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23%OFFPeter Heehs - The Lives of Sri Aurobindo - 9780231140980 - V9780231140980
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The Lives of Sri Aurobindo

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Description for The Lives of Sri Aurobindo Hardback. Num Pages: 528 pages, 18 illus. BIC Classification: BM; HRA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 37. Weight in Grams: 926. 528 pages, 18 illus. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: BM; HRA. Dimension: 241 x 163 x 37. Weight: 992.
Since his death in 1950, Sri Aurobindo Ghose has been known primarily as a yogi and a philosopher of spiritual evolution who was nominated for the Nobel Prize in peace and literature. But the years Aurobindo spent in yogic retirement were preceded by nearly four decades of rich public and intellectual work. Biographers usually focus solely on Aurobindo's life as a politician or sage, but he was also a scholar, a revolutionary, a poet, a philosopher, a social and cultural theorist, and the inspiration for an experiment in communal living. Peter Heehs, one of the founders of the Sri ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
Number of Pages
528
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780231140980
SKU
V9780231140980
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About Peter Heehs
Peter Heehs was born and educated in the United States but has lived in India since 1971. One of the founders of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram Archives, he is currently a member of the editorial board of the Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo, and has published many books and articles.

Reviews for The Lives of Sri Aurobindo
All students and scholars of Sri Aurobindo will find this extraordinary book most rewarding... Essential. CHOICE A great biography... a doorway into [Sri Aurobindo's] extraordinary spiritual philosophy and vision. EnlightenNext It is engagingly written and supported by a bounty of historical materials. Students of India with little familiarity of Aurobindo will discover that Heehs offers a multisided portrait of a ... Read more

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