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Branching Streams flow in the darkness
perhaps that is what will happen but the question of this entry also came, because what world am I living in at this moment? or what is my current state of consciousness. Am I absorbed in the Little Life? or Little Mind? in the Darkness? When does Savitri speak of "lost" in what cantos?
39 Sri Aurobindo
4 The Mother
4 Manly P Hall
3 Carl Jung
2 Vicktor Hugo
2 Jigme Lingpa
1 T S Eliot
1 The Sutra on the Buddha's Bequeathed Teaching
1 Sri Ramakrishna
1 Saul Williams
1 Saint Thomas Aquinas
1 Saint Luke
1 Saint Francis
1 Saint Dionysius the Areopagite
1 Nolini Kanta Gupta
1 Matsuo Basho
1 Joseph Campbell
1 Jorge Luis Borges
1 James W Fowler
1 Henry David Thoreau
1 Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
1 Emerald Tablet
1 Dzogchen Rinpoche III
1 Daphne du Maurier
1 Albert Pike
NEW FULL DB (2.4M)
14 Mehmet Murat ildan
9 Carl Jung
7 Terry Pratchett
7 Seth Adam Smith
6 Charles Bukowski
5 Neil Gaiman
4 Sylvain Reynard
4 Suzanne Collins
4 Madeleine L Engle
4 Eleanor Roosevelt
4 Cassandra Clare
4 Bren Brown
3 Victor Hugo
3 Umberto Eco
3 T S Eliot
3 Sabaa Tahir
3 Haruki Murakami
3 Edna St Vincent Millay
1:All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. ~ Saint Francis,
2:Out of the darkness we still grow to light. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Word of Fate,
3:The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ~ Anonymous, The Bible, John 1:5,
4:And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
~ Anonymous, The Bible, John 1:5, [T5],
5:Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind. ~ Vicktor Hugo,
6:Destroy the darkness of delusion with the brightness of wisdom. ~ The Sutra on the Buddha's Bequeathed Teaching,
7:They wander in darkness seeking light, failing to realize that the light is in the heart of the darkness.
~ Manly P Hall,
8:As the darkness disappears, the inner doors too will open. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters on Yoga - II, Patience and Perseverance,
9:In every heart is hidden the myriad One. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
10:My God is love and sweetly suffers all.
~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness, [T5],
11:Is measured by the throbs of the soul’s pain, ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
12:The darkness was the Omnipotent’s abode,
Hood of omniscience, a blind mask of God. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems, The Inconscient,
13:The dayspring from on high has visited us, to give light to them that sit in the darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet in the way of peace. ~ Saint Luke,
14:More deeply than the bounded senses can
Which grasp externally and find to lose, ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
15:A fragile miracle of thinking clay,
Armed with illusions walks the child of Time. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
16:Death, the dire god, inflicted on her eyes
The immortal calm of his tremendous gaze: ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
17:Through Nature’s contraries we draw near God;
Out of the darkness we still grow to light.
Death is our road to immortality. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Word of Fate,
18:... I am now able to put myself into men and change them, removing the darkness and bringing light, giving them a new heart and a new mind.
~ Sri Aurobindo, Autobiographical Notes,
19:As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
~ Carl Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections ch. II (1962),
20:When I have loved for ever, I shall know.
Love in me knows the truth all changings mask. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
21:As thoughts stand mute on a despairing verge
Where the last depths plunge into nothingness ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
22:Reason that scans and breaks, but cannot build
Or builds in vain because she doubts her work. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
23:Light is the source of all clearness and harmony even as the darkness of ignorance is the cause of all our stumblings. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga, The Purified Understanding,
24:Enlightenment consists not merely in the seeing of luminous shapes and visions, but in making the darkness visible. The latter procedure is more difficult and therefore, unpopular.
~ Carl Jung,
25:The eyes of love gaze starlike through death’s night,
The feet of love tread naked hardest worlds. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
26:From the non-being to true being,
from the darkness to the Light,
from death to Immortality.
OM Peace! Peace! Peace!
(Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, I.3.28)
So be it. ~ Sri Aurobindo,
27:As the darkness of centuries is scattered when the light is brought into a chamber, so the accumulated faults of numberless births vanish before a single shaft of the light of the Almighty. ~ Sri Ramakrishna,
28:One endless watches the inconscient scene
Where all things perish, as the foam the stars.
The One lives for ever. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
29:I know that knowledge is a vast embrace:
I know that every being is myself,
In every heart is hidden the myriad One. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
30:I made the worlds my net, each joy a mesh.
A Hunger amorous of its suffering prey,
Life that devours, my image see in things. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
31:Half-seen in clouds appeared a sombre face;
Night’s dusk tiara was his matted hair,
The ashes of the pyre his forehead’s sign. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
32:Then a sound pealed through that dead monstrous realm:
Vast like the surge in a tired swimmer’s ears,
Clamouring, a fatal iron-hearted roar, ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
33:In the smothering stress of this stupendous Nought
Mind could not think, breath could not breathe, the soul
Could not remember or feel itself. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
34:Soul in the Ignorance, wake from its stupor.
Flake of the world-fire, spark of Divinity,
Lift up thy mind and thy heart into glory.
Sun in the darkness, recover thy lustre. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems, Soul in the Ignorance,
35:Another etymological theory considers the term guru to be based on the syllables gu (गु) and ru(रु), which it claims stands for darkness and light that dispels it, respectively.[Note 2] The guru is seen as the one who dispels the darkness of ignorance. ~ ?,
Gifts I can give to soothe thy wounded life.
The pacts which transient beings make with fate,
And the wayside sweetness earth-bound hearts would pluck, ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
37:I bow not to thee, O huge mask of death,
Black lie of night to the cowed soul of man,
Unreal, inescapable end of things,
Thou grim jest played with the immortal spirit. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
38:His mind is a hunter upon tracks unknown;
Amusing Time with vain discovery,
He deepens with thought the mystery of his fate
And turns to song his laughter and his tears. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
39:My Force is Nature that creates and slays
The hearts that hope, the limbs that long to live.
I have made man her instrument and slave,
His body I made my banquet, his life my food. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
40:Serpentine in the gleam the darkness lolled,
Its black hoods jewelled with the mystic glow;
Its dull sleek folds shrank back and coiled and slid,
As though they felt all light a cruel pain ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
41:True teachers who do not deceive on the supreme path, are like great ships that rescue beings from the ocean of existence. They are like rain of nectar that covers the flames of karma and defilements. And they are like the sun and moon that dispels the darkness of ignorance. ~ Jigme Lingpa,
42:True teachers who do not deceive on the supreme path, are like great ships that rescue beings from the ocean of existence. They are like rain of nectar that covers the flames of karma and defilements. And they are like the sun and moon that dispels the darkness of ignorance. ~ Jigme Lingpa,
43:Yes, there are happy ways near to God's sun;
But few are they who tread the sunlit path;
Only the pure in soul can walk in light.
An exit is shown, a road of hard escape
From the sorrow and the darkness and the chain;
~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Way of Fate and the Problem of Pain,
44:The Master of Wisdom in his first coming to birth in the supreme ether of the great Light, - many his births, seven his mouths of the Word, seven his Rays, - scatters the darknesses with his cry. Rig Veda.3 ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, Out of the Sevenfold Ignorance towards the Sevenfold Knowledge,
45:All whose eyes can pierce that curtain, gaze into dimness;
This they have glimpsed and that they imagine deceived by their natures
Seeing the forms in their hearts of dreadful things and of joyous;
As in the darkness our eyes are deceived by shadows ~ Sri Aurobindo, Collected Poems, Ilion,
46:The gods who watch the earth with sleepless eyes
And guide its giant stumblings through the void,
Have given to man the burden of his mind;
In his unwilling heart they have lit their fires
And sown in it incurable unrest. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness,
47:Then kindling the gold tongue of sacrifice,
Calling the powers of a bright hemisphere,
We shall shed the discredit of our mortal state,
Make the abysm a road for Heaven’s descent,
Acquaint our depths with the supernal Ray
And cleave the darkness ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Godheads of the Little Life,
48:That which causes us trials shall yield us triumph: and that which make our hearts ache shall fill us with gladness. The only true happiness is to learn, to advance, and to improve: which could not happen unless we had commenced with error, ignorance, and imperfection. We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light.
~ Albert Pike,
49:Filling the conscious mind with ideal conceptions is a characteristic of Western theosophy, but not the confrontation with the Shadow and the world of darkness. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular. ~ Carl Jung,
50:Just as full sunlight completely dispels all darkness but even a few rays provide a measure of light, so, if we complete the practice of training the mind, we will totally dispel the darkness of our ignorance, but if we engage in only some parts of the practice, this will still help to reduce our ignorance and self-cherishing . ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso,
51:Every soul is engaged in a great work-the labor of personal liberation from the state of ignorance. The world is a great prison; its bars are the Unknown. And each is a prisoner until, at last, he earns the right to tear these bars from their moldering sockets, and pass, illuminated and inspired into the darkness, which becomes lighted by that presence ~ Manly P Hall,
52:Every soul is engaged in a great work-the labor of personal liberation from the state of ignorance. The world is a great prison; its bars are the Unknown. And each is a prisoner until, at last, he earns the right to tear these bars from their moldering sockets, and pass, illuminated and inspired into the darkness, which becomes lighted by that presence ~ Manly P Hall, The Lost Keys of Freemasonry: Or the Secret of Hiram Abiff,
53:A truly good book is something as natural, and as unexpectedly and unaccountably fair and perfect, as a wild flower discovered on the prairies of the West or in the jungles of the East. Genius is a light which makes the darkness visible, like the lightning's flash, which perchance shatters the temple of knowledge itself,--and not a taper lighted at the hearth-stone of the race, which pales before the light of common day. ~ Henry David Thoreau,
54:Sometimes it's a sort of indulgence to think the worst of ourselves. We say, 'Now I have reached the bottom of the pit, now I can fall no further,' and it is almost a pleasure to wallow in the darkness. The trouble is, it's not true. There is no end to the evil in ourselves, just as there is no end to the good. It's a matter of choice. We struggle to climb, or we struggle to fall. The thing is to discover which way we're going. ~ Daphne du Maurier,
55:Let him close the ears with his thumbs .... This is my most beloved Yoga. From practicing this gradually, the Yogi begins to hear mystic sounds (nadas). The first sound is like the hum of the honey-intoxicated bee (matta-bhrnga), next that of a flute (venu), then of a harp (vina); after this, by the gradual practice of Yoga, the destroyer of the darkness of the world, he hears the sounds of ringing bells (ghanta) then sounds like roar of thunder (megha).
56:Whoever has seen the universe, whoever has beheld the fiery designs of the universe, cannot think in terms of one man, of that man's trivial fortunes or misfortunes, though he be that very man. That man has been he and now matters no more to him. What is the life of that other to him, the nation of that other to him, if he, now, is no one? This is why I do not pronounce the formula, why, lying here in the darkness, I let the days obliterate me.~ Jorge Luis Borges, Labyrinths, Selected Stories and Other Writings,
57:If the lost word is lost, if the spent word is spent
If the unheard, unspoken
Word is unspoken, unheard;
Still is the spoken word, the Word unheard,
The Word without a word, the Word within
The world and for the world;
And the light shone in the darkness and
Against the Word the unstilled world still whirled
About the center of the silent Word.
Oh my people, what have I done unto thee.
Where shall the word be found, where shall the word
Resound? Not here, there is not enough silence ~ T S Eliot,
58:The higher we soar in contemplation, the more limited become our expressions of that which is purely intelligible; even as now, when plunging into the Darkness which is above the intellect, we pass not merely into brevity of speech, but even into absolute silence, of thoughts as well as of words ... and, according to the degree of transcendence, so our speech is restrained until, the entire ascent being accomplished, we become wholly voiceless, inasmuch as we are absorbed in Him who is totally ineffable. ~ Saint Dionysius the Areopagite,
59:Creator of all things, true source of light and wisdom, origin of all being, graciously let a ray of your light penetrate the darkness of my understanding. Take from me the double darkness in which I have been born, an obscurity of sin and ignorance. Give me a keen understanding, a retentive memory, and the ability to grasp things correctly and fundamentally. Grant me the talent of being exact in my explanations and the ability to express myself with thoroughness and charm. Point out the beginning, direct the progress, and help in the completion. ~ Saint Thomas Aquinas,
60:This light of history is pitiless; it has a strange and divine quality that, luminous as it is, and precisely because it is luminous, often casts a shadow just where we saw a radiance; out of the same man it makes two different phantoms, and the one attacks and punishes the other, the darkness of the despot struggles with the splendor of the captain. Hence a truer measure in the final judgment of the nations. Babylon violated diminishes Alexander; Rome enslaved diminishes Caesar; massacred Jerusalem diminishes Titus. Tyranny follows the tyrant. Woe to the man who leaves behind a shadow that bears his form. ~ Vicktor Hugo,
61:Faith is a coat against ... nakedness. For most of us, most of the time, faith functions so as to screen off the abyss of mystery that surrounds us. But we all at certain times call upon faith to provide nerve to stand in the presence of the abyss--naked, stripped of life supports, trusting only in the being, the mercy and the power of the Other in the darkness. Faith helps us form a dependable 'life space,' an ultimate environment. At a deeper level, faith undergirds us when our life space is punctured and collapses, when the felt reality of our ultimate environment proves to be less than ultimate.
~ James W Fowler, Stages Of Faith,
62:There is a period, more or less prolonged, of internal effort and struggle in which the individual will has to reject the darkness and distortions of the lower nature and to put itself resolutely or vehemently on the side of the divine Light. The mental energies, the heart's emotions, the vital desires, the very physical being have to be compelled into the right attitude or trained to admit and answer to the right influences. It is only then, only when this has been truly done, that the surrender of the lower to the higher can be effected, because the sacrifice has become acceptable.
~ Sri Aurobindo, The Synthesis Of Yoga, The Four Aids, 61, [T0],
63:O DIVINE Force, supreme Illuminator, hearken to our prayer, move not away from us, do not withdraw, help us to fight the good fight, make firm our strength for the struggle, give us the force to conquer!
O my sweet Master, Thou whom I adore without being able to know Thee, Thou who I am without being able to realise Thee, my entire conscious individuality prostrates itself before Thee and implores, in the name of the workers in their struggle, and of the earth in her agony, in the name of suffering humanity and of striving Nature;
O my sweet Master, O marvellous Unknowable, O Dispenser of all boons, Thou who makest light spring forth in the darkness and strength to arise out of weakness, support our effort, guide our steps, lead us to victory.
~ The Mother, Prayers And Meditations, 211,
64:None is travelling :::
None is travelling
Here along this way but I,
This autumn evening.
The first day of the year:
thoughts come - and there is loneliness;
the autumn dusk is here.
An old pond
A frog jumps in -
Stabs the darkness
Clouds come from time to time -
and bring to men a chance to rest
from looking at the moon.
In the cicada's cry
There's no sign that can foretell
How soon it must die.
Poverty's child -
he starts to grind the rice,
and gazes at the moon.
Won't you come and see
loneliness? Just one leaf
from the kiri tree.
Temple bells die out.
The fragrant blossoms remain.
A perfect evening! ~ Matsuo Basho,
65:He found the vast Thought with seven heads that is born of the Truth; he created some fourth world and became universal. . . .
The Sons of Heaven, the Heroes of the Omnipotent, thinking the straight thought, giving voice to the Truth, founded the plane of illumination and conceived the first abode of the Sacrifice. . . . The Master of Wisdom cast down the stone defences and called to the Herds of Light, . . . the herds that stand in the secrecy on the bridge over the Falsehood between two worlds below and one above; desiring Light in the darkness, he brought upward the Ray-Herds and uncovered from the veil the three worlds; he shattered the city that lies hidden in ambush, and cut the three out of the Ocean, and discovered the Dawn and the Sun and the Light and the Word of Light. Rig Veda.2 ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, Out of the Sevenfold Ignorance towards the Sevenfold Knowledge,
66:7. The Meeting with the Goddess:The ultimate adventure, when all the barriers and ogres have been overcome, is commonly represented as a mystical marriage of the triumphant hero-soul with the Queen Goddess of the World. This is the crisis at the nadir, the zenith, or at the uttermost edge of the earth, at the central point of the cosmos, in the tabernacle of the temple, or within the darkness of the deepest chamber of the heart. The meeting with the goddess (who is incarnate in every woman) is the final test of the talent of the hero to win the boon of love (charity: amor fati), which is life itself enjoyed as the encasement of eternity. And when the adventurer, in this context, is not a youth but a maid, she is the one who, by her qualities, her beauty, or her yearning, is fit to become the consort of an immortal. Then the heavenly husband descends to her and conducts her to his bed-whether she will or not. And if she has shunned him, the scales fall from her eyes; if she has sought him, her desire finds its peace. ~ Joseph Campbell,
67:When man's thoughts rise upon the wings of aspiration, when he pushes back the darkness with the strength of reason and logic, then indeed the builder is liberated from his dungeon and the light pours in, bathing him with life and power. This light enables us to seek more clearly the mystery of creation and to find with greater certainty our place in the Great Plan, for as man unfolds his bodies he gains talents with which he can explore the mysteries of Nature and search for the hidden workings of the Divine. Through these powers the Builder is liberated and his consciousness goes forth conquering and to conquer. These higher ideals, these spiritual concepts, these altruistic, philanthropic, educative applications of thought power glorify the Builder; for they give the power of expression and those who can express themselves are free. When man can mold his thoughts, his emotions, and his actions into faithful expressions of his highest ideals then liberty is his, for ignorance is the darkness of Chaos and knowledge is the light of Cosmos.
