Epistolary Exchanges Between K. M. Munshi and A. B. Purani about Sri Aurobindo.

Dear Friends, Dr. Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi (30 December 1887—8 February 1971)—better known as K. M. Munshi—was a famous politician, educationist and author. In 1938 he established Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. He was the Minister for Agriculture and Food in independent India and also served as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh from...

Exhibition of Books on Sri Aurobindo and the Mother: A Report

Dear Friends and Well-wishers, An exhibition of books on Sri Aurobindo and the Mother (not available at the branches of Sri Aurobindo Book Distribution Agency, i.e. SABDA) and Indian scriptures was organized by Sri Aurobindo Sakti Centre and Overman Foundation in association with Sri Aurobindo’s Action West Bengal Trust in...

M. P. Pandit’s Talk on the Mother’s Withdrawal

Dear Friends, On 28 November 1973, M. P. Pandit gave a talk at “Peace” in Auroville on the Mother’s withdrawal. The text of the talk—which had originally appeared in the January 1974 issue of Mother India (the monthly review of culture published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry)—has been published in...

Udar Pinto’s Talk on the Mother’s Mahasamadhi

Dear Friends, On 7 December 1973, Udar Pinto—the Mother’s Secretary—gave a talk at “Peace” (Matrimandir Camp) in Auroville on the Mother’s Mahasamadhi. The text of the talk was published in the January 1974 issue of Mother India, the monthly review of culture published by Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. The said...

Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya’s Talk on the Last Days of the Mother

Dear Friends, On 4 December 1973 Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya (the Mother’s attendant and Director of the Department of Physical Education of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry) had given a talk on the last days of the Mother’s life carefully describing the events which he personally observed and experienced and also answered...

Chitra Bose to receive the inaugural “Bulbul Mukherjee Smriti Puraskar”

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation, To recognize the invaluable contribution of individuals, especially women—the Shakti behind one and all—for their outstanding contribution in the fields of literature, art, education and music, Overman Foundation has started a new award—the “Bulbul Mukherjee Smriti Puraskar”—named after the late Bulbul Mukherjee (4.10.1934—15.8.1990)....