The Last Darshan Photographs of Sri Aurobindo

Dear Friends, Since the mid 1920s to 1950, no photographs of Sri Aurobindo were taken. In April 1950 the famous French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, came to Sri Aurobindo Ashram and asked the Mother to permit him to take Sri Aurobindo’s photographs. When the Mother gave him permission, Henri Cartier-Bresson took...

Sri Aurobindo’s letter to Moraji Desai

Dear Friends, Not many people are aware of the fact that Moraji Desai, who was the Prime Minister of India from 1977 to 1979 had come to Sri Aurobindo Ashram in August 1935. During his stay he wrote a letter to Sri Aurobindo asking him questions about spiritual matters. Sri...

Reminiscences of Bhupal Chandra Bose, Sri Aurobindo’s father-in-law

Dear Friends, Today we are sharing with you a brief statement made by Bhupal Chandra Bose, Sri Aurobindo’s father-in-law on 26 August 1931 where he has recorded his reminiscences of his daughter Mrinalini Devi who was married to Sri Aurobindo in April 1901.  Bhupal Chandra Bose had visited Pondicherry in the early...