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Sri Aurobindo has described a yogic path that starts from the Yoga of works, through action in the world, but eventually incorporates the deepest forms of devotion and the completest understanding brought about by the Yoga of knowledge. The central characteristic that brings this about is what is called the “Yoga of sacrifice”, with an understanding of the term in its widest and highest sense.
“Lastly, the practice of this Yoga of sacrifice compels us to renounce all the inner supports of egoism, casting them out of our mind and will and actions, and to eliminate its seed, its presence, its influence out of our nature. All must be done for the Divine; all must be directed towards the Divine. Nothing must be attempted for ourselves as a separate existence; nothing done for others, whether neighbors, friends, family, country or mankind or other creatures merely because they are connected with…
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