Letters of Sri Aurobindo
2. Integral Yoga and Other Paths
Fragment ID: 110
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Sri Aurobindo — Nahar, Prithwi Singh
May 29, 1936
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Yes, the object of our yoga is to establish direct contact with the Divine above and bring down the divine Consciousness from above into all the centres. Occult powers belonging to the mental, vital and subtle physical planes are not our object. One can have contact with various Divine Forces and Personalities on the way, but there is no need to establish them in the centres, though sometimes that happens automatically (as with the four Personalities of the Mother) for a time in the course of the sadhana. But it is not a rule to do so. Our yoga is meant to be plastic and to allow all necessary workings of the Divine Power according to the nature, but these in their details may vary with each individual.
1 Sri Aurobindo and Mother to Prithwi Singh; CWSA, volume 28: Forms
2 Sri Aurobindo and Mother to Prithwi Singh; CWSA, volume 28: the
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