Savitri Era Basics

Karma, Free-Will and Necessity

Posted on: December 14, 2012

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Due to our mental nature that divides everything into convenient oppositions, we eventually look at even our development of consciousness as an opposition between the Knowledge and the Ignorance. This view of things provides us at least with a more basic cause for what we call “good” and “evil” on a more surface level. We can eventually resolve the concept of ignorance into a partially revealed, partially withheld form of knowledge, caused by the involution of consciousness into Matter and the subsequent step-by-step evolutionary process that it undertakes to manifest the consciousness in the forms.

As we begin to reflect on the nature of the energy that we have called “the law of karma” we see that it is a law of “cause and effect”. The present circumstances are caused by past event, and in turn create future events. The question next arises as to whether this is a predetermined…

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