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Category Archives: News

Haimanot Alemu

Haimanot Alemu has passed away. Many might remember him from the time when he has visited AV for 3 months in 2012, directed Shakespeare play Twelfth Night, actively participated in Africa House event on Ethiopa He was a true friend of Auroville. His support for the AVI meeting in Ethiopia in 2011 was amazing, and soon he took up the work as Chairperson for AVI Ethiopia He is a brother and friend that I will sorely miss. Featuring Jill remembering Haimanot. www.ethpress.gov.et/herald/index.php/herald/art-culture/2147-ethiopia-s-fine-arts-ambassador-haimanot-alemu Today the Auroville Radio team has to honour to welcome in Auroville some members of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Shri Yogendra Pal Advisor, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting and Shri Rajiv Tikoo, Director, OneWorld came to pay a visit to Auroville and the Matrimandir and lately to the Auroville Radio studio. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has organised in Puducherry the First Regional Community Radio Sammelan ending tomorrow. Here the brochure of the event

Be simple, Be happy, Remain quiet, Do your work as well as you can, Keep yourself always open towards me - This is all that is asked from you. The Words of The Mother, Vol.13


Comments: 0 Date: 29 Sep 2014

Farm Market and Climate Change

In today's news we are featuring Riccardo, volunteer of the Localicious Food Movement, beside volunteering at other projects, who invites us to Saturday Auroville Weekend Farmers' Market .At that occasion Aurovillle Singing Festival invites us to sing along for the climate's change "Do it Now" . On Sunday 21st September at 5 pm we e will be joining the march for the climate 's change all over the World with Pachamama Ceremony "- Ceremony to the Mother Earth in International Zone. Vera will share on 20th at 6pm at PAvilion of Tibetan Culture in International Zone benefits of resonating sound chamber. It is therefore through the sacrifice of love, works and knowledge with psychic being as the leader and priest of the sacrifice that life itself can be transformed into its own true spiritual figure. The Synthesis of Yoga, Sri Aurobindo


Comments: 0 Date: 18 Sep 2014

General Meetings, Peace

On Thursday 11th at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion we are invited by RAS to a General Meeting to Discuss Sludge Disposal in Auroville. Friday 12th at 4.30pm again at Unioty Pavilion we are invited to a GENERAL MEETING & RESIDENTS ASSEMBLY DECISION-MAKING PROCESS with TOPIC - REVISED MANDATE OF THE FUNDS AND ASSETS MANAGEMENT COMMITEE (FAMC)* All residents are encouraged to participate in both events to ensure maximum collective input into our community decisions. Wednesday, September 10, 4.30-6pm, Unity Pavilion we can participate in a Interactive Sharing on Restorative Justice. On this page http://www.aurovilleradio.org/donate you'll find the info about the funds we have received and the people who donated. You can update yourself how far we got, and what is still needed, and you are very much welcome to contribute to help AVradio running. Control over what one says is more important than complete silence. The best is to learn to say what is useful in the most exact and true way possible. The Words of The Mother, Vol.14


Comments: 0 Date: 08 Sep 2014

Joy of Learning, Forgiveness

Min from The Auroville Campus Initiative (ACI Team -Lalit, Michael H., Min) invites us on Tuesday 2nd at 4.3-pm at SAIIER to 'Joy of Learning Series' learning collectively on Auroville Economy. Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of India in International Zone will host from Sunday, 31st August to Saturday, 6th September Kerala Mini Fest with wide variety of cultural events of rich Kerala. Tomorrow at Bharat Nivas at 7.30pm special screening of Kinyarwanda - Forgiveness Is Freedom by Africa House, Pavilion of African Culture in International Zone.

The psychic is a steady flame that burns in you soaring towards the Divine and carrying with it a sense of strength which breaks down all opposition. When you are identified with it you have the feeling of the divine truth. The Mother


