A weekly sharing on Savitri by Alok Pandey <>
Accept then all that takes you to the Divine. Reject all that takes you away from it, but do not say that this is good and that is bad or try to impose your outlook on others; for, what you term bad may be the very thing that is good for your neighbour who is not trying to realise the Divine Life.
In this Hindi reflection, we look into the root causes of suffering in man and its remedies.
This talk touches upon some of the aspects of the Mahabharat and takes up some of the questions that baffle the modern mind.
In this reflection we read a passage by the Mother on the Dhammapada
This passage is about the Hour of God when He reclaims His world.
In this Hindi reflection we see the different levels of human life, especially man in a group or social context, and significance of different levels of collective life.
The Divine Mother now appears on the threshold in response to Aswapati’s aspiration towards terrestrial transformation. What follows in the rest of the Canto is this wonderful vision and adoration of the Divine Mother.
And yet I know my footprints’ track shall be
A pathway towards Immortality.
If only we could learn to be simple and humble and open like a flower to the Grace, then life would be so much wonderful. But the sceptic mind stands in the way and an aggressively selfish consciousness opens doors to fear and closes it to the Grace.
Savitri has survived the eternal Night and follows Death further. There are twilight realms where life and death meet.
A poor man was sitting in a dark hut thinking of his miseries and of the injustice and wrongs that could be found in this world of God’s making. … Shyamsundar(Krishna) is very tricky; luckily he does not reveal himself to me, otherwise I would teach him such a lesson that he would stop playing these tricks.”
This prayer is a beautiful revelation of the Divine Love and its workings in us.
In this Hindi reflection, we take up the question, whether all that happens in the world is the Will of the Divine.
There is the goal of self-annulment into the silence of nirvana. But that leaves out the purpose of creation. Creation, on the other hand strives towards progressive perfection through a progressive divine manifestation. It is this secret that Aswapati is seeking.
This is an English translation of a Bengali article entitled “Manush Bhajan” by Nolini Kanta Gupta, a senior disciple of Sri Aurobindo, who once remarked, “If Nolini does not understand my Yoga, who does”. The translation of this article was done by Satadal.
This poem by Sri Aurobindo, based on the famous story of Trishuncou, reveals to us the secret truth of immortality.
“He is ignorant of the meaning of his life,
He is ignorant of his high and splendid fate.”
(Savitri, p. 53)