1910: 'Some Aphorisms of Bhartrihari', translated by Sri Aurobindo, appeared in the 'Karmayogin'.
1946: "To the mystic there is no such thing as an abstraction. Everything which to the intellectual mind is abstract has a concreteness, substantiality which is more real than the sensible form of an object or of a physical event. To me, for instance, consciousness is the very stuff of existence and I can feel it everywhere enveloping and penetrating the stone as much as man or the animal. A movement, a flow of consciousness is not to me an image but a fact." (letter)
Important events and incidents in the life of Aurobindo Ghose, 1872-1950, Indian philosopher, and his center in Pondicherry.
11. Sri Aurobindo too perhaps cultivated this preference, and when V.K. Gokak noticed it, Amal Kiran came down too heavily upon him, and incurred a rare glitch. 8:31 AM