Source-Wall Magazine-Sri Aurobindo Ashram-Delhi-April 2014
It is He in the sun who is ageless and deathless
And into the midnight His shadow is thrown
When darkness was blind and engulfs within darkness
He was seated within it immense and alone
The Indian independence day-August 15 , is also the birthday of one of India’s great modern saints-Sri Aurobindo.
The Philosophical review-Arya-was first published on this day , a hundred years ago.
On this unique anniversary- I see some notes of my “Reading Journal”.
As our reading group has dwindled into a “reading journal” with many choosing to flee the conflict in Tripoli and those remaining not in much a mood to discuss the niceties of Indian literature, I remember the many discussions we had last year-2013-in the framework of Indian literature. In Five sessions we had discussed some nuances.
One session started with Edward Said’s “Orientalism” in which…
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