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My God, My Prophet, My Avatar – M.S.Srinivasan

Occasionally we will be re-blogging some wonderful posts from other blogs we visit and read. Happy to present today this inspiring post from M. S. Srinivasan.

Photo by Suhas

Photo by Suhas

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[Illuminating perspectives form Sri Aurobindo on a form of egoism and intolerance which is prevalent among devotees, seekers and disciples in the religious and spiritual path, followed by a commentary]

The sadhaka of the integral Yoga will make use of all these aids according to his nature; but it is necessary that he should shun their limitations and cast from himself that exclusive tendency of egoistic mind which cries, “My God, my Incarnation, my Prophet, my Guru,” and opposes it to all other realisation in a sectarian or a fanatical spirit. All sectarianism, all fanaticism must be shunned; for it is inconsistent with the integrity of the divine realisation.

On the contrary, the sadhaka of the integral Yoga will not be satisfied until he has included all other names and forms of Deity in his own conception, seen his own Ishta Devata in all others, unified all Avatars in the…

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About Suhas Mehra

An agricultural engineer and food technologist by training and education. Many years of experience in food technology research and development, in international research organisations as well as big multinational corporations. Personal interest led me to study business management as well. Presently working as a part-time consultant for a socially responsible business organisation in Auroville. Other interests include studying Sri Aurobindo's social and cultural thought, photography and lazying around.

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