International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 6, Issue 1 (2020)

The concept of man in Sri Aurobindo’s poetry


Dr. Jai Shankar Tiwari

Sri Aurobindo himself explains his aim in writing Savitri: “What I am trying to do everywhere in the poem is to express exactly something seen, something felt or experienced” In Sri Aurobindo, we find the poetic transcription of his philosophical thoughts and yogic experiences where philosophical truths are turned into beauty and given a new significance by the transforming power of poetic vision. He is not a mere philosophical thinker but a ‘poet seer of Truth’. The immensity of his thoughts is difficult to grasp. His poems are luminous and magnificent about Man and his future. The seer-poet’s Spirit breathes in his poetry. It is a new kind of spiritual And Mystic poetry and therefore needs a “new extension of consciousness and aesthetics” to appreciate it. As a seer-poet, Sri Aurobindo gives us hope for a high destiny awaiting Man:
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Dr. Jai Shankar Tiwari. The concept of man in Sri Aurobindo’s poetry. International Journal of English Research, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2020, Pages 58-60
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