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)

How to Get Guidance from Spiritual Literature – The Mother

Everybody can do it. It is done in this way: you concentrate. Now, it depends on what you want. If you have an inner problem and want the solution, you … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

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

Mastering the Subconscious – The Mother

The greatest enemy of a silent contemplation turned towards Thee is surely this constant subconscient registering of the multitude of phenomena with which we come into contact. So long as … Continue reading

November 3, 2016 · 4 Comments

How to be Guided by the Divine Will – The Mother

You have a will and you can offer that will. Take the example of becoming conscious of your nights. If you take the attitude of passive surrender, you would say, … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Unity-Consciousness: An Experiential Perspective – M.S. Srinivasan

(The highest aim of Indian spirituality and yoga is the realization of Oneness or Unity- Consciousness. All our higher aspirations, like for example, ethics, values, social responsibility or ecological sustainability … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Path towards Self-Healing: A Yogic Approach – The Mother

(Whatever may be the nature of the ill health or disorder from which we are suffering, we can heal ourselves through a proper use of our consciousness and calling down … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Quieten the Mind – Sri Aurobindo

A quiet mind does not involve itself in its thoughts or get run away with by them; it stands back, detaches itself, lets them pass, without identifying itself, without making … Continue reading

June 7, 2016 · 3 Comments

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 the surface to the Depths – The Mother

People are occupied with outward things. That means that the consciousness is turned towards external things—that is, all the things of life which one sees, knows, does—instead of being turned … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Become Master of Our Thoughts – The Mother

First condition. To understand the full importance of this mastery by becoming aware, through observation, that our actions are the exact expression of our thoughts and that so long as … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · 1 Comment

How to Observe Our Thoughts – The Mother

Do not believe that it is such an easy thing, for to observe your thoughts, you must first of all separate yourself from them. In the ordinary state, the ordinary … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Higher Ranges of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

(Published in FDI, Feb 2011) (If we want to harness the highest, total potential of people, we will first have to understand the nature of the higher ranges of human … Continue reading

February 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Faculties of Consciousness – M.S. Srinivasan

Knowledge, Talent and Skill are the source of performance in education and work. But what is not fully recognized in modern management or educational thought is that behind outer forms … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment