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Daily Archives: 2015/09/16

The Auroville Water Challenge Pt1

It is a huge challenge to provide usable water for the world’s population. The United Nations warns that water use worldwide is growing at twice the rate of population growth. Unless this trend is reversed, two-thirds of the global population will face water “stress” by 2025. And India is one of the countries that will be most critically affected.

In fact, our bioregion is already severely water-stressed, and Auroville itself has seen its first aquifer almost exhausted and falling water levels and increasing mineralisation in some of the other aquifers, in spite of the important work done by Aurovilians in afforestation and in controlling run-off.

What is Auroville doing to respond to this challenge? What are the essential elements of a successful water management plan that will enable us to achieve self-sufficiency in our water supply?

The Joy of Learning initiative is planning two sessions to increase the community’s level of ‘water literacy’ and its understanding of this topic.

Our presenters are:

Tom – ‘Why should you care?’

Giulio – ‘Where is our ground water? A geological overview’

Deoyani – ‘Protecting and managing our soil for water conservation’

This session on ‘The Water Challenge’ was recorded on Monday, 31st August, at 4.30 in the SAIIER Conference Hall.


Comments: 0 Date: 16 Sep 2015

Lots of LOVE

In an short interview with Kalsang – although it is her  birthday today, that was  not the reason for her visit at the radio – with talked about many things, from her life story, to work at International Zone, and her invitation to a Lunch Buffet For Fund Raising this Sunday 20th at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture in International Zone. As Kalsang with gratitude and joy on her face says in between – small or big, one drop can make an ocean ….
From Sunday onward at the pavilion they will be keeping “Lakhar” or White Wednesday, a day which is celebrate for past three years to remember the roots, and support all those Tibetans who are suffering. At Pavilion of Tibetan Culture they would from next week on celebrate it with screening a movie or documentary, followed by light, vegetarian dinner, of which proceeding will be for Kalsang and her family home.


Comments: 0 Date: 16 Sep 2015

Pan African Mix#2 African Scream

Continuation of panafricanism story or going global. Featuring some interesting musicians, political activist, fashion icons…….. in between from Portugal comes a prodigy producer from Angola – Dj Dotorado Pro, with African Scream, made last year, which it can be also seen with whole animation concept (work of collaboration). FoknBois from Gana are having fun while raping out, and Jidenna pairing with Janelle Monae do the Yoga…..

Playlist
Marimba D’Africa – Dj Dotorado
Black Coffee’s Africa rising ft SoulStar – Rock My World
Chris Berry & Awa Sangho – Sister River
Dotorado Pro – African Scream
Lira – Wa Mpaleha
Janelle Monae, Jidenna – Yoga
Liquideep – Fairytale
FOKN Bois – Jesus Is Coming ft Wusuwaah
Bisa Kdei – Mansa
Petite Noir – MDR
Future – Codeine Crazy
ELO – Stare
MzVee Ft. Wiyaala – Real Woman (Bad Like We)
Sarkodie ft Banky W – Pon Di Ting
Cassper Nyovest – Mama I Made It
ELO feat. FOKN Bois- My Everywhere
Nneka – Africans
Wanted (Cuppy Remix) Ft Tiwa Savage
Ziyon – One I A Million


Comments: 0 Date: 16 Sep 2015

Feedback from 2 french volunteers

Jean-Sebastien et Vincent sont 2 jeune volontaires qui font leurs etudes a Strasbourg dans l’ingenerie climatique. Ils ont pu partager leur connaissance et travailler au sein d’Auroville Consulting pendant 3 mois. Ecoutons les nous parler de leur experience a Auroville


Comments: 0 Date: 16 Sep 2015

Savitri Book 7, Canto 5, (part 2)

SAVITRI, BOOK VII, THE BOOK OF YOGA
CANTO V, THE FINDING OF THE SOUL
The Second Part

Then through a tunnel dug in the last rock
She came out where there shone a deathless sun.
A house was there all made of flame and light
And crossing a wall of doorless living fire
There suddenly she met her secret soul.
…
In the slow process of the evolving spirit,
In the brief stade between a death and birth
A first perfection’s stage is reached at last;

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