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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Vivekananda uses the word involution exactly how it appears in Theosophy

Readings in Sri Aurobindo's the Life Divine: Covering Book Two, ... - Page 290 - Santosh Krinsky - 2012 - Preview - More editions Sri Aurobindo uses the example of electricity in the form of lightning to illustrate this point. ... and factor. evolution is an inverse action of the involution: what is an ultimate and last derivation in the involution is the first to appear in the evolution; ...
Evolutionary, Spiritual Conceptions of Life - Sri Aurobindo, ... - Page 35 - Michael Leicht - 2008 - Preview According to Aurobindo the Super-Mind plays a vital role in linking the physical with the spiritual (transmitted by the overmind). Aurobindo in dealing with the ascent of matter and the descent of god (as evolution and involution) dwells upon...
The Essential Aurobindo - Preview For Aurobindo, a proper understanding of evolution—i.e., that space and time, the universe, is possible because of a prior involution (involvement) of Spirit—is the foundation stone of his entire teaching. He also emphasizes, however, ...
The Integral Advaitism of Sri Aurobindo - Page 285 Rāmacandra Miśra - 1998 - Preview Mind is the manifestation or the result of the self-concentration or the self-modification of the ... There are, according to Sri Aurobindo, four ways in which man becomes aware of his own existence as well as that of the ...
Neoplatonism and Indian Thought - Page 265 - R. Baine Harris - 1982 - Preview - More editions Thus what Plotinus calls emanation has some resemblance with Sri Aurobindo's concept of involution. But emanation is directly involved in creation, while involution is a pre-condition of evolution which is involved in creation. Both Plotinus and ...
Penguin Sri Aurobindo Reader - Page 260 - ParanjapeMakarand - Preview - More editions ... story of each evolutionary emergence: the principle of its highest perfection lies concealed in the involution which precedes and ... Each gradation contains the possibility and the certainty of
The philosophy of Sri Aurobindo: his idea of evolution - Page 21 - Joseph Veliyathil - 1972 - has the involution resulted in this universe and not in another one? Is there any element determining the process of involution? Aurobindo was quite aware of these possible questions. He says that the delight in the Absolute is the answer to...
Sri Aurobindo and the Mother: Glimpses of Their Experiments, ... - Page 265 - Kireet Joshi - 1989 - Preview - More editions For behind our conscious physical, vital and mental operations there is, according to Sri Aurobindo, a deeper and ... of communication with the worlds of being which the descent towards involution created in its passage and
Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader Sachidananda Mohanty - 2012 - Preview - More editions Sri Aurobindo expounds his philosophy of Creative Evolution in a number of texts, primarily in his magnum opus—The Life Divine. He suggests that Evolution as a concept cannot be understood without the parallel theory of Involution.
The philosophy of evolution in Sri Aurobindo and Teilhard de Chardin - Page 108 Jan Feys - 1973 - We can now dispel the ambiguity: the fundamental law of evolution is summed up in one word, both by Aurobindo and Teilhard: 'involution'. But with totally different meanings. What Aurobindo means by involution is that the Absolute, before ...
Understanding Medical Physiology - Page 876 - Bijlani - 2004 - Preview - More editions Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo have made powerful pleas in the recent past for correcting this ... The Supreme Consciousness underwent an enormous involution when it manifested as inconscient matter. In the course of time, matter...
Handbook of Religion and the Authority of Science - Page 335 Jim R. Lewis, Olav Hammer - 2010 - Preview This brings us to the second assumption that underlies Vivekananda's evolutionism, namely, involution. Vivekananda uses the word involution exactly how it appears in Theosophy: the descent, or the involvement, of divine consciousness into ...
Encyclopaedia of Literature in English - Page 1146 - M K Bhatnagar - 2001 - Preview - More editions From the assumption that every evolution presupposes involution, Vivekananda suggested that the Cosmic Intelligence or the Lord of Creation, involves itself in the process of evolution, manifests and evolves itself until it becomes a perfect ...
Selected Doctrines from Indian Philosophy - Page 48 - V. Ramakrishna RaoVet Ury Ramakrishna Rao - 1987 - Preview The Panchakosa represent the involution of Brahman while Alexander's scheme represents the evolution of space, time and matter. Swami Vivekananda says : "Every evolution is preceeded by an involution... The whole series of evolution ...
Sri Aurobindo and the theories of evolution: a critical and ... - Page 71 Rama Shanker Srivastava - 1968 - Involution is a process of creation of the cosmos and evolution is its successive 1. The Life Divine. Book.II, Pt. II. pp. 628-29. Reprinted 1949, New York, The Sri Aurobindo Library Inc. 2. Ibid pp. 734-35. process of Divinisation. Here it is important ...
