Thursday, November 11, 2010
Reinventing Integral Yoga
[I have learned the hard way not to trust anyone's "truth", starting from an Aurobindonian scholar like him. paulette has left a new comment on your post "Questions about Sudha Sinha and Ramanathan": Savitri Era Open Forum, November 11, 2010]
[I don’t know I am learning so many new things about the yoga these days. …
The Heehs imbroglio has brought home the futility of seeking peace and tranquility prematurely. The sage as a theoretical construct can be hugely misleading and so are neat instructions on intricacies of practice. Yoga as abstraction or in isolation can be a perilous addiction. More so for the facilitators, for common flaws like transference don’t vanish.
Thematic compilation of Sri Aurobindo’s letters excising out the personal references and chronology is the most worrying aspect on this score. The all-life-is-yoga matrix surely involves much unlearning and scales falling from the eyes. [TNM]