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Rapid progress, forward movement.
It corresponds to the mental plane.
Swiftness of movement.
Inertia and obstruction in the body.
Desire. Rajasic strength and vehemence.
The formation of the consciousness to sail the sea of the divine existence.
[A journey in a boat] A movement in the yoga; an advance or progress.
Some kind of knowledge.
The force sent out to reach its mark.
Rash and obscure vital forces.
A new creation.
Strength and force.
Life-forces or soul-forces.
The birth of the soul in the outward nature.
The Energy in Nature.
«The cobras are the forces of evolution, the evolution towards the Divine… The upraised hood and light indicate the illumination and victorious position of the emerged Energy… Their bite brings the ecstasy of the presence of the Divine» (Sri Aurobindo).
The call to realisation.
The proclamation of victory.
The Light or the higher consciousness.
Messenger of happiness.
The triple being: transcendent, universal, individual.
The sign of fulfilment.
Opening to the light.
«Dawn always means an opening of some kind — the coming of something that is not fully there.» (Sri Aurobindo).
[Of oneself] The end of something in the being.
Gentleness and swiftness of movement.
Pure spiritual light.
[A revolving disc) A force in action on the nature.
Devoted affection and obedience.
The soul or inner being.
The place of inspired knowledge or of inspired expression.
It corresponds to the physical plane.
Strength (sometimes illumined with Wisdom, sometimes removing obstacles).
It corresponds to the spiritual plane.
It corresponds to the psychic plane. It can also indicate a dynamic action.
White fire: aspiration.
Red fire: tapasya.
Blue fire: spiritual knowledge who purifies.
The vital mind.
«The fish is always the moving vital mind making all sorts of formations.» (Sri Aurobindo).
Something small in the smaller vital.
The blossoming in the consciousness.
The call of the Divine Love.
The results of the sadhana.
Universality, integrality, infinity.
Generally, a place of rest and safety.
The vital energy in man, the Life-Power.
«The horse signifies the powers of the individual being, which must be controlled (bridled).» (Mother).
[Journey on a horse] A progress or a movement in life, work or sadhana.
A movement in life or a progress in sadhana.
Some un-regenerated part of the vital nature.
The being in its individual consciousness.
Power, vital force, strength, courage.
Opening of the consciousness to the Light.
Red or pink: the Avatar.
White: Aditi, the Divine Mother.
The flow of the higher consciousness.
Spirituality; sometimes also spiritual Ananda.
«The moon as a symbol in vision signifies usually spirituality in the mind or, simply, the spiritual consciousness. It can also indicate the flow of spiritual Ananda (nectar is in the moon according to the old tradition).» (Sri Aurobindo).
The ascending planes of the higher consciousness.
«The mountain is the symbol of the embodied consciousness based upon earth but rising up towards the Divine.» (Sri Aurobindo).
«The mountain always represents the ascending hill of existence with the Divine to be reached on the summits.» (Sri Aurobindo).
«The Night is the symbol of the Ignorance or Avidya in which men live just as Light is the symbol of Truth and Knowledge.» (Sri Aurobindo).
Rapidity of movement.
Fluency of speech.
The Infinite in the exceedingly small.
Obscure movement of the vital.
«The descent of the Grace or of the higher consciousness which is the cause of the riches, the spiritual plenty.» (Sri Aurobindo).
The sign of peace and deliverance.
Some movement of the consciousness.
The higher consciousness felt through the vital.
Some mental plane.
«The sky is a symbol of the mental consciousness (or the psychic) or other consciousness above the mind» (Sri Aurobindo).
Generally, a movement of falsehood.
«The nature of the falsehood is indicated by the nature of the snake and the plane where it appears.» (Mother).
«The snake is not the symbol of power but of energy, and just as there are obscure and perverted energies, so too the snake can be the symbol of unregenerate and anti-divine forces.» (Mother).
Purity, silence and peace.
The Sphinx is a symbol of the eternal quest that can only be answered by the secret knowledge.» (Sri Aurobindo).
A promise of the Light to come.
«A creation or formation or the promise or power of a creation or formation.» (Sri Aurobindo).
It corresponds to the supramental plane or, in some cases, to the inner truth.
«The Sun is the Truth from above, in the last resort the supramental Truth.» (Sri Aurobindo).
The individual soul on the higher plane.
[The falling of teeth] «The disappearance of the old or fixed mental habits belonging to the physical mind.» (Sri Aurobindo).
A power of vital nature.
A triple principle.
A forward movement.
[Journey in the train] The passage from one consciousness to another.
[At full speed] Rapid progress.
The subconscient vital.
[A big expanse] A state of consciousness or a plane.
Fluidity, plasticity, suppleness, purifying principle. It corresponds to the vital plane.
The descent of the divine forces upon the physical plane.
The higher consciousness in its dynamic action.