Published on: December 14, 2022

Aurobindo Ghosh

Aurobindo Ghosh

http://yesand.co.uk/category/free-articles/page/3/ Why in news? Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Novoukrayinka participate in the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of noted Bengali scholar, poet, nationalist and spiritual guru Aurobindo Ghosh .

Highlights

  • It is held at Kamban Kalai Sangam in Puducherry as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
  • Event is also marked with release a commemorative coin as well as a postal stamp in honor of Aurobindo

About Aurobindo Ghosh

  • He was an Indian philosopher, yogi, maharishi, poet, and Indian nationalist.
  • One of its influential extremist leaders, and then became a spiritual reformer, introducing his visions on human progress and spiritual evolution.
  • Brothers: Manmohan Ghose and Barindra Kumar Ghose
  • Worked : Under Maharaja of the Princely state of Baroda
  • Held nascent revolutionary movement in Bengal with the Anushilan Samiti.
  • Faced charges of treason for Alipore Conspiracy.
  • Aurobindo developed a spiritual practice called Integral Yoga at Puducherry
  • Literary works : The Life Divine, Synthesis of Yoga, and Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol, an epic poem.
  • Founder of Sri Aurobindo Ashram
  • Philosophy: Integral yoga Evolutionism, Intermediate zone, Supermind

Sisir Kumar Maitra, who was a leading exponent of Sri Aurobindo’s Philosophy