January 28, 2013

Tilak and Sri Aurobindo advocated a mass base for the Congress

Political Ideas in Modern India: Thematic Explorations - Page 16 - V R Mehta, Thomas Pantham - 2006 - Preview - More editions It is thus clear that Aurobindo relied on the Hindu religious texts and supernatural characters principally to create and sustain the nationalist zeal... And, since the constituency of the nationalist agitation against the 1905 Partition of Bengal was confined to the Hindu bhadralok, ...
Ideologies And Institutions In Indian Politics - Page 11 - Mahendra Prasad SinghRekha Saxena - 1998 - Preview Moreover, what inspired revolutionary terrorism in Bengal and elsewhere was the ancient Indian past and as an ideologue of this tradition Aurobindo merely articulated the bhadralok search for identity in the past. Not only did he disregard the ...
Political thought in modern India - Page 124 - Thomas PanthamKenneth L. Deutsch - 1986 - Aurobindo exposed the reality behind the illusion and emphasised the significance of politics as a means of national regeneration. ... effect of blinding the masses to the social and economic chasm that separated them from the bhadralok and eliciting their full support for a movement that was launched ... 
Bengal Divided: Hindu Communalism and Partition, 1932-1947 - Page 13 - Joya Chatterji - 2002 - Preview - More editions Just as the bhadralok had one foot in the city and the other in the countryside, so their nationalism, though radiating outward from ... Ghosh's rather curious and exceptionally westernised upbringing, see A. B. Purani, The Life of Sri Aurobindo.
Sri Aurobindo and his contemporary thinkers - Page 66 - Indrani SanyalKrishna RoyJadavpur University - 2007 - This imported concept of "bhadralok" received attention from some of our contemporary scholars who concluded that the ... Karl Marx himself considered the birth of an English-educated middle-class
Terror and the Postcolonial: A Concise Companion - Page 165 Elleke Boehmer, Stephen Morton - 2011 - Preview - More editions Future Congress leader Abul Kalam Azad met Aurobindo Ghose “on two or three occasions” and “was attracted to revolutionary politics and joined ... Most members of terrorist groups came from the Bengali bhadralok (“respectable people”).
Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance ... - Page 58 - Elleke Boehmer - 2005 - Preview - More editions The bhadralok's transactive nationalism was significantly informed by the internationalized political context of empire, itself moulded by nationalist ... In relation to Nivedita and Aurobindo, these influences will be examined in the next chapter.
A History of India - Page 281 - Burton Stein, David Arnold - 2010 - Preview - More editions Like the Bengal bhadralok, Maratha brahmans of Bombay province found their elite standing contested by ... Bombs were occasionally deployed by the revolutionary groups that began to be formed under leaders such as Aurobindo Ghosh.
Sri Aurobindo: The harmony of virtue; early cultural writings - Page 120 - Aurobindo Ghose - 1972 - Social Reform Reform is not an excellent thing in itself as many Europeanised intellects imagine; neither is it always safe and good to stand unmoved in the ancient paths as the orthodox obstinately believe. Reform is ...
Contemporary relevance of Sri Aurobindo - Page 55 - Kishor Gandhi - 1973 - It was this view and not any aversion to social reform per se, that led Sri Aurobindo to attack the moderate leadership for their misplaced obsession with social problems. We may turn now to his contribution to the theory ...
Sri Aurobindo: a biography and a history - Page 325 - K. R. Srinivasa Iyengar - 1985 - Sri Aurobindo therefore rightly insisted that the Reforms were a mockery and a trap, and that the cooperation expected from the people was not what true cooperation should be but merely a pitiful parody of the same: Co-operation can only be ...
Life and Works of Sri Aurobindo - Page 176 - S.R. Sharma - 2003 - Here a word may be added about the criticism levelled against Sri Aurobindo and other Radical leaders that they neglected the important issue of social reform. It is true that they did not lay much emphasis upon this aspect of public life which ...
Political Ideas in Modern India: Thematic Explorations - Page 23 V R Mehta, Thomas Pantham - 2006 - Preview - More editions Tilak … So deep-rooted was his commitment that he blamed Max Mueller who defended movements for reform in Hinduism as a 'sentimental foreigner and [a] misguided ... Aurobindo Ghose's article 'Wither India' in Bande Mataram, 9 August 1907.
