Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo- A Critical Analysis

Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo- A Critical Analysis

Asst Prof. of English,Bharath Institute of Higher Education & Research Chennai.

American journal of educational research and reviewsSri Aurobindo , was an Indian nationalist, freedom fighter, philosopher, yogi, guru and poet. He joined the Indian movement for freedom from British rule, for a while became one of its influential leaders and then turned into a spiritual reformer, introducing his visions on human progress and spiritual evolution. Swami Vivekananda, known in his pre-monastic life as Narendranath Datta, was born in an affluent family in Kolkata. His father,Vishwanath Datta, was a successful attorney with interests in a wide range of subjects, and his mother, Bhuvaneshwari Devi, was endowed with deep devotion, strong character and other qualities. A precocious boy, Narendra excelled in music, gymnastics and studies. By the time he graduated from Calcutta University, he had acquired a vast knowledge of different subjects, especially Western philosophy and history. These, then the Shâstras, the Guru, and the Mother¬land are the three notes that mingle themselves to form the music of the works of Vivekananda .The present paper brings out the critical analysis of the philosophies of the two great spiritual philosophers and writers in a comparative style.

Keywords: Philosophy, Swami Vivekananda, Sri Aurobindo, Critical Analysis

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How to cite this article:
S.Lalitha. Philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo- A Critical Analysis. American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 2018,3:17. DOI:10.28933/ajerr-2018-01-2401

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