!Re: Sri Aurobindo

George Thompson thompson at JLC.NET
Thu Jun 10 21:58:37 UTC 1999

Dear Lars Martin,

I'm no Aurobindo expert, but I think that the centenary edition that Allen
refers to is a *birth* centenary, reprinted in 1995.

1895 in any case seems rather early to me.


At 11:30 PM 6/10/1999 +0200, you wrote:
>> The Library of Congress has a Centenary edition" published in 1995:
>>  95-78153: Ghose, Aurobindo, 1872-1950.  Secret of the Veda /
>> {Centenary
>>    ed.}.  Twin Lakes, WI : Lotus Light Publications, c1995.  581, {1}
>> p. ;
>>    22 cm.
>>    LC CALL NUMBER: BL1112.26 .G46 1995
>> So presumably it was first published in 1895.  According to the
>> catalog record Secret of the Veda is is a revised ed. of On the Veda,
>> for which I cannot find an earlier date in our catalog or the gigantic
>> online union catalog OCLC earlier than 1956.  I have paged the various
>> versions to see if any has an introduction that gives more
>> information.
>Thank you Allen! This was very useful. Aurobindo is apparently one of the
>first to reject the Aryan Invasion Theory, so this goes into my paper!
>Lars Martin

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