Amal Kiran’s Unfinished Correspondence with the Mother on St. Francis

Dear Friends, K. D. Sethna (25.11.1904 — 29.6.2011) was a Parsi sadhak who joined Sri Aurobindo Ashram at the age of twenty-three in December 1927. He was a noted poet, author, scholar and cultural critic whose published works include more than fifty titles. In 1930 he received the name of...

The Mother and my Handicap by Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee

                                                 The Mother with Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee On the internet wall of SAICE, along with the good news of my Padma award, announced on 25 January 2020, you have come across a photo showing  me on crutches, standing with my parents and my brothers. A well-wisher has even posted it...

Epistolary Exchanges between Amal Kiran and Paul Brunton on Sri Aurobindo

Dear Friends, Paul Brunton was the pen-name of Raphael Hurst (21 October 1898—27 July 1981), a British author of spiritual books. In 1930, he embarked on a voyage to India, which brought him into contact with Meher Baba, Vishuddhananda Paramahansa, Paramacharya of Kanchipuram and Ramana Maharshi. At the Paramacharya’s insistence,...

An Unpublished Letter of Nirodbaran to The Illustrated Weekly of India

Dear Friends, 4 April 2020 marks the 110th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo’s arrival in Pondicherry which went on to become the ‘cave’ of His ‘tapasya’. On this special occasion, we are sharing with our readers an unpublished letter of Nirodbaran to The Illustrated Weekly of India. Having obtained his M.B.CH.B....

Sri Aurobindo’s Supramental World by Sahana Devi

Dear Friends, 4 April 2020 marks the 110th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo’s arrival in Pondicherry which went on to become the ‘cave’ of His ‘tapasya’. On this special occasion, we are sharing with our readers a dream-vision of Sahana Devi about Sri Aurobindo’s Supramental World. Born with a golden voice,...

Fragment of a Poem in French by Sri Aurobindo

Dear Friends, 4 April 2020 marks the 110th anniversary of Sri Aurobindo’s arrival in Pondicherry which went on to become the ‘cave’ of His ‘tapasya’. On this special occasion, we are sharing with our readers a fragment of a poem in French written by Sri Aurobindo around 1927. He used...

Dr. A. S. Dalal awarded the ‘Auro Ratna Award’ for the year 2019

Dear Friends and Well-wishers, The tenth ‘Auro Ratna Award’ ceremony was held on Sunday, 22 December 2019 at ‘Care’, the senior citizens’ home run by Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. Shri Manoj Das Gupta, Managing Trustee of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust and Registrar of Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education graced...

“Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?”—A Talk by Dr. Alok Pandey

Dear Friends and Well-wishers, The seventh Subhash Kumar Mukherjee Memorial Oration, organized by Overman Foundation, was held on Friday, 20th December 2019, at Matru Sadan, in Pondicherry. The speaker was Dr. Alok Pandey who spoke on the topic, “Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?” Born on 19 June...