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5th LUYE, Nada Homan

22nd September, Thursday (exceptionally at 5pm BHAVISHYATE at Sri Aurobindo Center of Studies - Bharat NivasINDIA: past, present and future challenges - Galia Sauoma,Director of Cultural Expressions and Creative Industries, Unescotopic – UNESCO- History in India and personal journey. Thursday 22nd September 3.30pm at Town Hall complex CHIRU  Aurovilian Conversation - will be with  Ambre and the topic: About communities and community building processes. CRIPA, Friday, 23rd of September at  rtwilight, 6-7 pm NADA HOMAN - Autumn Equinox 2016 by Holger and Aurelio. A deep of compassion, a hushed sanctuary, Her inward help unbarred a gate in heaven; love in her was wider than the universe, The whole world could take refuge in her single heart. Sri Aurobindo


Comments: 0 Date: 22 Sep 2016

Thought for Goodby, Peace

In today;s news we are featuring some thoughts of Governing Board members while saying goodbye to the community past Thursday, 8th of September.....

The Auroville Council is presenting the draft document of the “Appeal Process} against working groups' decisions" elaborated by its sub group.

A {Message
from Thiru Mohan Verghese Chunkath, IAS (Retd.),Secretary of the Auroville Foundation

RAS invites us on Tuesday 13th at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion to a General Meeting on Residents' Assembly Decision Making System (RAD) to hear and discuss a:Proposed New Decision-making System for Auroville

Saturday 17th September at 5pm at MMC THE FRENCH PAVILION
presents Toward an alternative complementary economy for Auroville and its surroundings"A Conference in French byYves Laborde (

The ideal attitude of the sadhaka towards Time is to have an endless patience as if he had all eternity for his fulfillment and yet to develop the energy that shall realise now and with an ever-increasing mastery and pressure of rapiidity till it reaches the miraculous instantaneoussness of the supreme divine Transformation
Sri Aurobidno. The Stnthesis of Yoga

AHA KG Fair, Art, Pyphoto

3rd September 2. to 5 pm at Savitri Bhavan we are invited by RAS to "Team building workshop" to put in place a new team for the Entry Service.

Within ondy Photo2016 bienale- Friday 3rd CIVIC FORUM at 5pm Women's Work 6pm Firsheman's Sea 7pm Farmers Best Practice at Changemakers Hall followed by screening of The Battle Begins directed by Surendra Mation
Sunday 4th at 3.30pm presentation – Artifical Reef by Jonah Sokoles at Changemakers Hall
Sunday 4th of September at 4pm at Old Port Interactive Mime by DrupadSunday
at Main Stage at 4pm Youth Otreach Awards
4th at 5pm Main Stage , Old Port CREATIVE DANCE by CHANDRAKALA DANCE TROUPE

Tomorrow Friday 2nd of September Art Break Day, followed by community mandala making on Saturday at Snakalpa

Saturday, 3rd September, from 3.30 pm onwards, At Aha KindergartenAha Kindergarten Fair , where the afternoon fun of activities will be followed by the dinner at Well Cafe - whereby all proceedings will be donated for will be used for the creation of additional space for the children.


Higher Education: A Gate and a Path - Modules (4 Saturday afternoons) session for undergrad/postgrad youth in AV for the 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th September


We are all invited to celebrate Lord Ganapti birthday from 5th of 7th of September daily at 5.15pm at Brahmanaspati Kshetram – The Mother and Sri Aurobindo Centre in Edayanchavadi.



The indespensable basis of our Yoga is sincerity, honesty, unselfishness, disinterested consecration to the work to be done, nobility of character and straight forwardness.
The Mother

Housing, Economy, Water

Today at 3.30pm at Unity Pavilion 2nd ARA working meeting on housing. The ideas regarding housing, which primarily focussed upon affordable housing, fell into three main categories: 1.Finding new accommodation/places to build 2. The planning and construction of new accommodation 3. The financing of new accommodation PondyPHOTO, a biennale festival initiated by PondyART, is a platform where art and education attempt to break existing social barriers, by presenting visually impactful photography-oriented events focused on today’s social and environmental issues in public spaces.The theme for PondyPHOTO 2016 is WATER.Open and Free to the Public27 August -11 September 2016 Pondy photo 2016 grand opening with WATER ARIA inauguration on 26th of August Old Port, Pondicherry 26 August at 8.00 PM Blessings of Water and Nature through Voice with Hamsini (Francoise Martinezand Bryce), Carla Rosa Gileno, AV sisters. Old Port, Pondicherry 27 August 8pm at multiple locations at the Old Port MOVING Feastan exploration of water through dance with Ram and Suresh, Grace Gitadella, Shadow Box and AV Sisters. The first PERMABLITZ will be at Fertile on Wednesday 24th of August Meet at Fertile Kitchen - 3:30 pm till 5 pm The indispensable basis of our Yoga is sincerity, honesty, unselfishness, disinterested consecration to the work to be done, nobility of character and straight forwardness. The Mother


Comments: 0 Date: 22 Aug 2016

International Day of Peace


Today at 4.30pm at Unity PavilionPresentation of the Green Belt Land Use PlanPresenter: DAVID STEIN (Senior US Planner in India, Israel and USA)

Today from 7:45 onwards.AWCHU, Bharat Nivas invites all music lovers & singers to an informal Singing Session of Hindi songs


September 21, 2016Celebrating the International Day of Peace
12 noon: Russian Peace Bells; Venue: Tibetan Pavilion
Program at Unity Pavilion :
3 to 4.30 pm: Origami, Flower Mandalas, Posting Peace Messages / Kolams, Origami, Kids Activities.
4.30 to 5 pm: Peace Day Ceremony; Chanting of Peace Mantra/Opening Celebration of "Auroville Month of Peace" with YouthLink
5 to 6 pm : Peace meditation; Sound Concentration/Aurelio´s Music and Meditation with Noel

The Peace, Power, Light, Ananda of the higher spiritual consciousness are there in all veiled above. A certain opening upwards is needed for it to descent - the quietude of the mind and a certain wide concentrated passivity to the descending Influence are the best conditions for the descent.
Sir Aurobindo

GB, GM, Aikido


This afternoon at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion Dr. Karan Singh will say goodbye to the Auroville Community since his term in Governing Board is coming to an end.


