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Sri Aurobindo Learning Center

Savitri’s meaning: Savitri and Satyavan

There is a central section of Sri Aurobindo’s mantric poem, Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol, which is often mistakenly interpreted as primarily a mythological legend of Savitri and Satyavan, rather than as a symbol and spiritual teaching. However, through a series of workshops presented at our center here in Crestone, Colorado, we have tried to demonstrate the truer esoteric nature of the teaching that is revealed in this important part of the book. It is the section of about 60 pages in the very middle of the 700-page tome that ostensibly deals with the meeting of Savitri and...