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Bases of Yoga: Extracts From Letters Written by Sri Aurobindo

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A strong mind and body and life-force are needed in the sadhana. Especially steps should be taken to throw our tamas and bring strength and force into the frame of the nature.
The way of Yoga must be a living thing, not a mental principle or a set method to be stuck to against all necessary variations.
It is not possible to make a foundation in Yoga if the mind is restless. The first thing needed is quiet in the mind. Also to merge the personal consciousness is not the first aim of the Yoga: the first aim is to open it to a higher spiritual consciousness and for this also a quiet mind is the first need.
It is the aim of the sadhana that the consciousness should rise out of the body and take its station above - spreading in the wideness everywhere, not limited to the body. Thus liberated one opens to all that is above this station, above the ordinary mind, receives all that descends from the heights, observes from there all that is below.
- Sri Aurobindo

A ninth edition, second impression copy in very good condition with few signs of wear.

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Author(s):
Aurobindo, Sri
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 10.5 cm
Edition:
1985 Ninth Edition, Second Impression
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
108
Publisher:
Madanlal Himatsinghka
Title:
Bases of Yoga

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A strong mind and body and life-force are needed in the sadhana. Especially steps should be taken to throw our tamas and bring strength and force into the frame of the nature.
The way of Yoga must be a living thing, not a mental principle or a set method to be stuck to against all necessary variations.
It is not possible to make a foundation in Yoga if the mind is restless. The first thing needed is quiet in the mind. Also to merge the personal consciousness is not the first aim of the Yoga: the first aim is to open it to a higher spiritual consciousness and for this also a quiet mind is the first need.
It is the aim of the sadhana that the consciousness should rise out of the body and take its station above - spreading in the wideness everywhere, not limited to the body. Thus liberated one opens to all that is above this station, above the ordinary mind, receives all that descends from the heights, observes from there all that is below.
- Sri Aurobindo

A ninth edition, second impression copy in very good condition with few signs of wear.

Author(s):
Aurobindo, Sri
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15 x 10.5 cm
Edition:
1985 Ninth Edition, Second Impression
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
108
Publisher:
Madanlal Himatsinghka
Title:
Bases of Yoga

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