ISBN 9788183281751,Sri Aurobindo's Savitri A Study Of The Cosmic Epic

Sri Aurobindo's Savitri A Study Of The Cosmic Epic



Wisdom Publications

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788183281751

ISBN-10 8183281753


Number of Pages 530 Pages
Language (English)

Religious groups

Sri Aurobindos multi-faceted genius is not easily fathomed. The world knows him primarily as a Mahayogi. He was also a superb poet in English and achieved the impossible by producing a great philosophical epic in Savitri. Almost 50 years a-growing, the epic poem takes up the secular legend of Savitri and Satyavan found in Vyasas Mahabharata and retells the tale in terms of mans evolutionary advancement and the possibilities of his great future on earth. Savitri by itself, Savitri in relation to Sri Aurobindos life and work, and Savitri in relation to the great epics of the world and even in relation to the currents of human thoughts and experience of all times: these are the three ascending terms in the argument in A Study of Savitri. At a time when there is a widening interest in Sri Aurobindos poem, this trustworthy volume will be a great help to aspirants the world over.