~ Manly P Hall,
68:It is here upon earth, in the body itself, that you must acquire a complete knowledge and learn to use a full and complete power. Only when you have done that will you be free to move about with entire security in all the worlds. Only when you are incapable of having the slightest fear, when you remain unmoved, for example, in the midst of the worst nightmare, can you say, “Now I am ready to go into the vital world.” But this means the acquisition of a power and a knowledge that can come only when you are a perfect master of the impulses and desires of the vital nature. You must be absolutely free from everything that can bring in the beings of the darkness or allow them to rule over you; if you are not free, beware!
No attachments, no desires, no impulses, no preferences; perfect equanimity, unchanging peace and absolute faith in the Divine protection: with that you are safe, without it you are in peril. And as long as you are not safe, it is better to do like little chickens that take shelter under the mother’s wings. ~ The Mother, Questions And Answers 1929-1931,
69:The earth too, one with the surrounding mass of darkness and inconscience is asleep and insentient. She has to wake up and start on her journey moving forward, unveiling her secret mysteries towards the supreme revelation, the Divine incarnation in matter. The Gods are awake, in order to awaken the earth. A first ray is sent down and it touches as it were the sleeping Mother. The Divine Ray is just like a finger of a child touching her mother trying, as it were, to persuade her to open her eyes and look at her child. The first ray, however, comes not as a caress to the inert being of darkness, it is a sharp prick, even a hard blow. Such is the first impact of light upon dead matter; and the light is thrown back, as an unwelcome intruder, into what it came from; and the darkness grovels in its old groove. The second stage comes when the impact is not felt as a pain or something totally foreign and strange; its touch is felt as something soothing, something that heals an eternal sore. But this too was not suffered long and the light has to go back again. ~ Nolini Kanta Gupta, On Savitri,
70:I accept, will not give up, and will practice each of the Three Jewels,
And will not let go of my guru or my yidam deity.
As the samaya of the Buddha, first among the Three Jewels,
I will apply myself to the true, essential reality.
As the samaya of sacred Dharma, second among the Three Jewels,
I will distill the very essence of all the vehicles' teachings.
As the samaya of the Sangha, the third and final Jewel,
I will look upon reality; I will behold pure awareness.
And as the samaya of the guru and the yidam deity,
I will take my very own mind, my pure mind, as a witness.
Generally speaking, the Three Jewels should be regarded as the ultimate place to take refuge. As was taught in the section on taking refuge, your mind should be focused one-pointedly, with all your hopes and trust placed in their care. The gurus are a lamp that dispels the darkness of ignorance.
As the guides who lead you along the path to liberation, they are your sole source of refuge and protection, from now until you attain enlightenment.
For these reasons, you should act with unwavering faith, pure view and devotion, and engage in the approach and accomplishment of the divine yidam deity. ~ Dzogchen Rinpoche III, Great Perfection Outer and Inner Preliminaries,
71:I know perfectly well that pain and suffering and struggle and excesses of despair are natural - though not inevitable - on the way, - not because they are helps, but because they are imposed on us by the darkness of this human nature out of which we have to struggle into the Light. . . .
The dark path is there and there are many who make like the Christians a gospel of spiritual suffering; many hold it to be the unavoidable price of victory. It may be so under certain circumstances, as it has been in so many lives at least at the beginning, or one may choose to make it so. But then the price has to be paid with resignation, fortitude or a tenacious resilience. I admit that if borne in that way the attacks of the Dark Forces or the ordeals they impose have a meaning. After each victory gained over them, there is then a sensible advance; often they seem to show us the difficulties in ourselves which we have to overcome and to say, "Here you must conquer us and here."
But all the same it is a too dark and difficult way which nobody should follow on whom the necessity does not lie.
In any case one thing can never help and that is to despond always and say, "I am unfit; I am not meant for the Yoga." And worse still are these perilous mental formations such as you are always accepting that you must fare like X (one whose difficulty of exaggerated ambition was quite different from yours) and that you have only six years etc. These are clear formations of the Dark Forces seeking not only to sterilise your aspiration but to lead you away and so prevent your sharing in the fruit of the victory hereafter. I do not know what Krishnaprem has said but his injunction, if you have rightly understood it, is one that cannot stand as valid, since so many have done Yoga relying on tapasya or anything else but not confident of any Divine Grace. It is not that, but the soul's demand for a higher Truth or a higher life that is indispensable. Where that is, the Divine Grace whether believed in or not, will intervene. If you believe, that hastens and facilitates things; if you cannot yet believe, still the soul's aspiration will justify itself with whatever difficulty and struggle. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Letters On Yoga - IV,
72:Imperial Maheshwari is seated in the wideness above the thinking mind and will and sublimates and greatens them into wisdom and largeness or floods with a splendour beyond them. For she is the mighty and wise One who opens us to supramental infinities and the cosmic vastness, to the grandeur of the supreme Light, to a treasure-house of miraculous knowledge, to the measureless movement of the Mother's eternal forces. Tranquil is she and wonderful, great and calm for ever. Nothing can move her because all wisdom is in her; nothing is hidden from her that she chooses to know; she comprehends all things and all beings and their nature and what moves them and the law of the world and its times and how all was and is and must be. A strength is in her that meets everything and masters and none can prevail in the end against her vast intangible wisdom and high tranquil power. Equal, patient, unalterable in her will she deals with men according to their nature and with things and happenings according to their Force and truth that is in them. Partiality she has none, but she follows the decrees of the Supreme and some she raises up and some she casts down or puts away into the darkness. To the wise she gives a greater and more luminous wisdom; those that have vision she admits to her counsels; on the hostile she imposes the consequence of their hostility; the ignorant and foolish she leads them according to their blindness. In each man she answers and handles the different elements of his nature according to their need and their urge and the return they call for, puts on them the required pressure or leaves them to their cherished liberty to prosper in the ways of the Ignorance or to perish. For she is above all, bound by nothing, attached to nothing in the universe. Yet she has more than any other the heart of the universal Mother. For her compassion is endless and inexhaustible; all are to her eyes her children and portions of the One, even the Asura and Rakshasa and Pisacha and those that are revolted and hostile. Even her rejections are only a postponement, even her punishments are a grace. But her compassion does not blind her wisdom or turn her action from the course decreed; for the Truth of things is her one concern, knowledge her centre of power and to build our soul and our nature into the divine Truth her mission and her labour.
~ Sri Aurobindo, The Mother With Letters On The Mother, ,
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Whereas the quantised drum has allowed the whirling mathematicians to calculate the ever changing distance between rock and stardom.
Whereas the velocity of the spinning vinyl, cross-faded, spun backwards, and re-released at the same given moment of recorded history , yet at a different moment in time's continuum has allowed history to catch up with the present.
We do hereby declare reality unkempt by the changing standards of dialogue.
Statements, such as, "keep it real", especially when punctuating or anticipating modes of ultra-violence inflicted psychologically or physically or depicting an unchanging rule of events will hence forth be seen as retro-active and not representative of the individually determined is.
Furthermore, as determined by the collective consciousness of this state of being and the lessened distance between thought patterns and their secular manifestations, the role of men as listening receptacles is to be increased by a number no less than 70 percent of the current enlisted as vocal aggressors.
Motherfuckers better realize, now is the time to self-actualize
We have found evidence that hip hops standard 85 rpm when increased by a number as least half the rate of it's standard or decreased at ¾ of it's speed may be a determining factor in heightening consciousness.
Studies show that when a given norm is changed in the face of the unchanging, the remaining contradictions will parallel the truth.
Equate rhyme with reason, Sun with season
Our cyclical relationship to phenomenon has encouraged scholars to erase the centers of periods, thus symbolizing the non-linear character of cause and effect
Your current frequencies of understanding outweigh that which as been given for you to understand.
The current standard is the equivalent of an adolescent restricted to the diet of an infant.
The rapidly changing body would acquire dysfunctional and deformative symptoms and could not properly mature on a diet of apple sauce and crushed pears
Light years are interchangeable with years of living in darkness.
The role of darkness is not to be seen as, or equated with, Ignorance, but with the unknown, and the mysteries of the unseen.
Thus, in the name of:
ROBESON, GOD'S SON, HURSTON, AHKENATON, HATHSHEPUT, BLACKFOOT, HELEN
LENNON, KHALO, KALI, THE THREE MARIAS, TARA, LILITH, LOURDE, WHITMAN
BALDWIN, GINSBERG, KAUFMAN, LUMUMBA, GHANDI, GIBRAN, SHABAZZ, SIDDHARTHA
MEDUSA, GUEVARA, GURDJIEFF, RAND, WRIGHT, BANNEKER, TUBMAN, HAMER, HOLIDAY
DAVIS, COLTRANE, MORRISON, JOPLIN, DUBOIS, CLARKE, SHAKESPEARE, RACHMANINOV
ELLINGTON, CARTER, GAYE, HATHAWAY, HENDRIX, KUTI, DICKINSON, RIPPERTON
MARY, ISIS, THERESA, HANSBURY, TESLA, PLATH, RUMI, FELLINI, MICHAUX, NOSTRADAMUS, NEFERTITI
LA ROCK, SHIVA, GANESHA, YEMAJA, OSHUN, OBATALA, OGUN, KENNEDY, KING, FOUR
LITTLE GIRLS, HIROSHIMA, NAGASAKI, KELLER, BIKO, PERÓN, MARLEY, MAGDALENE, COSBY
SHAKUR, THOSE WHO BURN, THOSE STILL AFLAME, AND THE COUNTLESS UNNAMED
We claim the present as the pre-sent, as the hereafter.
We are unraveling our navels so that we may ingest the sun.
We are not afraid of the darkness, we trust that the moon shall guide us.
We are determining the future at this very moment.
We now know that the heart is the philosophers' stone
Our music is our alchemy
We stand as the manifested equivalent of 3 buckets of water and a hand full of minerals, thus realizing that those very buckets turned upside down supply the percussion factor of forever.
If you must count to keep the beat then count.
Find you mantra and awaken your subconscious.
Curve you circles counterclockwise
Use your cipher to decipher, Coded Language, man made laws.
Climb waterfalls and trees, commune with nature, snakes and bees.
Let your children name themselves and claim themselves as the new day for today we are determined to be the channelers of these changing frequencies into songs, paintings, writings, dance, drama, photography, carpentry, crafts, love, and love.
We enlist every instrument: Acoustic, electronic.
Every so-called race, gender, and sexual preference.
Every per-son as beings of sound to acknowledge their responsibility to uplift the consciousness of the entire fucking World.
Any utterance will be un-aimed, will be disclaimed - two rappers slain
Any utterance will be un-aimed, will be disclaimed - two rappers slain
~ Saul Williams,
74:The Supermind [Supramental consciousness] is in its very essence a truth-consciousness, a consciousness always free from the Ignorance which is the foundation of our present natural or evolutionary existence and from which nature in us is trying to arrive at self-knowledge and world-knowledge and a right consciousness and the right use of our existence in the universe. The Supermind, because it is a truth-consciousness, has this knowledge inherent in it and this power of true existence; its course is straight and can go direct to its aim, its field is wide and can even be made illimitable. This is because its very nature is knowledge: it has not to acquire knowledge but possesses it in its own right; its steps are not from nescience or ignorance into some imperfect light, but from truth to greater truth, from right perception to deeper perception, from intuition to intuition, from illumination to utter and boundless luminousness, from growing widenesses to the utter vasts and to very infinitude. On its summits it possesses the divine omniscience and omnipotence, but even in an evolutionary movement of its own graded self-manifestation by which it would eventually reveal its own highest heights, it must be in its very nature essentially free from ignorance and error: it starts from truth and light and moves always in truth and light. As its knowledge is always true, so too its will is always true; it does not fumble in its handling of things or stumble in its paces. In the Supermind feeling and emotion do not depart from their truth, make no slips or mistakes, do not swerve from the right and the real, cannot misuse beauty and delight or twist away from a divine rectitude. In the Supermind sense cannot mislead or deviate into the grossnesses which are here its natural imperfections and the cause of reproach, distrust and misuse by our ignorance. Even an incomplete statement made by the Supermind is a truth leading to a further truth, its incomplete action a step towards completeness. All the life and action and leading of the Supermind is guarded in its very nature from the falsehoods and uncertainties that are our lot; it moves in safety towards its perfection. Once the truth-consciousness was established here on its own sure foundation, the evolution of divine life would be a progress in felicity, a march through light to Ananda. Supermind is an eternal reality of the divine Being and the divine Nature. In its own plane it already and always exists and possesses its own essential law of being; it has not to be created or to emerge or evolve into existence out of involution in Matter or out of non-existence, as it might seem to the view of mind which itself seems to its own view to have so emerged from life and Matter or to have evolved out of an involution in life and Matter. The nature of Supermind is always the same, a being of knowledge, proceeding from truth to truth, creating or rather manifesting what has to be manifested by the power of a pre-existent knowledge, not by hazard but by a self-existent destiny in the being itself, a necessity of the thing in itself and therefore inevitable. Its -manifestation of the divine life will also be inevitable; its own life on its own plane is divine and, if Supermind descends upon the earth, it will bring necessarily the divine life with it and establish it here. Supermind is the grade of existence beyond mind, life and Matter and, as mind, life and Matter have manifested on the earth, so too must Supermind in the inevitable course of things manifest in this world of Matter. In fact, a supermind is already here but it is involved, concealed behind this manifest mind, life and Matter and not yet acting overtly or in its own power: if it acts, it is through these inferior powers and modified by their characters and so not yet recognisable. It is only by the approach and arrival of the descending Supermind that it can be liberated upon earth and reveal itself in the action of our material, vital and mental parts so that these lower powers can become portions of a total divinised activity of our whole being: it is that that will bring to us a completely realised divinity or the divine life. It is indeed so that life and mind involved in Matter have realised themselves here; for only what is involved can evolve, otherwise there could be no emergence. The manifestation of a supramental truth-consciousness is therefore the capital reality that will make the divine life possible. It is when all the movements of thought, impulse and action are governed and directed by a self-existent and luminously automatic truth-consciousness and our whole nature comes to be constituted by it and made of its stuff that the life divine will be complete and absolute. Even as it is, in reality though not in the appearance of things, it is a secret self-existent knowledge and truth that is working to manifest itself in the creation here. The Divine is already there immanent within us, ourselves are that in our inmost reality and it is this reality that we have to manifest; it is that which constitutes the urge towards the divine living and makes necessary the creation of the life divine even in this material existence. A manifestation of the Supermind and its truth-consciousness is then inevitable; it must happen in this world sooner or lateR But it has two aspects, a descent from above, an ascent from below, a self-revelation of the Spirit, an evolution in Nature. The ascent is necessarily an effort, a working of Nature, an urge or nisus on her side to raise her lower parts by an evolutionary or revolutionary change, conversion or transformation into the divine reality and it may happen by a process and progress or by a rapid miracle. The descent or self-revelation of the Spirit is an act of the supreme Reality from above which makes the realisation possible and it can appear either as the divine aid which brings about the fulfilment of the progress and process or as the sanction of the miracle. Evolution, as we see it in this world, is a slow and difficult process and, indeed, needs usually ages to reach abiding results; but this is because it is in its nature an emergence from inconscient beginnings, a start from nescience and a working in the ignorance of natural beings by what seems to be an unconscious force. There can be, on the contrary, an evolution in the light and no longer in the darkness, in which the evolving being is a conscious participant and cooperator, and this is precisely what must take place here. Even in the effort and progress from the Ignorance to Knowledge this must be in part if not wholly the endeavour to be made on the heights of the nature, and it must be wholly that in the final movement towards the spiritual change, realisation, transformation. It must be still more so when there is a transition across the dividing line between the Ignorance and the Knowledge and the evolution is from knowledge to greater knowledge, from consciousness to greater consciousness, from being to greater being. There is then no longer any necessity for the slow pace of the ordinary evolution; there can be rapid conversion, quick transformation after transformation, what would seem to our normal present mind a succession of miracles. An evolution on the supramental levels could well be of that nature; it could be equally, if the being so chose, a more leisurely passage of one supramental state or condition of things to something beyond but still supramental, from level to divine level, a building up of divine gradations, a free growth to the supreme Supermind or beyond it to yet undreamed levels of being, consciousness and Ananda.
~ Sri Aurobindo, Essays In Philosophy And Yoga, 558,
75:The Supreme Discovery
IF WE want to progress integrally, we must build within our conscious being a strong and pure mental synthesis which can serve us as a protection against temptations from outside, as a landmark to prevent us from going astray, as a beacon to light our way across the moving ocean of life.
Each individual should build up this mental synthesis according to his own tendencies and affinities and aspirations. But if we want it to be truly living and luminous, it must be centred on the idea that is the intellectual representation symbolising That which is at the centre of our being, That which is our life and our light.
This idea, expressed in sublime words, has been taught in various forms by all the great Instructors in all lands and all ages.
