The book Indian and Western Aesthetics in Sri Aurobindo’s Criticism is a comparative study of Indian and western aesthetics. It depicts the beauty of evolution of multiplicity of theories to vastness of concepts postulated by different literary theoreticians. Moreover, it gives a keen insight into Sri Aurobindo’s aesthetics. His criticism has given the complete synthesis of Indian poetic theories which have striking parallels to modern Western literary theories. He is one of the greatest literary critics who recovered the salient principles of ancient Indian aesthetics and their potentialities. His aesthetics accommodated many modern trends on the foundation of Indian culture that is going to be the mantra of new civilization.
About the Author
Dr. Ujjwala Kakarla is by occupation a Professor, by ideology a spiritual activist, by choice a passionate researcher in Aesthetics and Indo-Anglian Poetry leading a single, simple and pious life dedicated to teaching, writing and spiritual activity. She is a writer and moderator for Spectrum Publishing House, UK and administrator and writer for various poetry groups.
She authored her first book Lyrical Whispers of Self: Anthology during her online writing journey with Megha Bajaj, CEO, Award winning and aspiring author. She has published her research papers widely in refereed research journals of international repute besides authored a few of her articles for Infinithoughts, a holistic magazine and Invocation, a spiritual research journal on Savitri, an epic poem and masterpiece of Sri Aurobindo. Her poems and short stories have been published in Tuck Magazine, World Wide Web: Poetry Archive, Asian Continental Journal and Daath Voyage: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in English.
She has to her credit achieved many awards of excellence, merit and appreciation from Poetry groups viz., Poetry Planet, Philippines and Spectrum Publishing House, UK.
Moreover, she loves reading variety of genres, researching and exploring beauty of values and purpose of life through her spiritual intelligence and fervor towards trivial and fascinating things of nature.