|He said that it
was better that I was not an academic because I would not repeat their same old mistakes
and could gain a fresh view of the subject. Pandit
strongly encouraged me to continue my work, offering his full support. He called my Vedic
work my "Divine mission," that I should follow out. He said both to my surprise
and my honor that he would get my writings published in India.
This greatly increased my enthusiasm in what I was doing,
which up to that point appeared to be some obscure personal study, perhaps relevant to no
one. He asked me to mail him some of my writings in India as he would be returning to
India in a few months.
Over the next few months I wrote a new book on the Rig Veda called
Self-realization and the Super mind in the Rig Veda and sent it to him. The manuscript was
over five hundred pages long and consisted of translations and interpretations of many
different Suktas, particularly those to Indra. I had worked on it day and night during