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Nation in Spiritual Quest: Aurobindo and the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Sri Aurobindo's spiritual reading and understanding of the Bhagavadgita. Aurobindo felt that the Bhagavadgita could easily lend itself for the justification of violence in the ... More


John Hick’s Vedāntic Road Not Taken?: Hick’s Evolving Views on Religious Pluralism in the Light of Sri Ramakrishna

Ayon Maharaj

in Infinite Paths to Infinite Reality: Sri Ramakrishna and Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190868239
eISBN:
9780190868260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868239.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the British philosopher John Hick’s early and late views on religious pluralism in the light of Sri Ramakrishna. Between 1970 and 1974, the early Hick espoused a Vedāntic theory ... More


Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya: Relation between Science and Spiritualism

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the relation between science (matter) and metaphysics or philosophy (spirit), particularly modern science and the metaphysical aspect of contemporary Indian philosophy. It also ... More


Remembering Sri Aurobindo and the Mother: The Forgotten Lineage of Integral Yoga

Ann Gleig and Charles I. Flores

in Gurus of Modern Yoga

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199938704
eISBN:
9780199345892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938704.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter attempts to rectify the neglect of Sri Aurobindo in studies of modern yoga by both fleshing out his role as a key player in the modern yoga renaissance and recovering some of the ... More


Dante and the Bengali Renaissance

Brenda Deen Schildgen

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the work of three nineteenth-century Indian writers at various stages of the long Bengali Renaissance: Michael Madhusudan Datta (1824–73), Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), and ... More


Symposium: Has Aurobindo Refuted Māyāvāda? (Amalner, 1950)

Indra Sen, N. A. Nikam, Haridas Chaudhuri, and G. R. Malkani

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents a philosophical discussion centered around the question, “Has Aurobindo refuted Māyāvāda?” which was addressed during a symposium convened by the Indian Institute of Philosophy ... More


Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

A. Raghuramaraju

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book elucidates the debate between Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi, V.D. Savarkar and Gandhi, and Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya. It also compares and contrasts for the ... More


Bringing Brahman Down to Earth: Līlāvāda in Colonial India*

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Sri Aurobindo’s Līlāvāda interpretation of Vedānta and the significance of that interpretation in colonial India as a vehicle for modernity. It first considers the political and ... More


Esalen’s Wellspring: Foundational Doctrines

Marion Goldman

in The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732878
eISBN:
9780814733387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732878.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the Institute's central spiritual doctrines. Michael Murphy's sojourn at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in India inspired him to found the Institute with Dick Price and to popularize ... More


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