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Renaissance in india

  1. 1. Renaissance in India • Name : Upadhyay Devangana S. • Paper : Indian writing in English / Roll No: 07 • Semester: 1 • Department: English • Submitted to: M. K. Bhavngar University •
  2. 2. Introduction of Aurobindo • Sri Aurobindo ( 1872-1950) is one of the most influential contemporary Indian philosophers and mystics. • According to G.H. Langley: “ Sri Aurobindo is both a poet and speculative thinker . The same is true of Rabindranath Tagore, but the thought of Sri Aurobindo appears to me more comprehensive and systematic than that of Tagore.”
  3. 3. • Sri Aurobindo: Indian Poet, Philosopher, Mystic ( Royal India, Pakisthan, Ceylone Society, David Marlowe Ltd). • His original name was Arabinda Akryod Ghose • The philosophy of Sri Aurobindo is known as integral philosophy for it combines physical, vital and mental elements into one single whole.
  4. 4. • Most of his important writings appeared in his journal The Arya between 1914-20. These writings of Sri Aurobindo were published later in the form of books with some revisions. They are: The Essays on the Gita; Synthesis of Yoga; The Human Cycle; The Ideal of Human Unity; The Life Divine; Two Volumes of Collected Poems: and Savitri.
  5. 5. The Renaissance in India • An essay written in 1918 • He present Indian’s culture through the age • “Spirituality is the master key of the Indian mind. The sense of infinity is native to it.” •
  6. 6. Indian civilization & Culture Spirituality Religion Art Literature Polity
  7. 7. Spiritual aim Effective manner Rhythms of it Life World's great civilisation
  8. 8. o “The Renaissance in India” consists of four essays that were • first published in Arya from 1918. o Three characteristics of ancient Indian society o Her stupendous vitality , her inexhaustible power of life and joy o Her almost unimaginably prolific creativeness. o Indian spirit was a strong intellectuality
  9. 9. • Three movement of retrogression “Shrinking of that superabundant vital energy and fading of the joy of life and the joy of creation” “A rapid cessation of the old free instinctual activity” The diminution of the power of Indian spirituality
  10. 10. • In second essay he present ancient India with new idea
  11. 11. • In second essay, he present ancient India with modern idea • In the third essay, Sri Aurobindo offers an • overview of some of the movement and figures of the renaissance, all the while pointing to what lies ahead • The fourth essay, “the knowledge and conscious, application of the ideal” that the future of both India and the world lies.
  12. 12. Thank you