| Kolkata |
Updated: October 31, 2020 11:38:43 am
‘Kavi’ does not just mean ‘poet’. In classical Sanskrit, the term was used for any maker of prose or verse. In Vedic times, it had an even simpler definition—anyone who saw and sang.
It is with this context that viewers were introduced to ‘Sri Aurobindo—The Kavi’, a webinar event conducted Friday by Sri Aurobindo Foundation for Indian Culture (SAFIC), Puducherry. The webinar was part of the foundation’s ongoing two-year-long celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo, which is on 15 August 2022.
Sri Aurobindo (born Aurobindo Ghose) was a freedom fighter and nationalist…