Born in Tanzania (1926); graduated in philosophy from the University of Poona, India (1950); lived as an inmate of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry (1952-59); studied psychology at the University of Poona (1959-61); pursued studies in clinical psychology and received training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis in the United States (1964-70); worked in the United States in different positions until 1985; residing in Pondicherry since 1986, engaged chiefly in research and writing.

To date has written three books on Sri Aurobindo’s psychological thought as well as a book comparing some aspects of Eckhart Tolle’s teaching with Sri Aurobindo’s yoga; has also compiled twelve books based on the works of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.

 The books and compilations by the author can be found through SABDA and Lotus Lights Publications. Some of the books have been published in other languages.