Reminiscences and Photographs of Sri Aurobindo’s Mahasamadhi

Sixty years ago on 5 December 1950 at 1.26 a.m., Sri Aurobindo had left His physical body. We take this opportunity of sharing with you the reminiscences of Dr. Nirodbaran, Udar Pinto and Dr. Prabhat Sanyal about the last day and hours of Sri Aurobindo’s earthly life as well as...

Memorial Service on Dr. Nirodbaran Talukdar

                                                                         A Memorial Service dedicated to the loving memory of Dr. Nirodbaran Talukdar (1903-2006), known in the Aurobindonian community across the globe as Sri Aurobindo’s scribe and renowned for his books like Talks with Sri Aurobindo, Correspondence with Sri Aurobindo, Twelve Years with Sri Aurobindo and Memorable Contacts with the...

Reminiscences of 24 November 1926

Dear Friends, 24 November is celebrated in the Aurobindonian community as the ‘Siddhi Day’. It was on this day in the year 1926 that the descent of Krishna, that is, the Overmind Consciousness, took place in Matter, that is, Sri Aurobindo’s body. Among the 24 inmates who were present in...

Photographs of the Mother’s Last Journey

Dear Friends, On 20 November 1973 at 8. 20 a.m., the Mother’s physical body, which was kept in state since the early hours of 18 November, was put to rest in the Samadhi. The description of the Mother’s last journey from the Meditation Hall to the Samadhi vault, which was...

Nolini Kanta Gupta’s Message for 17 November 1973

Dear Friends, A few hours after the Mother left her physical body on 17 November 1973 at 7.25 p.m. Nolini Kanta Gupta had issued two statements. We take this opportunity of sharing them with you today on the occasion of the Mother’s Mahasamadhi Day.                                                                                                                    (1)  “The Mother’s body belonged to...

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 The first project is in Bengali and it is an anthology of about thirty-four unpublished poems of Nishikanto, the great poet of...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...