The Mother’s Photographs with Indira Gandhi

Dear Friends, Born to Kamala and Jawaharlal Nehru (India’s first Prime Minister), Indira Gandhi (19 November 1917—31 October 1984) was elected the President of the Congress party in 1959 and became the Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the cabinet of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India....

The Mother’s Photographs with Vasudha

Dear Friends, Vasudha Shah (6 January 1914—7 December 1983) was one of the earliest members of Sri Aurobindo Ashram. She visited Pondicherry at the age of fourteen on 19 February 1928 with her elder brother Chandulal Shah, who was the architect-cum-engineer of the Ashram in its early years. The Mother...

“Indian Responses to Shakespeare”: A Review by Subham Dutta

Title: Indian Responses to Shakespeare Editors: Goutam Ghosal and Sarani Ghosal Mondal Publisher: AuthorsPress India, 2017 Price: Rs. 1200, $60 Number of pages: 328 ISBN: 978-93-5207-527-0 The fact that Shakespeare was subsumed into the colonial pedagogy in order to serve a blatantly imperialist agenda is well-known.  Despite specific ideological orientation...

The Third “Shrimat Anirvan Memorial Oration” : A Report

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation, The third “Shrimat Anirvan Memorial Oration” organized by Overman Foundation was held on Saturday, 8 July 2017, at Sri Aurobindo Bhavan (8 Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata 700071). The programme was chaired by Professor Supriyo Bhattacharya, former Head of the Department of Economics, Kalyani University....

Summer Retreat at Madhuban: A Report

Dear Friends and Well-wishers, A Summer Retreat was organized jointly by Overman Foundation and Sri Aurobindo Sakti Centre Trust, Kolkata, from 27th May to 2nd June 2017 at Madhuban, a unit of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Delhi Branch, situated at Talla Ramgarh, Uttarakhand. The retreat began in the afternoon of 27th...

Twelve Photographs of the Mother’s Darshan of 24 April 1973

Dear Friends, In the months of May and June 2017, we had published fifty photographs of the Mother’s Darshan of 21 February 1973 as well as the complete video of the same Darshan in the website of Overman Foundation. As the next installment of our special series on the Mother,...

The Mother’s Darshan Video of 21 February 1973

Dear Friends, Apropos of publishing fifty photographs of the Mother’s Darshan of 21 February 1973 in the website of Overman Foundation (see: http://overmanfoundation.org/2017/05/22/fifty-photographs-of-the-mothers-darshan-of-21-february-1973/) on 22 May 2017, we have uploaded the complete video of the Mother’s Darshan of the said date. Interestingly, this same video has been erroneously uploaded in...