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Sri Aurobindo Studies

Sri Aurobindo Studies

By santosh krinsky
systematic study of Sri Aurobindo's major works and their relevance to our lives and our modern society.
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Understanding the Nature of Fear and Its Effects on the Being
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04:32
July 03, 2022
Aspiration, Faith and Realisation
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05:07
July 02, 2022
The Importance of the Attitude of Trust for the Yogic Practitioner
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04:18
July 01, 2022
Comparing Thought and Intuition as Problem-Solving Methodologies
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05:17
June 30, 2022
Dealing with Difficulties and Setbacks Along the Way
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05:25
June 29, 2022
Finding a Solution that Provides Peace Without Sacrificing Progress in the Universal Manifestation
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04:13
June 28, 2022
The Human Dilemma: the Underlying Cause of Anxiety
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04:34
June 27, 2022
Man: the Being Who Worries
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06:42
June 26, 2022
The Third Step in the Mental Discipline: Control of Thoughts
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03:49
June 25, 2022
Discernment of Good and Bad Thoughts
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04:36
June 24, 2022
The Need and Method for Observing One’s Thoughts
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04:01
June 23, 2022
Four Steps to Avoid Suffering
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04:47
June 22, 2022
Escaping the Conflict and Battle of Thoughts in the Mind
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03:44
June 21, 2022
Dealing with Mental Resistance to Attempts to Silence the Mind
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03:54
June 20, 2022
The Source and Nature of the Thoughts an Individual Receives
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08:04
June 19, 2022
Controlling One’s Thoughts
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06:08
June 18, 2022
Understanding the Limitations of the Mechanical Mind
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04:28
June 17, 2022
Understanding the Limitations of the Physical Mind
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03:33
June 16, 2022
Dealing with Obtrusive, Repetitive Thoughts
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04:05
June 15, 2022
Transitioning to the Silent Mind
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02:26
June 14, 2022
The Silence of the Mind
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04:36
June 13, 2022
How to Quiet the Mind
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03:23
June 12, 2022
Understanding and Dealing with the Physical Mind
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03:19
June 11, 2022
Developing the Proper Attitude of Yogic Equality in Relation to Present Reality and Future Development
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03:09
June 10, 2022
Yogic Equality Does Not Imply Fatalistic Acceptance
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02:57
June 09, 2022
The Test of Yogic Equality
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03:25
June 08, 2022
The Nature of Equality in Yogic Psychology
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02:30
June 07, 2022
Mental and Vital Formations and Habits of Acceptance Which Create Obstacles for the Soul’s Victory
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04:55
June 06, 2022
The Most Effective Method for Achieving Detachment
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03:11
June 05, 2022
Absorption in Our Outer Life, Living in the ‘Now’, Mindfulness and Detachment
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05:09
June 04, 2022
The Sources of Disturbance and the Process of Detachment
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03:27
June 03, 2022
Detachment from and Mastery of the Surface Nature
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03:42
June 02, 2022
Gaining the Standpoint of the Observer of the Nature
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03:46
June 01, 2022
Accessing the True Source of Vital Energy
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03:54
May 31, 2022
Recuperating Energy Through Contact with Nature
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03:01
May 30, 2022
Contacting and Connecting With the Universal Vital Force, Part II
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04:14
May 29, 2022
Contacting and Connecting With the Universal Vital Force, Part I
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03:50
May 28, 2022
Tapping Into the Universal Forces Rather than Interchange with Other People
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02:60
May 27, 2022
Energies Sources: Energies of the Physical Body and the Universal Vital Energies
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03:49
May 26, 2022
Understanding, Utilizing and Balancing One’s Vital Energy Reserves
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04:26
May 25, 2022
Remembering One’s Dreams Upon Waking
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05:14
May 24, 2022
An Integral Repose — the Ideal State of Sleep
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03:19
May 23, 2022
The External Being’s Need For Sleep
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04:36
May 22, 2022
Becoming Conscious In Sleep
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04:60
May 21, 2022
Preparing the Body, Vital and Mind for Restful, Conscious Sleep
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03:41
May 20, 2022
How to Sleep Well
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05:08
May 19, 2022
The Need for Persistent Energy and Focus to Live the Spiritual Life
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05:01
May 18, 2022
Relaxation: Dissipation or True Rest?