The Self of each one and the great universal Self are one. Since all that is exists from all eternity in its essence and principle, why make a distinction between the being and its origin, between ourselves and what we place at the beginning?
The ancient traditions rightly said:
"Our origin and ourselves, our God and ourselves are one."
And this oneness should not be understood merely as a more or less close and intimate relationship of union, but as a true identity.
Thus, when a man who seeks the Divine attempts to reascend by degrees towards the inaccessible, he forgets that all his knowledge and all his intuition cannot take him one step forward in this infinite; neither does he know that what he wants to attain, what he believes to be so far from him, is within him.
For how could he know anything of the origin until he becomes conscious of this origin in himself?
It is by understanding himself, by learning to know himself, that he can make the supreme discovery and cry out in wonder like the patriarch in the Bible, "The house of God is here and I knew it not."
That is why we must express that sublime thought, creatrix of the material worlds, and make known to all the word that fills the heavens and the earth, "I am in all things and all beings."When all shall know this, the promised day of great transfigurations will be at hand. When in each atom of Matter men shall recognise the indwelling thought of God, when in each living creature they shall perceive some hint of a gesture of God, when each man can see God in his brother, then dawn will break, dispelling the darkness, the falsehood, the ignorance, the error and suffering that weigh upon all Nature. For, "all Nature suffers and laments as she awaits the revelation of the Sons of God."
This indeed is the central thought epitomising all others, the thought which should be ever present to our remembrance as the sun that illumines all life.
That is why I remind you of it today. For if we follow our path bearing this thought in our hearts like the rarest jewel, the most precious treasure, if we allow it to do its work of illumination and transfiguration within us, we shall know that it lives in the centre of all beings and all things, and in it we shall feel the marvellous oneness of the universe.
Then we shall understand the vanity and childishness of our meagre satisfactions, our foolish quarrels, our petty passions, our blind indignations. We shall see the dissolution of our little faults, the crumbling of the last entrenchments of our limited personality and our obtuse egoism. We shall feel ourselves being swept along by this sublime current of true spirituality which will deliver us from our narrow limits and bounds.
The individual Self and the universal Self are one; in every world, in every being, in every thing, in every atom is the Divine Presence, and man's mission is to manifest it.
In order to do that, he must become conscious of this Divine Presence within him. Some individuals must undergo a real apprenticeship in order to achieve this: their egoistic being is too all-absorbing, too rigid, too conservative, and their struggles against it are long and painful. Others, on the contrary, who are more impersonal, more plastic, more spiritualised, come easily into contact with the inexhaustible divine source of their being.But let us not forget that they too should devote themselves daily, constantly, to a methodical effort of adaptation and transformation, so that nothing within them may ever again obscure the radiance of that pure light.
But how greatly the standpoint changes once we attain this deeper consciousness! How understanding widens, how compassion grows!
On this a sage has said:
"I would like each one of us to come to the point where he perceives the inner God who dwells even in the vilest of human beings; instead of condemning him we would say, 'Arise, O resplendent Being, thou who art ever pure, who knowest neither birth nor death; arise, Almighty One, and manifest thy nature.'"
Let us live by this beautiful utterance and we shall see everything around us transformed as if by miracle.
This is the attitude of true, conscious and discerning love, the love which knows how to see behind appearances, understand in spite of words, and which, amid all obstacles, is in constant communion with the depths.
What value have our impulses and our desires, our anguish and our violence, our sufferings and our struggles, all these inner vicissitudes unduly dramatised by our unruly imagination - what value do they have before this great, this sublime and divine love bending over us from the innermost depths of our being, bearing with our weaknesses, rectifying our errors, healing our wounds, bathing our whole being with its regenerating streams?
For the inner Godhead never imposes herself, she neither demands nor threatens; she offers and gives herself, conceals and forgets herself in the heart of all beings and things; she never accuses, she neither judges nor curses nor condemns, but works unceasingly to perfect without constraint, to mend without reproach, to encourage without impatience, to enrich each one with all the wealth he can receive; she is the mother whose love bears fruit and nourishes, guards and protects, counsels and consoles; because she understands everything, she can endure everything, excuse and pardon everything, hope and prepare for everything; bearing everything within herself, she owns nothing that does not belong to all, and because she reigns over all, she is the servant of all; that is why all, great and small, who want to be kings with her and gods in her, become, like her, not despots but servitors among their brethren.
How beautiful is this humble role of servant, the role of all who have been revealers and heralds of the God who is within all, of the Divine Love that animates all things....
And until we can follow their example and become true servants even as they, let us allow ourselves to be penetrated and transformed by this Divine Love; let us offer Him, without reserve, this marvellous instrument, our physical organism. He shall make it yield its utmost on every plane of activity.
To achieve this total self-consecration, all means are good, all methods have their value. The one thing needful is to persevere in our will to attain this goal. For then everything we study, every action we perform, every human being we meet, all come to bring us an indication, a help, a light to guide us on the path.
Before I close, I shall add a few pages for those who have already made apparently fruitless efforts, for those who have encountered the pitfalls on the way and seen the measure of their weakness, for those who are in danger of losing their self-confidence and courage. These pages, intended to rekindle hope in the hearts of those who suffer, were written by a spiritual worker at a time when ordeals of every kind were sweeping down on him like purifying flames.
You who are weary, downcast and bruised, you who fall, who think perhaps that you are defeated, hear the voice of a friend. He knows your sorrows, he has shared them, he has suffered like you from the ills of the earth; like you he has crossed many deserts under the burden of the day, he has known thirst and hunger, solitude and abandonment, and the cruellest of all wants, the destitution of the heart. Alas! he has known too the hours of doubt, the errors, the faults, the failings, every weakness.
But he tells you: Courage! Hearken to the lesson that the rising sun brings to the earth with its first rays each morning. It is a lesson of hope, a message of solace.
You who weep, who suffer and tremble, who dare not expect an end to your ills, an issue to your pangs, behold: there is no night without dawn and the day is about to break when darkness is thickest; there is no mist that the sun does not dispel, no cloud that it does not gild, no tear that it will not dry one day, no storm that is not followed by its shining triumphant bow; there is no snow that it does not melt, nor winter that it does not change into radiant spring.
And for you too, there is no affliction which does not bring its measure of glory, no distress which cannot be transformed into joy, nor defeat into victory, nor downfall into higher ascension, nor solitude into radiating centre of life, nor discord into harmony - sometimes it is a misunderstanding between two minds that compels two hearts to open to mutual communion; lastly, there is no infinite weakness that cannot be changed into strength. And it is even in supreme weakness that almightiness chooses to reveal itself!
Listen, my little child, you who today feel so broken, so fallen perhaps, who have nothing left, nothing to cover your misery and foster your pride: never before have you been so great! How close to the summits is he who awakens in the depths, for the deeper the abyss, the more the heights reveal themselves!
Do you not know this, that the most sublime forces of the vasts seek to array themselves in the most opaque veils of Matter? Oh, the sublime nuptials of sovereign love with the obscurest plasticities, of the shadow's yearning with the most royal light!
If ordeal or fault has cast you down, if you have sunk into the nether depths of suffering, do not grieve - for there indeed the divine love and the supreme blessing can reach you! Because you have passed through the crucible of purifying sorrows, the glorious ascents are yours.
You are in the wilderness: then listen to the voices of the silence. The clamour of flattering words and outer applause has gladdened your ears, but the voices of the silence will gladden your soul and awaken within you the echo of the depths, the chant of divine harmonies!
You are walking in the depths of night: then gather the priceless treasures of the night. In bright sunshine, the ways of intelligence are lit, but in the white luminosities of the night lie the hidden paths of perfection, the secret of spiritual riches.
You are being stripped of everything: that is the way towards plenitude. When you have nothing left, everything will be given to you. Because for those who are sincere and true, from the worst always comes the best.
Every grain that is sown in the earth produces a thousand. Every wing-beat of sorrow can be a soaring towards glory.
And when the adversary pursues man relentlessly, everything he does to destroy him only makes him greater.
Hear the story of the worlds, look: the great enemy seems to triumph. He casts the beings of light into the night, and the night is filled with stars. He rages against the cosmic working, he assails the integrity of the empire of the sphere, shatters its harmony, divides and subdivides it, scatters its dust to the four winds of infinity, and lo! the dust is changed into a golden seed, fertilising the infinite and peopling it with worlds which now gravitate around their eternal centre in the larger orbit of space - so that even division creates a richer and deeper unity, and by multiplying the surfaces of the material universe, enlarges the empire that it set out to destroy.
Beautiful indeed was the song of the primordial sphere cradled in the bosom of immensity, but how much more beautiful and triumphant is the symphony of the constellations, the music of the spheres, the immense choir that fills the heavens with an eternal hymn of victory!
Hear again: no state was ever more precarious than that of man when he was separated on earth from his divine origin. Above him stretched the hostile borders of the usurper, and at his horizon's gates watched jailers armed with flaming swords. Then, since he could climb no more to the source of life, the source arose within him; since he could no more receive the light from above, the light shone forth at the very centre of his being; since he could commune no more with the transcendent love, that love offered itself in a holocaust and chose each terrestrial being, each human self as its dwelling-place and sanctuary.
That is how, in this despised and desolate but fruitful and blessed Matter, each atom contains a divine thought, each being carries within him the Divine Inhabitant. And if no being in all the universe is as frail as man, neither is any as divine as he!
In truth, in truth, in humiliation lies the cradle of glory! 28 April 1912 ~ The Mother, Words Of Long Ago, The Supreme Discovery,
76:It does not matter if you do not understand it - Savitri, read it always. You will see that every time you read it, something new will be revealed to you. Each time you will get a new glimpse, each time a new experience; things which were not there, things you did not understand arise and suddenly become clear. Always an unexpected vision comes up through the words and lines. Every time you try to read and understand, you will see that something is added, something which was hidden behind is revealed clearly and vividly. I tell you the very verses you have read once before, will appear to you in a different light each time you re-read them. This is what happens invariably. Always your experience is enriched, it is a revelation at each step.
But you must not read it as you read other books or newspapers. You must read with an empty head, a blank and vacant mind, without there being any other thought; you must concentrate much, remain empty, calm and open; then the words, rhythms, vibrations will penetrate directly to this white page, will put their stamp upon the brain, will explain themselves without your making any effort.
Savitri alone is sufficient to make you climb to the highest peaks. If truly one knows how to meditate on Savitri, one will receive all the help one needs. For him who wishes to follow this path, it is a concrete help as though the Lord himself were taking you by the hand and leading you to the destined goal. And then, every question, however personal it may be, has its answer here, every difficulty finds its solution herein; indeed there is everything that is necessary for doing the Yoga.
*He has crammed the whole universe in a single book.* It is a marvellous work, magnificent and of an incomparable perfection.
You know, before writing Savitri Sri Aurobindo said to me, *I am impelled to launch on a new adventure; I was hesitant in the beginning, but now I am decided. Still, I do not know how far I shall succeed. I pray for help.* And you know what it was? It was - before beginning, I warn you in advance - it was His way of speaking, so full of divine humility and modesty. He never... *asserted Himself*. And the day He actually began it, He told me: *I have launched myself in a rudderless boat upon the vastness of the Infinite.* And once having started, He wrote page after page without intermission, as though it were a thing already complete up there and He had only to transcribe it in ink down here on these pages.
In truth, the entire form of Savitri has descended "en masse" from the highest region and Sri Aurobindo with His genius only arranged the lines - in a superb and magnificent style. Sometimes entire lines were revealed and He has left them intact; He worked hard, untiringly, so that the inspiration could come from the highest possible summit. And what a work He has created! Yes, it is a true creation in itself. It is an unequalled work. Everything is there, and it is put in such a simple, such a clear form; verses perfectly harmonious, limpid and eternally true. My child, I have read so many things, but I have never come across anything which could be compared with Savitri. I have studied the best works in Greek, Latin, English and of course French literature, also in German and all the great creations of the West and the East, including the great epics; but I repeat it, I have not found anywhere anything comparable with Savitri. All these literary works seems to me empty, flat, hollow, without any deep reality - apart from a few rare exceptions, and these too represent only a small fraction of what Savitri is. What grandeur, what amplitude, what reality: it is something immortal and eternal He has created. I tell you once again there is nothing like in it the whole world. Even if one puts aside the vision of the reality, that is, the essential substance which is the heart of the inspiration, and considers only the lines in themselves, one will find them unique, of the highest classical kind. What He has created is something man cannot imagine. For, everything is there, everything.
It may then be said that Savitri is a revelation, it is a meditation, it is a quest of the Infinite, the Eternal. If it is read with this aspiration for Immortality, the reading itself will serve as a guide to Immortality. To read Savitri is indeed to practice Yoga, spiritual concentration; one can find there all that is needed to realise the Divine. Each step of Yoga is noted here, including the secret of all other Yogas. Surely, if one sincerely follows what is revealed here in each line one will reach finally the transformation of the Supramental Yoga. It is truly the infallible guide who never abandons you; its support is always there for him who wants to follow the path. Each verse of Savitri is like a revealed Mantra which surpasses all that man possessed by way of knowledge, and I repeat this, the words are expressed and arranged in such a way that the sonority of the rhythm leads you to the origin of sound, which is OM.
My child, yes, everything is there: mysticism, occultism, philosophy, the history of evolution, the history of man, of the gods, of creation, of Nature. How the universe was created, why, for what purpose, what destiny - all is there. You can find all the answers to all your questions there. Everything is explained, even the future of man and of the evolution, all that nobody yet knows. He has described it all in beautiful and clear words so that spiritual adventurers who wish to solve the mysteries of the world may understand it more easily. But this mystery is well hidden behind the words and lines and one must rise to the required level of true consciousness to discover it. All prophesies, all that is going to come is presented with the precise and wonderful clarity. Sri Aurobindo gives you here the key to find the Truth, to discover the Consciousness, to solve the problem of what the universe is. He has also indicated how to open the door of the Inconscience so that the light may penetrate there and transform it. He has shown the path, the way to liberate oneself from the ignorance and climb up to the superconscience; each stage, each plane of consciousness, how they can be scaled, how one can cross even the barrier of death and attain immortality. You will find the whole journey in detail, and as you go forward you can discover things altogether unknown to man. That is Savitri and much more yet. It is a real experience - reading Savitri. All the secrets that man possessed, He has revealed, - as well as all that awaits him in the future; all this is found in the depth of Savitri. But one must have the knowledge to discover it all, the experience of the planes of consciousness, the experience of the Supermind, even the experience of the conquest of Death. He has noted all the stages, marked each step in order to advance integrally in the integral Yoga.
All this is His own experience, and what is most surprising is that it is my own experience also. It is my sadhana which He has worked out. Each object, each event, each realisation, all the descriptions, even the colours are exactly what I saw and the words, phrases are also exactly what I heard. And all this before having read the book. I read Savitri many times afterwards, but earlier, when He was writing He used to read it to me. Every morning I used to hear Him read Savitri. During the night He would write and in the morning read it to me. And I observed something curious, that day after day the experiences He read out to me in the morning were those I had had the previous night, word by word. Yes, all the descriptions, the colours, the pictures I had seen, the words I had heard, all, all, I heard it all, put by Him into poetry, into miraculous poetry. Yes, they were exactly my experiences of the previous night which He read out to me the following morning. And it was not just one day by chance, but for days and days together. And every time I used to compare what He said with my previous experiences and they were always the same. I repeat, it was not that I had told Him my experiences and that He had noted them down afterwards, no, He knew already what I had seen. It is my experiences He has presented at length and they were His experiences also. It is, moreover, the picture of Our joint adventure into the unknown or rather into the Supermind.
These are experiences lived by Him, realities, supracosmic truths. He experienced all these as one experiences joy or sorrow, physically. He walked in the darkness of inconscience, even in the neighborhood of death, endured the sufferings of perdition, and emerged from the mud, the world-misery to breathe the sovereign plenitude and enter the supreme Ananda. He crossed all these realms, went through the consequences, suffered and endured physically what one cannot imagine. Nobody till today has suffered like Him. He accepted suffering to transform suffering into the joy of union with the Supreme. It is something unique and incomparable in the history of the world. It is something that has never happened before, He is the first to have traced the path in the Unknown, so that we may be able to walk with certitude towards the Supermind. He has made the work easy for us. Savitri is His whole Yoga of transformation, and this Yoga appears now for the first time in the earth-consciousness.
And I think that man is not yet ready to receive it. It is too high and too vast for him. He cannot understand it, grasp it, for it is not by the mind that one can understand Savitri. One needs spiritual experiences in order to understand and assimilate it. The farther one advances on the path of Yoga, the more does one assimilate and the better. No, it is something which will be appreciated only in the future, it is the poetry of tomorrow of which He has spoken in The Future Poetry. It is too subtle, too refined, - it is not in the mind or through the mind, it is in meditation that Savitri is revealed.
