Posts Tagged ‘development’
Professor Sehdev Kumar presented the second lecture titled “How Do We Human’s Communicate” in a series of four called “The Human Journey Across the Ages, Ecology, Culture and The Self”. The presentation gave some very interesting observations regarding social structure, language, and the huge leap of humanities evolution in the last two hundred years.
Litter Free Auroville is an initiative put forward in order to eliminate waste from Auroville by using creative means. The first day we witnessed performances where plastic and other waste products were used as instruments. The exhibitions also opens up an array of creative ways these wastes can be used innovatively. We also spoke to the organizers of the event who gave us further clarity on the aim behind the initiative.
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Ok talks about how to make Auroville litter free by accumulating waste and using it innovatively. She talks about her workshop that involved making cushions out of plastic. In this interview Ok further talks about the idea behind Upcycling Studio, challenges faced and her aspirations.
Tuesday March 21st, 4 pm at Unity Pavilion CAT 13: A Journey through Volunteerland – Facilitated by the Savi team.
Friday 24th & Saturday 25th March at 8 pm at Visitors Center The French Pavilion Presents- THE MENTAL FORTRESSA selection of French Texts from Mother and Satprem, read in FRENCH Onlywith Céline, Christophe, Frédéric and VersHaut Directed by Céline
Thursday 23rd, March at 3:30 pm at Bhavishyate, Bharat Nivas CIRHU
Aurovilian Conversations -“Michael on “Sustainable community building and the Joy of Impermanence”
On Saturday 25th March from 9 am to 6 pm opening of the model apartment
at Kalpana Housing Project
Litter Free Auroville 2017 on 25th from 9am to 12 “PICK UP” trash at KK and Ganesh Bakery area.
To see, know, become, and fulfill this One in our inner selves and in all our outer nature, was always the secret goal and becomes now the conscious purpose of our embodied existence.
Sri Aurobindo The Synthesis of Yoga
Frequency of the week | ECHO
Our soul is constantly working for us. She shows us the way and wants to inspire us. Often we dont listen, because the signals from the soul sometimes seem illogical. They dont fit within the boundaries of our thinking. This is what you experience when you feel something is going to happen, but you are not sure exactly what.
At a subconscious level you pick something up, something that you cannot explain within your head. That something feels like an echo. Its the reflection of what your soul transmits to give you information about where you are right now. Echoes can repeat frequently or not; it all depends on where you want to go. That is why its important to give your soul the right information. Tune into exactly what you want, what makes you happy and which people or situations will help you further. Just like a radio station, your soul will transmit the exact signal to you at the right moment just before you reach your next station.
The frequency of Echo gives you insight into which energy you transmit and when it will echo back to you.
Presentation by the core group, selected to come up with ‘Terms of Reference’ which will further enable the Auroville Council, and the community on the whole in fulfilling this daunting task of re-structuring the Town Planning & Development Council (TDC). Last year, the Auroville council was asked to facilitate a process to restructure the TDC, the core group working on this comprised of Martin, Sauro, Pashi, Shama, Suhasini, Mamta, Elvira, Lionel and Christiane. The presentation was fully loaded with useful content and consist of guidelines through which restructuring of TDC could be accomplished. The depth of the content and the importance of this procedure saw the meeting going into overtime with only a few people ready to leave this discussion midway. A lot of healthy debate and constructive insights were offered by the members of the community attending the presentation. The group had invited a special artist to create infographics (www.weibkekodi.de) to help break down the heavy content and had created many posters and charts to help envision the key points in reference and the overall presentation was concise. But a point noted by Sauro was, “in the meeting too much time was used in discussing the organization and selection process rather than the content” but maybe that underscores the people’s intimate involvement and keen sense for details for restructuring of one of our most important working group, which will directly be responsible in shaping our future in Auroville.
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An in depth questionnaire was formulated by Deepti and circulated to others who had been raised and educated in Auroville. This survey captures the voices of 81 Auroville youth over a span of 40 years of educational experiences.
Suryamayi then studied all of the feedback to bring it together in a cohesive manner for this presentation at Bhavisyate on the 14th March 2017.