August 05, 2012

Sri Aurobindo sought to spiritualize literature and politics

Sri Aurobindo Society: Meeting, 5, Smith Rd., Anna Salai, 10-30 a.m. 
Sri Aurobindo Devotees Prayer Centre: Pushpanjali prayers to Sri Annai, Sasibalika Vidya Mandir, Azad Road, 9.30 a.m., Sri Annai Meditation Centre, W7C, Kovaipudur, 4 p.m.

Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader Sachidananda Mohanty - 2012 - 180 pages - Preview It is worth noting that, in early life, SriAurobindo was an agnostic who turned a believer; a radical transformation indeed! 3 Sri Aurobindo had once said, tongue-in-cheek: 'I shall have to write my ... More editions
India Baedeker Guide - Page 117 - Karen Schreitm├╝llerMohan (CON) DhamotharanBeate (CON) Szerelmy - 2012 - 648 pages - Preview Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950) Anyone reading Sri Aurobindo's life story and following his amazing Philosopher transformation from an active revolutionary in the freedom movement to a spiritual yoga practitioner, philosopher and master will have ...
Living in the Supermind: From Personal Mind to Spiritual Mind - Maurie D. Pressman, M.D. - 2011 - 236 pages - Preview Living in the SUPERMIND reveals that there is within us a mind beyond imagination.
Anglophone Poetry in Colonial India, 1780-1913: A Critical Anthology - Page 355 - Mary Ellis Gibson - 2011 - 360 pages - Preview Indeed, Heehs shows that Aurobindo's failure in the ICS was owing to what amounted to a personal and generational shift ... Aurobindo's political views had already led him to conclude that he could do little to improve the lot of his countrymen ...
Foundations of Indian Psychology Volume 1: Theories and Concepts - Page 85 -  Cornelissen R. M. Matthijs - 2011 - Preview References Aurobindo, Sri (1970). Letters on yoga. Pondicherry: Sri AurobindoAshram Press. Aurobindo, Sri (1971). The hour of God and other writings. Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram Press. Aurobindo, Sri (1972). The life divine.
Aurobindo weaves together evolution with Hinduism in a holistic system, rejecting both the other-worldliness of Hinduism and the ... For Aurobindo, the entire cosmos is evolutionary and the central direction of evolution is the liberation of ... More editions
Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence Nalini Bhushan, Jay L. Garfield - 2011 - 664 pages - Preview This book publishes, for the first time in decades, and in many cases, for the first time in a readily accessible edition, English language philosophical literature written in India during the period of British rule. More editions
His Majesty's Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India's Struggle ... - Page 26 - Sugata Bose - 2011 - 388 pages - Preview He began reading Aurobindo Ghose's essays in the journal Arya from 1914 onward. Aurobindo had inspired Bengal's young revolutionaries of the Swadeshi era, before retiring into a life of religious contemplation in 1910. Shankara's doctrine... More editions
Makers of Modern India - Page 12 - Ramachandra Guha - 2011 - 500 pages - Preview Both wrote prodigiously; whereas Radhakrishnan wished to make Hinduism compatible with the modern world, Aurobindo sought to spiritualize literature and politics on the basis of classical Indian ideals and traditions. In their lifetime, both... More editions
Bhakti - The Yoga of Love: Trans-Rational Approaches to Peace Studies - Page 49 - Samrat KumarSamrat Schmiem Kumar - 2011 - 168 pages - Preview Sri Aurobindo states that one arrives at the conception and at the knowledge of a divine existence by―exceeding the evidence of the senses and piercing beyond the walls of the physical mind. So long as one confines one-Self to sense ...

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