And men have the audacity to compare it with the work of Virgil or Homer and to find it inferior. They do not understand, they cannot understand. What do they know? Nothing at all. And it is useless to try to make them understand. Men will know what it is, but in a distant future. It is only the new race with a new consciousness which will be able to understand. I assure you there is nothing under the blue sky to compare with Savitri. It is the mystery of mysteries. It is a *super-epic,* it is super-literature, super-poetry, super-vision, it is a super-work even if one considers the number of lines He has written. No, these human words are not adequate to describe Savitri. Yes, one needs superlatives, hyperboles to describe it. It is a hyper-epic. No, words express nothing of what Savitri is, at least I do not find them. It is of immense value - spiritual value and all other values; it is eternal in its subject, and infinite in its appeal, miraculous in its mode and power of execution; it is a unique thing, the more you come into contact with it, the higher will you be uplifted. Ah, truly it is something! It is the most beautiful thing He has left for man, the highest possible. What is it? When will man know it? When is he going to lead a life of truth? When is he going to accept this in his life? This yet remains to be seen.
My child, every day you are going to read Savitri; read properly, with the right attitude, concentrating a little before opening the pages and trying to keep the mind as empty as possible, absolutely without a thought. The direct road is through the heart. I tell you, if you try to really concentrate with this aspiration you can light the flame, the psychic flame, the flame of purification in a very short time, perhaps in a few days. What you cannot do normally, you can do with the help of Savitri. Try and you will see how very different it is, how new, if you read with this attitude, with this something at the back of your consciousness; as though it were an offering to Sri Aurobindo. You know it is charged, fully charged with consciousness; as if Savitri were a being, a real guide. I tell you, whoever, wanting to practice Yoga, tries sincerely and feels the necessity for it, will be able to climb with the help of Savitri to the highest rung of the ladder of Yoga, will be able to find the secret that Savitri represents. And this without the help of a Guru. And he will be able to practice it anywhere. For him Savitri alone will be the guide, for all that he needs he will find Savitri. If he remains very quiet when before a difficulty, or when he does not know where to turn to go forward and how to overcome obstacles, for all these hesitations and incertitudes which overwhelm us at every moment, he will have the necessary indications, and the necessary concrete help. If he remains very calm, open, if he aspires sincerely, always he will be as if lead by the hand. If he has faith, the will to give himself and essential sincerity he will reach the final goal.
Indeed, Savitri is something concrete, living, it is all replete, packed with consciousness, it is the supreme knowledge above all human philosophies and religions. It is the spiritual path, it is Yoga, Tapasya, Sadhana, in its single body. Savitri has an extraordinary power, it gives out vibrations for him who can receive them, the true vibrations of each stage of consciousness. It is incomparable, it is truth in its plenitude, the Truth Sri Aurobindo brought down on the earth. My child, one must try to find the secret that Savitri represents, the prophetic message Sri Aurobindo reveals there for us. This is the work before you, it is hard but it is worth the trouble. - 5 November 1967
~ The Mother, Sweet Mother, The Mother to Mona Sarkar, [T0],
77:Shake off thy bondage, O children,
and walk in the Light of the glorious day.
Never turn thy thoughts to the darkness
and surely ye shall be One with The Light.
Man is only what he believeth,
a brother of darkness or a Child of The Light.
Come though into the Light my Children.
Walk in the pathway that leads to the Sun.
Hark ye now, and list to the Wisdom.
Use thou the word I have given unto thee.
Use it and surely though shalt find
power and wisdom and Light to walk in the way.
Seek thee and find the key I have given
and Ever shalt Thou be a Child of The Light. ~ Emerald Tablet,
*** NEWFULLDB 2.4M ***
1:Light up the darkness ~ Bob Marley
2:Light up the darkness. ~ Bob Marley
3:The darkness is my birthright. ~ Nico
4:A novena to the darkness ~ Dean Koontz
5:The darkness is choking me. ~ Tahereh Mafi
6:The darkness is killing us. ~ Margaret Weis
7:The darkness is my birthright. ~ Rick Riordan
8:The darkness of a day elapsed, ~ Pablo Neruda
9:Can the darkness condemn the light? ~ El Greco
10:In the darkness, fear my light. ~ Susann Cokal
11:I was made to rule the darkness. ~ Rae Hachton
12:Dark is dark in the darkness. ~ Chet Williamson
13:Let me into the darkness again. ~ Stephen Crane
14:Our trust goes beyond the darkness. ~ J D Netto
15:How can I express the darkness? ~ Virginia Woolf
16:Like a child, I fear the darkness ~ Cynthia Eden
17:We're all dancing in the darkness. ~ Traci Lords
18:I am the darkness made visible. ~ Sylvain Reynard
19:The darkness comes and I greet it. ~ Sarah Dalton
20:The darkness slips; it cannot hold. ~ Rick Yancey
21:stop the darkness and its amputations ~ Anne Sexton
22:The darkness has it's own light. ~ Theodore Roethke
23:And The Darkness Rained Upon Them. The ~ Derek Landy
24:The darkness keeps its own counsel. ~ Adrian McKinty
25:Use the darkness that lives inside you ~ Tillie Cole
26:Don't curse the darkness, light a candle. ~ Confucius
27:Fire burns brighter in the darkness ~ Suzanne Collins
28:The darkness declares the glory of light. ~ T S Eliot
29:At night make me one with the darkness ~ Wendell Berry
30:Dawn tinted the darkness like water ink. ~ Janet Fitch
31:Fire burns brighter in the darkness. ~ Suzanne Collins
32:Looking for matchheads in the darkness. ~ Stephen King
33:The darkness within darkness was still. ~ Ray Bradbury
34:there’s always light in the darkness. ~ Pepper Winters
35:America was a ghost in the darkness, ~ Colson Whitehead
36:And the light shineth in the darkness. ~ Bertolt Brecht
37:describe the darkness. It is pitch black, ~ Neil Hanson
38:Instead of cursing the darkness, try to fix the lamp. ~
39:Salute the darkness and remember the light. ~ P D James
40:Light a candle against the darkness... ~ Sylvain Reynard
41:She gazed out into the darkness, waiting. ~ Laline Paull
42:I wish I were a candle in the darkness. ~ Mahmoud Darwish
43:Life is a winking light in the darkness. ~ Hayao Miyazaki
44:You even turned a poor animal to the darkness ~ V F Mason
45:Better light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Confucius
46:We are the star and the darkness it peirces ~ Clive Barker
47:diplomacy. A dance of shadows in the darkness. ~ C S Harris
48:Even in the darkness, his smile threw shadows. ~ Hugh Howey
49:Light will always shine through in the darkness ~ Anonymous
50:Smile to hide the darkness of your thoughts. ~ Kayla Krantz
51:Mother Night and May The Darkness Be Merciful! ~ Anne Bishop
52:Out of the darkness comes light like a flash ~ Dave Matthews
53:Don't curse the darkness but light a candle. ~ Brother Andrew
54:don’t curse the darkness but light a candle. ~ Brother Andrew
55:Find that one glimmer of light in the darkness ~ Steve Harvey
56:In the darkness, he said, “You’re with me now. ~ Sam Sisavath
57:The darkness is coming now god dammit! ~ Billie Joe Armstrong
58:you gonna curse the darkness or light a candle? ~ Terry Hayes
59:I’ll be at your side, till the darkness dies. ~ Laura Thalassa
60:Life is a journey in the darkness of the night. ~ Panchatantra
61:Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance ~ Dalai Lama
62:The Darkness has begun. There will be no dawn. ~ J R R Tolkien
63:To drive out the darkness, bring in the light. ~ Henri Bergson
64:Wisdom makes light the darkness of ignorance. ~ Gautama Buddha
65:Audacious vision never cowers in the darkness. ~ Steven Furtick
66:It's my turn, to take a leap into the darkness! ~ Thomas Hobbes
67:... the people I work for invented the darkness. ~ Laurel Dewey
68:We must enhance the light, not fight the darkness. ~ A D Gordon
69:You'll never find light by analyzing the darkness. ~ Wayne Dyer
70:You must see the darkness to appreciate the light. ~ A G Riddle
71:Even lost in the darkness, my heart will find you. ~ Kami Garcia
72:Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Erasmus
73:Juliette trusted the darkness to conceal her smile. ~ Hugh Howey
74:Run toward the darkness, sweet peas, and shine. ~ Cheryl Strayed
75:Silence gave the shadows and the darkness power ~ Madeleine Roux
76:The hospital bulked darkly in the darkness. ~ William T Vollmann
77:Burning stakes do not lighten the darkness. ~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
78:Don't fear the darkness if you carry the light within. ~ Sivananda
79:I found light in the darkness ... or it found me. ~ Frederick Lenz
80:Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle. ~ Seth Adam Smith
81:Is that some other creature with me, in the darkness? ~ Susan Choi
82:It's in the darkness of men's eyes that they get lost. ~ Black Elk
83:Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance ~ Dalai Lama XIV
84:Only in the darkness can you see the stars ~ Martin Luther King Jr
85:The light can be a curtain as well as the darkness. ~ George Eliot
86:They all needed the darkness Evangeline carried in her. ~ J D Horn
87:Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness ~ Psalms CXII
88:Better lite a candle than complain about the darkness ~ Ajahn Brahm
89:Gotta kick at the darkness til it bleeds daylight. ~ Bruce Cockburn
90:Light a candle instead of cursing the darkness. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
91:Only in the darkness can you see the stars. ~ Martin Luther King Jr
92:Sometimes, the darkness is where you find yourself. ~ Kandi Steiner
93:The darkness is at its deepest. Just before the sunrise. ~ Voltaire
94:The light of love drives away the darkness of guilt. ~ Paulo Coelho
95:to move into the darkness guided only by a pillar ~ Brennan Manning
96:You have to have the darkness for the dawn to come. ~ Harrison Ford
97:Better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Jacqueline Carey
98:He would not fear the darkness. He was the darkness. ~ Hafsah Faizal
99:Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle. ~ Benjamin Franklin
100:I rhyme… to see myself, to set the darkness echoing. ~ Seamus Heaney
101:SCORPIUS: Thank you for being my light in the darkness ~ J K Rowling
102:The darkness opens its arms to me, and I fall to meet it ~ Ker Dukey
103:There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife. ~ Neil Gaiman
104:We must pass through the darkness, to reach the light. ~ Albert Pike
105:What is it doing to me? Will the darkness consume me? ~ Melissa Marr
106:without the darkness one would never notice the stars. ~ Kate Morton
107:You cannot let the darkness overcome the light. ~ Melissa de la Cruz
108:Even the darkness of night brings the promise of daybreak. ~ K Larsen
109:I am going into the darkness of the darkness for ever. ~ Dylan Thomas
110:In the darkness, a red lightsaber rises from its hilt. ~ Chuck Wendig
111:The light had simply and utterly destroyed the darkness. ~ Ted Dekker
112:After I killed the Darkness, I was going to the beach. ~ Rebecca Royce
113:In the midst of the darkness, grab a flashlight. ~ Gabrielle Bernstein
To see myself, to set the darkness echoing. ~ Seamus Heaney
115:You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light. ~ Edward Abbey
116:...be a light unto the darkness, and curse it not ~ Neale Donald Walsch
117:If you go into darkness, the darkness goes into you. ~ Michael Connelly
118:Light wasn’t enough to chase away the darkness today. ~ Karen Kingsbury
119:Like the darkness of closed eyes on a summers afternoon ~ Kurt Vonnegut
120:The world of the grotesque is the darkness within us. ~ Haruki Murakami
121:Untill the light takes us, the darkness will show us the way. ~ Unknown
122:You don't find light by avoiding the darkness. ~ S Kelley Harrell M Div
123:Don’t curse the darkness - light a candle. - Chinese Proverb ~ Anonymous
124:Every morning is a revolution against the darkness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
125:If I am the darkness then you are the stars." -Gabriel ~ Sylvain Reynard
126:It is in the darkness of their eyes that men lose their way. ~ Black Elk
127:It's better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Terry Pratchett
128:So long as you fight the darkness, you stand in the light. ~ Sabaa Tahir
129:We must.. We must bring our own light to the darkness ~ Charles Bukowski
130:I beseech you, my star . . . please see past the darkness. ~ Ren e Ahdieh
131:Instead of fighting the darkness, you bring in the light. ~ Eckhart Tolle
132:Don’t send me back out into the darkness, sunshine. Please. ~ Tessa Bailey
133:Forgetfulness is the darkness, mindfulness is the light. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh
134:However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light. ~ Stanley Kubrick
135:In the darkness, I returned to that small world of hers. ~ Haruki Murakami
136:Real things in the darkness seem no realer than dreams. ~ Murasaki Shikibu
137:Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light ~ Jennifer A Nielsen
138:Where, except in uncreated light, can the darkness be drowned? ~ C S Lewis
139:Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Desiderius Erasmus
140:It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
141:So long as you fight in the darkness, you stand in the light. ~ Sabaa Tahir
142:To Survive In A Ruined World, She Must Embrace The Darkness… ~ Julie Kagawa
143:By the time she lay down, the darkness was a friend not a foe. ~ Sarah McCoy
144:Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. ~ Edna St Vincent Millay
145:Kindness wields a sword of light against the darkness. ~ Richelle E Goodrich
146:The darkness in the footwell seems to be crawling up his legs. ~ Dean Koontz
147:How can he choose light if he’s lived in the darkness for so long ~ V F Mason
148:into the darkness they go, the wise & the lovely ~ Edna St Vincent Millay
149:Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. ~ Edna St Vincent Millay
150:it’s you and me, ‘til the end. In the darkness and in the light. ~ Laura Kaye
151:We are confronted with the darkness of our soul, the unconscious. ~ Carl Jung
152:Who would sharpen a point aginst the darkness of the world? ~ William Golding
153:Do not fear the darkness; it does not threaten, but protects us. ~ Umberto Eco
154:If there is a God he's a great loathsome spider in the darkness. ~ John Fowles
155:In order to know the light, we must first experience the darkness. ~ Carl Jung
156:She moaned in the darkness, all the time he possessed her. The ~ Pauline R age
157:So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing. ~ T S Eliot
158:The darkness behind doesn't worry me, neither do the stars ahead ~ Ally Condie
159:Truth is the greatest strength we have against the darkness. ~ Seth Adam Smith
160:Before you can see the Light, you have to deal with the darkness. ~ Dan Millman
161:Could they have the light without the darkness of this world? ~ Terry Pratchett
162:Faith is a leap into the light, not a step into the darkness. ~ Reinhard Bonnke
163:Flee the darkness. Do not be led astray to your destruction.’79 ~ Elaine Pagels
164:It seems to leave the darkness rather blacker than before. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle
165:Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness. ~ Anne Frank
166:They float upon the surface of the darkness in which I am drowning. ~ Anne Rice
167:When the darkness rolls in, I'll be there through thick and thin. ~ Hilary Duff
168:All the darkness in the world can't put out the light of one candle. ~ Confucius
169:Because how deep the darkness of the heart which longs for control. ~ Sunil Yapa
170:Hide yourself in Me wherever you feel
the darkness encroaching. ~ Sarah Young
171:"In order to know the light, we must first experience the darkness." ~ Carl Jung
172:It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
173:Life's waters flow from darkness, Search the darkness, don't run from it. ~ Rumi
174:Life's waters flow from darkness. Search the darkness, don't run from it. ~ Rumi
175:Light comes in flickers, defining the darkness, not dispelling it. ~ Neil Gaiman
176:The elemental world we all live in is the darkness of the body. ~ Antony Gormley
177:Be aware of the darkness but your focus should always be the light. ~ Tyler Perry
178:May the sun shine upon you and light your way through the darkness. ~ Donna Grant
179:of you still lost in the darkness, may your traveling companions ~ Danielle Steel
180:...only in the surrender of the light could the darkness prevail. ~ David Eddings
181:The past is beautiful / like the darkness between the fireflies. ~ Mason Jennings
182:Words that do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. ~ Mother Teresa
183:Don’t be afraid of the darkness; just carry a light with you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
184:Fate weaves the darkness, which is perhaps why she weaves so badly. ~ Max Beerbohm
185:In a time of darkness, you don't curse the darkness, you light a candle. ~ Al Gore
186:Listening is a lamp that dispels the darkness of ignorance. ~ Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
187:Never doubt in the darkness what God has told you in the light. ~ Warren W Wiersbe
188:Pain comes from the darkness. And we call it wisdom. It is pain. ~ Randall Jarrell
189:Something pure to burn away the darkness that hides inside my mind ~ Andy Biersack
190:the darkness of this first night lasted for about 100 million years. ~ Max Tegmark
191:Welcome to Wolf Squadron. The hell with the darkness. Light a Candle. ~ John Ringo
192:we let our pile of good things grow until it overshadowed the darkness ~ Fran Seen
193:We will not fear the darkness because we are partners of the light. ~ Paulo Coelho
194:Without the darkness, how can we ever hope to understand the light? ~ Terri Cheney
195:Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness. ~ Mother Teresa
196:You can't defeat the darkness by keeping it caged inside of you. ~ Seth Adam Smith
197:As the days grow short and the darkness stretches long, I keep living. ~ Sarah Fine
198:A voice I knew from a lifetime ago sang out from beyond the darkness. ~ Julie Berry
199:Sometimes the darkness lives inside you, and sometimes it wins. ~ Alexandra Bracken
200:The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ~ Anonymous
201:They were with him, and for that little while the darkness was kind. ~ Stephen King
202:We live in hope of deliverance from the darkness that surrounds us ~ Paul McCartney
203:We try to make each other laugh so we won’t get lost in the darkness. ~ Tyler Dilts
204:When I'm writing, the darkness is always there. I go where the pain is. ~ Anne Rice
205:When the darkness came for Dottie, it was quick and it was total. ~ Maureen Johnson
206:Wits and swords are as straws against the wisdom of the Darkness. ~ Robert E Howard
207:Acceptance is the key to finding where my truth lies in the darkness. ~ Truth Devour
208:As one who would rather light a candle than curse the darkness. ~ Richard Paul Evans
209:Closing my eyes doesn't help. Fire burns brighter in the darkness. ~ Suzanne Collins
210:Closing my eyes doesn’t help. Fire burns brighter in the darkness. ~ Suzanne Collins
211:He drank, not because of the darkness in him but the darkness in others. ~ Ken Bruen
212:In order to defeat the darkness, you must bring it into the light. ~ Seth Adam Smith
213:I will gather myself around my faith, for light does the darkness most fear. ~ Jewel
214:Never are we nearer the Light than when the darkness is deepest. ~ Swami Vivekananda
215:Never doubt God in the darkness what he has given us in the light. ~ Francine Rivers
216:The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness cannot understand it ~ Ted Dekker
217:Do not forget in the darkness what you have been promised in the light. ~ Katie Davis
218:If you are wise you step through the darkness only one foot at a time. ~ Colum McCann
219:If you want to rule the darkness, you must first rule the light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
220:It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
221:The bigger the darkness, the easier it is to spot your little light. ~ Brother Andrew
222:The Darkness was going to take quite some getting used to, if ever. ~ E A Bucchianeri
223:To understand truth, one must find courage to seek light in the darkness. ~ K K Allen
224:We mustn’t doubt in the darkness what God has showed us in the light. ~ Robert Morgan
225:"You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light." ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
226:And the light shineth in darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. ~ Anonymous
227:If a person stared too long into the darkness, it would absorb them ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
228:In the darkness, he couldn’t see the monsters when they came for him. If ~ Ethan Cross
229:Let you be surrounded by the lights when the darkness visits you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
230:There was no light. The darkness was deep and there was no dazzle. ~ Madeleine L Engle
231:An angel fighting through the darkness or a devil breaking into the light? ~ K Bromberg
232:By 1899, we had learned to tame the darkness but not the Texas heat. ~ Jacqueline Kelly
233:Don’t you see? So long as you fight the darkness, you stand in the light. ~ Sabaa Tahir
234:Even though he worked in the darkness, his mind was filled with light. ~ Pepper Winters
235:Every shine which destroys the darkness of others is a holy shine! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
236:I am the monster, hiding in the darkness, the intruder had whispered. ~ Sylvain Reynard
237:I am the son of Hades. I go where I wish. The darkness is my birthright. ~ Rick Riordan
238:I was lifted from the darkness I endured into the person I am today. ~ Stephen Richards
239:I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear. ~ Jewel
240:Let the darkness transform into rock
across the wilderness of my memory ~ Xiaobo Liu
241:Out of the darkness we still grow to light. ~ Sri Aurobindo, Savitri, The Word of Fate,
242:To defeat the darkness out there, you must defeat the darkness in yourself. ~ C S Lewis
243:Bad men skulking in the darkness have always been there, and always will. ~ Rachel Caine
244:But as people say – are you gonna curse the darkness or light a candle? So ~ Terry Hayes
245:Don't give in to the darkness, for there is so much life ahead of you. ~ Seth Adam Smith
246:Fear attracts the darkness. When you have no fear, the darkness fears you. ~ Suzy Kassem
247:For it is only in the darkness of solitude that the work of memory begins. ~ Paul Auster
248:How clear everything becomes when you look from the darkness of a dungeon! ~ Umberto Eco
249:How clear everything becomes when you look from the darkness of a dungeon. ~ Umberto Eco
250:Just us two, stripped and spent, hearts beating together in the darkness. ~ Cara McKenna
251:She could almost see his smile. A sunrise. Breaking the darkness. ~ Benjamin Alire S enz
252:Sometimes it's better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. ~ Terry Pratchett
253:Sometimes it’s better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. ~ Terry Pratchett
254:The dark is better than the light as without the darkness there is no light. ~ Anonymous
255:When the sun rises, does the darkness go gradually or all at once? ~ Sri Ramana Maharshi
256:You are the light. The darkness will always try to snuff you out. ~ William Kent Krueger
257:You cannot see the beauty without facing the darkness. Remember this. ~ Elizabeth Haydon
258:Your voices break and falter in the darkness, Break, falter, and are still. ~ Bret Harte
259:But right now, I'm going to focus on the beauty of life, not the darkness ~ Claudia Gabel
260:Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. ~ Desmond Tutu
261:I don't want to be a victim. I don't want to disappear into the darkness. ~ Arundhati Roy
262:Run while you have the light of life lest the darkness of death overtake you. ~ Anonymous
263:Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. ~ Terry Pratchett
264:When you embrace the darkness within, you will always live in the light. ~ Joseph D Lacey
265:And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. ~ R C Sproul
266:How do you fight the darkness? You refuse to let it snuff out your light. ~ Laura Thalassa
267:I fell into the night. I fell into the darkness.
