Scholar, poet, political and revolutionary leader, philosopher and social theorist, yogi and spiritual leader, Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950) is one of the most important figures of twentieth-century India. This is a selection from his major works as well as letters and some lesser known pieces. It includes writings covering more than fifty years (1893-1950) of his life.
There is also a general introduction giving an overview of Sri Aurobindo`s life and works, as well as extensive critical apparatus. As the only collection of Sri Aurobindo`s writings that gives a balanced coverage of the different phases and aspects of his concerns, this volume will interest students of Indian history, philosophy and literature, as well as spiritual seekers.|
About the Author:
Peter Heehs is an archivist at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Archives and Research Library, Pondicherry.