With the archer, the centaur of the Greeks, a splendid symbol of the oneness of higher and lower soul force, we are nearing our great goal.
The horse-man brings the gift of
to those who have become one, in body and soul, with their highest aim.
On the quality of your aim will depend the quality of your life, and to be in full union with the Divine is the final aim.
The secret of the archer is that he has his soul centre already in his
through his continuous one-pointed
which is his path: he is already there; he has arrived! His whole consciousness has been projected forward. His longing precedes his arrow to the target.
Concentrate entirely on the one thing needful and put away, if they come, all ideas and forces that want to disturb it or make you deviate.
‘Om’ is the bow. Put yourself as the arrow
- Suddenly shot from the tense bow of Time,
- A ray returning to its parent sun.
- Savitri, p.79, “The Yoga of the King: The Yoga of the Spirit's Freedom and Greatness”