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How magic happens!

How it feels when you finally ‘realise’ that this is what you’ve been looking for…
On Tuesday, 18th April 2017, SAVI hosted a volunteer presentation in Tibetan Pavillion, two volunteers Jyothirmayee and Mayank, working in “Kenji’s Japanese Carpentry workshop” shared their life experience and how Auroville managed to give them what they have been looking for their whole life. They shared how they managed to deal with all the problems , how they managed to keep their basket full of questions aside and have an empty basket for answers on them. Jyothirmayee told a story how she felt magic happening when her 40 year plan started in like a snap. Mayank shared his love for wood, how they speak to him. After years of struggle inside out, they found something they have been looking for.
All you need to do for yourself is keep cleaning the stream of your flow and to put mind, body and heart in harmony and the magic will happen. This is how one can find that one “thing” they are looking for.
The applaud at the end of each talk spoke how everyone was so deeply touched by their stories.


Comments: 0 Date: 23 Apr 2017

What is the Low-Tech Lab?

What is the Low-Tech Lab? Is it another business brand using trends such as “sustainable” and “environment friendly” to sell a product, or is this an innovative movement that wants to change the approach to global development?
Considering key words such as “do it yourself”, “local manufacturing”, “low environmental impact”, “economic”, “repairable”, and “for all”, how sustainable and environment friendly are some innovative inventions such as solar panels?
While working on technical solutions, how much do we ease our impact on the environment? Has Low-Tech Lab considered focusing on educating people to be more in tunes with nature?
A brief interview with Clement and Camille from Low-Tech Lab, and Mitia from Joy of Impermanence (Auroville).

http://lowtechlab.org/en

Water

The Divine expresses itself in many ways….
water, in different forms, starting with a single drop, forming cascade in lotus pond, or a river stream; many droplets form a rain … and all leads into the ocean

Auro and Auroville

Yesterday’s interactive session on exploration of full scholarship opportunities for further study at Auro University in Surat, Gujarat, and possible exchange between Auro and Auroville schools, and projects alike, brought another possibility for our children who might wish to continue with their academic education.
The vision and mission of Auro University is based on the principles of Integral Education, and the ideals of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
The session was facilitated by Chali, Lalit, Gijs and Mike, with Anoop from Auro University also present. As part of the information sharing we were assured that all students from Auroville Schools, even those who are not graded or given a ‘recognized’ high school diploma, will have an equal opportunity to enroll in a chosen program

https://www.aurouniversity.edu.in/


Comments: 0 Date: 07 Apr 2017

Talk about Eco Femme and Eco pro

Celia, a volunteer working with Eco Femme (started by two aurovilians and now carried on by 13 more people) talked about the initiative taken in the field of Sustainable Menstruation. She gave the details of how our recent sanitary pads (which are made of 90% plastic) usage is affecting the environment and how its going to affect in future as they cannot be decomposed atleast for hundreds of years. She talked about the products of Eco Femme, the usage of all of them and how they are sustainable as they do not contain plastics and can be reused. She explained the need to spread awareness in the field of menstruation and also asking people to be the Eco Femme ambassador to aware people about healthier menstrual practices and to help the initiative reach its goal.
It was followed by the talk of Dr. Lucas (of EcoPro) who works in the field of hygiene. He introduced the idea of Dry Toilets and talked about the importance of dry toilets, its usages, solid waste management and how the waste can be used in farming which will reduce the use of various chemicals. He also talked about EM (effective micro organisms) developed for farming, crop cultivation, improve quality of yields and later it was discovered that it can be used for waste water treatment and sanitation as it curbs smell and keep it clean. He had also faced various challenges in the way of carrying his idea forward but still continuing with it for better environment.


Comments: 0 Date: 29 Mar 2017

Interview with Ok on Upcycling

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.

International Meeting of WWTP

Monday 6th March we’ve recorded the debate on Auroville’s Waste Water Treatment Plant International Meeting. This was the first time that waste water was handled collectively (for Residential Zones 1&2) instead of at the community level. The Town Developing Council shared information about the WWTP, including the route of the sewer lines, the dewat/vortex technology used at the plant how the purified water will be returned, about the laying of the pipes and the management plan of the WWTP. The TDC tryied to answer to concerns and questions the audience asked while we felt a certain amount of excitement in the hall.


Comments: 0 Date: 07 Mar 2017

Ilhaam Project

ILHAAM is a fruit of an improbable encounter of an Israeli & Franco Lebanese. This meeting happened on a travelling circus for peace between Israel & Palestine. They combine world/pop/soul from their own kind with quantum electronics. The distinctive voice of Nina & the musicality of her partner Omri (multi-instrumentalist, beatbox, voice) create a sound that inspire us to dream & revolutionize our listening habits.

Sound produced and recorded by Joel

www.ilhaamproject.com


Comments: 0 Date: 21 Feb 2017

ACROSANTI, a new collaboration?

Through the art of the Architectural Instrument – A presentation of Paolo Soleri’s theory of compact city design by David and Nadia (long term Acrosanti residents & friends of Auroville).

Sometimes the recording has a noise coming from the electromagnetic fields of the room, we apologize for it.


Comments: 0 Date: 09 Feb 2017

CAT 07 City Planning

Tuesday 17th January at Unity Pavilion CAT 07 – it was about Auroville city plan with Anupama, Piero, Helmut, Toine, Judith Mandakini, Giacomo. The event was moderated by Anu and followed Q & A session.
Anupama was showing his city plan to the community as it was done by Roger Anger. After it was the time for questions about new plan and what Auroville need for many peoples who will come to visit the city.


Comments: 2 Date: 19 Jan 2017
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