My end belonged to me. ~ Ashlan Thomas
268:In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. ~ Francis Bacon
269:It is always Dark. Light only hides the Darkness. —DANIEL KIAN MC KIERNAN ~ Al Sarrantonio
270:Love can't always do work. Sometimes it just has to look into the darkness. ~ Iris Murdoch
271:never depend on the efforts of others to push back the darkness. ~ Matthew Woodring Stover
272:Sometimes it is easier to see the light when you stand partly in the darkness. ~ Garth Nix
273:Sometimes it’s better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. ~ Terry Pratchett
274:The darkness that is my companion leaves little room for the light of love. ~ Sejal Badani
275:They were embarking on a journey into the darkness inside themselves. ~ Melissa de la Cruz
276:To speak with the shadow, you must know the language of the darkness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
277:When I am in the darkness, I want to think of it in the light, with you. ~ Cassandra Clare
278:because of his terror of not finding God in the darkness of death. ~ Gabriel Garc a M rquez
279:I ask the darkness when I open my eyes. “Who would you have me help today? ~ James Altucher
280:It is better to light one small candle of gratitude than to curse the darkness. ~ Confucius
281:It is only the darkness in our own hearts that will defeat us, in the end. ~ Alison Croggon
282:It often takes the darkness of a storm to show us the light of God's presence. ~ Tony Evans
283:Sometimes you have to poke holes in the darkness until it bleeds light. ~ Margaret Feinberg
284:The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but he who causes the darkness. ~ Victor Hugo
285:We hunt the flame, the light in the darkness, the good this world deserves. ~ Hafsah Faizal
286:We value the light more fully after we’ve come through the darkness. ~ Suzanne Woods Fisher
287:And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. ~ Madeleine L Engle
288:He who sees without loving is only straining his eyes in the darkness. ~ Maurice Maeterlinck
289:I'm looking for someone who will light candles, not just curse the darkness. ~ Joshua Harris
290:Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light,” I ~ Cheryl Strayed
291:Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light. ~ Madeleine L Engle
292:Sometimes all a person needed was a dash of hope to get through the darkness. ~ Dannika Dark
293:The only way to fight the darkness around us is to light a fire within us. ~ Seth Adam Smith
294:There is something about laughter that can take away all the darkness. ~ Christina Applegate
295:a sad pulse beat in the darkness. The phone had rung just as the sky began ~ Jayne Ann Krentz
296:Each time the sun rises, I choose whether or not to dwell in the darkness, ~ Corinne Michaels
297:If we try to deny the darkness in our souls then we'll become completely dark. ~ Ray Bradbury
298:In the night his confidences unfold, secret flowers blooming in the darkness. ~ Harper Dallas
299:Strange how seeing the light can make a person feel so alone in the darkness ~ Jackson Pearce
300:The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness could not colonize it. ~ Jamie Arpin Ricci
301:The windows of his house shone in the darkness like squares of melting butter. ~ Annie Proulx
302:You gotta kick at the darkness 'til it bleeds daylight (Barenaked lades) ~ Gareth Worthington
303:All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. ~ Saint Francis,
304:He could sense the darkness inside him looking for an excuse to manifest itself. ~ Orhan Pamuk
305:Hope means to keep living amid desperation and to keep humming in the darkness. ~ Henri Nouwen
306:My father was cursed,” James said from the darkness. “Whereas I? I’m damned. ~ Cassandra Clare
307:We do not lead others into the Light by stepping into the darkness with them. ~ Melody Beattie
308:When you’ve crawled through the darkness, the light is so much more glorious. ~ Rita Stradling
309:I never wanted to be saved. I wanted someone to follow me down into the darkness. ~ Leah Raeder
310:In the darkness of my dark-beating heart, I know. He'd have loved it, all right. ~ Markus Zusak
311:It's not the darkness that people fear; it's what they imagine into the darkness. ~ Byron Katie
312:Laughter was the shape the darkness took around the first appearance of the light. ~ W S Merwin
313:People populate the darkness; with ghosts, with gods, with electrons, with tales. ~ Neil Gaiman
314:Some things you can't take back. Some things take you farther into the darkness. ~ Jeyn Roberts
315:The night shineth as the day: the darkness and the light are both alike to thee… ~ Karleen Koen
316:The soul in the darkness sins, but the real sinner is he who caused the darkness. ~ Victor Hugo
317:While he was the sun that lit your world, you were the darkness that shadowed mine. ~ K L Kreig
318:Who would not be pleased at carrying lamps helpfully through the darkness? ~ F Scott Fitzgerald
319:All night, far above him the light stood guard, slicing the darkness like a sword. ~ M L Stedman
320:I should very much like to remain in the darkness of not having been analyzed. ~ Albert Einstein
321:I want to tell him that if I’m his sun, he’s my moon guiding me out of the darkness. ~ B L Berry
322:She saw her breath curl in a white stream, drawn inward to the darkness beyond. ~ Steven Erikson
323:Sometimes people needed to see the light before they could get out of the darkness. ~ M Robinson
324:The ambition which he felt astir at times in the darkness of soul sought no outlet ~ James Joyce
325:The darkness was crisp, as though scraped of sight and smell by winter’s razor. ~ R Scott Bakker
326:Was that life, removing the blindfold and still treading through the darkness? ~ L E Modesitt Jr
327:We must bring our own light to the darkness. Nobody is going to do it for us. ~ Charles Bukowski
328:You shall wander in the darkness and see not till you have found the eternal Light. ~ Dhammapada
329:And, in the darkness, David closed his eyes as all that was lost was found again. ~ John Connolly
330:And they walked away together through the hole in the wall, back into the darkness, ~ Neil Gaiman
331:Fear not the darkness Fear not the night You are not forsaken We remember you The ~ Ilona Andrews
332:If the truth will come out only in the darkness, then let the lights go off! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
333:The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness. ~ Tavis Smiley
334:There is a light that shines in the darkness, which is only visible there. ~ Barbara Brown Taylor
335:There's a light somewhere. It may not be much light but it beats the darkness. ~ Charles Bukowski
336:Don't forget...when you gaze into the darkness...the darkness gazes back into you. ~ Kentaro Miura
337:Every man is two men; one is awake in the darkness, the other asleep in the light. ~ Khalil Gibran
338:Hope means to keep living amid desperation and to keep humming in the darkness. ~ Henri J M Nouwen
339:Lying there in the darkness, he knew he was an outcast. “ ’Cos I had some sense. ~ William Golding
340:Our love will be the light and the darkness shall perish beneath the weight of it. ~ Andrea Zuvich
341:The happiness of love is a shooting meteor; the pain of love is the darkness following. ~ Yiyun Li
342:The Sun and the science are the same; when they set down, the darkness comes! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
343:They choose to burn before the darkness, rather than gutter out like a dim flame. ~ Alison Croggon
344:unbearable cry pierced the darkness. It was the sound of pain. The sound of birth. ~ Robin Parrish
345:What I was chasing in circles must have been the tail of the darkness inside me. ~ Haruki Murakami
346:You lost your way in the darkness? Don’t panic; that will be your best light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
347:A man who refuses light will remain in the darkness even by the side of light! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
348:Even here, behind the darkness of my eyelids, I cannot name the thing I hope for. ~ Madeline Miller
349:For the moon though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, do not. ~ Chanakya
350:Have you spent so much time in the darkness that you cannot understand the light? ~ Seth Adam Smith
351:he could see the darkness pulse, and the smell of decay had thickened to a stench. ~ Steven Erikson
352:He uncovers mysteries hidden in the darkness and brings gloom into the light. Job 12:22 ~ Anonymous
353:I am not afraid of the darkness. Real death is preferable to a life without living. ~ Vasco da Gama
354:I would go into the darkness with you, but you won't come into the light with me. ~ Catherine Doyle
"Light shines into the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it ~ Anonymous
356:Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. ~ Bren Brown
357:She had a passionate longing for the garden, the darkness, the pure sky, the stars. ~ Anton Chekhov
358:To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist. ~ Robert Schumann
359:And together we disappeared into the darkness swift and silent as shadows on the moon. ~ Zo Marriott
360:But after all I have witnessed in my time, that faith is but a shadow in the darkness. ~ Johan Twiss
361:Do not fight the darkness, let the light in and the darkness will disappear. ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
362:His motto was Scientia vincere tenebras, or “Conquering the darkness through science, ~ Lydia Netzer
363:If you are not afraid of the dark, the darkness will start being afraid of you! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
364:Many people live and die without ever confronting themselves in the darkness. ~ Carmen Maria Machado
365:She knew how to survive in the darkness, but was terrified she’d be lost in the light. ~ C J Redwine
366:Since I live in you, let Me also live through you, shining My Light into the darkness. ~ Sarah Young
367:I turned on the flashlight; it cut a small circle of light from the darkness around me. ~ Azar Nafisi
368:Join me in the darkness, walk through my dreams, and hold my hand in the morning light. ~ Mimi Strong
369:The only way to know how long you are lost in the darkness is to be saved from it. ~ Colson Whitehead
370:There are those who labor in the darkness, that the rest of us might live in the light. ~ Rick Yancey
371:When you cannot joke about the darkness of life, that’s when the darkness takes over. ~ Amanda Palmer
372:...goodness is not the absence of evil - it's the light that pushes back the darkness... ~ John Geddes
373:I will rise from the darkness, shining like the morning star. Illuminated woman am I. ~ Grant Morrison
374:Parker came for her, striding out of the darkness like Hades in search of his bride. ~ Michelle Diener
375:there is light somewhere.
it may not be much light but
it beats the darkness. ~ Charles Bukowski
376:You’re still my monster, and I’m still the darkness shielding you. I’ll always love you, ~ Meg Collett
377:You’re with me now,” he had said. She smiled in the darkness and drifted back to sleep. ~ Sam Sisavath
378:All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. ~ Saint Francis of Assisi
379:Clarke grabbed his hand, and together, they started down the staircase into the darkness. ~ Kass Morgan
380:Deep in the darkness of passions insanity, I felt taken by lust's strange inhumanity. ~ Michael Jackson
381:I’m not afraid of the darkness outside. It’s the darkness inside houses I don’t like. ~ Shelagh Delaney
382:It is not just the dark that brings out the darkness. Daylight has its own form of hell. ~ Sejal Badani
383:"Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others." ~ Pema Chödron
384:There's a light somewhere.
