The Human Aspiration
This is the first chapter of The Life Divine. It highlights the close link between the urge for progress in the individual and the large movement of the evolution of consciousness in Nature.
The Hour of God
A short essay on the very special moment of time we are living in now.
What is Consciousness?
A few short quotes on the nature of consciousness.
The Riddle of This World
A letter about pain and suffering and their role in the evolution of consciousness.
Sri Aurobindo's Teaching and Method of Sadhana
A letter explaining the difference between Sri Aurobindo's yoga and other paths.
The Object of Integral Yoga
A selection from Sri Aurobindo's Letters on Yoga, dealing with the different reasons why people can take up Yoga.
Aspiration and Grace
The first three chapters of Sri Aurobindo's booklet The Mother, dealing with three core-elements of yoga: aspiration, rejection and surrender.
The Triple Transformation
One of the most important chapters of The Life Divine, explaining the basic processes involved in the psychic, spiritual and supramental transformation.
The Renaissance in India
Four essays dealing with the awakening of India and its role in the future of mankind.
The Doctrine of the Mystics
An essay on the secret meaning of the Rig Veda
A passage from Sri Aurobindo's Savitri about the problem of pain.