All that has just been said concerns the speculative mind, the mind that learns. The spiritual path - or sadhana - as developed by him, works with a combination of a voluntarily adopted psychological discipline and various yogic practices. He was an intellectual who intensely analyzed human and social evolution. The schools focus on competition with others, mastery of subject matter for getting better marks or grades than on learning in cooperation with and from one another for personal growth and for welfare of others. It may be said that from the very first days, even the first hours of his life, the child should undergo the first part of this programme as far as food, sleep, evacuation, etc. It is not personal Ananda, but the bringing down of the divine Ananda - Christ's kingdom of heaven, our Satyayuga - upon the earth.
Another pitfall to avoid: do not scold your child without good reason and only when it is quite indispensable. Yet something drew me to the truth of the Vedas, the truth of the Gita, the truth of the. The fact is that like all the other parts of the human being, the mind too needs rest and it will not have this rest unless we know how to provide it. The hours before midnight are the best for resting the nerves. Generally, all disciplines dealing with the vital being, its purification and its control, proceed by coercion, suppression, abstinence and asceticism.
There are other steps to climb before you reach the summit. If what they tell me suits my body, great. In poetry, his principal work is in blank verse. I know I have the strength to uplift this fallen race; it is not physical strength, I am not going to fight with the sword or with the gun, but with the power of knowledge. One specially termed Prana moves in the upper part of the body and is pre-eminently the breath of life, because it brings the universal life-force into the physical system and gives it there to be distributed. Evidently, for this process to be useful, along with the growth of the power of observation the will for progress and perfection must also grow. To raise up the physical to the spiritual is Brahmacharya, for by the meeting of the two the energy which starts from one and produces the other is enhanced and fulfills itself.
Parents, have a high ideal and always act in accordance with it and you will see that little by little your child will reflect this ideal in himself and spontaneously manifest the qualities you would like to see expressed in his nature. Having been denied exposure to his own cultural heritage during childhood, Sri Aurobindo plunged into a deep investigation of ancient and modern Indian systems of knowledge. The subject is being more and more thoroughly studied, and many books have appeared and are still appearing which give all the information and guidance needed. Long before others, he spoke of 'one world. Rule 3 is, don't believe anybody else. वास्तव में वही संस्कृति विश्व की अगली संस्कृति बनेगी.
There can follow afterwards an opening upward and descent of a higher principle of the Being. The experience is essentially the same, if it is sincere; it is only the words and phrases in which it is formulated that differ according to the belief and the mental education of the one who has the experience. Man clothes the ideal or the absolute he seeks to attain with different names according to the environment in which he is born and the education he has received. Discipline Children should be provided with a free environment so that they are able to gain more and more knowledge by their own efforts. Truth cannot be shut up in a single book, Bible or Veda or Koran, or in a single religion.
The first concerns the development and use of the sense organs. . Here is a collection of profound thoughts and quotations by Sri Aurobindo. He believed in a spiritual realisation that not only liberated man but also transformed his nature, enabling a divine life on earth. On no account should this pernicious tendency be encouraged. According to him, physical development and holiness are the chief aims of education.
Changing one's mental activity is certainly the way of resting; but the greatest possible rest is silence. If it is imperfect, recalcitrant, obstinate, so are also the other members, the vital being, heart and and reason. Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email. But one need not inevitably stop there. There was perhaps a time when a romantic and morbid taste for physical unbalance prevailed; but, fortunately, that tendency has disappeared. The goal is known to some extent, for most of those who have reached it have described it more or less clearly.
We can see that it is the Consciousness which had lost itself, returning to itself, emerging out of its giant self-forgetfulness, slowly, painfully, as a life that is would-be sentient, to be more than sentient, to be again divinely self-conscious, free, infinite, immortal. No man or nation need be weak unless he chooses, no man or nation need perish unless he deliberately chooses extinction. According to the ancient theory retas is jala or water, full of light and heat and electricity, in one word, of tejas. A fifth, the Udana, moves upward from the body to the crown of the head and is a regular channel of communication between the physical life and the greater life of the spirit. On the contrary, though he escaped conviction on the actual charge of conspiracy in the Alipore case, yet it is beyond doubt that his influence has been pernicious in the extreme.
Aurobindo Ghosh Quotes in Hindi अब हमारे सारे कार्यों के लक्ष्य मातृभूमि की सेवा ही होनी चाहिए. After his studies in United Kingdom, he returned to his homeland and served the ruler of the princely state of Baroda. There are many parents who, on the contrary, push their child to constant activity. We propose to study these five aspects of education one by one and also their interrelationships. The yoga we practice is not for ourselves alone, but for the Divine; its aim is to work out the will of the Divine in the world, to effect a spiritual transformation and to bring down a divine nature and a divine life into the mental, vital and physical nature and life of humanity. But if you keep alive within you the ideal of beauty that is to be realised, sooner or later you are sure to reach the goal you have set yourself.
He should be helped to develop a taste for food that is simple and healthy, substantial and appetising, but free from any useless complications. It is a selfish tyranny over a human soul and a wound to the nation, which loses the benefit of the best that a man could have given it and is forced to accept instead something imperfect and artificial, second-rate, perfunctory and common. The journey of education is always from near to far or from local to global. Well, perhaps; for he has seen the shadow of God and clutched at it. To see that her thoughts are always beautiful and pure, her feelings always noble and fine, her material surroundings as harmonious as possible and full of a great simplicity - this is the part of education which should apply to the mother herself. There is a Buddhist saying: 'Before he gathered wood and carried water; after enlightenment he gathered wood and carried water. In fact, he is a new type of thinker, one who combines in his vision the alacrity of the West with the illumination of the East.