January 23, 2024

The Life Divine should be included in the college syllabus

 Collated by Tusar Nath Mohapatra

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Continued dominance of Hindutva in the national scene will keep Sri Aurobindo relevant for the scholars since he is the only alternative. The Life Divine should be included in the college syllabus so that people know his philosophy beyond his oft-repeated opinion on nationalism.


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Becoming the Father of Modern India: Rammohun Roy and the Politics of Paternity

P Kulkarni - Journal of Hindu Studies, 2024
… Barindra Ghosh, Sri Aurobindo’s younger brother, was recognised as the father of the Bengali Revolutionary Movement. Amid a revolutionary Bengal of the 1930s, Rammohun Roy was elevated as the father of modern India. In the post-independence …

[PDF] The Nation as A Mother (Vandemataram): A True Spirit of Nationalism in Anandmath

VA Kumari
… The 19th century colonization prompted Bankim to attribute the powers of goddess Durga, to the mother that is motherland which was later acquired by Sri Aurobindo also. Nationalism is essentially the transfer of the focus of man's identity …

Time for revisiting Bankim Chandra Chatterjee's political ideas–with special reference to Anandamatha novel

PR Shantha
This paper focuses on the impact of Samkhya philosophy on the political thoughts of Bankim Chandra. Bankim Chandra is regarded as “The Father Of Literary Renaissance” in modern Bengal and he is considered as harbinger of national …

Tagore in Germany, Austria and Switzerland: Translation, Archives and Histories

M Kämpchen - Nodes of Translation: Intellectual History between …, 2024
… 25 The Swiss translation of poems from Bengali to German, prepared by Aurobindo Bose and Ilse Krämer, needs a mention. 26 The German text is, however, more in the nature of a summary and lacks the accuracy of a philological translation …

[PDF] Gandhiji's search for the individual's moral foundations

KBG Segalerba
… With Text, Translation, and Commentary in the Words of Sri Aurobindo; The Bhagavad Gītā (Sanskrit Text, Transliteration, English … With Text, Translation, and Commentary in the Words of Sri Aurobindo. Edited by Parmeshwari Prasad Khetan …

Translation in Colonial Maharashtra

M Kulkarni - Nodes of Translation: Intellectual History between …, 2024
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India and Identity-Some Reflections

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… It is to be noted that neither Vivekananda nor Aurobindo spoke the “them and us" language. 20 So, to check these conflicts we have to control the encroachment of Hinduttava ideology. This is the one way to preserve the Indian identity of Unity in Diversity. …

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As all we know that Bengal remained always in the forefront of the Indian nationalist movement. Bengal not only provided the leaders of the movements but also the people form each and every corner participated in different time in different …

Cultural Change in India: The Making of Colonial Modernity and Beyond

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… Advocated by spiritual exemplars like Dayanand Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, physical exertion and the cultivation of a certain body type posited a notion of moral supremacy that could be gauged through the visual register …

[HTML] Dr. Muhammad Umar Riaz Abbasi

H English
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[PDF] An integral approach to the study of problems of philosophical anthropology Nargiz Medzhidova

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[HTML] Jessica Namakkal. Unsettling Utopia: The Making and Unmaking of French India

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Contemporary Contributions to Critiques of Political Economy and Creative Planetary Futures: Political Economy, Moral Economy, Moral Sociology, Spiritual Ecology …

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