Commentaries on Sri Aurobindo’s Thought, Volume 1 is the first of a 4 volume set which takes up a wide range of diverse topics bearing upon the work of Sri Aurobindo and aspects of the integral Yoga. This first volume consists of 101 brief articles illuminating questions such as the role of love, the psychic being, meditation and japa, spiritual communities, gurus, and insight on various forms of practice of yoga. The commentaries are insightful and cover an enormous range of questions that arise when a seeker takes up the practice of yoga for transformation of his life.
The first section of this book contains talks by the author in 1969 on Mother’s Four Austerities and Four Liberations. The second part consists of talks given between 1985-1988 on the Mother’s affirmative approach to life and various specific themes illustrating this approach.
Topics covered include Fourfold Perfection, Affirmative Spirituality, The Human Potential, Sadhana in the Integral Yoga, Personal Development, Sleep and Dream and many more insights into following a spiritual path while embracing an active life in the world.