Sri Aurobindo

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  • And death a spur towards immortality – Sri Aurobindo

    And death a spur towards immortality – Sri Aurobindo

    But Savitri answered to almighty Death: “O dark-browed sophist of the universe Who veilst the Real with its own Idea, Hiding with brute objects Nature’s living face, Masking eternity with thy dance of death, Thou hast woven the ignorant mind into a screen And made of Thought error’s purveyor and scribe, And a false witness […]

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  • Ecstasy’s Skies – Sri Aurobindo

    Ecstasy’s Skies – Sri Aurobindo

    A marvellous sun looked down from ecstasy’s skies On worlds of deathless bliss, perfection’s home, Magical unfoldings of the Eternal’s smile Capturing his secret heart-beats of delight. God’s everlasting day surrounded her, Domains appeared of sempiternal light Invading all Nature with the Absolute’s joy. Her body quivered with eternity’s touch, Her soul stood close to […]

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  • To be Capable of Stillness – Sri Aurobindo

    To be Capable of Stillness – Sri Aurobindo

    “To be capable of silence, stillness, illuminated passivity is to be fit for immortality —amr.tatv ¯aya kalpate. It is to be dh¯ıra, the ideal of our ancient civilisation, which does not mean to be tamasic, inert and a block. The inaction of the tamasic man is a stumbling-block to the energies around him, the inaction […]

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  • The Silent Soul of the World

    The Silent Soul of the World

    The silent Soul of all the world was there: A Being lived, a Presence and a Power, A single Person who was himself and all And cherished Nature’s sweet and dangerous throbs Transfigured into beats divine and pure. One who could love without return for love, Meeting and turning to the best the worst, It […]

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