In today’s English news Andre talks about mountain bike cycling, a racing event about to take place. Martin and Dorian speak of Realization, the latest housing project breaking ground near Creativity. Also in the news there are several cultural announcements.Today the weather in Auroville is sunny with scattered clouds. The temperature ranges between a high of 28 degrees and a low of 25. The winds have shifted and come now out of the SouthEast, 10 to 14 kph. or in the picture.’
In today’s English news there’s an announcement about the 8th National Mountainbike Championship which will receive full coverage, and how to participate. Plus ‘Hamlet,’ which begins its 3-day run tomorrow.Also there’s a reminder about the opportunity today, to view slides of some of Roger Anger’s’ work in France. AurovilleRadio will broadcast LIVE this gathering at 5PM (Indian local time).The weather in Auroville today is sunny with scattered clouds,’ temperature increased to 27 degrees during the day and down to 23 at night. Winds out of the EastNorthEast between 3 and 14 kph. or in the picture.
In today’s English news there’s an announcement concerning final homage toward Roger Anger and news of the recent passing of Aurovilian Gustaaf.
Also in the news there are announcements about organic foods and farming methods plus workshops to be conducted at the Youth Center.
The weather in Auroville today is clearing up after thick, foggy mist’ in the early morning hours. Temperatures range between 24 and 28 degrees with wind out of the NorthEast from 10 to 18 kph.
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In today’s’ English news Anbu explains the meaning behind Pongal, an annual festival’ which takes place during the month of January. Pongal, a harvest festival, is celebrated over three days. The first day commemorates the harvest of grains; rice is cooked and offered to the gods. Day 2 recognizes the cow: the animals are washed, decorated and taken around the houses, allowed to run freely without working. The third day is sharing of prosperity, a gift exchange.Anbu also shares the origin of the Kolams we see outside village homes. In olden days the designs were of rice powder meant to share food with ants but today the Kolams are drawn with bright colored powders for decorative purposes. or in the picture.
Finally a non-objective certificate has been granted for the long awaited housing project ‘Citadines’ to actually begin. Louis Cohen, one of the project holders, reports that the foundation will be laid in about 2 to 3 weeks. The first phase of Citadines will house approximately 60 persons and already planned Citadines II will house another 80 residents. And also in the city center, there’s mention of a’ camp sort of structure of temporary housing for the many in need of a roof over their head.In the today’s news there’s an interview with Louis speaking about this project. or in the picture.
In today’s English news find an excerpt from a presentation by Dr. Brant Cortwright, a faculty of California Institute of Integral Studies concerning his new book on integral psychology, which he bases on Sri Aurobindo’s principles.The recording of the presentations of Dr. Dr. Brant Cortwright and Dr. Bahman Shirazi are broacast this week. Check the schedules for the timing.Also in the news there’s a call for teachers at Transition School, news on the Fitness Track and two new classes at Verite.The weather’ today in Auroville is sunny with scattered clouds. Temperatures range between 23 and 26 degrees with a North-Easterly wind between 14 and 21 kph.To listen to the news click or in the picture.
In today’s English news an excerpt is presented of the last General Meeting called by the Entry Service in light of the the housing crisis; how to continue accepting people as Newcomers without availability of a place in which to live.An announcement that building applications have been approved by L’avenir d’Auroville for two housing projects: Realisation Near Prayatna and Citadines near the Town Hall. Also in the news the passing of Dhanapal’s father, due to the recent swarming of bees; their hive has been located and removed.The weather today in Auroville is dry; scattered clouds, North-Easterly winds from 14 to 21 kph and temperatures between 23 and 26 degrees. This will continue through the weekend.To listen to the news click or in the picture.
In today’s English news there’s an interview with Nikolai who expresses his viewpoint’ about the Crown Table along with suggestions for harmonious development.Also in the news there’s an announcement from the Center for Indian Studies regarding the tomorrow’s workshop of Dr. Bahman Shirazi about Integral Spirituality.The weather today in Auroville presents’ temperatures between 23 and 27 degrees, winds out of the NorthEast around 15 kph. Blue sky, scattered clouds, not much chance of rain.To listen to the news click or in the picture.
A report has just come in about swarming bees on the road between New Creation Corner and the Pitchandikulam bridge: if possible, bypass this area today.In today’s English news there’s an excerpt from a presentation by Punit, one of the donors responsible for the starting up of the New Creation Computer Training Centre.Also there’s more’ information about carbon dioxide and how we can’ play a role to combat this.The weather today in Auroville is sunny with scattered clouds, winds NorthEasterly between 18 and 28 kph and the temperature ranges from 23 to 26 degrees.To listen to the news click here or in the .
Today’s English news’ presents an interview with Manu of the Blue Light project, which is in the act of promoting open source software here in Auroville. Also in the news there are announcements of classes and a chance to become a contact person for a newcomer.Rain began to fall in the early hours of the morning; it continues to fall today. NorthEasterly winds from 18 to 25 kph. Temperatures between 24 and 27 degrees. Continuing through the weekend strong chances of thunderstorms and precipitation.To listen to the news click or in the picture.