This talk is a summary of Book Two Canto Five of Savitri.
Aswapati now stands in the kingdom of the little life. He has explored its boundaries and energies and the influence it brings upon earthly life. Now he casts his yogic vision to discover the godheads, the powers and aspects of the cosmic forces that work from behind and the purpose they serve in the grand scheme of things. Life starts its journey upon earth in a small insignificant way. It struggles to survive as if its existence is only to feed death. It lives surrounded by darkness and shuts itself to Light and all that is greater and high. This is a first infant step that life takes in its stupendous journey, a step that seems to be stuck in the mud and mire of earth nature and yet whose far end is the Life Divine.