It may not be much light but
it beats the darkness. ~ Charles Bukowski
385:There was always a light in the darkness if you opened your eyes and looked for it. “It ~ Jay Crownover
386:To deny the darkness of the soul is to be but half a human being. But we had both sides. ~ Ray Manzarek
387:together they watched the fireflies twinkle in and out like hopes in the darkness. ~ Elizabeth Chadwick
388:When the world uncovers some dark disguise,
Embrace the darkness with averted eyes. ~ Thomas Ligotti
389:All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness. ~ John Ruskin
390:Obscurity is dispelled by augmenting the light of discernment, not by attacking the darkness. ~ Socrates
391:Secrets were always covered up and, once revealed, could never again find the darkness. ~ Kerrigan Byrne
392:that she was going to spend the rest of her life down here in the darkness. Since the ~ Kathryn Le Veque
393:The light is reached not by turning back from the darkness, but by going through it. ~ Leonard Roy Frank
394:The one who says that he is in the light and yet hates his brother is still in the darkness. ~ Anonymous
395:Tobias' body became a marble statue, and she knew she'd reached the darkness of his soul. ~ Monica Burns
396:Absolute statements of our unbelief that we make in the darkness are notoriously unreliable. ~ John Piper
397:Be the light for all the world to see or be the darkness that hides in the shadows. ~ Sheila Renee Parker
398:Great. My plan was apparently to Magic Missile the darkness. There had to be a better way. ~ Annie Bellet
399:In the darkness they wondered if they
could do it, and knew they had to try
to do it. ~ Mary Oliver
400:Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. ~ Carl Jung
401:"Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darkness of other people." ~ Carl Jung
402:Maybe you have to know the darkness to truly appreciate the light.”—Madeleine L’Engle ~ Madeleine L Engle
403:Of all the names, one is a mistake. One is a nightmare. The stair you miss in the darkness. ~ Hannah Kent
404:Plants turn their face to the Sun; Animals, to the ground; and Men, to the darkness! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
405:Staring out the window, he drank his beer and watched the darkness eat away the light. ~ Cherise Sinclair
406:The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. ~ Anonymous, The Bible, John 1:5,
407:The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. —JOHN 1:5 (ESV) ~ Frank E Peretti
408:When the darkness gets easier, you know you're sinking deeper, becoming dead yourself. ~ Lucy Christopher
409:I knew that if I let the darkness take me now then I´d never see the light again. ~ Alexander Gordon Smith
410:In the end, bless the darkness, hold the light, because the two aren't divisible. ~ S Kelley Harrell M Div
411:The darkness of the night could hide so much. He’d always enjoyed killing in that darkness. ~ Cynthia Eden
412:The darkness that he entered this time was deep, and lit by a single star, and it was final. ~ Neil Gaiman
413:The light shineth in darkness—to fos en te skotia fainei—and the darkness comprehended it not. ~ Anonymous
414:There’s nothing wrong with the darkness, Tate. That’s the only time the stars get to shine. ~ Chelle Bliss
415:This is not my life. These are not my cobwebs. This is not the darkness I was designed for. ~ Colum McCann
416:When the morning sun wakes up, the darkness in the valleys looks for a place to hide! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
417:actions bring light and eliminate the darkness. Fill your life with the light of positivity. ~ Rhonda Byrne
418:Clement held her hand for a moment; knowing that after that moment the darkness would begin. ~ Iris Murdoch
419:"Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people." ~ Carl Jung
420:Mystery is at the heart of creativity. As creative channels, we need to trust the darkness. ~ Julia Cameron
421:See, the darkness is leaking from the cracks. I cannot contain it. I cannot contain my life. ~ Sylvia Plath
422:Sometimes there's not enough light in this godforsaken world to keep the darkness at bay. ~ Jennifer Harlow
423:SUICIDE. Like a light going on. In the darkness. That there is an out helps you stay in. ~ Charles Bukowski
424:The darkness of the world made no distinctions; it entered its palaces as it did its huts. ~ Cornelia Funke
425:The revolver was swifter and the darkness came faster. Max Hume had known what he was about. ~ Charles Todd
426:You must often visit the darkness to get the people lost in the darkness out of there! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan
427:But though one may keep the wolves from one’s door, they still howl out there in the darkness. ~ John Fowles
428:Darkness is what should be expected when one is blind. I much prefer the darkness. ~ M Amanuensis Sharkchild
429:In the light, we read the inventions of others; in the darkness we invent our own stories. ~ Alberto Manguel
430:Laughter is a powerful weapon for it carries the light. To laugh is to defy the darkness. ~ Isobelle Carmody
431:See, the darkness is leaking from the cracks.
I cannot contain it. I cannot contain my life. ~ David Wong
432:silent as a tomb. In the darkness, three red numbers and two red letters glowed like the end of ~ Tom Barber
433:Sometimes you have to explore the darkness to get to the light and get back to who you are. ~ Jennifer Lopez
434:The ends of the earth, the depths of the sea, the darkness of time, you have chosen all three. ~ E M Forster
435:When I am in the darkness, I want to think of it in the light, with you. - James Carstairs ~ Cassandra Clare
436:You can shine the light into the darkness, but you can’t shine the darkness into the light. In ~ Ethan Cross
437:...everything seems scarier at night. It's just an illusion. A trick the darkness plays on us. ~ Blake Crouch
438:Inasmuch as resistance is a choice to descend into hell, one musn't complain about the darkness. ~ Xiaobo Liu
439:I will rise from the darkness, shining like the morning star.
Illuminated woman am I. ~ Grant Morrison
440:"Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people." - ~ Carl Jung
441:She pulled herself through the narrow window into the darkness, midwife to her own rebirth. ~ Nancy A Collins
442:Slipknot is the darkness; Stone Sour is the light. Slipknot is chaos; Stone Sour is structure. ~ Corey Taylor
443:There's nothing wrong with the darkness, Tate. That's the only time the stars get to shine. ~ Shantel Tessier
444:a much deeper human darkness: the darkness of not feeling truly welcome in human existence. ~ Henri J M Nouwen
445:Don't be afraid, the darkness you're in is no greater than the darkness inside your own body... ~ Jos Saramago
446:In the beginning there was darkness, and in the darkness was a girl, and in the girl was a secret ~ Stacey Jay
447:I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you
Which shall be the darkness of God. ~ T S Eliot
448:Live in light, Samantha, but acknowledge the darkness. For without darkness, there cannot be light. ~ J R Rain
449:No more hiding in the darkness. A fire like this would be seen for hundreds of miles. ~ Francesca Armour Chelu
450:The brilliance of morning is in sharp contrast with the darkness of night" - Woman thou art loosed ~ T D Jakes
451:Those trapped in sin will not normally thank you for pointing out the darkness in their lives. ~ Kevin DeYoung
452:Turn away. From the darkness, the madness, the pain. Open your eyes and look at the light. ~ Jennifer Donnelly
453:Yet without the darkness,” said Palin suddenly, “we would never be aware that the stars exist. ~ Margaret Weis
454:You're allowed to grant people into the darkness, but you must allow them to come out again. ~ Terry Pratchett
455:You will fear the darkness only to the extent that you yourself are not providing light. ~ Marianne Williamson
456:But how long must she sing in the darkness until she is at last allowed out into the light of day? ~ Unica Z rn
457:DEDICATION “To The Creator, who gives us the Light by which we more clearly see the Darkness… ~ Chet Williamson
458:I don't hate you.. I just don't like that you exist”
― Gena Showalter, Seduce the Darkness ~ Gena Showalter
459:incandescent afternoons in Spain, the shutters closed, a blade of sun burning into the darkness. ~ James Salter
460:I often wonder if the bright benefit of belief outweighed the darkness its abuse could bring. ~ Neal Shusterman
461:Life is a spark between two identical voids, the darkness before birth and the one after death. ~ Irvin D Yalom
462:Lucifer, oh Lucifer, God of evil, you're the god of pain, the darkness is where you find your light. ~ Ludacris
463:most people would rather face the light of a real enemy than the darkness of their imagined fears. ~ Max Brooks
464:These are the diamonds I picked from the darkness, that shine with meaning only for me. ~ Nora McInerny Purmort
465:The stars looked like nail heads in the sky--pull a few of them out and the darkness would fall. ~ Colum McCann
466:Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind. ~ Victor Hugo
467:Find my hand in the darkness and if we cannot find the light, we will always make our own. ~ Tyler Knott Gregson
468:I think it's increasingly hard to have deep self-knowledge without entering the darkness in some way. ~ Sam Keen
469:Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light. ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
470:One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ Carl Jung
471:Poets have to keep pushing, pushing, against the darkness, and write their way out of it as well. ~ Anne Waldman
472:That is the conviction we must come to in our meditation, that the darkness cannot quench the light. ~ John Main
473:The proper response, as Hanukkah teaches, is not to curse the darkness but to light a candle. ~ Irving Greenberg
474:There is only one thing more numerous than the stars, and that is the darkness that holds them. ~ Jessica Khoury
475:While looking for the light, you may suddenly be devoured by the darkness and find the true light ~ Jack Kerouac
476:You were the leaves, basking in the sunlight. I was the root, growing in the darkness ~Danzo ~ Masashi Kishimoto
477:and comforted by his greater wisdom he fell asleep again deeply in the darkness and the stillness. ~ Pearl S Buck
478:Her blazing blue eyes see everything. See me. My soul. She sees the darkness and the monster beneath. ~ E L James
479:I need to know I can be what he needs, that we can get through the darkness together. - demand ~ Lisa Renee Jones
480:Scripture is like a pair of spectacles which dispels the darkness and gives us a clear view of God. ~ John Calvin
481:Thus we inaugurate the best time in the little kingdom we have pitched up against the darkness. ~ Sebastian Barry
482:And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.
~ Anonymous, The Bible, John 1:5, [T5],
483:Boredom, that silent spider, was spinning its web in the darkness in every corner of her heart. ~ Gustave Flaubert
484:Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind. ~ Vicktor Hugo,
485:In the daylight, we'll figure things out. In the darkness, we'll just hold on to one another. ~ Brittainy C Cherry
486:It takes great courage and determination, to keep looking for light in all the darkness of life. ~ Menna van Praag
487:I’ve seen long careers and careers cut short. The difference is in how you handle the darkness. ~ Michael Connelly
488:"One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious." ~ Carl Jung
489:only when we're brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light ~ Bren Brown
490:The Darkness at Irving. Hope to have as much fun doing anything ever as these guys have on stage. ~ Sloane Crosley
491:The greatest enemy we can face is ourselves, and the greatest battle is against the darkness within. ~ Derek Landy
492:And he was hurting. She could see it in the set of his mouth, the darkness behind his light eyes. ~ Cassandra Clare
493:By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness ~ Pablo Neruda
494:Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. ~ Dave Pelzer
495:Destroy the darkness of delusion with the brightness of wisdom. ~ The Sutra on the Buddha's Bequeathed Teaching,
496:kind of things. You have been and will always be my light in the darkness. I love you, Meredith. ~ Christopher Rice
497:most people would rather face the light of a real enemy than the darkness of their imagined fears. How ~ Max Brooks
498:Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light ~ Bren Brown
499:Only when we’re brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light. ~ Bren Brown
500:She became my moon, guiding me through the darkness, illuminating hope when I'd thought all was lost... ~ K K Allen
134 Integral Yoga
1 Integral Theory
113 Sri Aurobindo
56 The Mother
34 Nolini Kanta Gupta
33 H P Lovecraft
31 Carl Jung
21 Percy Bysshe Shelley
15 Saint Augustine of Hippo
11 Walt Whitman
10 William Wordsworth
10 Rabindranath Tagore
7 Robert Browning
7 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
5 Jorge Luis Borges
5 James George Frazer
4 Sri Ramakrishna
4 Aldous Huxley
3 Rabbi Moses Luzzatto
3 Jordan Peterson
3 Aleister Crowley
2 William Butler Yeats
2 Swami Vivekananda
2 Saint John of Climacus
2 Rudolf Steiner
2 Paul Richard
2 Joseph Campbell
2 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
2 Ibn Arabi
2 Friedrich Schiller
33 Lovecraft - Poems
21 Shelley - Poems
17 Mysterium Coniunctionis
13 The Life Divine
13 Prayers And Meditations
12 Letters On Yoga IV
11 Whitman - Poems
10 Wordsworth - Poems
10 Tagore - Poems
9 The Secret Of The Veda
9 Collected Poems
8 The Synthesis Of Yoga
8 The Confessions of Saint Augustine
8 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02
7 City of God
7 Browning - Poems
6 Words Of Long Ago
6 The Practice of Psycho therapy
6 The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
6 The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
6 Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness
6 On the Way to Supermanhood
6 Letters On Yoga II
6 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 08
6 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 05
5 The Golden Bough
5 Record of Yoga
5 Questions And Answers 1957-1958
5 Questions And Answers 1953
5 Letters On Yoga I
5 Hymns to the Mystic Fire
5 Essays On The Gita
4 The Secret Doctrine
4 The Perennial Philosophy
4 Questions And Answers 1954
4 Hymn of the Universe
4 Essays Divine And Human
4 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03
4 Agenda Vol 06
4 5.1.01 - Ilion
3 Vedic and Philological Studies
3 The Mother With Letters On The Mother
3 The Bible
3 Maps of Meaning
3 Isha Upanishad
3 General Principles of Kabbalah
3 Essays In Philosophy And Yoga
3 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 07
3 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04
3 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01
2 Yeats - Poems
2 Words Of The Mother II
2 The Ladder of Divine Ascent
2 The Hero with a Thousand Faces
2 The Future of Man
2 Schiller - Poems
2 Questions And Answers 1956
2 Questions And Answers 1955
2 Questions And Answers 1929-1931
2 Plotinus - Complete Works Vol 02
2 Liber ABA
2 Anonymous - Poems
2 Agenda Vol 05
2 Agenda Vol 02
2 A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah
00.01 - The Mother on Savitri, #Sweet Mother - Harmonies of Light, #unset, #Kabbalah
These are experiences lived by Him, realities, supracosmic truths. He experienced all these as one experiences joy or sorrow, physically. He walked in the Darkness of inconscience, even in the neighborhood of death, endured the sufferings of perdition, and emerged from the mud, the world-misery to brea the the sovereign plenitude and enter the supreme Ananda. He crossed all these realms, went through the consequences, suffered and endured physically what one cannot imagine. Nobody till today has suffered like Him. He accepted suffering to transform suffering into the joy of union with the Supreme. It is something unique and incomparable in the history of the world. It is something that has never happened before, He is the first to have traced the path in the Unknown, so that we may be able to walk with certitude towards the Supermind. He has made the work easy for us. Savitri is His whole Yoga of transformation, and this Yoga appears now for the first time in the earth-consciousness.
0.00 - Introduction, #A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah, #Israel Regardie, #Occultism
May everyone who reads this new edition of A Garden of Pomegranates be encouraged and inspired to light his own candle of inner vision and begin his journey into the boundless space that lies within himself. Then, through realization of his true identity, each student can become a lamp unto his own path. And more. Awareness of the Truth of his being will rip asunder the veil of unknowing that has heretofore enshrouded the star he already is, permitting the brilliance of his light to illumine the Darkness of that part of the Universe in which he abides.
01.01 - The Symbol Dawn, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
A thought was sown in the unsounded Void,
A sense was born within the Darkness' depths,
A memory quivered in the heart of Time
01.03 - The Yoga of the King The Yoga of the Souls Release, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
He comes unseen into our darker parts
And, curtained by the Darkness, does his work,
A subtle and all-knowing guest and guide,
01.08 - Walter Hilton: The Scale of Perfection, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
Here is the Augustinian mantra taken as the motto of The Scale of Perfection: We ascend the ascending grades in our heart and we sing the song of ascension1. The journey's end is heavenly Jerusalem, the House of the Lord. The steps of this inner ascension are easily visible, not surely to the outer eye of the sense-burdened man, but to the "ghostly seeing" of the aspirant which is hazy in the beginning but slowly clears as he advances. The first step is the withdrawal from the outer senses and looking and seeing within. "Turn home again in thyself, and hold thee within and beg no more without." The immediate result is a darkness and a restless darknessit is a painful night. The outer objects of attraction and interest have been discarded, but the inner attachments and passions surge there still. If, however, one continues and persists, refuses to be drawn out, the turmoil settles down and the Darkness begins to thin and wear away. One must not lose heart, one must have patience and perseverance. So when the outward world is no more-there and its call also no longer awakes any echo in us, then comes the stage of "restful darkness" or "light-some darkness". But it is still the dark Night of the soul. The outer light is gone and the inner light is not yet visible: the night, the desert, the great Nought, stretches between these two lights. But the true seeker goes through and comes out of the tunnel. And there is happiness at the end. "The seeking is travaillous, but the finding is blissful." When one steps out of the Night, enters into the deepest layer of the being, one stands face to face to one's soul, the very image of God, the perfect God-man, the Christ within. That is the third degree of our inner ascension, the entry into the deepest, purest and happiest statein which one becomes what he truly is; one finds the Christ there and dwells in love and union with him. But there is still a further step to take, and that is real ascension. For till now it has been a going within, from the outward to the inner and the inmost; now one has to go upward, transcend. Within the body, in life, however deep you may go, even if you find your soul and your union with Jesus whose tabernacle is your soul, still there is bound to remain a shadow of the sinful prison-house; the perfect bliss and purity without any earthly taint, the completeness and the crowning of the purgation and transfiguration can come only when you go beyond, leaving altoge ther the earthly form and worldly vesture and soar into Heaven itself and be in the company of the Trinity. "Into myself, and after... above myself by overpassing only into Him." At the same time it is pointed out, this mediaeval mystic has the common sense to see that the going in and going above of which one speaks must not be understood in a literal way, it is a figure of speech. The movement of the mystic is psychological"ghostly", it is saidnot physical or carnal.
01.12 - Goethe, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
One view considers Evil as coeval with Good: the Prince of Evil is God's peer, equal to him in all ways, absolutely separate, independent and self-existent. Light and Darkness are eternal principles living side by side, possessing equal reality. For, although it is permissible to the individual to pass out of the Darkness and enter into Light, the Darkness itself does not disappear: it remains and maintains its domain, and even it is said that some human beings are meant eternally for this domain. That is the Manichean principle and that also is fundamentally the dualistic conception of chit-achit in some Indian systems (although the principle of chit or light is usually given a higher position and priority of excellence).
01.13 - T. S. Eliot: Four Quartets, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
I said to my soul, be still, and let the dark come upon you
Which shall be the Darkness of God.1
Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought:
So the Darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
. . . . Not here
Not here the Darkness, in this twittering world.
Descend lower, descend only
0.13 - Letters to a Student, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
the scientific as well as the spiritual point of view?
Because the Darkness tries to prevent the light from coming.
