Mona Sarkar: In Memoriam by Anurag Banerjee

                                                                     Mona Sarkar : In Memoriam Sixty years ago, on 18 January 1960, the Mother had narrated the following significance of birthdays to a young man on the eve of his twenty-sixth birthday: ‘… it is truly a special day in one’s life. It is one...

Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee conferred with the ‘Padma Shri’ by the Government of India

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation, 26th January 2020 has brought to us the delightful news that Paris-based legendary researcher, author, musicologist, grandson of illustrious revolutionary Jatindranath Mukherjee alias ‘Bagha Jatin’ and respected member of Overman Foundation, Dr. Prithwindra Mukherjee has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Padma Shri’ for...

Manoj Das conferred with the ‘Padma Bhushan’ by the Government of India

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation, 26th January 2020 has brought to us the delightful news that legendary author, senior inmate of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry and respected member of Overman Foundation, Shri Manoj Das has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Padma Bhushan’ for his contribution in the field...

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...