Sri Aurobindo’s Birthday Talk on 15 August 1909

Dear Friends, Today we have published a talk of Sri Aurobindo which he had delivered at his residence on 15 August 1909, that is, on the occasion of his thirty-seventh birthday. The text of the talk was published in the Bengali journal, “Bharat Mitra”, on 21 August. It was later...

Arabinda Basu—A Tribute to a Friend and Guide by Narad

                             He has left and joined the great ones at Their Feet. Many of you will have read the reverent homage of Shraddhavan which includes some historical facts about Arindam.  This tribute, therefore, contains some of my personal reminiscences of a yogi who for me, stands alongside Nolini,...

Poem Written on the Occasion of Sri Aurobindo’s Marriage

Dear Friends, Today we are publishing the translation of a poem written on the occasion of Sri Aurobindo’s marriage with Mrinalini Devi on 30 April 1901. In those days, the relatives of the bride used to write a poem and distribute it among the invited guests to commemorate the wedding...

Professor Arabinda Basu: A Tribute by Shraddhavan

  Many people around the world will be saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Arabinda Basu who, almost 96, left us on Tuesday July 3rd around 7.15 pm, from the Ashram Nursing Home where he had been under treatment for a couple of weeks. Arindam-da – as he...

The Passing of Prof. Arabinda Basu

  Dear Friends, On Tuesday, 3 July 2012 at 7.10 p.m., Professor Arabinda Basu—better known as ‘Arindam’ in the Aurobindonian community—has left his physical body in the Ashram Nursing Home nineteen days before his ninety-fourth birthday. He is survived by a son. His only daughter Meera had predeceased him on...

An Occult Vision of the Mother.

Dear Friends, Today we are publishing an occult vision of the Mother in the forum of Overman Foundation. The text of this vision—originally published in the French journal Cosmic Review edited by Max Theon some time around 1906—has been reprinted in the book The Mother: The Birth and Growth of...