02.02 - Rishi Dirghatama, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
I shall speak only of what seems to me probable and believable and likely and it must be this that he passed a long time in darkness, engulfed in obscurity. The legend says that he was in his mother's womb long past the due time and it seems it was of his own will. His mother's name was Mamata and his father was Uchathya. When he came out of the Darkness and saw the light, it was a light strangely glimmering with all the vibrations of the long obscurity to which he had been accustomed. It was indeed the Light beyond the confines of all darkness, nescience, and yet carrying a mystic imprint of the mysteries of darkness. So he started his quest with this questioning:
Indeed the Darkness and the blindness seem to have been the Divine's grace upon him, for his eyes turned inward to other domains and saw strange truths and stranger facts. We remember in this connection another blind old poet who even though fallen on such evil days composed the world famous epic poem (I am referring obviously to Milton and his Paradise Lost). We remember also here the deaf incomparable master of music Beethoven. Many of the sayings of Dirghatama have become so current that they are now familiar even to the common man. They are mottoes and proverbs we all quote at all times. "Truth is one, the wise call it in different ways"the mantra is from Dirghatama. "Heaven is my father, Earth my mother"this is also from Dirghatama. The famous figure of two birds with beautiful wing dwelling on the same tree comes also from Dirghatama. There are a good many sayings of this kind that have become intimate companions to our lips of which the source we do not know. When we read the mantras of Dirghatama we are likely to exclaim even as the villager did when he first saw Hamlet played in London, "It is full of quotations."
02.05 - The Godheads of the Little Life, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
Acquaint our depths with the supernal Ray
And cleave the Darkness with the mystic Fire.
Adventuring once more in the natal mist
02.08 - Jules Supervielle, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
That you must ride
the Darkness, open wide?
02.08 - The World of Falsehood, the Mother of Evil and the Sons of Darkness, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
He entered into dumb despairing Night
Challenging the Darkness with his luminous soul.
Alarming with his steps the threshold gloom
02.11 - Hymn to Darkness, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
That darkness is no more,
the Darkness in which my heart plunged when you came,
It is no more there.
And sends its call to Thee alone.
Yes, the Darkness is there no longer;
And yet stretching out both the arms
My mind yearns to reach the Darkness
And itself becomes the Darkness.
(II) The Immortal Goddess fills up the Vast, above and below. She compels the Darkness with her light.
03.02 - The Adoration of the Divine Mother, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
Her healing touch of love and truth and joy
Into the Darkness of the suffering world.
His soul was freed and given to her alone.
03.03 - Arjuna or the Ideal Disciple, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
What makes a true disciple? For it is not everyone that can claim or be worthy of or meet the demands of the title. Disciplehood, like all great qualities, that is to say, qualities taken at their source and origin, is a function of the soul. Indeed, it is the soul itself coming up and asking for it'! native divine status; it is the call of the immortal in the mortal, the voice of the inmost being rising above the clamours and lures of the world, above the hungers and ties of one's own nature. When that rings out clear and unmistakable, the Divine reveals Himself as the Guru, the Path is shown and the initiation given. Even such a cry was Arjuna's when he said: iyaste ham sdhi mm twam prapannamit is a most poignant utterance in which the whole being bursts forth as it were, and delivers itself of all that it needs and of all that it gives. It needs the Illumination: it can no longer bear the Darkness and confusion of Ignorance in which it is entangled; and it gives itself whole and entire, absolutely and without reserve, throws itself simply at the mercy of the Divine. Arjuna fulfils, as very few can so completely, the fundamental conditions the sine qua nonof discipleship.
03.04 - The Vision and the Boon, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
To make his thought and will a magic door
For knowledge to enter the Darkness of the world
And love to rule a realm of strife and hate.
03.07 - Some Thoughts on the Unthinkable, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
Both the Divines are to be envisaged and established in one single undivided realisation the static and equal and impartial Brahman forming the basis, the unshakable calm and absolute freedom, and the dynamic emergent Brahman revealing more and more in the manifested creation a definite divine Purpose and Aim and Fulfilment, The one accepts and contains everything, for it is everything; the other, on the basis of that wide acceptation, chooses and selects, keeps back or dissolves and annihilates, in the progression of its increasing light, the Darkness, the ignorance that form one part of the dual Nature.
The Undivine means the obscure separativeness of the Ignorance, the Darkness of Inferior Nature. The Divine, from his superior status, has cast himself down and is scattered and concretised as the ignorant creation, he has consented to be degraded and imbedded into Matter, in order to quicken Matter gradually, to illumine and transform it and invest it with the Divine's own glory. The whole dynamics of creation consists in the interaction of these two forces, one apparent and pragmatic and patent, the other behind and involved and latent. The elements and forces of the Ignorance, while they appear to move in the cycles of their inexorable Law, are gradually led by the stress of the involved Spirit, to evolve and change, and finally express and incarnate that which it now negates, that which is the Spirit unveiled in its pristine au thenticity.
04.19 - To the Heights-XIX (The March into the Night), #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
The same old shadow still lingers at our feet and entangles them inexorably;
And the eternal viper remains coiled fast into the Darkness of our entrails. . . .
The march of aeons has brought us none the nearer to Light or Deliverance.
04.38 - To the Heights-XXXVIII, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
It passes through, undeviated, gathering lights
From out of the Darknesses of its many lives,
Presses onward to the one goal,
05.03 - Satyavan and Savitri, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
This light showed more the Darknesses unsearched;
It made the original Secrecy more occult;
05.04 - The Immortal Person, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
The individualisation of the mind, its organisation as a special formation, as a vehicle of the true light, the light of the Psychic consciousness is comparatively easy for a man. Mind is the first member of the lower sphere that is taken up and dealt with by the soul; for it is the highest and the most characteristic element in man and less dense and less subject to the Darkness inherent in human nature. The mental individual persists the longest after the dissolution of the body, it survives and may survive very long the disruption of the vital being. This vital being is next in the rung to be taken up, organised and individualised by and around the psychic being. The organisation of the vital being in view of a particular object or aim in ordinary life is common enough: the purpose is limited, the scope restricted. Great men of action have done it and one has to do it more or less to be successful in life. This, however, may be called organisation; it is not individualisation in the true sense, much less personalisation. A limb is individualised, personalised only when it is an instrument and formation of the soul consciousness, the psychic being. And the vital is not easily amenable to such a role. For, it is the dynamic element, the effective power of life and it has acquired a strong nature and a definite function in its earthly relations. Naturally, there is a secret drive and an occult inspiration behind over-riding or guiding all immediate and apparent forces and happenings: in and through these the shape of things to come is being built up. In the meanwhile, however, actually the vital is an executive agent of the lower consciousness: it is an anonymous force of universal nature canalised into a temporary figure that is the normal individual man. The individualisation of the vital being would mean an immortal formulation of an immortal soul as energy consciousness with a specific role for the Divine to play. It maintains its identity, its personality independent of the vicissitudes of the physical body: it continues to function as a divine being, a godhead, to work for mankind and the world. The popular legend has imaged this phenomenon in the mystic figure of an immortal Aswatthama and Vibhishana still wandering in earth's atmosphere.
05.18 - Man to be Surpassed, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
The limitation of such a human ideal is for us evident. We demand a total surpassing of man, although that does not mean a rejection of man. Unless human life is built upon foundations quite other than what they are now, we say there can be no permanent or radical remedy to the ills it suffers from. Hence we are for utter transcendence; for, the highest height it is possible for the consciousness to reach and the being to dwell in, even the experience of Brahman or un-mitigated Absolute of the Mayavadin or the Zero, Shunyam of the Buddhist not excluded. Since it is there that the true foundations of creation lie hidden and it is from there that a new world has to be recreated, a new humanity reshaped. The very stuff of human nature has to be changed, not only what is considered as bad in it but what is valued as good also. For beyond good and evil is Nature Divine. Man has to find out this divine nature and dissolve his human nature into that, remould it, reshape it in that pattern. So long as human consciousness remains too human, it will be always branded with the bar sinister of all earthly things. Man has to grow into the immortal seated within mortality, into the light that shines inviolate on the other side of the Darkness we live in. That immortality, that light one has to bring down here on earth and in ourselves, and out of it build a new earth and a new human self and life.
06.01 - The Word of Fate, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
Through Nature's contraries we draw nearer God;
Out of the Darkness we still grow to light.
06.02 - Darkness to Light, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
the Darkness is the measure of the Light. The world as it is is exactly the opposite of what it has to be and shall be. And in order to be what it shall be it had to become what it is now, just not that which it will be. The antipodes go together unavoidably: the depth of the precipice is the precise measure of the height. Man's fall represents the ascent he has to make, he is destined to make. .
06.02 - The Way of Fate and the Problem of Pain, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
An exit is shown, a road of hard escape
From the sorrow and the Darkness and the chain;
But how shall a few escaped release the world?
06.27 - To Learn and to Understand, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
Indeed it was not very much necessary for the ancient sages and occultists to try to hide their knowledge in an obscure language, in codes and symbols and ciphers for fear of misuse by the common uninitiate; even if they had expressed their knowledge in ordinary language, ordinary people would not have understood it at all. It would be like my speaking to you in Chinese-, you would not make out anything of it. One comprehends only what one already possesses, that is to say, you must have within you something at least of what you want to know and understand, something corresponding to it, similar in nature and vibration. That is what I mean when I say that you should be open, your mind and consciousness should be turned and attuned to the object it wishes to seize; it must have some light in it in order to receive the light outside and beyond. If it is mere obscurity, the light does not light; even if it manages to come it departs soon or is engulfed in the Darkness.
07.02 - The Parable of the Search for the Soul, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
Aroused from the Darkness where they crouched in the depths,
Prisoned from the sight, they can be held no more;
07.03 - The Entry into the Inner Countries, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
Its fiery towers of dream built on the winds,
Its sinkings towards the Darkness and the abyss,
Its honey of tenderness, its sharp wine of hate,
07.09 - The Symbolic Ignorance, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
How can there be dark spots in the light of the full consciousness (the Mother's consciousness)? the Darkness is only relative and depends upon the degree or status of conscious-ness. At the outset, on lower and narrower ranges, the light is dim and hedged in: it is surrounded by a much greater and denser area of darkness. As the consciousness grows, that is to say, manifests itself, as it rises and widens, the obscurity too recedes more and more and slowly fades away. This consciousness is not personal, but something impersonal. In other words, it holds within itself the universe including especially the earth. And earth is a dark object; it is made of ignorance and unconsciousness. The light envelops it and only gradually penetrates and transforms it. The Mother's consciousness is thus the representative consciousness; it represents all that is yet unconscious and striving secretly without knowing towards consciousness; it is also at the same time the light itself that acts and transforms. The divine consciousness embodied acting upon itself thus symbolises and embodies its action upon what would be viewed as others.
09.02 - The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
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The Journey in Eternal Night and the Voice of the Darkness
AWHILE on the chill dreadful edge of Night
Burned like a torch-fire from a windowed room
Pointing against the Darkness' sombre breast.
Revealing to the night her soul of dread;
Serpentine in the gleam the Darkness lolled,
Its black hoods jewelled with the mystic glow;
Remembering all the joy its waves have drowned,
So from the Darkness of the sovereign night
Against the Woman's boundless heart arose
And still that gleam was like a pallid eye
Troubling the Darkness with its doubtful gaze.
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Grisaia no Meikyuu: Caprice no Mayu 0 -- -- 8bit -- 1 ep -- Visual novel -- Drama -- Grisaia no Meikyuu: Caprice no Mayu 0 Grisaia no Meikyuu: Caprice no Mayu 0 -- Having attended Mihama Academy for about a year, Yuuji Kazami has seemingly found his place within the school, but he suddenly decides to pursue a promotion in CIRS. After consulting JB about his intentions, they both thoroughly examine Yuuji's documents and dissect the events of his upbringing to determine if the job is fit for him. -- -- Meanwhile, unbeknownst to the two, the girls of Mihama uncover some torn documents in Yuuji's room. After restoring the papers, they discover the story that has formed—or perhaps broken—Yuuji into the man he is today. However, what was thought to be history has haunted him to the present, and the chains of the past begin to drag him back into the darkness... -- -- -- Licensor: -- Sentai Filmworks -- Special - Apr 12, 2015 -- 184,573 7.90
Hellsing: Psalm of the Darkness -- -- Gonzo -- 1 ep -- Manga -- Action Supernatural Vampire Seinen -- Hellsing: Psalm of the Darkness Hellsing: Psalm of the Darkness -- Special that can be found on DVD. Contains animation not reused in the TV series. -- Special - ??? ??, 2000 -- 26,266 6.95
Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori -- -- Studio Deen -- 26 eps -- Original -- Mystery Horror Psychological Supernatural -- Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori -- Ai Enma and her companions continue to offer their service of revenge against those who have wronged others, and the price is as steep as ever—for damning the offender to hell, the person exacting vengeance is sent to the abyss as well. As they cast soul after soul into the darkness, a new sinister force is watching them: a little girl named Kikuri. -- -- While Ai continues her duties, she meets a boy named Takuma Kurebayashi, known as the "Devil's Child" because of the horrific events that occur around him. Unfortunately, Takuma's reputation leads the townspeople to use him as a scapegoat for those who have been ferried off to hell. When things quickly spiral out of control, Ai must find a way to bring an end to this senseless violence, as it poses a threat to her very existence. -- -- 136,905 7.93
Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori -- -- Studio Deen -- 26 eps -- Original -- Mystery Horror Psychological Supernatural -- Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori -- Ai Enma and her companions continue to offer their service of revenge against those who have wronged others, and the price is as steep as ever—for damning the offender to hell, the person exacting vengeance is sent to the abyss as well. As they cast soul after soul into the darkness, a new sinister force is watching them: a little girl named Kikuri. -- -- While Ai continues her duties, she meets a boy named Takuma Kurebayashi, known as the "Devil's Child" because of the horrific events that occur around him. Unfortunately, Takuma's reputation leads the townspeople to use him as a scapegoat for those who have been ferried off to hell. When things quickly spiral out of control, Ai must find a way to bring an end to this senseless violence, as it poses a threat to her very existence. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Sentai Filmworks -- 136,905 7.93
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie -- -- MAPPA -- 1 ep -- Manga -- Action Demons Supernatural Shounen -- Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Movie -- Yuuta Okkotsu is haunted. Ever since his childhood friend Rika died in a traffic accident, her ghost has stuck with him. But her spirit does not appear as the sweet girl Yuuta once knew. Instead, she manifests as a monstrous and powerful entity who fiercely protects him. Unable to control Rika's violent behavior, Yuuta is helpless to stop the bloodshed that follows from her brutal vengeance. As a result, when apprehended by "Jujutsu" sorcerers—the secret guardians of the world, trained to combat forces like Rika—Yuuta wishes to be completely isolated so that no one else can get hurt. -- -- Yet his apprehender, the master sorcerer Satoru Gojou, has different plans for him: he will join Jujutsu High School and learn to control Rika in order to help people. Now a first-year at this school, Yuuta starts to learn Jujutsu arts and combat malignant beings. Alongside his new classmates Maki Zenin, a Jujutsu weapons expert; Toge Inumaki, a spellcaster who uses his words as weapons; and Panda, a seemingly walking and talking panda bear, Yuuta begins to find his place in the world and, for once, to feel comfortable with his abilities. However, as his training progresses, Yuuta comes to learn that the dangers of the Jujutsu world go far beyond that of wicked spirits. -- -- Movie - ??? ??, ???? -- 97,895 N/A -- -- Boogiepop wa Warawanai -- -- Madhouse -- 12 eps -- Light novel -- Psychological Supernatural Dementia Mystery Drama Horror -- Boogiepop wa Warawanai Boogiepop wa Warawanai -- Five years ago, a string of grisly murders shook the city to its core and now the rumors have begun once more. Boogiepop... Everyone knows about Boogiepop: meet her one dark night and you are taken. People tell each other the stories and laugh: no one believes that she can possibly exist in this day and age. Still, strange things appear to be going on and the darkness is taking on many forms. Something is out there. Are you safe? -- -- (Source: RightStuf) -- 97,293 7.16
