Through this constant stretching out of the limits the soul of man is destined to pass one day into what exceeds him.
Each species is limited by a magic circle of nature, an invisible circle of consciousness that takes the form of habits that tie a species to a certain form of living.
Savitri embodies the Love that can transform earth and humanity. She has come down to help and save mankind. But who called Her to intervene.
The Avatar comes to help man outgrow its narrowness and limitations. He works in the silent depths of man as well as in the outer field where he descends.
Savitri is the lyric of Love that can save man. If the ego-self is the problem, then love is the solution.
This talk deals with this aspect of Savitri, of its fundamental content.
This talk centers around the problem that man faces while tackling the forces of destiny upon earth. Is there really a divine destiny bequeathed to earth and men?
Sri Aurobindo raises some questions that vex any awakened mind and for which we are given some stock answers in religious scriptures.
Man has a double nature. His original truth is there within his soul and its radiance that is his true nature.
The Divine comes down in response to Earth’s aspiration.
The Divine becomes human to lift up the burden of man’s and earth’s fate.
The difference between the ordinary human life and the Divine Soul is inspiring and instructive. The Divine Soul sets the standard that humanity may follow.
Our ordinary human life is centered around desires of various kinds and the transient happiness it can bring. We prefer this life of ignorance rather than explore higher possibilities. But there are souls who come down with a definite divine work.
There is a work to do, a role for all of us to fulfill. What is that work? What is the theme of the earthly drama?