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Sri Aurobindo VOL 33-34 Savitri – A Legend and a Symbol

Posted on | August 1, 2011 | 3 Comments

Savitri A Legend and a Symbol Sri Aurobindo complete works VOL 33-34Savitri – A Legend and a Symbol consists of volume 33 and 34 of Sri Aurobindo’s collected works. Unfortunately the volumes 28 – 32 are still not published from The Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The writings of Savitri extended over much of the later part of Sri Aurobindo’s life. The earliest known manuscript is dated 1916. The original narrative poem was recast several times in the first phase of composition. By around 1930, Sri Aurobindo had begun to turn it into an epic with a larger scope and deeper significance. Transformed into “A Legend and a Symbol”, Savitri became his major literary work which he continued to expand and perfect until his last days. The tale of Satyavan and Savitri is recited in the Mahabharata as a story of conjugal love conquering death. Download the work here (763 pages):

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3 Responses to “Sri Aurobindo VOL 33-34 Savitri – A Legend and a Symbol”

  1. Madan singh
    February 14th, 2014 @ 6:11 pm

    A very inspiring and thought provoking epic which attracts one’s repeated attention.

  2. S. Satya Simha
    August 27th, 2014 @ 9:20 am

    The lines of Savitri reverberate in our brain and … set right its maladies. Many thanks.

  3. florence Westfall Parks
    May 18th, 2019 @ 4:03 am

    This is the highest frequency writing I’ve ever experienced. Beyond Shakespeare by far. It feeds the soul not just the mind and the nerves calm and rejuvenate when the writing is used as a koan or mantra. This is a supramental fountain available as a gift to the world by one flooded in light and divine wisdom. Don’t put off the reading for your own good, and the good of the planet.

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