Aurobindo Ghose, Sri
Born: Aug 15, 1872 AD
Died: 1950 AD, at 78 years of age.
1872 - Born on the 15th of August in Kolkata, India.
1905-1912 - He became a leader of the group of Indian nationalists known as the Extremists for their willingness to use violence and advocate outright independence, a plank more moderate nationalists had shied away from up to that point.
1907 - Attended a convention of Indian nationalists where he was seen as the new leader of the movement.
1914 - After four years of concentrated yoga at Pondicherry, Sri Aurobindo launched Arya, a 64 page monthly review.
1914-1920 - His theory of the inner spiritual significance of the Vedas originally appeared serially in the journal Arya.
1928 - He wrote a small book entitled The Mother which was published as a kind of "instruction manual" for the practice of the Integral Yoga.
1950 - Died on the 5th of December.
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