Sri Aurobindo, often called Sri Aurobindo (Sri Ôrobindo), (15 August 1872 – five December 1950), born Aurobindo Ghose, was once an Indian nationalist, thinker, yogi, guru, and poet. He joined the Indian move for independence from British rule, for it slow turned certainly one of its influential leaders after which grew to become a non secular reformer, introducing his visions on human development and non secular evolution. Aurobindo studied for the Indian Civil carrier at King's university, Cambridge, England. After returning to India he took up a number of civil carrier works less than the maharaja of the princely nation of Baroda and commenced to contain himself in politics. He was once imprisoned by way of the British for writing articles opposed to British rule in India. He used to be published while no facts used to be supplied. in the course of his remain within the reformatory he had mystical and religious stories, and then he moved to Pondicherry, leaving politics for religious paintings. in the course of his remain in Pondicherry, Aurobindo built a style of non secular perform he referred to as necessary Yoga. The crucial topic of his imaginative and prescient used to be the evolution of human existence right into a lifestyles divine. He believed in a religious realisation that not just liberated guy yet reworked his nature, allowing a divine existence on the earth. In 1926, with assistance from his non secular collaborator, Mirra Alfassa (referred to as "The Mother"), he based the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. He died on five December 1950 in Pondicherry. His major literary works are The lifestyles Divine, which bargains with theoretical elements of imperative Yoga; Synthesis of Yoga, which offers with sensible information to critical Yoga; and Savitri: A Legend and a logo, an epic poem which refers to a passage within the Mahabharata, the place its characters actualise necessary Yoga of their lives. His works additionally comprise philosophy, poetry, translations and commentaries at the Vedas, Upanishads and the Bhagavad Gita. He used to be nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1943 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950.
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