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Sujata Nahar


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Sujata Nahar was born in Calcutta in 1925, and spent her formative years near the poet Rabindranath Tagore. At the age seven she lost her mother. Her father, searched for another meaning to life, turned to Sri Aurobindo and The Mother. In this way Sujata, who came to Sri Aurobindo in 1935, at age nine. She received private tutoring, and became secretary to Pavitra, the Mother's main disciple. She met Satprem in 1954. Later, the Mother entrusted her with the typing up of her private conversations with Satprem, which later became The Agenda. From 1965 to 1973 Sujata regularly accompanied Satprem to his meetings with Mother.

Later, Sujata wrote the popular and well-researched 8 volume biography of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo, Mother's Chronicles. So far six volumes have appeared in English. The books are also being translated into French, German, and several Indian languages.


Nahar, Sujata (1985 - 2002) Mother's chronicles.- Paris: Institut de Recherches Evolutives, Paris & Mira Aditi, Mysore.- Bk. 1. Mirra -- Bk. 2. Mirra the Artist -- Bk. 3. Mirra the Occultist. Bk. 4. Mirra - Sri Aurobindo -- Bk. 5. Mirra meets the Revolutionary -- Bk. 6. Mirra in South India (6 vol. set) .

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this page uploaded 19 August 2005