Kanata no Astra -- -- Lerche -- 12 eps -- Manga -- Sci-Fi Adventure Space Shounen -- Kanata no Astra Kanata no Astra -- In the year 2063, space travel is feasible and commercially available. As the cheerful Aries Spring arrives at the spaceport to attend a camp on the distant planet McPa, her purse is suddenly snatched by a reckless thief. Luckily, the athletic Kanata Hoshijima is able to retrieve it for her, and Aries soon discovers that he is among the group of teenagers who will be travelling with her on the excursion as team B-5. -- -- Upon arriving at their campsite, the group's trip takes a turn for the worse when a strange sphere of black light sucks them into the vast reaches of outer space. Stranded with seemingly no hope, they find an abandoned ship nearby that provides them with the means to return home. However, they soon discover that they are not as close to their campsite as they initially thought, but are in fact thousands of light-years away from home. -- -- With this realization, the nine members must cautiously manage their resources, maintain their strength, and unite as one to conquer the darkness of space together. While the reason behind their trip's sudden obstruction remains unknown, they nevertheless embark on the treacherous voyage back home aboard their new ship, the Astra. -- -- 208,590 8.14
Kanata no Astra -- -- Lerche -- 12 eps -- Manga -- Sci-Fi Adventure Space Shounen -- Kanata no Astra Kanata no Astra -- In the year 2063, space travel is feasible and commercially available. As the cheerful Aries Spring arrives at the spaceport to attend a camp on the distant planet McPa, her purse is suddenly snatched by a reckless thief. Luckily, the athletic Kanata Hoshijima is able to retrieve it for her, and Aries soon discovers that he is among the group of teenagers who will be travelling with her on the excursion as team B-5. -- -- Upon arriving at their campsite, the group's trip takes a turn for the worse when a strange sphere of black light sucks them into the vast reaches of outer space. Stranded with seemingly no hope, they find an abandoned ship nearby that provides them with the means to return home. However, they soon discover that they are not as close to their campsite as they initially thought, but are in fact thousands of light-years away from home. -- -- With this realization, the nine members must cautiously manage their resources, maintain their strength, and unite as one to conquer the darkness of space together. While the reason behind their trip's sudden obstruction remains unknown, they nevertheless embark on the treacherous voyage back home aboard their new ship, the Astra. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- 208,590 8.14
Kikoushi Enma -- -- Brain's Base -- 4 eps -- Manga -- Horror Demons Supernatural Magic Ecchi Fantasy Seinen -- Kikoushi Enma Kikoushi Enma -- Enma is a character created by the genius manga artist Go Nagai. Now, the popular character makes his appearance in an alluring Japanese horror anime for adults. It's a hair-raising erotic suspense in which Enma takes on complicated and gruesome incidents caused by demons who lurk in the darkness. But humans have lit up the darkness of the night with neon lights and turned their world into one that never sleeps, so demons now lurk in the "darkness of the human heart." Unfulfilled hearts, suppressed hearts, despair,...such darkness of the heart is the place they lurk. -- -- Enma is the Demon Prince of the Underworld, a demon "Born of Fire." His mission is to take back or destroy demons that have escaped to the human world from the Underworld. Along with his partner, Princess Yukihime, "Born of Ice," and the monster, Kapaeru, Enma sets up "Enma's Detective Agency." Tonight, like any other night, they will roam the sleepless city. Horrific incidents that could not possibly be human acts occur one after another. The stench of evil lingers at the scene... Enma's fire rips through the darkness! -- -- (Source: Bandai Entertainment) -- -- Licensor: -- Bandai Entertainment, Bandai Visual USA -- OVA - Aug 24, 2006 -- 17,757 7.13
Kikoushi Enma -- -- Brain's Base -- 4 eps -- Manga -- Horror Demons Supernatural Magic Ecchi Fantasy Seinen -- Kikoushi Enma Kikoushi Enma -- Enma is a character created by the genius manga artist Go Nagai. Now, the popular character makes his appearance in an alluring Japanese horror anime for adults. It's a hair-raising erotic suspense in which Enma takes on complicated and gruesome incidents caused by demons who lurk in the darkness. But humans have lit up the darkness of the night with neon lights and turned their world into one that never sleeps, so demons now lurk in the "darkness of the human heart." Unfulfilled hearts, suppressed hearts, despair,...such darkness of the heart is the place they lurk. -- -- Enma is the Demon Prince of the Underworld, a demon "Born of Fire." His mission is to take back or destroy demons that have escaped to the human world from the Underworld. Along with his partner, Princess Yukihime, "Born of Ice," and the monster, Kapaeru, Enma sets up "Enma's Detective Agency." Tonight, like any other night, they will roam the sleepless city. Horrific incidents that could not possibly be human acts occur one after another. The stench of evil lingers at the scene... Enma's fire rips through the darkness! -- -- (Source: Bandai Entertainment) -- OVA - Aug 24, 2006 -- 17,757 7.13
Lodoss-tou Senki -- -- Madhouse -- 13 eps -- Novel -- Action Adventure Fantasy Magic Shounen Supernatural -- Lodoss-tou Senki Lodoss-tou Senki -- Created from the aftermath of the last great battle of the gods, Lodoss and its kingdoms have been plagued by war for thousands of years. As a quiet peace and unity finally become foreseeable over the land, an unknown evil begins to stir. An ancient witch has awakened, bent on preserving the island of Lodoss by creating political unbalance throughout the many kingdoms and keeping any one from maintaining central control. Only a mixed-race party of six young champions, led by the young warrior Parn, stand between this new threat and Lodoss' descent back into the darkness of war and destruction. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- -- Licensor: -- Central Park Media, Funimation -- OVA - Jun 30, 1990 -- 52,477 7.39
Lodoss-tou Senki -- -- Madhouse -- 13 eps -- Novel -- Action Adventure Fantasy Magic Shounen Supernatural -- Lodoss-tou Senki Lodoss-tou Senki -- Created from the aftermath of the last great battle of the gods, Lodoss and its kingdoms have been plagued by war for thousands of years. As a quiet peace and unity finally become foreseeable over the land, an unknown evil begins to stir. An ancient witch has awakened, bent on preserving the island of Lodoss by creating political unbalance throughout the many kingdoms and keeping any one from maintaining central control. Only a mixed-race party of six young champions, led by the young warrior Parn, stand between this new threat and Lodoss' descent back into the darkness of war and destruction. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- OVA - Jun 30, 1990 -- 52,477 7.39
Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS -- -- J.C.Staff -- 12 eps -- Card game -- Game Psychological -- Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS -- The peaceful days turn out to be short-lived as the shadow of another Selector Battle looms large. Kiyoi Mizushima is the first to notice that things are amiss, and she makes her move to put an end to the cycle of darkness.The Battle this time includes a new card, "Key," and has been set up with rules different than before. With both the mastermind and their motive shrouded in mystery, the darkness grows ever deeper and more menacing. Suzuko Homura, Chinatsu Morishita, Hanna Mikage, Ruuko Kominato, Yuzuki Kurebayashi, Hitoe Uemura, and Akira Aoi, the Selectors gather once again. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- 25,986 7.09
Mahoujin Guruguru -- -- Nippon Animation -- 45 eps -- Manga -- Adventure Comedy Magic Fantasy Shounen -- Mahoujin Guruguru Mahoujin Guruguru -- There is a small village called Jimuna on the continent of Jamu Jamu. This village is home to a girl named Kukuri. She is the last descendant of the Migu Migu Tribe. She is raised by an old witch who teaches her the secret magic of the tribe, but Kukuri is not a good student. -- -- In the same village lives a boy named Nike. He has been raised by very strict parents. They discipline their son to become a brave hero of the village. Nike himself does not want to be a hero at all, but he grows up to become a mighty boy. -- -- One day the king of the village, Kodai, recruits troops to fight against the ruler of the darkness, Giri. Kukuri and Nike are accepted. The two children, the strong but reluctant hero Nike, and the eager but unskilled little witch Kukuri, set out on a wonderful journey full of adventures and friendship. -- -- (Source: Nippon Animation) -- 8,960 7.61
Monogatari Series: Second Season -- -- Shaft -- 26 eps -- Light novel -- Mystery Comedy Supernatural Romance Vampire -- Monogatari Series: Second Season Monogatari Series: Second Season -- Apparitions, oddities, and gods continue to manifest around Koyomi Araragi and his close-knit group of friends: Tsubasa Hanekawa, the group's modest genius; Shinobu Oshino, the resident doughnut-loving vampire; athletic deviant Suruga Kanbaru; bite-happy spirit Mayoi Hachikuji; Koyomi's cutesy stalker Nadeko Sengoku; and Hitagi Senjogahara, the poignant tsundere. -- -- Monogatari Series: Second Season revolves around these individuals and their struggle to overcome the darkness that is rapidly approaching. A new semester has begun and with graduation looming over Araragi, he must quickly decide the paths he will walk, as well as the relationships and friends that he'll save. But as strange events begin to unfold, Araragi is nowhere to be found, and a vicious tiger apparition has appeared in his absence. Hanekawa has become its target, and she must fend for herself—or bow to the creature's perspective on the feebleness of humanity. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Aniplex of America -- 528,921 8.78
Pokemon Movie 18: Ring no Choumajin Hoopa -- -- OLM -- 1 ep -- Game -- Adventure Fantasy Kids -- Pokemon Movie 18: Ring no Choumajin Hoopa Pokemon Movie 18: Ring no Choumajin Hoopa -- A century ago, the power of a mighty creature known as Hoopa, who is capable of single-handedly defeating legendary Pokemon, was captured in a bottle by a lone traveler. The bottle was then hidden deep inside a cave in the desert, in the hopes that the darkness sealed within it would never see the light of day again. -- -- Years later, a young man finds the bottle and breaks the curses surrounding it, releasing the power confined within it. Its contents take the form of Hoopa's shadow, and it uses its unbound power to shatter the bottle and prevent anyone from capturing it again. The shadow then goes on a rampage and attacks the original Hoopa, while both Pokemon summon other legendary creatures to aid them in their brawl. Satoshi—a budding Pokemon trainer from the Kanto region—and his friends are caught up in the crossfire, and must now work to stop the ravaging Pokemon, or face a devastating clash of legends. -- -- -- Licensor: -- The Pokemon Company International -- Movie - Jul 18, 2015 -- 34,697 6.50
Sakura Taisen: Ecole de Paris -- -- Radix -- 3 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Game Harem Mecha Sci-Fi -- Sakura Taisen: Ecole de Paris Sakura Taisen: Ecole de Paris -- An unseen evil lurks in the streets of Paris. Unless something is done, the darkness will unleash its destruction and consume all that is good. The City of Love will be lost to her people forever. All hope rests within the hearts of five young ladies. The only problem is, they don't even know it yet. But will an apprenticed nun, a reserved aristocrat, a hardened criminal, a traveling circus emcee and a Japanese girl experiencing loss set aside their unique differences and come together as one for the defense of many. The Paris Fighting Troup is born. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- OVA - Mar 19, 2003 -- 3,320 6.44
Shining Tears X Wind -- -- Studio Deen -- 13 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Fantasy Magic -- Shining Tears X Wind Shining Tears X Wind -- Mysterious disappearances are occurring one after the other in Tatsumi Town. Kiriya has a vision from a mysterious beautiful girl with pointy ears. A book talking for an alternative world is found. And Mao searching for her long lost friend, Zero, comes to our world. But what she didn’t expect is to find Souma and Kureha, and even less, to accidentally take them to her world. Now, Souma and Kureha have to find a way to come back. But other forces are playing their part in the darkness and Souma with Kureha will find that going back is harder than they first anticipated. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- 31,203 6.51
Shining Tears X Wind -- -- Studio Deen -- 13 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Fantasy Magic -- Shining Tears X Wind Shining Tears X Wind -- Mysterious disappearances are occurring one after the other in Tatsumi Town. Kiriya has a vision from a mysterious beautiful girl with pointy ears. A book talking for an alternative world is found. And Mao searching for her long lost friend, Zero, comes to our world. But what she didn’t expect is to find Souma and Kureha, and even less, to accidentally take them to her world. Now, Souma and Kureha have to find a way to come back. But other forces are playing their part in the darkness and Souma with Kureha will find that going back is harder than they first anticipated. -- -- (Source: ANN) -- -- Licensor: -- Discotek Media -- 31,203 6.51
Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle -- -- Project No.9 -- 12 eps -- Game -- Action Adventure Magic Fantasy -- Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle -- The world is divided into two kingdoms: the Kingdom of White, which floats in the heavens and is ruled by their queen Iris, and the Kingdom of Black, which stands upon desolate land below and houses the King of Darkness as its ruler. As of late, forces of evil have amassed great power, posing a threat to the entire world. Being the main representative of the Light, it is Iris' duty to maintain the balance of the world and fight off the darkness in her kingdom. -- -- Meanwhile in the Kingdom of Black, rampaging monsters annihilate a certain boy's village, leaving him the sole survivor. As he grieves in hopelessness, an armored man named Skeer notices the child and comforts him. Soon after, Skeer recognizes the boy's potential to change the kingdom's status quo and makes him his heir before passing away. The boy then vows to become the Prince of Darkness—the one who will replace the King—to bring the world back to its rightful path. -- -- As Iris and Prince of Darkness each challenge the impending doom the world faces in their own respective ways, their destinies will converge with each other, and perhaps, their bond will decide the fate of the world. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- 63,136 5.29
Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator -- -- A.C.G.T., J.C.Staff -- 12 eps -- Manga -- Super Power Supernatural Fantasy School -- Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator -- Academy City stands at the forefront of scientific and technological progress, best known for their development of espers: those capable of wielding superhuman abilities that alter the rules of reality. The most powerful among them are the Level 5s, and the one known as Accelerator reigns supreme, even after being weakened by a severe brain injury. By his side is the young girl known as Last Order, whom despite his cold demeanor, he holds closely and vows to protect at all costs. -- -- Though Accelerator may be recovering from his injury, the dark side of Academy City never rests, and so he finds himself unwillingly caught up in the midst of a new conflict. When a mysterious young woman approaches Accelerator in pursuit of Last Order, the highest-ranked esper is confronted by a venomous organization that has taken root in Anti-Skill, Academy City's peacekeeping organization. With dangerous forces on the move that threaten to put Last Order and her sisters at risk, the self-proclaimed villain prepares to step into the darkness once again. -- -- 161,567 7.17
Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator -- -- A.C.G.T., J.C.Staff -- 12 eps -- Manga -- Super Power Supernatural Fantasy School -- Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator Toaru Kagaku no Accelerator -- Academy City stands at the forefront of scientific and technological progress, best known for their development of espers: those capable of wielding superhuman abilities that alter the rules of reality. The most powerful among them are the Level 5s, and the one known as Accelerator reigns supreme, even after being weakened by a severe brain injury. By his side is the young girl known as Last Order, whom despite his cold demeanor, he holds closely and vows to protect at all costs. -- -- Though Accelerator may be recovering from his injury, the dark side of Academy City never rests, and so he finds himself unwillingly caught up in the midst of a new conflict. When a mysterious young woman approaches Accelerator in pursuit of Last Order, the highest-ranked esper is confronted by a venomous organization that has taken root in Anti-Skill, Academy City's peacekeeping organization. With dangerous forces on the move that threaten to put Last Order and her sisters at risk, the self-proclaimed villain prepares to step into the darkness once again. -- -- -- Licensor: -- Funimation -- 161,567 7.17
Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san -- -- AXsiZ, Studio Gokumi -- 12 eps -- 4-koma manga -- Comedy Shoujo Ai Slice of Life Supernatural Vampire -- Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san Tonari no Kyuuketsuki-san -- Rumors tell about an ageless girl who only comes out at night, living in a mansion in the middle of the forest. Some say that she is a living doll with a soul. Upon hearing these rumors, Akari Amano seeks out this girl, only to find herself lost as she treks through the woods amidst the darkness. -- -- A vampire named Sophie Twilight saves her, turning out to be the rumored girl. However, unlike the vampires told in myths, Sophie does not attack humans and instead orders her blood online. Akari instantly becomes charmed with her doll-like appearance and proceeds to abruptly move in with her, thus starting their life together. -- -- 79,798 7.09
Yu☆Gi☆Oh! -- -- Toei Animation -- 27 eps -- Manga -- Action Game Comedy Fantasy Shounen -- Yu☆Gi☆Oh! Yu☆Gi☆Oh! -- Bullies often target someone frail and weak—someone exactly like Yuugi Mutou. His beautiful childhood friend, Anzu Mazaki, is always there to stand up for him, but he can't depend on her forever. Katsuya Jonouchi, who is almost always accompanied by his verbal sparring partner Hiroto Honda, doesn't seem like a bad person either, despite always bringing Yuugi trouble. But most of all, Yuugi wishes for a true friend who understands him and would never betray him. -- -- Yuugi treasures his Millennium Puzzle, an ancient Egyptian artifact that was brought into his grandfather's game shop. Believing that solving the puzzle will grant him his wish, he completes the puzzle, unleashing a new personality within him—the soul of the "King of Games." -- -- Dark, twisted, strong, and reliable, the new personality named Yami Yuugi is the exact opposite of Yuugi. Upon any injustice toward him, Yami Yuugi takes over Yuugi's body and forces the opponent into a "Shadow Game." The stakes are high as whoever loses shall have a taste of the darkness that resides within their own heart. -- -- 187,790 7.20
20 Feet Below: The Darkness Descending
After the Darkness
Alien from the Darkness
And Soon the Darkness
And Soon the Darkness (2010 film)
An Echo in the Darkness
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness
A Step into the Darkness
A Step into the Darkness (1938 film)
Beyond the Darkness
Beyond the Darkness (film)
Brynhildr in the Darkness
Cry the Darkness
Curse the Darkness
Echoes in the Darkness
Embrace the Darkness
Enlighten the Darkness
Feel the Darkness
From the Darkness into the Light
Girlfriend (The Darkness song)
In the Darkness of the Night
Into the Darkness
Into the Darkness EP & Demos
Into the Darkness (film)
Kick at the Darkness
Kiss from the Darkness
Light in the Darkness
List of songs recorded by the Darkness
Moribito II: Guardian of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness (1985 film)
Out of the Darkness (Retrospective: 19941999)
Out of the Darkness (Turtledove novel)
Power in the Darkness
Reach Out of the Darkness
Requiem from the Darkness
She Is the Darkness
Shining in the Darkness
Tale in the Darkness
The Arrival from the Darkness
The Church in the Darkness
The Darkness and the Light (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
The Darkness (band)
The Darkness (comics)
The Darkness discography
The Darkness (film)
The Darkness Gathers
The Darkness II
The Darkness Series
The Darkness (video game)
The Ghost and the Darkness
The Light Shines in the Darkness
Through the Darkness
Urban Explorers: Into the Darkness
Who Will Walk in the Darkness with You?