January 19, 2013

A daughter of the West fulfilled the promise

Under The Mother's banner - Page 47 - Madhav Pundalik Pandit - 1975 - Hemendra Prasad Ghosh rebutted this argument and convinced everyone that to start a Centre of Education in Pondicherry was the only way of paying our homage to Sri Aurobindo. I still remember one sentence spoken that day by Dr. Kalidas Nag. At the end of a brilliant ex tempore speech, he said: "When the Centre of Education comes of age and plays its role, it will be said that a daughter of the West fulfilled the promise made by a son of the East.” When I quoted that sentence to the Mother, she was immensely pleased and laughed. Well, that was the background of the Centre of Education. My duties did not cease with the ending of the Convention. I had occasion to talk to Mother on a...
Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader Sachidananda Mohanty - 2012 - Preview - More editions Pondicherry: Sri Aurobindo Ashram. For a good rebuttal, see Peter Heehs, 2003. 'Shades of Orientalism: Paradoxes and Problems in Indian Historiography', History and Theory, vol. 42, pp. 169–95. All references to historians cited in Heeh's ...
Sri Aurobindo circle - Issues 46-47 - Page 82 - Aurobindo GhoseSri Aurobindo AshramSri Aurobindo Society - 1990 - What concerns us from this reply is the rebuttal of Woolf's argument that mysticism and mystics have always arisen in times of decadence, of the ebb of life, and that their loud "quacking" is a symptom of the decadence. Sri Aurobindo's rebuttal ...
Postcolonial Philosophy of Religion - Page 60 - Purusottama BilimoriaAndrew B. Irvine - 2009 - Preview - More editions Archer's book, India and the Future is certainly forgotten today, though it was immortalized by Sri Aurobindo's detail rebuttal. The second series consisting of seven essays that Sri Aurobindo wrote against Archer was called “A Rationalistic...
The Renaissance In India And Other Essays On Indian Culture - Sri Aurobindo - 2004 - Sri Aurobindo began the 'Foundations' series as an appreciative review of Sir John Woodroffe's book, 'Is India Civilised?', continued it with a rebuttal of the hostile criticisms of William Archer in 'India and Its Future', and concluded it ...
The Lives of Sri Aurobindo - Page 230 - Peter Heehs - 2008 - Preview - More editions A letter requesting Aurobindo's extradition had been sent to Paris, where it came to the attention of Mattéo Alfassa, ... He then rebutted various assertions made in the Times article, including the claim that Pondicherry was “swarming with ...
Studying Hinduism: Key Concepts and Methods - Page 270 - Sushil Mittal, Gene R. Thursby - 2008 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo Ghose, a radical nationalist and a champion of universalistic Hinduism, rebutted this early articulation of the “two-nation theory”: “We do not understand Hindu nationalism as a possibility under modern conditions....Under modern ...
Sri Aurobindo: archives and research - Volumes 7-8 - Page 215 - Śri Aurobindo Ashram Trust - 1983 - When Girija babu published his article about Sri Aurobindo's visit to Udbodhan Srijut Charu Chandra Dutt, I.C.S., rebutted it, writing: "He [Sri Aurobindo] never saw or met Sri Saradamani devi. I am informing the readers of Udbodhan about ...
Indian horizons - Volume 18 - Page 49 - Indian Council for Cultural Relations - 1969 - Sri Aurobindo on Art and its Utility THE vexed problem of defining the relation between art and utility has been taken for the horns of a supposed dilemma and Sri Aurobindo's rebuttal of the dilemma has been complete. The arm-chair aesthete's...
Towards eternity; Sri Aurobindo birth centenary volume, 15th ... - Page 421 - Aurobindo GhoseV. Madhusudan Reddy - 1973 - First and most important, Sri Aurobindo was a mystic and deeply concerned to emphasise the spiritual content in Indian ... but at the worst I can hope that like the egregious Mr. Archer my views will serve to focus and inspire a powerful rebuttal.
'The Haj to Utopia': Anti-colonial Radicalism in the South Asian ... - Page 48 - Maia Ramnath - 2008 - Preview Like Aurobindo and Gandhi, Har Dayal too explicitly identified himself as a karma yogi, fixated always upon dynamic action almost as a value in itself. This philosophical emphasis ... Ah, but it would, came the rebuttal. Refusal to compromise ...
Discovery Of India - Page xxi - Jawaharlal Nehru - 2004 - Preview - More editions Nehru resisted the argument in which nationalist intellectuals in India and elsewhere commonly indulged: the rebuttal of ... Greek tragedies, Plato, Spinoza, Thoreau, Nietzsche, Mein Kampf, Sri Aurobindo, George Bernard Shaw, LinYu Tang, ...
Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice - Page 89 - Mark Singleton - 2010 - Preview - More editions ... Joseph Alter's “heretical,” though undeveloped, statement that it was Sandow, rather than Vivekananda or Aurobindo ... It could be used, in other words, both as a symbolic rebuttal of colonial degeneracy narratives and—at times—as an ...
