Thursday, August 13, 2015

"Kings of the Yogis : Sri Aurobindo and Sri Ramana Maharshi" by Vincent Sheean

Courtesy : Holiday Magazine, September 1949, Pages 73, 80 


pianomonika said...

To the person:James Vincent Sheean was an American journalist and novelist. His most famous work was Personal History. It won one of the inaugural National Book Awards: the Most Distinguished Biography of 1935.
He was born December 5, 1899, Pana, Illinois, United States
Died: March 16, 1975, Arola, Italy
He had the honor to meet Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.
And he received the Darshan of Sri Aurobindo

Darshan is a term meaning "auspicious sight''vision, apparition, or glimpse.
Ramana Maharshi (30 December 1879 – 14 April 1950 -Sheean met him too.
He compared these two great Gurus.Ramana Maharshi lived a very different life,and he felt more attracted to him.

But each of the two great Gurus are unique.

pianomonika said...

William Blake :''William Blake was an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age.Born: November 28, 1757, Soho, London, United Kingdom
Died: August 12, 1827, Westminster, United Kingdom
I read about him and in all history I did not found the sentence and also not the mentioned
friendship with Carpenter with the sentence:''Of course I am God and so you are.''
---Maybe other readers know, where it is to find.