The Spectrum Of Consciousness - Page xix - Ken Wilber - 2002 - Preview - More editions In subsequent writings, I reverted to the other usage, following Aurobindo: involution is the move away from Spirit, getting lost and involved in maya, and evolution is the growth back to Spirit as Spirit, whereupon it is seen that all of maya is ...
A critical study of Aurobindo: with special reference to his ... - Page 94 - Laxman Ganpatrao Chincholkar - 1966 - That which evolves must be implicitly involved. Thus observed, involution and evolution constitute two terms of material existence. 2 The order of the ... 73. are, as Aurobindo remarks, the double terms of our existence. 2. L. D. pp. 811, 812. 3.
Columbia companion to 20th-century philosophies - Page 651 - Constantin V. Boundas - 2007 - Preview - More editions Like Vivekananda, Aurobindo accepts the monistic premise: evolution which leads to an eventual development beyond the Mind can occur because the 'infinite Spirit' lies hidden - 'involuted' in material nature. In fact Aurobindo describes ...
The integral philosophy of Sri Aurobindo: a commemorative symposium - Page 136 - Haridas ChaudhuriFrederic Spiegelberg - 1960 - Involution of Saccidananda precedes Its manifestation. The act of involution is graded descent from Saccidananda to supermind, overmind, intuition, illumined mind, higher mind, mind, soul, life and finally to matter. As Sri Aurobindo remarks:...
The meeting of the East and the West in Sri Aurobindo's philosophy - Page 98S.K. Maitra - 1956 - Just as in involution the Spirit projects itself out of itself, so in evolution it comes back to itself. It comes back to itself in the reverse way to that in which it went out of itself in involution. The former process Sri Aurobindo also calls Ascent and the... Studies in Sri Aurobindo's philosophy - Page 29S.K. Maitra - 1945
Pschology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research - Page 282 - Stanislav Grof - 2000 - Preview - More editions In the East, similar concepts found their most articulate expression in the writings of the Indian mystic and philosopher Sri Aurobindo under the names of involution and evolution of consciousness (Aurobindo 1965). Modern discussion of the ...
Towards eternity; Sri Aurobindo birth centenary volume, 15th ... - Page 228 - Aurobindo GhoseV. Madhusudan Reddy - 1973 - Evolution reproduces in the reverse order the process of the descent of the spirit in involution. The order of involution is sketched thus by Sri Aurobindo. "Existence, Consciousness- Force, Bliss, Super- mind, Mind, Psyche (or Soul), Life, ...
Karma and Rebirth: Post Classical Developments - Page 30 - Ronald Wesley Neufeldt - 1986 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo's letters to his disciples discuss some other possibiliites, though this is the normal course. ... Since the whole of evolution is the Spirit's free becoming, experiencing freely the involution and evolution of the many possibilities of the ...
Psychotherapy and Spirit: Theory and Practice in Transpersonal ... - Page 71 - Brant Cortright - 1997 - Preview - More editions Overview of the Spectrum Model Wilber's model began with Sri Aurobindo's idea, first articulated in 1915, that cosmic evolution began first with an involution by the Divine into the creation of matter and then proceeded to unfold along an ...
Contemporary Indian idealism (with special reference to Swami ... - Page 179 - Ripusudan Prasad Srivastava - 1973 - He does not. however, work out the details of involution. In Radhakrishnan also we find a reference to this involution, biut there, too, a full account of it is wanting. It is in the philolosophy of Sri Aurobindo that one gets a full-length treatment of ...
Foundations of Indian Psychology Volume 1: Theories and Concepts - Page 184 - Cornelissen R. M. Matthijs - 2011 - Preview ... As noted above, the story of existence began with the involution of the supreme superconscience in and as gross matter. ... repeated or disguised in strange forms can surge up into dream or into the waking nature' (Sri Aurobindo, 1970a, p.
Realization of God according to Sri Aurobindo: a study of a ... - Page 39 - George Nedumpalakunnel - 1979 - INVOLUTION OR DESCENT OF THE DIVINE Basing himself on the theory of emanation explained as self-extension or self-diffusion of the Divine, Aurobindo maintains that the creative self-diffusion of Saccidananda down the scale of ...
Sri Aurobindo and Vedānta philosophy - Page 81 - Sheojee Pandey - 1987 - Aurobindo. In the process of creation everywhere involution conditions evolution. The evolution of matter takes place owing to the fact that the spirit involves into matter. Matter possessed of spirit emerges into the higher grade of reality.
