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Aurora's Eye

For Serena to be in Auroville it is a privilege. She “stumble” upon it on her journey all over the planet looking for intentional communities, searching for alternative, more truer lifestyle. And every community she has stopped, she would made a video which was donated to the members of it.
And how she ended here, in Auroville? As Serena laugh it off – the decision was made for her, she just went with the flow…. and The Mother Dream was also hers.
And now she make herself rather busy capturing “Glimpses of Auroville”, where she is documenting, creating a bridge, creating highlights as we are quite fast approaching 50th anniversary. (and by the way, the OutreachMedia is in need of video makers, photographers, writers for the occasion).

Amongst so many other things, Serena recently initiate RAK – Random Act of Kindness, whereby group of people visit services and units and spread hugs, joy, smiles…..

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/AurorasEyeFilms/videos
website: https://auroraseye.wordpress.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AurorasEye

Faded Pictures

Dreaming mix for a dull, cloudy day with some soul, r&b beats, featuring amongst others Jill Scott, N’Dambi, Will Downing, Amel Larrieux, The Roots….

tracklist
The Foreign Exchange – I Wanna Know
The Internet – Girl (feat. KAYTRANADA)
Vikter Duplaix – Nothing Like Your Touch
Dalminjo – Departure Lounge
Phonte & Eric Roberson – Never the Same Smile
N ‘Dambi – Rain (Original)
9th Wonder – Ways I Love
The S.O.S. Band – Tell Me If You Still Care
Jill Scott – Honey Molasses
Will Downing – Satisfy You
Amel Larrieux – We Can Be New
Gramatik – Don’t You Know
Angie Stone – Pop Pop
Case & Joe – Faded Pictures
Pharoahe Monch -So Good (Explicit)
Sade – By Your Side (Neptunes Remix)
Jesse Boykins III – Amorous
Chrisette Michele – Love Is You
The Roots – The Notic (Live)
Jeff Bradshaw – On My Way
Jill Scott – Beautiful Love (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)

Djanfa Magni – African Scream

Like most modern music in French-speaking West African countries, the music of Benin and Togo was influenced by a few main musical currents: Cuban, Congolese and local traditional music, as well as Chanson Francaise. Additionally, the geographical location of Benin and Togo – sandwiched between Ghana and Nigeria – exposed Beninese and Togolese musicians to Highlife music.
The cultural and spiritual riches of traditional Beninese music had an immense impact on the sound of Benin’s modern music. Benin is the birth place of Vodun (or, as it is known in the West, Voodoo), and some of the rhythms used during traditional rituals – Sakpata, Sato, Agbadja, Tchenkoumé and many others – were fused to Soul and Latin music as early as the mid-1960s and later to Funk.
In the late 60s and early 70s rock and soul music started creeping into the region. In particular, the music of James Brown and Johnny Hallyday became immensely popular with university students. It was then that the music scene in Benin really started to take off.
Compiled by Samy Ben Redjeb ( vinyl) of Various Artists – African Scream Contest: Raw & Psychedelic Afro Sounds From Benin & Togo 70s (2008)

tracklist
Lokonon Andre & Les Volcans – Mi Kple Dogbekpo
Picoby Band
d’Aborney – Mi Ma Kpe Dji
Gabo Brown & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo – It’s a Vanity
El Rego et Ses Commandos – Se Na Min
Napo De Mi Amor et Ses Black Devils – Leki Santchi
T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – Gbeti Madjro
Roger Damawuzan – Wait for Me
Ouinsou Corneille & Black Santiago – Vinon So Minsou
Orchestre Super Jheevs des Paillotes – Ye Nan Lon An
Tidiani Kone & Orchestre Poly-Rythmo – Djanfa Magni
Disafric Band – Houiou Djin Nan Zon Aklumon
Le Super Borgou de Parakou – Congolaise Benin Ye
Vincent Ahehehinnou – Ou
c’est lui ou c‘est moi
Les Volcans de la Capitale – Oya Ka Jojo

Happy Diwali celebrating Light

 Monday 16th of October, 5pm in SAWCHU (Bharat Nivas).we are invited by
the Auroville Safety & Security Team to join them in an Information Meeting .

Monday 23rd October 4:30 pm at the Unity Pavilion.GENERAL MEETING on Code of Conduct

The Residents’ Assembly Service has announced the final list of participants for selecting TDC for the 3-day selection process, from the 20th till the 22nd of October.
All the nominees have gone through the feedback process conducted by the TFRC

Tuesday, October 17 at 4:30 pm at Unity Pavilion – Exploring Prosperity .

All are cordially invited to take part the Deepawali celebration on Tuesday 17th Oct 2017 evening in front of Solar Kitchen, starting with the community dinner at 6pm, fire work at 7.30pm, and cultural program by AV children and adults at 7.45pm.

On Saturday October 21 at 5:15 pm The Pavilion of Tibetan Culture Invites us for a discussion on Claude Arpi’s latest book.

Issue 8 of {“The Squeak”} , a magazine by students of The Learning Community (TLC) is out.

