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Sri Aurobindo Birth Anniversary Celebration

18th August, 2022

Participating Students

The Institute celebrated the day with Dr. Divya Lakhani, HOD, SVIMS describing the life and philosophy of Sr. Aurohindo. Aurobindo Ghose who is popularly known as yogi Rishi Aurobindo was a revolutionary, nationalist, poet, educationist and philosopher. He was born on August 15, 1872, in Calcutta. 

An inspirational leader who rebelled against the British Empire, he led the young people of the country towards the path of spirituality. While he was in Alipur Jail from 1908 to 1909, he spent his time on meditation, perception and yoga. He also studied Indian philosophy and Vedas and became a yogi. A video narrating the important incidents from his life was shown to the students. Dr. Abhijeet Kaiwade, highlighted his contribution to the Indian Literature. 

Sri Aurobindo was the earliest Indian to create a major literary corpus in English. His works include philosophy; poetry; translations of and commentaries on the Vedas, Upanishads, and the Gita; plays; literary, social, political, and historical criticism; devotional works; spiritual journals and 3 volumes of letters.

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