Today at 3.30pm at Citadine Art Gallery CIRHU invites to Aurovilian Conversations - where B will have a glimpse on Sunlit Path

RAS invites us on Tuesday 13th at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion General Meeting on Residents' Assembly Decision Making System

PondyPHOTO - Saturday 10th of SeptmeberILLUSIONAL CLOWNS’ MYSTIQUE MIRROR .

AIKIDO OPEN CLASS on Sunday morning 11th, from 10.00 to 11.30 am at the Auroville Budokan (Dehashakti)

Sincerity means to lift all the movements of the being to the level of the highest consciousness and realisation already attained.Sincerity exacts the unification and harmonisation of the whole being in all its parts and movements around the central Divine Will.
Sri Aurobindo

Art Break Day, GM

In today's news we are featuring Krupa with invitation to an Art Break Day on Friday, and Saturday 2nd and 3rd of Spetember at Visiotr's Centra and at Sankalpa.

Pondy Photo 2016 events

The Auroville Council's General Meeting planned on Wednesday the 31st of August.at Unity Pavilion at 4.30pm.

3rd September between 2 pm - 5pm at Savitri Bhavan AV Council invites us to a "Team building workshop" to put in place a new team for the Entry Service


Tuesday 6th Septembeer at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion General Meeting on Restructuring Auroville’s Town Planning and Development & Participatory Town Planning.

To do yoga, one of the most important things to achieve is to get rid of all attachment to the past. Let the past be past and concentrate only on the progress you want to make and the surrender to the Divine you have is achieve.
My blessings and help are always with you. With
love.
The Mother

Jazz, Green Belt Use

Kirtana Krishna and Ashika from Adishakti visited us this morning in our studio and share an invitation to A Jazz&Neo-Sooul Interpretation on Saturday 17th at 7pm at Adishakti. Kirtana sings....at the end of the news. This afternoon CHIRU' conversations with Aurovilians will be at 3.30pm at Town Hall second floor with Youth Link sharing on Auroville Youth. Saturday 17th September at 5pm at MMC THE FRENCH PAVILION presents Toward an alternative complementary economy for Auroville and its surroundings"A Conference in French by Yves Laborde On Monday 19th of September at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion we are invited to Green Belt Land Use Plan - Presentation & Discussion by DAVID STEIN Whatever work you do, do it as perfectly as you can. That is the best service to the Divine in man. The Mother


Comments: 0 Date: 15 Sep 2016

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

GANESH CHATURTHY 2016The Aarti to Sri Ganesh of Auroville is to take place in the afternoon at 5 pm.

We are all invited to celebrate Lord Ganapti birthday from 5th to 7th of September daily at 5.15pm at Brahmanaspati Kshetram – The Mother and Sri Aurobindo Centre in Edayanchavadi.

Tuesday 6th Septembeer at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion a General Meeting to hear an update on the work towards: Restructuring Auroville’s Town Planning and Development & Participatory Town Planning.

On Wedensdaty 7th of September from 10 am to 4 pm In AVAG premises we are invited to the Bioregional Women’s Festival.

Suryamay made her research paper on PTDC

Thou art consciousness and light, Thou art peace in the depth of all things, the divine love that transfigures, the knowledge that triumphs over darkness.
The Mother

Water Aria, PondyPhoto16

Pondy photo} 2016 grand opening with WATER ARIA inauguration on 26th of August Old Port, Pondicherry 26 August at 8pm Blessings of Water and Nature through Voice with Hamsini ,accompanied by Francoise Martinez on guitar and voice and Bryce on flute.
Carla Rosa Gileno
Avsisters consisting of Shakti Balu-vocal and guitar, Swaha Antoine and Vera Kubachuk on voice. They will be accompanied by Sankarshan Kini on metallophone and ocean drum, and Chandresh on flute.
Old Port, Pondicherry 27 August 8pm Multiple locations at the Old Port
MOVING Feastan exploration of water through dance --Ram and Suresh
---Grace Gitadella--Shadow Box--AV Sisters

Auroville Council the Auroville Council's General Meeting planned on Wednesday the 31st of August.at Unity Pavilion at 4.30pm - 6:00 pm
Auroville Council invites you to a "Team building workshop" to put in place a
new team for the {Entry Service.
When: 3rd September 2016, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Savitri Bhavan

CHIRU AV conversations today 25th August, Toine is going to tell us about Sustainable Energy and Beyond.We will meet at Citadine Art Gallery, at 3:30 pm.

Youth Link - Upcoming Educational Workshops--Exploring Youth & Economy: in collaboration with Economy Action Group and Integral Entrepreneurship Lab – organizing a 1 day Orientation to AV Economy on the 27th of August


Sincerity exacts the unification and harmonisation of the whole being in all its parts and movements around the central Divine Will.
Sri Aurobindo
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