History of Kidney trouble-page 406

On page 406, Peter incorrectly claims that Sri Aurobindo had a history of kidney trouble.

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Sexual union dignified by marriage – page 318

On page 318, Peter Heehs alleges that Sri Aurobindo engaged in “sexual union dignified by marriage”.

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Romantic Relationship – page 326

Description on page 326 arouses suspicion of the relationship between Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

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His followers – page 277, preface, epilogue

In various places in the book, Peter Heehs undermines the very community he belongs to.  He ridicules Sri Aurobindo’s “followers” as being naive and uncritical in order to demonstrate his own objectivity to the reader.  A member of the Ashram ought not to engage in such grandstanding. The biography is not a platform to launch attacks on members of your own community.

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Undermining the Adesh page 204

Sri Aurobindo received an Adesh(Divine command) from his Divine guide, Krishna, to go to Chandernagore and then to Pondicherry.   The author tries to rationalize this Adesh below and in the process undermines Sri Aurobindo.

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Disciples used to plagiarize – page 394

The following passage on page 394 claims Sri Aurobindo’s disciples used to plagiarize his works!

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Defaming the Ashram community – page 373

On page 373, he defames the members of the Ashram where he has lived for the past 40 years.

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