Perfection is not a maximum or an extreme. It is an equilibrium and a harmonisation.
The Mother

Seven Steps to Heaven

Today we continue with the story of classical jazz, featuring again some of the jazz legends, such as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerlad, ….
tracklist
Something’s Gotta Give — Ella Fitzgerald
Cloudburst — Lambert, Hendricks and Ross
Killer Joe — Art Farmer and the Benny Golson Jazztet
Cast Your Fate to the Wind — Vince Guaraldi Trio
Since I Fell for You — Dinah Washington
Seven Steps to Heaven — Miles Davis
Lush Life — John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
The Cat — Jimmy Smith
Watermelon Man — Mongo Santamaría
Fly Me to the Moon — Anita O’Day
Night Train — Oscar Peterson Trio
Chicago — Count Basie and Tony Bennett
I’m in the Mood for Love — Charlie Parker
Cry Me a River — Julie London
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy — Cannonball Adderley

Selections par Gangalakshmi 227

Une serie hebdomadaire de lectures par Gangalakshmi (en Francais) de selection d oeuvres sur ou de la Mere et Sri Aurobindo, qui lui semble La Manifestation Supramentale.
A weekly series of readings by Gangalakshmi (in French) from selected works by or on the Mother and Sri Aurobindo.
This week Sri Aurobindo s Savitri, Livre I, Chant Cinq ? Le Yoga du Roi; Le Yoga de la Liberte, Et de la Grandeur de l?Esprit. Part 3.

On the special request from listeners this edition is un cut!!!

Misty

Abolute classics in today musical edition where we feature just few of the legend of jazz.
Enjoy the music from these gone but not forgotten legends.

tracklist
Duke Ellington Orchestra – Take the “A” Train
Ella Fitzgerald – It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)
Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars – Mack the Knife
Mel Torme – Lullaby of Birdland
Erroll Garner Trio – Misty
Billie Holiday – God Bless the Child
Ramsey Lewis Trio – The “In” Crowd
Dave Brubeck Quartet – Take Five
Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto – The Girl from Ipanema
Chet Baker – My Funny Valentine
Eddie Harris – Exodus
Nat King Cole Trio – (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66
Illinois Jacquet – Flying Home
Sarah Vaughan – Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Count Basie and His Orchestra – April in Paris

Jazz Masters – Coltrane, Rollins

Let’s talk about classical jazz, masters of jazz, and in today mix we can hear Johm Coltrane and Sonny Rollins

tracklist
Sonny Rollins – Yesterdays 
John Coltrane – Bakai 
Sonny Rollins – All The Things You Are 
John Coltrane – Violets for Your Furs 
Sonny Rollins – Summertime 
John Coltrane – Time Was 
Sonny Rollins – Just Friends 
John Coltrane – While My Lady Sleeps 
Sonny Rollins – Lover Man 
John Coltrane – Chronic Blues 
Sonny Rollins – At McKies’ 
John Coltrane – Traneing In 
John Coltrane – Bass Blues 
John Coltrane – I Want to Talk About You 
John Coltrane – You Say You Care

R.I.P. Andrey, Gurajat

This is to inform the community that, around 7pm last nigh, our Aurovilian brother Andrey Grigorachtchenko from Russia, passed away in the family’s house in Djaima at the age of 58. Our love and strength go to Svetlana and sons Terentij and Ivan.

Today, 9th of Ocotober at 6.30pm at Kala Kendra, Bharat Nivas an invitation to an informal musical evening offered by a visiting guest / friend of Auroville, Sanghamitra Das Banerjee, a Baul singer from Santiniketan, Kolkata. Bharat Nivas Cultural Group 

Today 9th of Ocotober from 11am to 1pm at Bhumika Hall Sri Aurobindo Centre for Studies – India and the World Bharat Nivas – Professor Makarand Paranjape, of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Who was with us last month, has since read Anu’s book “Auroville: A City for the Future” … and is deeply moved by it! He comes again to explore it with us….In conversation will be Suryamayi, Deepti, Bill…. Anu will be present.

Today, 9th of October Hers will be celebrating the opening of its Home wares space: from 11am onwards. 3 to 5pm, refreshments will be served. All are Welcome! With love for the HERS TEAM (Gillian, Thulsi, Kumar, Roy, Palani)

On Tuesday 10th of October at 5:30pm at Unity Pavilion within Desh Videsh Sanskriti Series – GUJARAT GATHA.

On Sturday 14th of Ocotober at 3pmat Dustudio, Swayam – Ecological sanitation – a presentation by Lucas, EcoPro .

The hopes of today are the realisations of tomorrow.
The Mother

Lazy Afternoon

For a relaxing Sunday afternoon – let the smooth jazz , spiced with a bit of R & B swipe you away. Featuring Till Bronner, Boney James, Marion Meadows…

tracklist
Marion Meadows – Wishing On A Star
Pieces Of A Dream – Night Vision
Pieces Of A Dream – You And I
Fourplay feat. El DeBarge – After The Dance
Marion Meadows – Suede
Pieces Of A Dream feat. Maxi Priest – Pieces
Boney James – I Still Dream
Tohru Shigemi – The Curtain
Till Bronner – You Don’t Know What Love Is
Pieces Of A Dream – Nice & Easy
Pieces Of A Dream – Your Love
Pieces Of A Dream – It’s You That I Want
Maysa – Head To The Sky
Till Bronner – She Was Too Good To Me
Jeff Lorber – Never
Kenny Lattimore – Forever
Maysa – Right Here Right Now
Kenny Lattimore – Tomorrow
Pete Belasco – Crazy

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