Dyuman’s Correspondence with the Mother: Last Installment

Dear Friends, Chunibhai Patel (19.6.1903—19.8.1992) was a Gujarati sadhak who was renamed ‘Dyuman’ (“the luminous one”) by Sri Aurobindo on 24 November 1928. He visited Pondicherry for the first time on 11 July 1924 and surrendered himself to Sri Aurobindo. He became an inmate of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in May...

Dyuman’s Correspondence with the Mother: Fifth Installment

Dear Friends, Chunibhai Patel (19.6.1903—19.8.1992) was a Gujarati sadhak who was renamed ‘Dyuman’ (“the luminous one”) by Sri Aurobindo on 24 November 1928. He visited Pondicherry for the first time on 11 July 1924 and surrendered himself to Sri Aurobindo. He became an inmate of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in May...

Surendra Nath Jauhar: A Pictorial Homage

Dear Friends, 13 August 2015 marks the 112nd Birth Anniversary of Surendra Nath Jauhar. Born as Sikandar Lal on 13 August 1903 in the village of Vahalee (now in Pakistan), he received his education at Dayanand Anglo-Vedic High School and College. After his matriculation he changed his name to Surendra...

Ira-di by Sunayana Panda

Dear Friends, On Saturday, 25 July 2015, the Aurobindonian community of Pondicherry lost a bright jewel with the passing away of Ira Sarkar at the age of seventy-eight. She was in charge of “Ira’s Home”, a boarding for young boys and girls named after her by the Mother. A radiant...

Dyuman’s Correspondence with the Mother: Fourth Installment

Dear Friends, Chunibhai Patel (19.6.1903—19.8.1992) was a Gujarati sadhak who was renamed ‘Dyuman’ (“the luminous one”) by Sri Aurobindo on 24 November 1928. He visited Pondicherry for the first time on 11 July 1924 and surrendered himself to Sri Aurobindo. He became an inmate of Sri Aurobindo Ashram in May...