Comments: 0 Date: 28 Aug 2014

Land Board, AV Singing Festival

Auroville Council informs us that the outcome of Tuesday's interactive General Meeting on the new Land Board formation is to create a core group of 5 residents of good reputation, integrity and capacities in land issues.hese 5 members will not be part of the new Land Board but will be facilitating its selection. Laurel Fox, who suffered an asthma-induced stroke in her house in Australia, quietly left her body on 19 September, to proceed to better spaces. Our love goes out to her, and to her two sons Jesse and Luke for whom we pray that their deep roots in Auroville may give them meaningful strength and support. Art Chakra on Sunday, 28th Sept AV Room,Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of India in International Zone between 10:30 am -12:30 pm. AV Singing Festival 2014 will be held on 10th and 11th of October at Bharat Nivas. To walk through life armoured against fear, peril and disaster, only two things are needed, two that go always together: the Grace of the Divine and on your side an inner state made up of faith, sincerity and surrender. Sri Aurobindo


Comments: 0 Date: 25 Sep 2014

Sri Kireet Joshi Departure

It is with deep feeling that, early yesteray morning, Auroville's highly esteemed friend, supporter, father and teacher Sri Kireetbhai Joshi, left his body at the age of 83 in the Ashram Nursing Home to proceed to his true home. We salute him with utmost gratitude for the role he has played in Auroville's unfolding. And yesterday the cremation of Kireetbhais remains took place at Pondys Lawspet cremation place. A recent interview can be seen where he recalls being with the Mother here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AmJCvfAvAE In today's news we are featuring interview with Balu from Auroville Bamboo Research Centre inviting us to celebrations of World's Bamboo Day which aims to rise the awareness on bamboo. Rose of Life, crowded with petals, colour's lyre! Transform the body of the mortal like a sweet and magical rhyme... Sri Aurobindo


Comments: 0 Date: 15 Sep 2014

Art, Plants, Kerala

In today news we are featuring Krupa, inviting us to Art Break Day tomorrow 5th from 9am at Dreamer's Caffe at Visitor Centre in International Zone. In interview by Andrea we find out what two Italian doctors Costanza Giunti and Mariuccia Sofia are offering in today's interactive workshop with title Medicinal Plants and Consciousness. Tonight Manoj will share at 7pm at India Space some insight on Kerala history and myth, and 8pm at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium we can see and hear Ottan Thullal by Suresh Kaliyath . Tomorrow at Bharat Nivas we are invited to Onam Lunch . In the perfect silence of the contemplation all widens to infinity, and in the perfect peace of that silence the Divine appears in the splendent glory of His light. The Words of The Mother, Vol.14


Comments: 0 Date: 04 Sep 2014

Land Issues

Tomorrow at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion we are invited by The Auroville Council to a General Meeting on following the order of the Governing Board to dissolve the present land groups and form a consolidated Land Board by the 1st of October, the land-related working groups, AVC, WC along with some community members, met and discussed different proposals / ideas that were presented. The outcome of these meetings needs wider participation from the community in the form of a General Meeting, so as to hear various ideas and proposals, and to see what are the best next steps. Screening of Kireet Joshi Interviews Cinema Paradiso (MMC) Friday 26 September 5 to 6:30 pm. 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 2014

Importance of International Zone

Two General Meetings, two opportunities for residents to participate in governance of the city. Today at 4.30pm at Unity Pavilion, International Zone on sludge, tomorrow on revised FAMC mandate. The later will be followed by decision making process next Friday 19th on to ratify or not the revised mandate of FAMC. International Zone Coordination Team invites to a General Meeting of the International Zone Group on Monday, 15th at 3pm at Unity Pavilion. The Mission Statement for the IZ Coordination Team will be presented along with the progress reports. Trovadores meet tomorrow at 5pm at Unity Pavilion. ACT new time table. The goal is not to lose oneself in the Divine Consciousness. The goal is to let the Divine Consciousness penetrate into Matter and transform it. The Mother


Comments: 0 Date: 11 Sep 2014

Kerala Festival, Funds

In today's news we are featuring Riju, Cultural Coordinator, Kalai, Bharat Nivas,Pavilion of India in International Zone inviting us to a colorful festival on Kerala state. Many different events from dance performance, drumming, artistic interaction, talks to even Onam lunch on Friday. On Wednesday Auroville artist will have a chance to meet contemporary artist Bose Krishnamachari who would also give a talk at India Space at 7pm. On Friday Art Break Day from 9am to 5pm at Dreamer's Caffe at the Visitor's Centre. How to arrive at a moment -to-moment constant and direct control by the Divine, rejecting all guidance of the universal fores? Sri Aurobindo answers: Offering everything to the Divine until the Divine takes up the control of everything.


Comments: 0 Date: 01 Sep 2014
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