The second step on the staircase of self-becoming is the flame which signifies that the fire is burning brightly and mounting higher and higher. Inspiration becomes
the longing for the heights – our very own power to rise to the summits of being. What was there potentially now becomes
and plasticity, filled with high-minded
that vital dynamic momentum for fulfilling the conditions on the way towards immortality. This longing, this aspiration which the flame brings us and which seem to be our own personal property, we have in common with all beings. And in this longing, this calling from below, there is already the answer on the heights, the descent of these higher levels of being, consciousness and bliss.
- Her aspiration called high destiny down...
- Savitri, p.358, “The Birth and Childhood of the Flame”