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The Traditional Roots of Sri Aurobindo’s Yoga Practice and his Seven Quartets of TransformationSri Aurobindo (1872-1950) practiced and taught a form of yoga which he called Integral Yoga. He described the philosophical and psychological bases of this yoga in his written works. Though these works contain some references to Indian yoga traditions, they steer clear from sectarianism and attempt to develop a universal transpersonal psychology of human becoming, leading to what he called a “supramental” or “divine” life. Yet, at the same time that he was formulating his teachings in these works, he was also maintaining a diary of his own yoga sadhana that was couched in terms of esoteric Sanskrit terminology derived from traditional lineages of yoga. At the outset of his self-reflections, he outlined a seven-pronged system of transformative practice (sapta chatusthaya) which he used to organize his experiments with consciousness in his diaries. By considering the traditional roots of Sri Aurobindo’s yoga practice and their integration in the seven quartets of transformation, I will attempt to arrive at the non-sectarian psychology of the Integral Yoga which Sri Aurobindo taught. The presentation will be based on Sri Aurobindo’s published diaries, The Record of Yoga, his principal work of yoga psychology, The Synthesis of Yoga and my recently published book Seven Quartets of Becoming: A Transformative Yoga Psychology based on the Diaries of Sri Aurobindo.