A Rare Photograph of the Mother

Dear Friends, We, at Overman Foundation, try to present before our readers new discoveries related to the lives and works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Very recently we have come across a rare photograph of the Mother which has not been seen by many. This special photograph of the...

Acharya Vinoba Bhave’s Visit to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram

Dear Friends, Vinayaka Narahari Bhave, better known as Acharya Vinoba Bhave (11 September 1895—15 November 1982) was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights. An associate of Mahatma Gandhi in the Indian independence movement, he was chosen by the Mahatma in 1940 to be the first individual Satyagrahi against...

The Ashram at Pondicherry by Maurice Magre—Part II

Dear Friends, Maurice Magre (2 March 1877—11 December 1941) was a French poet, writer and dramatist. A staunch defender of Occitanie, he contributed significantly to make known the martyr of Cathares of the twelfth century. He was one of the most far-ranging and extravagant French writers of fiction in the...

The Ashram of Pondicherry by Maurice Magre—Part I

Dear Friends, Maurice Magre (2 March 1877—11 December 1941) was a French poet, writer and dramatist. A staunch defender of Occitanie, he contributed significantly to make known the martyr of Cathares of the twelfth century. He was one of the most far-ranging and extravagant French writers of fiction in the...

A Few Notes on My Early Years by Amal Kiran

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...

Shobha Mitra : The Story of a Dedicated Soul by Anurag Banerjee

Dear Friends, On Wednesday, 31 July 2019, the Aurobindonian community lost a great music maestro and a creative genius with the passing away of Shobha Mitra at the age of eighty-five. She belonged to the rare class of composers who believed in the philosophy of ‘Art for the Divine’s sake’...

Years with my Mentor: K. D. Sethna by Goutam Ghosal

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...