“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in a programme commemorating Sri Aurobindo’s 150th birth anniversary, on 13th December, 2022″
The programme, being held in Kamban Kalai Sangam, Puducherry, under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Sri Aurobindo, born on 15th August 1872, was a visionary who made lasting contributions to India’s freedom struggle.
He was a yogi, seer, philosopher, poet, and Indian nationalist who propounded a philosophy of divine life on earth through spiritual evolution.
Sri Aurobindo, the prophet of Indian nationalism, was one of the pioneers of political awakening in India. He was the leader of the revolutionary movement. He played a great part in the country’s national struggle from 1908. He was in the forefront of the national struggle during the days of the partition of Bengal.
Aurobindo edited the English daily Bande Mataram, He spread his message: “Our ideal of Swaraj is absolute autonomy, absolute self-rule, free from foreign control”.
.He was imprisoned in 1908 (Alipore Bomb case).
He met Mirra Alfassa in Pondicherry, and their spiritual collaboration led to “Integral Yoga”.
An English newspaper called Bande Mataram (in 1905)
Bases of Yoga
Bhagavad Gita and Its Message
The Future Evolution of Man
Rebirth and Karma
Savitri: A Legend and a Symbol
Hour of God
Death: He died on 5th December 1950 in Pondicherry.