February 17, 2012

To speak about knowing Reality in our Consciousness is a joke

To speak about knowing Reality in our Consciousness is a joke. 

The closest equivalent to Dehatmabuddhi in contemporary neuropsychological parlance seems to be “Body ownership”.

Sri Aurobindo Studies. Sri Aurobindo's Integral Yoga ... transformation.”Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, Book 2, Part 2, Chapter 25, “The Triple Transformation”...

Sri Aurobindo's Opposition. Savitri Era of those who adore, Om Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. Thursday, February 16, 2012. Sri Aurobindo ...

I was a “fan” of Wilber’s writings during my days as a doctoral student in Canada working on my dissertation, in a predominantly analytically-oriented philosophy department, on Aurobindo. But I can hardly bring myself to read either of them these days and I don’t feel I am missing anything important! LOL

She introduced them to the life and teachings of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, and to an extent, also demystified the concepts such as 'consciousness', ...

Sri Aurobindo has shown that the truth does not lie in running away from earthly life but in remaining in it, ... Sri Aurobindo always loved deeply his Motherland. … The object of these articles has been to indicate the nature and psychological ideas of the old system and point out its essential relation of cause and effect to the splendid achievement of our ancestors. How its principles can be reapplied or be completed and to some extent replaced by a still deeper psychology and a still more effective discipline is a subject fit for separate treatment.

You have a healthy skepticism and were able to quickly dissociate NASA from this article.

It depends on the degree of the possession. Usually it is something progressive. First there is an influence under which one comes, and comes in a fragmentary way, not even totally in his being, but in certain parts and for a time. This is the first stage. The second: the influence becomes permanent and there is one part of the being which deteriorates, which is constantly under this influence and expresses it. Continue reading 

There is very little argument in my philosophy—the elaborate metaphysical reasoning full of abstract words with which the metaphysician tries to establish his conclusions is not there. read more - Weird ways of the Revised Edition

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