More photographs of the early members of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Dear Friends, As the last installment of our series on the early years of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, we are publishing some more photographs of the early inmates of the Ashram. A number of these photographs were gifted to us by Shri Nirmal Singh Nahar and Ms. Gauti Pinto. We...

Photographs of the early members of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Dear Friends, As a part of our ongoing series on the early period of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, we are publishing some photographs of the early members of the Ashram. Most of these rare photographs are from the Nirmal Nahar Papers and Photographs preserved at the Archives of Overman Foundation. With...

Anshuman Banerjee: In Memoriam

Dear Friends, The Aurobindonian community of Bengal has lost one of its most beloved and revered members. Shri Anshuman Banerjee, Trustee of Sri Aurobindo Bhavan, Kolkata, has breathed his last on 1 November 2011. Born on 23 July 1929 he was a noted scholar, author and thinker whose published works...

Remembering Mona Pinto on her Birth Centenary

  Dear Friends,  11 November 2011 marks the Birth Centenary of Mona Pinto, the erstwhile manager of Golconde, the oldest guest-house of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, and a direct disciple of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother whom we still remember with love and respect. Born on 11 November 1911 to Ethel...

The Mother’s sketches of the early members of Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Dear Friends, November 2011 marks the 85th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. On the said occasion, we would be publishing a series on the early years of the Ashram. This series would include photographs of the early members of the Ashram and reminiscences of and articles on the early...