January 04, 2013

Sri Aurobindo stressed that a radical transformation of human nature is indispensable

Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader - Sachidananda Mohanty - 2012 - Preview - More editions It is worth noting that, in early life, Sri Aurobindo was an agnostic who turned a believer; a radical transformation indeed! Sri Aurobindo had once said, tongue-in-cheek: 'I shall have to write my ...
The Lives of Sri Aurobindo - Page 130 - Peter Heehs - 2008 - Preview - More editions Certainly he was not a great builder or steady worker. But his radical interventions opened up paths that others could hardly imagine. Aurobindo was always most comfortable when working “behind the scenes.” When the Bande Mataram ...
Tradition and the Rhetoric of Right: Popular Political Argument in ... - Page 72 - David J. Lorenzo - 1999 - Preview In Aurobindoism, and in radical Calvinism and Protestant antinomianism, there is no need to renounce the world so long as we participate in God's will. To be "saved" (or "transformed" in Aurobindo's vocabulary) means that material activity ...
An Analysis of Sri Aurobindo's - Page vii - Roy Posner - Full view An Extraordinary Vision of the Future In one sense, Sri Aurobindo is the most radical of radicals. He begins with the extraordinary assertion that we humans might not be the ultimate form of life to emerge on earth. That we are likely to witness ...
Rescuing History from the Nation: Questioning Narratives of Modern ... - Page 78 - Prasenjit Duara - 1997 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo emphasized Advaita Hinduism, a radically monistic faith which believes in the unity of all being and denies the reality of the many particular entities in the universe. In this highly abstract system, a communal framework was created...
The Phenomenon of Teilhard: Prophet for a New Age - Page 119 - David H. Lane - 1996 - Preview He stressed that if humanity is to survive, a radical transformation of human nature is indispensable. For Aurobindo "it is only the full emergence of the soul, the full descent of the native light and power of the Spirit and the consequent ...
Philosophies Of Education - Page 207 - A. S. Seetharamu - 1978 - Preview - More editions In this book, analysing the growth and decay of societies Aurobindo points out that "the radical defect of all civilisations has been the neglect of the spiritual element, the soul in which is man's true being". Economic prosperity and social ...
Political Philosophy Of Sri Aurobindo - Page 462 - V. P. Varma - 1990 - Preview - More editions Hence, his famous theory of the philosopher-ruler is meant as a radical technique to reform the corrupt City-States. Aurobindo also stresses the growth of a spiritualized society governed not by coercive agencies but by an inner ...
Perspectives on Sri Aurobindo's poetry, plays, and criticism - Page 144 - Amrita Paresh Patel, Jaydipsinh Dodiya - 2002 - Full view - More editions In a radical reinterpretaion of the English critical tradition, Terry Eagleton has shown how criticism was a tool of social protest in the eighteenth century and then how it acquired the status as a class 'possession'. Similarly, Sri Aurobindo ...
Poetic Plays of Sri Aurobindo - Page xx - Bimal Narayan Thakur - 2004 - Preview - More editions"The Viziers of Bassora depicts the education and fate of two radically opposite temperaments with basically different orientations of the energies of life”... Aurobindo are not sign-board characters of morality plays nor are they dressed-up ideas.
Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature: sasay to zorgot - Volume 5 - Page 3881 - Mohan Lal - 1992 - Preview - More editions When late in life Sri Aurobindo embarked upon the adventure of a radical recast and transformation of Savitri, he had the double objective of dramatising the battle of mankind for eternal life and shaping the English language as a vehicle for mantric poetry...
The Political Thought of Aurobindo (Encyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers) - Page 23 - K. S. Bharathi - 1998 - Preview On April 24, 1951, the mother of the Ashram said, "Sri Aurobindo is present in our midst, and with all the power of his creative genius he presides over the formation of the University Centre which for ... He gave a radical philosophy to politics.
ICSE History & Civics X - Page 108 - Sudeshna Sengupta - Preview Inspiring speeches and writings and the attitude of Radicals like Tilak and Aurobindo Ghosh paved the way for future revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Chandrashekhar Azad, who laid down their lives for their motherland.
Reflections From Shillong: Speeches Of M.M. Jacob (vol. Iii) - Page 81 - David R. Syiemlieh - 2005 - Preview - More editions ... radical or nationalist counterparts — Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, Lajpat Rai and of course Sri Aurobindo. Among all the Congress leaders Sri Aurobindo was special and singular, because he was the supra-conscient intellectual, ...
Mass Communication In India: A Sociological Perspective - Page 68 - J V Vilanilam - 2005 - Preview - More editions Gokhale, Ranade, Annie Besant, Motilal Nehru, Pherozeshah Mehta and Dinshaw Waccha were considered moderates. Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, Lala Lajpat Rai and Aurobindo Ghosh were called extremists and radicals.
Sri Aurobindo, his life unique - Page 208 - Rishabhchand - 1981 - ... by his intuition and inspiration, Tilak and Sri Aurobindo were the twin most creative forces in contemporary Indian politics ... and rendered immense help to Sri Aurobindo's radical endeavours to inculcate the true spirit of Swadeshi, inspire an...
Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion - Page 60 - Jeffrey J. Kripal - 2007 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo had died in 1950, but the Mother was still alive and active, running an ashram that Aurobindo had called his ... spiritual monarchies, as we have repeatedly learned over the last forty years, do not do well with democratic values like radical individualism, human equality, and the freedom of expression.
The Ways and Power of Love: Types, Factors, and Techniques of ... - Page 222 - Pitirim A. Sorokin - 2002 - Preview - More editions ... transfiguration of Chaitanya. Escape from a deadly danger played the role of precipitant for St. Tychon. The shock of his first imprisonment by the English precipitated Sri Aurobindo's conversion from an atheist and radical political fighter...
Imperial Encounters: Religion and Modernity in India and Britain - Page 103 - Peter Van Der Veer - 2001 - Preview - More editions The language of masculinity as a counterpoint to colonial emasculation has been crucial not only to the RSS but to all radical Hindu movements, starting with Bengali anticolonial "terrorists" such as Aurobindo Ghosh (1872-1950), the later ...
Sri Aurobindo Ghose: the dweller in the lands of silence - Page 133 - William KlubackMichael Finkenthal - 2001 - Sri Aurobindo spoke carefully about sex condemning neither abstinence nor indulgence. After speaking about abstinence as a ... We stand before radical changes in relationships between mind and body. We have experienced the Gulag and ...
From East to West: Odyssey of a Soul - Roy Bhaskar - 2012 - Preview - More editions In this radical book, Roy Bhaskar expands his philosophy of critical realism with an audacious re-synthesis of many aspects of Western and Eastern thought.

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