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At the Feet of The Mother

Book Two: The Book of the Traveller of the Worlds

COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
The realm of pure pleasure and boundless joy, this paradise of the Life-gods, must now be renounced to begin a greater climb. Aswapati embodies this call towards a greater Adventure. Therefore he renounces this high state that many would covet.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Aswapati has moved through the Paradise of Life-Gods. It is the state where one arrives having faced and the wounds and pangs of Hell and yet not succumbing to its assaults of fear and pain. And yet this is not all our soul can climb. Beyond these heavens are greater vistas of light and peace and bliss.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
This world is a space where all our heart’s desires seem to be drawn towards satisfaction. All our hopes and wishes and fantasies find their fulfilment there.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Most religions have taken this to be the highest state possible for man, a domain where he goes after death as a reward for his good deeds here upon earth. It is a world of luminous force and compelling joy. The yogis however go much beyond this state.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Paradise is a plane of consciousness, a world where pleasure and joy have been sublimated to a godlike level. There are all things are beautiful and glad and free unstained by the touch of grief and tears.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
The reign of Night ends the moment we face it fearlessly carrying the God-Light and Love in our hearts. Darkness has been smitten by the Light, the mask is torn and what stands there is the face of the Divine Beloved
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Aswapati conquered the heart of Night and found the secrets of the Abyss. Thence he discovered the Wisdom working in the mask of Ignorance and the key to Nature’s change
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
It is a dark philosophy that makes sorrow seem to be the path to the Divine. Of course one must face sorrow when it comes but to make it an object by itself is a dark philosophy. Tragedy, sorrow, suffering are not what the Divine wants in this world.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Religions that inspire fear are among the most susceptible to being captured by the dark forces. This is especially so when the founder is gone and it is left to ignorant men to interpret his words.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
Suffering and pain are found wherever there is ignorance. Generally there is an instinctive urge to come out of this state. But in that hell suffering was the law and way of life, cherished as the rule of living.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
The journey of yoga requires one to be a warrior soul since one has to meet enormous inner and outer challenges. This is true of all authentic yoga but much more so of the yoga of transformation.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
There are not only forces but beings whose very task is to oppose God. Creating chaos and confusion in the world they help the Night to triumph and disorder to harden into Law. They invoke the powers of darkness to sustain and strengthen them.
COMMENTARY ON SAVITRI BY DR ALOK PANDEY (TEXT)
In a sense there cannot be any enemy of God since all is He. But in the process of becoming and while discovering a dynamic principle of action we can see that there are forces and powers that are aligned to the Divine Will and help the great unfolding as also there are other forces that distract and pervert the original Will and oppose the great Plan.