Sri Aurobindo: or, The adventure of consciousness - Page 301 - Satprem - 1968 - This is what Sri Aurobindo calls "the involution": The nescience of Matter is a veiled, an involved or somnambulist consciousness which contains all the latent powers of the Spirit. In every particle, atom, molecule, cell of Matter there lives ...
Science, Spirituality And The Modernization Of India - Page 106 -Makarand Paranjape - 2008 - Preview But, in the terminology introduced by Vivekananda and developed by Aurobindo, this is a process of 'involution'. Aurobindo insists that at each stage in evolution the previous stages are not left behind but taken up (Killingley, p.195–6).
Page 122 In his magnum opus, The Life Divine (Aurobindo, 1990), Aurobindo presents descriptions of cosmic involution and evolution, combining Eastern and Western elements with his own experience and insights. In the Involution–Creation, the ...
The Yoga of Patanjali and the Integral Yoga of Sri Aurobindo - Page 79 - G. M. L. Shrivastava - 1987 - Sri Aurobindo writes, "The manifestation of the Being in our universe takes the shape of an involution which is the starting-point of evolution, Matter the neither- most stage, Spirit the summit. In the descent into involution there can be ...
Knowledge, Consciousness and Religious Conversion in Lonergan and ... - Page 260 - Michael T. McLaughlin - 2003 - Preview CONVERSION IN LONERGAN AND AUROBINDO On the other hand, because our actions are actions of a being already in union with the divine, anything we do can only be a movement within the greater evolution and involution of the Divine ...
Sri Aurobindo and Karl Marx: Integral Sociology and Dialectical ... - Page 32 - Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya - 1988 - Preview The scientific account of evolution is discounted by Sri Aurobindo mainly on two scores. First, it fails to explain how evolution is different from involution; and, secondly, how specific (or in species) variation leads to the emergence of a superior...
Sri Aurobindo and Iqbal: a comparative study of their philosophy - Page 112 - M. Rafique - 1974 - To sum up in Sri Aurobindo's own words : "Involution of a superconscient spirit in inconscient Matter is the secret of this visible ... Sri Aurobindo's contention is that without the prior fact of involution, we cannot, consistently, justify the fact of...
The Lives of Sri Aurobindo - Page 274 - Peter Heehs - 2008 - Preview - More editions In answering, Aurobindo reminds us that it is brahman itself that has become each individual being. ... he turns to its psychological conditions. He has traced the origin of the cosmic ignorance (avidya) to the involution of the divine in matter.
Perspectives on Sri Aurobindo's Poetry, Plays, and Criticism - Page 130 - Amrita Paresh Patel, Jaydipsinh Dodiya - 2002 - Full view - More editions The mind is thus the concentrated form of 'chit' in the process of involution. It is the mind which aspires for the "adventures of consciousness". In conclusion, it is safe to say that Sri Aurobindo has formulated Poetics in the light of Sanskrit poetry ...
Encyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers: The political thought of Aurobindo - Page 54 - K. S. Bharathi - 1998 - Preview ... but believes in the teleological involution and evolution in the world of the transcendent-universal spiritual absolute. Aurobindo says that absolute freedom, even when within the bounds of the mortal frame, can be won if one makes a ...
An introduction to Sri Aurobindo's philosophy - Page 88 - Joan Price Ockham - 1977 - Chapter Five INVOLUTION AND IGNORANCE Throughout his philosophical magnum opus, The Life Divine, Sri Aurobindo argues for the necessity of the involution of the higher principles of unity to account for the evolution of the lower world ...
Sri Aurobindo and Jung: a comparative study in Yoga and depth ... - Page 63 - Satya Prakash Singh - 1986 - ... the supreme creative power of Saccidananda. It is that power which is responsible for the whole process of involution of Saccidananda and evolution of the world. ... Sri Aurobindo, Centenary Edition Vol. XXV. pp. 94— 5. Mother is capable of ... Nature Of God - Satya Prakash Singh - Preview
Integral Education: thought & Practical - Page 133 - R.N. Pani - Preview - More editions Evolution is the reverse movement of involution. Sri Aurobindo writes : "Evolution is an inverse action of the involution : what is an ultimate and last derivation in theinvolution is the first to appear in the evolution, what was original and primal in ...
Integral psychology: the psychological system of Sri Aurobindo (in ... - Indra Sen - 1986 - A greater psychology: an introduction to Sri Aurobindo's ... - Aurobindo GhoseA. S. Dalal - 2001 - Provides an overview of the psychological thought of the Indian philospher which includes body, mind, soul, and spirit. The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos: Humanity and the New Story - Brian Swimme - 1999 - Opens up not only the exhilarating truths that science reveals of the birth of the universe, but how these truths can transform our lives.

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