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==={{#tip-text:Part One: Essays from the Karmayogin (1909 – 1910) | Sri Aurobindo was the editor of and principal writer for the Karmayogin, “A Weekly Review of National Religion, Literature, Science, Philosophy, &c.”, between June 1909 and February 1910. Most of the contents of the Karmayogin are published in CWSA Volume 8; the fourteen pieces in this volume deal with philosophical and yogic subjects rather than with politics or literature.}}===
 
==={{#tip-text:Part One: Essays from the Karmayogin (1909 – 1910) | Sri Aurobindo was the editor of and principal writer for the Karmayogin, “A Weekly Review of National Religion, Literature, Science, Philosophy, &c.”, between June 1909 and February 1910. Most of the contents of the Karmayogin are published in CWSA Volume 8; the fourteen pieces in this volume deal with philosophical and yogic subjects rather than with politics or literature.}}===
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==={{#tip-text: Part Two: The Yoga and Its Objects (circa 1912) | In 1934 Sri Aurobindo wrote that the booklet represented “an early stage” of his sadhana “and only a part of it is applicable to the Yoga as it has at present taken form after a lapse of more than twenty years”.}}===
 
==={{#tip-text: Part Two: The Yoga and Its Objects (circa 1912) | In 1934 Sri Aurobindo wrote that the booklet represented “an early stage” of his sadhana “and only a part of it is applicable to the Yoga as it has at present taken form after a lapse of more than twenty years”.}}===
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==={{#tip-text: Part Three: Writings from the ''Arya'' (1914 – 1921) | The monthly Arya was “a Review of pure philosophy”; almost all its contents were written by Sri Aurobindo.}}===
 
==={{#tip-text: Part Three: Writings from the ''Arya'' (1914 – 1921) | The monthly Arya was “a Review of pure philosophy”; almost all its contents were written by Sri Aurobindo.}}===
  
 
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Essays in Philosophy and Yoga

Part One: Essays from the Karmayogin (1909 – 1910)

The Ideal of the Karmayogin
Karmayoga
Man—Slave or Free?
Yoga and Human Evolution
Yoga and Hypnotism
The Greatness of the Individual
The Process of Evolution
Stead and the Spirits
Stead and Maskelyne
Fate and Free-Will
The Three Purushas
The Strength of Stillness
The Principle of Evil
The Stress of the Hidden Spirit

Part Two: The Yoga and Its Objects (circa 1912)

The Yoga and Its Objects
Appendix: Explanations of Some Words and Phrases

Part Three: Writings from the ''Arya'' (1914 – 1921)

Notes on the Arya
The “Arya’s” Second Year
Appendix: Passages Omitted from “Our Ideal”
The “Arya’s” Fourth Year
On Ideals and Progress
On Ideals
Yoga and Skill in Works
Conservation and Progress
The Conservative Mind and Eastern Progress
Our Ideal
The Superman
The Superman
All-Will and Free-Will
The Delight of Works
Evolution
Evolution
The Inconscient
Materialism
Thoughts and Glimpses
Aphorisms
Thoughts and Glimpses
Heraclitus
Heraclitus
The Problem of Rebirth
Section I: Rebirth and Karma
Rebirth
The Reincarnating Soul
Rebirth, Evolution, Heredity
Rebirth and Soul Evolution
The Significance of Rebirth
The Ascending Unity
Involution and Evolution
Karma
Karma and Freedom
Karma, Will and Consequence
Rebirth and Karma
Karma and Justice
Section II: The Lines of Karma
The Foundation
The Terrestrial Law
Mind Nature and Law of Karma
The Higher Lines of Karma
Appendix I: The Tangle of Karma
Appendix II: A Clarification
Other Writings from the Arya
The Question of the Month
The Needed Synthesis
“Arya”—Its Significance
Meditation
Different Methods of Writing
Occult Knowledge and the Hindu Scriptures
The Universal Consciousness
The News of the Month
The News of the Month
South Indian Vaishnava Poetry
Andal: The Vaishnava Poetess
Nammalwar: The Supreme Vaishnava Saint and Poet
Arguments to The Life Divine
Arguments to The Life Divine

Part Four: From the Standard Bearer (1920)

Ourselves

Part Five: From the Bulletin of Physical Education (1949 – 1950)

The Supramental Manifestation upon Earth
Message
Perfection of the Body
The Divine Body
Supermind and the Life Divine
Supermind and Humanity
Supermind in the Evolution
Mind of Light
Supermind and Mind of Light