments

The Conditions for sustained Inner Progress – The Mother

LET us shun the paths that are too easy and ask no effort, the paths which give us the illusion of having reached our goal; let us shun that negligence … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Inner Contemplation and Outer Activity – The Mother

The outer life, the activity of each day and each instant, is it not the indispensable complement of our hours of meditation and contemplation? And is not the proportion of … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Test of Life – The Mother

When you sit down in isolation, in complete silence and far away from everybody, and examine yourself with more or less indulgent eyes, you may imagine that you are realizing … Continue reading

May 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

From Nature to God – M.S. Srinivasan

Man is a dynamo for the cosmic work Nature does most in him. God the high rest. – Sri Aurobindo One of the ideals of Integral Yoga is to progressively … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Aspiration and Rejection – M.S. Srinivasan

[In the path of Integral yoga, Aspiration – Rejection are two inseparable aspects of the preparatory discipline. Aspiration means constant, continuous and focused turning of all our being on the … Continue reading

June 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two Parallel Movements- The Mother

There should be two parallel movements in the evolution of an individual; and it is because he generally neglects one or the other of these movements in order to concentrate … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Process of Integral Yoga-Sri Aurobindo

There are three outstanding features of this action of the higher when it works integrally on the lower nature. In the first place it does not act according to a … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Aspiration, Rejection, Surrender – Sri Aurobindo

There are two powers that alone can effect in their conjunction the great and difficult thing which is the aim of our endeavour, a fixed and unfailing aspiration that calls … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Science of Living: Building the Four-Fold Being-The Mother, Sri Aurobindo Ashram

(In the integral view, yoga should not become an exclusive preserve of spiritual seekers; it has to become an integral part of life-long education.  This article presents a vision and … Continue reading

March 28, 2013 · 1 Comment