usā is that which keeps getting replenished from without. It is like the continuous infinity α¹…the rays of the ādityah the sun, the flowing rivers are all examples of this form of śakti.
satī is the ‘energy that grows’ by giving. It is like the fruits of a tree that multiplies or the dispersion of knowledge or like lighting many candles with one and so on. This increase is the brh and is the process of going back into the non-linearity.
There are many metaphors of these in the scriptures.
In short this alphabet of the Sanskrit language has a metaphysical basis, a structure which needs far more analysis…. its root forms, its metres and other structures give one the feeling of the unfolding of Dimensions. In fact it feels, looking at the – Fig.3 that this could well lead to elusive string of the western ‘string theory’ of 12 to 26 dimensions ?
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
(From ‘A Concise Treasury of GREAT POEMS ’ by Louis Untermeyer – Pocket Books)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) – Born May 25,1803, in Boston, Massachusetts, of ministerial stock, he was destined for the ministry. After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Divinity School, he was ordained in his 26th year. Three years later he left the pulpit, unable to believe in the ritual.