The second Canto of Book Five starts by introducing us to the personality of Satyavan, a jewel among men. He is a being of rare make, beautiful within and without, endowed with richness of inner life and qualities that are not easily found.
“Ancient thought has always admired the exceptional, the extreme, the superhuman type of humanity. But what really constitutes the phenomenon of genius in any field? What is its relation to the Yoga of the world as it unfolds itself?”
The sixth talk from the series “Finding Divine in Daily Life” 2015 Retreat in Greenville, South Carolina, USA
The moment has drawn near when the destined meeting of Savitri and Satyavan must take place. The Divine Mother has chosen for Her human lila the spot and the time where She must meet the destined person.
“… we discover in Sri Aurobindo a synthesis of materialism and spirituality, of world and God, of eastern and western thoughts among many others. Today we share an interesting account of this side of Sri Aurobindo given by a physicist and a Sri Aurobindo’s letter…”
Savitri moves amidst scenes and nature to find the one person who shall be her partner and mate in the great game of life. Seasons change until summer arrives. On this note this book ends leaving us with an anticipation that perhaps the hour of destiny is close.
The fifth talk from the series “Finding Divine in Daily Life”, 2015 Retreat in Greenville, SC.
Savitri meets the various seers and sages, yogis rare to find, in that space where few dare to tread, far from the city as well as village life. She discovers the various lines and approaches that humanity has taken in its attraction towards the Divine.
“India … laboured in many ways to integrate the spiritual life with the material. Our present talk deals with one such area of synthesis, in the field of Indian dance.”
The fourth talk from the series “Finding Divine in Daily Life” 2015 Retreat in Greenville, SC.
“Though [Sahana di’s] personal memoirs what comes across again and again is the Love and Grace of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother and Their way of dealing with the sadhakas difficulties and unique challenges.”
The third video from the series “Finding Divine in Daily Life”
There are a few children of the Earth who are ready to tread their feet on the hidden fields of Earth. This is the reason why the Earth was created. There are different types of this elite humanity among which Savitri now arrives to find her soul-mate.
“Sri Aurobindo’s life is a wonderful example of how yoga can be practiced even in the most hostile environment. We find this most strikingly in ‘Tales of Prison Life’, penned down by Him regarding the trial period. “