Born in 1904 K. D. Sethna (Amal Kiran) first came to Pondicherry in 1927 and stayed at the Ashram for several years. He permanently settled in Pondicherry in 1954 and has lived there ever since.
He is a distinguished writer, his works covering:
He is also the editor of the monthly journal Mother India.
This volume, brought out to commemorate K. D. Sethna's centenary on 25 November 2004, contains reflective pieces on his life and work by a number of contributors. Also included are essays on Sri Aurobindo's vision and extracts from Sethna's works.