Sri Nolini Kanta Gupta
(1889 - 1983)
Nolini was born in Faridpur, East Bengal. While in his 4th year at Presidency College Calcutta, he joined the Maniktola secret society. In May 1908, at the age of 19 he was arrested for conspiracy in the Alipore Bomb Case. Acquitted in may 1909, he worked for about a year on the staffs of Dharma & Karmayogin, two Nationalist newspapers started by Sri Aurobindo, then travelled between Pondicherry and Calcutta. From 1926, when the Sri Aurobindo Ashram was founded, he settled permanently in Pondicherry serving the Mother & Sri Aurobindo dedicatedly (as Secretary of the Ashram and later as one of its Trustees) till he passed away.
Collected Works of NOLINI KANTA GUPTA (8 volumes) available at SABDA - Pondicherry
[1. The Coming Race 2. Essays on Poetry and Mysticism 3. The Yoga of Sri Aurobindo
4-5. Light of Lights (poems) 6-7. Sweet Mother 8. Vedic Hymns.]
also: "Reminiscences" (with K.Amrita), "Evolution and the Earthly Destiny"
and "About Woman" (a compilation, Sacar Ed.)
Also available on Nolini : "Tributes to Nolini Kanta Gupta" - Ed. Nirodbaran,
"Nolini: Arjuna of our Age" by Dr.V.M.Reddy and "Lights from Nolini Kanta Gupta"
Last Update: April 11, 2002
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