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Commentaries on 'Elements Of Yoga'
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Publisher's Note

This book contains the text of Sri Aurobindo's Elements of Yoga and the Mother's oral commentaries on it. Elements of Yoga is a compilation of Sri Aurobindo's replies to some elementary questions about Yoga raised by a disciple during the years 1933 to 1936. First published in 1953 and reissued in 1956, the text has long been out of print and is therefore being reproduced here as the first part of the book.

The Mother's commentaries on Elements of Yoga were given from April to June of 1954 to the members of her "Wednesday Class", held weekly at the Ashram Playground. This class consisted of a large gathering of students of various ages and Ashram members, including school teachers. After reading out a portion of the text, the Mother would answer any questions raised by members of the class. She did not systematically discuss all the subjects in the book, but did cover most of its central ideas. These commentaries are reproduced from pages 109-202 of Questions and Answers 1954, Volume 6 of the Mother's Collected Works.

CONTENTS

Part One: Elements Of Yoga
IThe Call and Fitness3
IIThe Foundation7
IIIAspiration10
IVSincerity17
VFaith21
VISurrender23
VIILove29
VIIIThe Psychic Opening36
IXExperiences and Visions40
XWork45
XITransformation51
XIIDifficulties and Progress58
XIIISex - Food - Sleep67
XIVSome Explanations73
Part Two: Commentaries on "Elements of Yoga"
On "The Call and Fitness" and "The Foundation83
On "Aspiration"90
On "Sincerity" and "Faith"96
On "Surrender"105
On "Love"112
On "The Psychic Opening"121
On "Experiences and Visions" and "Work"131
On "Transformation"138
On "Difficulties and Progress"151
On "Sex - Food - Sleep"162
On "Some Explanations"174

Commentaries on 'Elements Of Yoga'

Item Code:
IDJ112
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
1991
Publisher:
Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust
ISBN:
8170582237
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7.0" X 4.6"
Pages:
189
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Publisher's Note

This book contains the text of Sri Aurobindo's Elements of Yoga and the Mother's oral commentaries on it. Elements of Yoga is a compilation of Sri Aurobindo's replies to some elementary questions about Yoga raised by a disciple during the years 1933 to 1936. First published in 1953 and reissued in 1956, the text has long been out of print and is therefore being reproduced here as the first part of the book.

The Mother's commentaries on Elements of Yoga were given from April to June of 1954 to the members of her "Wednesday Class", held weekly at the Ashram Playground. This class consisted of a large gathering of students of various ages and Ashram members, including school teachers. After reading out a portion of the text, the Mother would answer any questions raised by members of the class. She did not systematically discuss all the subjects in the book, but did cover most of its central ideas. These commentaries are reproduced from pages 109-202 of Questions and Answers 1954, Volume 6 of the Mother's Collected Works.

CONTENTS

Part One: Elements Of Yoga
IThe Call and Fitness3
IIThe Foundation7
IIIAspiration10
IVSincerity17
VFaith21
VISurrender23
VIILove29
VIIIThe Psychic Opening36
IXExperiences and Visions40
XWork45
XITransformation51
XIIDifficulties and Progress58
XIIISex - Food - Sleep67
XIVSome Explanations73
Part Two: Commentaries on "Elements of Yoga"
On "The Call and Fitness" and "The Foundation83
On "Aspiration"90
On "Sincerity" and "Faith"96
On "Surrender"105
On "Love"112
On "The Psychic Opening"121
On "Experiences and Visions" and "Work"131
On "Transformation"138
On "Difficulties and Progress"151
On "Sex - Food - Sleep"162
On "Some Explanations"174
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