Act II, Scene 7

(The momentous year 1893. Swami Vivekananda goes to America with the message of India. Aurobindo returns to India to make her free. The residence of the Gaekwar of Baroda at London. Enter James Cotton and Aurobindo.)

JAMES COTTON: Good morning, Sir. Here is my young friend Mr. Ghosh. A brilliant student from Cambridge.

AUROBINDO: Good morning, Sir.

GAEKWAR: Good morning. I have heard much about you from Mr. Cotton. I would be highly pleased if you accompanied me to India. I am sure you will stand very high in the estimation of our countrymen.

AUROBINDO: Thank you, Sir. I was just waiting for an opportunity to go to India, my Motherland.