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04:23
May 17, 2022
The True Nature of Rest
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02:53
May 16, 2022
Psychoanalysis and Yoga Don’t Mix
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03:41
May 15, 2022
Exercise of Will as Part of the Process of Yogic Transformation
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03:26
May 14, 2022
Development of the Witness Consciousness Separate from the Analytical Mind Is Needed to Truly Understand the Springs of Action in Mind, Life and Body
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03:03
May 13, 2022
The Experience and Difficulty of Drawing Inwards in the Consciousness
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05:09
May 12, 2022
The Need and Method to Become Conscious and Change the Nature
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04:24
May 11, 2022
Becoming Conscious and Effecting Change in the Nature
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05:40
May 10, 2022
Peace in the Body’s Cells Can Cure Illness
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03:23
May 09, 2022
The Influence of the Psychic Being’s Peace and Calm Can Overcome the Disturbances of Mind, Life and Body
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03:18
May 08, 2022
The Integral Yoga’s View of Mental Health
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03:39
May 07, 2022
The Influence of the Psychic Being on the Body, Life and Mind
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05:03
May 06, 2022
The Psychic Being — the Nature of the Soul
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02:27
May 05, 2022
The Role of the Psychic Being in the Integral Yoga
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03:27
May 04, 2022
Parental State of Consciousness at Time of Conception Impacts the Child’s Development
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04:14
May 03, 2022
The Seeds of Thought, Emotion, Feeling, Action and Reaction Reside in the Subconscient Level of Consciousness
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04:15
May 02, 2022
Introduction to the Subconscient Level of Consciousness
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05:26
May 01, 2022
The Force of Habit and the Physical Consciousness
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04:56
April 30, 2022
Passivity and Weakness of Will-Power Can Be a Disturbance of the Physical Consciousness
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03:51
April 29, 2022
The Predominant Characteristic of Physical Consciousness: Tamas or Inertia
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03:11
April 28, 2022
Desire — and the Need to Control Desire
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05:19
April 27, 2022
Disturbances of the Vital Caused by Life-Changes, Negative and Positive
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04:28
April 26, 2022
Impatience
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03:58
April 25, 2022
Anger and Depression
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03:34
April 24, 2022
Anxiety and Fear
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03:07
April 23, 2022
Where Does Desire Come From?
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05:16
April 22, 2022
Additional Forms of Disturbance Associated with the Physical Mind
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04:45
April 21, 2022
Disturbances Attributed to the Physical Mind
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04:08
April 20, 2022
Understanding the Defense Mechanism of Projection
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04:36
April 19, 2022
Understanding the Defense Mechanism of Rationalization
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03:42
April 18, 2022
The Nature of the Mind Creates and Enhances Much Human Psychological Suffering
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04:35
April 17, 2022
Major Subdivisions of the Primary Parts of the Being
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03:41
April 16, 2022
Characteristics of the Body Consciousness
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03:34
April 15, 2022
Three Parts of the Outer Being: Mental, Vital and Physical
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05:14
April 14, 2022
Separate Consciousness in the Mind, the Vital Being and the Body
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03:04
April 13, 2022
Necessary Elements Required to Understand and Apply Techniques of Psychological Healing
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03:33
April 12, 2022
What Is Meant By the Concept of Mental Health?
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06:49
April 11, 2022
Introduction to Living Within: the Yoga Approach to Psychological Health and Growth by Sri Aurobindo and The Mother, compiled by Dr. A.S. Dalal
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03:47
April 10, 2022
Integral Yoga: Sri Aurobindo’s Teaching and Method of Practice — Summary and Conclusions
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05:17
April 09, 2022
Westerners and Indian Yoga, Part 5: the Yogic Path Is Not Limited by Race, Origin or Religious or Cultural Background
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04:40
April 08, 2022
Westerners and Indian Yoga, Part 4: Obstacles Faced by Westerners and the Soul’s Aspiration to Overcome Them in the Integral Yoga
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05:39
April 07, 2022
Westerners and Indian Yoga, Part 3: Are There Advantages to an Indian Birth for the Practice of Yoga?
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05:40
April 06, 2022
Westerners and Indian Yoga, Part 2: A Hindu Temperament in a Westerner’s Body?
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04:31
April 05, 2022
Westerners and Indian Yoga, Part 1: Is It Possible For Westerns to Practice Yoga?
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06:16
April 04, 2022