Publication of Shyam Kumari’s ‘How They Came to Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, Volume 5’

Dear Friends and Well-wishers of Overman Foundation,

We are happy to announce the publication of our new book entitled ‘How They Came to Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, Volume 5’ authored by late Shyam Kumari.

This book includes true stories of thirty seven aspirants (like K. Amrita, Amal Kiran alias K.D. Sethna, Esha Mukherjee, Udar Pinto, Surendranath Jauhar, Parichand Kothari, Maggi, etc.) and their spiritual adventures. These stories chronicle the events from their first spiritual awakening and lead up to the moment of their coming to the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. In some of the stories, the author has included later events of the aspirants’ lives specially those which are connected with Sri Aurobindo and the Mother. Through each of these stories the love and consciousness of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother run like golden notes.

This book was released by Shri Manoj Dasgupta, Managing Trusteee of Sri Aurobindo Ashram Trust and Registrar of Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry, on 22 February 2023.

Consisting of 402 pages, this book is available at a price of Rs. 500 (Five Hundred) only.

To place an order, kindly contact us at: or (0)9830244192/(0)9874011224.

With warm regards,

Anurag Banerjee,


Overman Foundation.

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