Our Forthcoming Publications

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation, It gives me immense pleasure to announce to you all that three projects undertaken by Overman Foundation are ready for publication. The first project is in Bengali and it is an anthology of about thirty-four unpublished poems of Nishikanto, the great poet of...

Poems of Rajnarain Bose on Dr. Krishnadhan Ghose

Dear Friends of Overman Foundation, It has been decided that we shall share with you from time-to-time some of our archival treasures. And to begin with, we are publishing four poems written by Rajnarain Bose (1826—1899), Sri Aurobindo’s maternal grandfather and the famous leader of the Brahmo Samaj, on Dr....

A Message from the Chairman

Dear Friends, Ever since we have launched the online research facility at Overman Foundation in September 2010, we have received a wonderful response from all those who are a part of the Aurobindonian community. We receive e-mails from many people with the request of informing them about the nature of...

More Invaluable Treasures

Dear Friends of Overman Foundation, You are all aware that we have received the Mother’s sari and blouse and a cloth-piece of Sri Aurobindo as gifts from two senior sadhikas of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. Allow me to inform you that we have received more of such invaluable treasures. The...

Two Precious Gifts

Dear Friends, It gives me immense bliss to announce to you all that Overman Foundation has received two precious gifts from two senior sadhikas of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. And the gifts are a sari with a blouse worn by the Mother and a piece of cloth belonging to Sri...

The First “Auro-Ratna Award” Ceremony: A Report

The inaugural “Auro-Ratna Award” ceremony took place on Friday, 27th August 2010, at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. The first recipients of the Award were Shri K. D. Sethna alias Amal Kiran, Prof. Arabinda Basu, better known as ‘Arindam-da’ in the Aurobindonian circle and the late Jugal Kishore Mukherjee. The...

Inauguration of the Online Research Facility at Overman Foundation

On Saturday, 4th September 2010, Overman Foundation launched its online research facility for researchers and scholars who are keen to work on the lives and works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. The inauguration ceremony, which took place at the Head Office of Overman Foundation at 7 p.m. began with...

A Message from the Chairman

Dear Friends, As you are aware we, at Overman Foundation, are working to create an online research facility which would be officially launched soon. In the past three months we have acquired an invaluable collection of Government documents and press coverage related to Sri Aurobindo’s political activities of the period...

OVERMAN FOUNDATION CONDEMNS THE BOOK ‘THE FAILED PROPHET’

Following the controversy regarding the book The Failed Prophet, the Chairman of Overman Foundation Shri Anurag Banerjee has issued the following statement: Before the storm revolving around Peter Heehs’ book The Lives of Sri Aurobindo could subside, another derogatory book on Sri Aurobindo written by N. Nandhivarman and titled The...

An Important Announcement

Overman Foundation is happy to announce the acquisition of a valuable collection of letters and photographs. This collection, donated by Shri Nirmal Singh Nahar, includes unpublished letters of the Mother of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Nolini Kanta Gupta, Dilip Kumar Roy, Prithwi Singh Nahar, Nishikanto Roychowdhury, S. Doraiswamy, Sujata Nahar and...