Savitri - a Legend and a Symbol

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Part One
Part Two
Part Three

Indeed, Savitri is something concrete, living, it is all replete, packed with consciousness, it is the supreme knowledge above all human philosophies and religions.  It is the spiritual path, it is Yoga, Tapasya, Sadhana, in its single body.  Savitri has an extraordinary power, it gives out vibrations for him who can receive them, the true vibrations of each stage of consciousness. It is incomparable, it is truth in its plenitude, the Truth Sri Aurobindo brought down on the earth.

The Mother
5-11-67

every day you are going to read Savitri; read properly, with the right attitude, concentrating a little before opening the pages and trying to keep the mind as empty as possible, absolutely without a thought.  The direct road is through the heart.  I tell you, if you try to really concentrate with this aspiration you can light the flame, the psychic flame, the flame of purification in a very short time, perhaps in a few days.  What you cannot do normally, you can do with the help of Savitri.  Try and you will see how very different it is, how new, if you read with this attitude, with this something at the back of your consciousness; as though it were an offering to Sri Aurobindo.  You know it is charged, fully charged with consciousness; as if Savitri were a being, a real guide.  I tell you, whoever, wanting to practice Yoga, tries sincerely and feels the necessity for it, will be able to climb with the help of Savitri to the highest rung of the ladder of Yoga, will be able to find the secret that Savitri represents.  And this without the help of a Guru.  And he will be able to practice it anywhere.  For him Savitri alone will be the guide, for all that he needs he will find Savitri.  If he remains very quiet when before a difficulty, or when he does not know where to turn to go forward and how to overcome obstacles, for all these hesitations and incertitudes which overwhelm us at every moment, he will have the necessary indications, and the necessary concrete help.  If he remains very calm, open, if he aspires sincerely, always he will be as if lead by the hand.  If he has faith, the will to give himself and essential sincerity he will reach the final goal. 

The Mother
5-11-67

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