Secret Residence at Chandernagore

River Ghats

  • Boraichanditola Ghat, Chandernagore
    Boraichanditola Ghat, Chandernagore

Motilal Roy's Residence

  • On way to Motilal Roy's Residence
    Path leading from Ghat to Motilal Roy's Residence
  • Residence of Motilal Roy
    Motilal Roy's Residence
  • Residence of Motilal Roy
    Motilal Roy's Residence

Motilal Roy, who had only heard Sri Aurobindo's Uttarpara speech, came to know of his presence in Chandernagore. He located the boat at 6:30 am and offered his services, which Sri Aurobindo accepted.

Temple-house at Goswami Ghat

  • Temple-house at Goswami Ghat
    Temple-house at Goswami Ghat
  • Secret passage leading to first floor
    Secret passage leading to first floor
  • Secret passage leading to first floor
    Secret passage leading to first floor
  • Secret passage leading to secret room on the topmost floor
    Secret passage leading to secret room on the topmost floor

Sri Aurobindo had spent some days in the Temple-house at Goswami Ghat.

Commemorative Plaques

Commemorative Plaque at Boraichanditolla Ghat

  • Commemorative Plaque at Boraichanditolla Ghat, Chandernagore

Sri Aurobindo

One morning in February, 1910, Sri Aurobindo arrived at this Ghat by boat and remained in secret residence at Chandernagore until the morning of 31st March, when he commenced his onward journey to Pondicherry from this very Ghat.

This Plaque commemorates that auspicious event of his residence at Chandernagore.

  • Commemorative Plaque at Boraichanditolla Ghat, Chandernagore

Commemorative Plaque in Room at Motilal's Residence

  • Commemorative Plaque in Room at Motilal Roy's Residence at Chandernagore

Inscription

In 1910, towards the end of February, Sri Aurobindo had stayed for some time in this room during his secret residence at Chandernagore, before leaving for Pondicherry.

  • Special Room at Residence of Motilal Roy
  • Special Room at Residence of Motilal Roy

Sri Aurobindo's Footprints in Chandernagore

 


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