Lives of Indian Images - Page 177Richard H. Davis - 1999 - Preview - More editions ... as Vivekananda, Aurobindo, Sister Nivedita, Annie Besant, and the Tagore circle. In England indophilia provided a focus ... Warming to his rebuttal of Havell's address that afternoon, Birdwood pointed to a photograph of an Indonesian...
The poetry of Aurobindo: an oriental response to western materialism - Page 137 - Carla Sugarman Pasternak - 1972 - she brings forth represents, for Aurobindo, the awakening of human consciousness and the illumination of all of man's ... As the critic Purani discusses, Savitri's conquest over death is the ultimate rebuttal against materialistic determinism, ...
Sri Aurobindo's plays: a thematic study - Page 42 - Sheo Jaiswal - 1993 - In what may be considered as a very forcible rebuttal and a strong condemnation of such attempts of her husband, Khatoon speaks to him thus in a fit of intense grief when ... Hence the defeat of these dark forces
Sri Aurobindo--secularist? or nationalist? - Page 32 - Ke. Es Nārāyaācārya - 2006 - Do you therefore include Sri Aurobindo among 'Sangh Parivar' people or those belonging to some 'extreme Hindu outfits'? ... CHAPTER 2 EXAMINATION OF WRONG VIEWS, INSINUATIONS AND REBUTTALS Read 32 Attempts to Hijack ...
Mother India: monthly review of culture - Volume 59 - Page 1008 - Sri Aurobindo Ashram - 2006 - As a last example, I would like to quote the following: Sri Aurobindo: Because I allowed him to talk, and objected to his making ... One is amazed to find in his humorous rebuttals the profound knowledge of medicine Sri Aurobindo possessed!
Hindutva - Page 62 - M. G. Chitkara - 1997 - Preview - More editions territorial nationhood for India, a theory sharply rebutted by Iqbal. ... common humanity, so differences of faith and culture do not come between the inhabitants of India and their association and partnership in their homeland. Sri Aurobindo, ...
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: National Upsurge - Page 130 M. G. Chitkara - 2004 - Preview A theory sharply rebutted by Iqbal. The men's differences in appearance ... Sri Aurobindo was never tired of telling the people that "a great future for India could be built only on the spiritual greatness of her past". Swami Vivekananda was still ...
Interdisciplinary studies in science, technology, philosophy and ... - Page 240 - Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya - 1996 - It is in this context one has to understand Sri Aurobindo's spirited rebuttal of William Archer's highly controversial book Is India Civilized? The main lines of Sri Aurobindo's arguments consist in pointing out that Vedas and Upanisadas do not... Indian Art: forms, concerns and development in historical perspective - Page 30 B. N. Goswamy, Kavita Singh, Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy, and Culture - 2000
Quest - Volumes 93-98 - Page 67 - Indian Committee for Cultural Freedom - 1975 - But where, precisely, is the confrontation? I find Alvares's rebuttal as remote from these scientific principles as Aurobindo's philosophy itself. Take, for example, the law of entropy. Alvares states it correctly that 'in any transformation of energy from one form to another in a closed system, ... Political Thinkers of Modern India: Sri Aurobindo Ghose - Volume 11 - Page 291 - Verinder Grover - 1993 - Preview
Journal of Tamil studies - Issues 14-18 - Page 39 - International Association of Tamil ResearchInternational Institute of Tamil Studies - 1978 - Sri Aurobindo's influence can also be seen in Bharati's constant rebuttal of the Maya theory. Like Sri Aurobindo he saw the possibilities of a life divine on earth within the mortal span. Fools speak of Sivaloka And Vaikuntha after death.
The North and the South in Indian history: contact and adjustment - Page 175 Siba Pada Sen - 1976 - Like Sri Aurobindo, Bharati too rebutted the Maya theory and saw the possibilities of a life divine on earth within the mortal span. Fools speak of Sivaloka And Vaikunta after death. Blow loud O conch That they speak false. Blow O conch hailing ...
Nirodbaran, divinity's comrade - Page 292 Hemant Kapoor - 2003 - But Sri Aurobindo would always manage to pour 'pani', I mean cold water on Nirod-da's head and disarm him. One is amazed to find in his humorous rebuttals the profound knowledge of medicine Sri Aurobindo possessed! In another context ...
Subhas, a political biography - Page 26 -Sitanshu Das - 2001 - Taken aback by the strength of Subhas's rebuttal, Dilip Kumar sent his letter from Vienna to Sri Aurobindo who had also taken an interest in the spiritual queries contained in Subhas's letters to Dilip Kumar Roy. Sri Aurobindo in a letter to Roy answered at some length Subhas's criticism of "guru vad", the blind faith and matching ... Encyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. : 16 The Political Thought Of ... - Page 28 - Ashu Pasricha - 2008 - Preview - More editions

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