Chapter 9 of 21. If you haven’t read the earlier chapters, please read them first. You can find them here: The Willow, a serialized novel.
Mataji and Sneha turned their backs on everyone who loved them and headed for the Himalayas. They had finished the work they were born to do and were ready to retire to a life of meditation. Mataji’s retirement was brought on by the acceptance she could do no more to push fate in this lifetime. Though she could show people the path and nudge them along the way, if they blatantly chose another route, all she could do was wait for them to learn the lessons that they needed to learn.
Sneha’s retirement on the other hand, was brought on be a fierce anger, and mental and emotional exhaustion. Everything that she had put her faith in had disappointed her and she sought only to…
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