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The Life Divine


Book One: Omnipresent Reality and the Universe

Chapter I The Human Aspiration 3 Paper icon.png
Chapter II The Two Negations: 1. The Materialist Denial 8 Paper icon.png
Chapter III The Two Negations: 2. The Refusal of the Ascetic 20 Paper icon.png
Chapter IV Reality Omnipresent 29 Paper icon.png
Chapter V The Destiny of the Individual 38 Paper icon.png
Chapter VI Man in the Universe 47 Paper icon.png
Chapter VII The Ego and the Dualities 56 Paper icon.png
Chapter VIII The Methods of Vedantic Knowledge 66 Paper icon.png
Chapter IX The Pure Existent 78 Paper icon.png
Chapter X Conscious Force 87 Paper icon.png
Chapter XI Delight of Existence: The Problem 98 Paper icon.png
Chapter XII Delight of Existence: The Solution 108 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIII The Divine Maya 120 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIV The Supermind as Creator 130 Paper icon.png
Chapter XV The Supreme Truth-Consciousness 141 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVI The Triple Status of Supermind 152 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVII The Divine Soul 161 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVIII Mind and Supermind 170 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIX Life 185 Paper icon.png
Chapter XX Death, Desire and Incapacity 200 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXI The Ascent of Life 210 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXII The Problem of Life 220 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXIII The Double Soul in Man 231 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXIV Matter 245 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXV The Knot of Matter 254 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVI The Ascending Series of Substance 266 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVII The Sevenfold Chord of Being 276 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVIII Supermind, Mind and the Overmind Maya 285 Paper icon.png

Book Two: The Knowledge and the Ignorance—The Spiritual Evolution

Part I: The Infinite Consciousness and the Ignorance

Chapter I Indeterminates, Cosmic Determinations and the Indeterminable 309 Paper icon.png
Chapter II Brahman, Purusha, Ishwara—Maya, Prakriti, Shakti 336 Paper icon.png
Chapter III The Eternal and the Individual 380 Paper icon.png
Chapter IV The Divine and the Undivine 403 Paper icon.png
Chapter V The Cosmic Illusion; Mind, Dream and Hallucination 428 http://wiki.auroville.org.in/w/images/7/7a/The_Life_Divine_-_Bk.2_Ch.5_The_Cosmic_Illusion%3B_Mind%2C_Dream_and_Hallucination.pdf
Chapter VI Reality and the Cosmic Illusion 455 Paper icon.png
Chapter VII The Knowledge and the Ignorance 499 Paper icon.png
Chapter VIII Memory, Self-Consciousness and the Ignorance 519 Paper icon.png
Chapter IX Memory, Ego and Self-Experience 529 Paper icon.png
Chapter X Knowledge by Identity and Separative Knowledge 543 Paper icon.png
Chapter XI The Boundaries of the Ignorance 573 Paper icon.png
Chapter XII The Origin of the Ignorance 586 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIII Exclusive Concentration of Consciousness-Force and the Ignorance 602 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIV The Origin and Remedy of Falsehood, Error, Wrong and Evil 618 Paper icon.png

Part II: The Knowledge and the Spiritual Evolution

Chapter XV Reality and the Integral Knowledge 659 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVI The Integral Knowledge and the Aim of Life; Four Theories of Existence 683 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVII The Progress to Knowledge — God, Man and Nature 710 Paper icon.png
Chapter XVIII The Evolutionary Process — Ascent and Integration 730 Paper icon.png
Chapter XIX Out of the Sevenfold Ignorance towards the Sevenfold Knowledge 754 Paper icon.png
Chapter XX The Philosophy of Rebirth 771 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXI The Order of the Worlds 795 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXII Rebirth and Other Worlds; Karma, the Soul and Immortality 823 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXIII Man and the Evolution 856 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXIV The Evolution of the Spiritual Man 880 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXV The Triple Transformation 922 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVI The Ascent towards Supermind 953 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVII The Gnostic Being 999 Paper icon.png
Chapter XXVIII The Divine Life 1051 Paper icon.png


Notes are paraphrased from the “Publisher's Note” and “Note on the Texts”.