Political Thought and Leadership of Lokmanya Tilak - Page 333 N. R. Inamdar - 1983 - Preview - More editions It was Tilak's view that "the political movement could not afford to cut itself off from the great mass of the nation or split itself into warring factions by premature association of the social reform question with politics". Aurobindo Ghosh who had...
The Social Message of the Gita: Symbolized as Lokasagraha : ... - Page 101 - Satya P. Agarwal - 1995 - Preview Aurobindo characterized social reform, educational reform, industrial expansion, and all attempts towards the moral improvement of the race "without aiming first and foremost at political freedom", as Aravindasya Lokasamgraha sandesah ...
The Dialogue With Death (Sri Aurobindo`S Savitri, A Mystical Approach) - Page 353 - Rohit Mehta - 2003 - Preview - More editions All social changes, whether reforms or so-called revolutions, are of this nature. They are mere modification in the patterns that exist. Fundamental changes always come from the individual. Society, in the ultimate analysis is static; it is the ...
Tradition and the Rhetoric of Right: Popular Political Argument in ... - Page 61 - David J. Lorenzo - 1999 - Preview One analyst of Aurobindo's political activities, Jean Sherer, argues that only the modernist aspects of Aurobindo's early ... conception) and insisted on political independence for India without the preconditions of individual and social reform.
Through a Glass Darkly: Essays in the Religious Imagination - Page 225 -John Charles Hawley - 1996 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo, as Reddy maintains, "steers clear of two extreme views of evil. The first extreme ... "Is it possible," wonders O'Connor, "that Aurobindo's impact might delay or even impede the progress of social reform in India" (318)? Works Cited ...
Evolutionary, Spiritual Conceptions of Life - Sri Aurobindo, ... - Page 32 - Michael Leicht - 2008 - Preview What is for me problematic, is Aurobindo's background in this topic. He is convinced that religious practice and not intellectual advancement could reform a man and put him on the spiritual path. This anti-Enlightenment philosophy stance is for ...
Sri Aurobindo and Karl Marx: Integral Sociology and Dialectical ... - Page 3 - Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya - 1988 - Preview It was from Comte, Saint-'Simon, Fourier and Owen that he [Marx] inherited his practical zeal for social and political reform. His insistence on the ... Sri Aurobindo's Approach Sri Aurobindo's concept of sociology is in a sense very unorthodox. True...
Principles Of Education - Page 294 - S.S. ChandraRajendra Kumar Sharma - 2004 - Preview - More editions Swami Dayanand insisted upon reforming education to suit the educational pattern that existed in ancient times. ... efforts, all other educational philosophers of the time, including Sri Aurobindo, Vivekanand, etc., favoured the modification of the ...
Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion - Page 480 - Jeffrey J. Kripal - 2007 - Preview - More editions Although Chaudhuri was not a major influence on either Murphy or Price, it is interesting to note that his philosophical system, like Esalen's, was an artful synthesis of Aurobindo's Tantric yoga, evolutionary biology, the Western practice of social reform, and psychoanalysis.
Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics and Power in the Study of Religion - Page 104 - Hugh B. Urban - 2007 - Preview - More editions I would argue, however, that Aurobindo's solution is better understood as another example of a strategy for dealing with a situation. Like Rammohun Roy's paradoxical use of the Mahanirvana Tantra in the service of his own cultural reforms,...
Tagores Chitra And Aurobindos SavitriA Comparative Study - Page 19 - Ketki N. Pandya - 2004 - Preview And a few years later when Tagore met Aurobindo at the latter's ashram, he wrote: Aurobindo, accept the salutation of Rabindra. He also published an Open Letter to My Countrymen, in which he opposed the Minto-Morley reforms.
Gandhi's Tiger and Sita's Smile: Essays on Gender, Sexuality, and ... - Page 48 - Ruth Vanita - 2005 - Preview - More editions Sri Aurobindo, studying in England, was not taught English literature as part of his formal education. ... Nineteenth- and twentieth century developments in Hinduism, especially reform movements such as the Brahmo
Modern Indian Literature: An Anthology - Volume 3 - Page 110 - K. M. George - 1992 - Preview - More editions East and West meet in many ways in the English epic of Sri Aurobindo and the reflective prose of Radhakrishnan and the plays of ... It was as much inward as outward and sought to understand and learn rather than to judge or reform. In all his ...
Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language - Page 92 - Srinivas Aravamudan - 2005 - Preview - More editions Opposing the compromising tactics of “moderate” leaders such as Pherozeshah Mehta who wanted incremental reforms, Aurobindo allied himself with the “extremist” wing of Lokmanya Tilak, Lajpat Rai, and Bepin Pal, who preached full ...
The White Woman's Other Burden: West Women and South Asia During ... - Page 210 - Visakha Kumari Jayawardena - 1995 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo made his mark in nationalist circles with a series of articles (in 1893 and 1894) entitled New Lamps for Old, which attacked the Indian National Congress policy of gradual constitutional reform. By the later 1890s Aurobindo had ...
The Idea of the Superman in the Plays of G.B. Shaw - Page 41 - D.K. Singh - 1994 - Preview For Sri Aurobindo, evolution does not mean merely addition of some new principle to those which are emergent. ... Shaw's views on politics and religion, on dictatorship and revolution, on marriage and divorce, penal reform and capital ...
Literature, Caste and Society: The Masks and Veils - Page 403 - S. Jeyaseela Stephen - 2006 - Preview Socio-Cultural Reforms in Bengal and the Indian National Movement : A Case Study of Prabartak Samgha in Nation ... the nation was passing through the momentous crdeal of fire, that with the blessing of Aurobindo Ghosh and Motilal Roy, ...
Science And the Indian Tradition: When Einstein Met Tagore - Page 23 - David L. Gosling - 2007 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo Ghose Unlike most of the personalities who have so far been discussed, Sri Aurobindo was never the leader of an organized reform group, but his influence was quite extensive. He can conveniently be classified together with the ...
The Persistence of Religion: An Essay on Tantrism and Sri ... - Page 69 - Kees W. Bolle - 1971 - Preview - More editions An Essay on Tantrism and Sri Aurobindo's Philosophy Kees W. Bolle ... house of a potter. x) This text too gives evidence not of a social reform, but of a religious revaluation of "worldly" data, possible within the Tantric ritualization of the world.
Studies on Rabindranath Tagore - Volume 1 - Page 9 - Mohit Kumar Ray - 2004 - Preview - More editions Rabindranath did not relish the president's observations. Strongly criticising both Tagore and Dutt, Sri Aurobindo wrote in an article, "To attempt social reform, industrial expansion, the moral improvement of the race without aiming first and ...
Rebirth and Karma - Page 16 - Sri Aurobindo SA Ashram - 1992 - Preview There is a constant reforming of personality in new bodies, but this personality is a mutable creation of force at its work streaming forward in Time and never for a moment the same, and the ego-sense that makes us...
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: National Upsurge - Page 94 M. G. Chitkara - 2004 - Preview Aurobindo had his own vision of the Indian Renaissance which, he thought, had not yet emerged but the possibility of which came as a result ... The aim of reforms consisted in going back to real Hinduism by setting it free from later accretions.
World Religions and Islam: A Critical Study - Part 1 - Page 58 Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi - 2003 - Full view - More editions Still others who have made notable contributions to the renaissance were Rabindernath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Tilak and Gandhi Ji. Islamic values and beliefs indirectly influenced all of them. The earliest of the reform movements was the ...
Gurus and their followers: new religious reform movements in ... - Antony R. H. Copley - 2000 - This collection looks at the new religious reform movements that swept India in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.
Hinduism in Public and Private: Reform, Hindutva, Gender, and ... Antony Copley - 2009 - This volume investigates the nature of nationalism and modernization embraced by the nineteenth and twentieth-century religious reform movements and their relationship with contemporary Hindutva.
Art and Nationalism in Colonial India, 1850-1922: Occidental ... - Page 116 - Partha Mitter - 1995 - Preview - More editions Aurobindo Ghosh, soon to emerge as the theoretician of Hindu revolutionary politics, was a student in England a little ... Rao's reforms had turned Baroda into a modern state with an impressive record of literacy, especially female literacy.
National Identity in Indian Popular Cinema: 1947-1987 - Page 89 - Sumita S. Chakravarty - 1993 - Preview - More editions Made at the height of the freedom movement, the film makes obvious use of symbols such as the national anthem, the Bengali literary and social reform tradition (photographs of Sri Aurobindo, Tagore, Vivekananda), as well as references to ... Cultural History of Modern India - Page 89 - Dilip M. Menon - 2006 - Preview

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