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  1. The building of the Matrimandir

    The building of the Matrimandir

    The Matrimandir, is often referred to as the soul of Auroville. The globe, as it is called by many visitors, is an astounding architectural feat. Have you always wondered how it came to be? 

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  2. Planting in the desert - Sadhana Forest

    Planting in the desert - Sadhana Forest

    Sadhana Forest is a famous place for Volunteering in Auroville. We listened to their story. 

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  3. Architecture in Auroville

    Architecture in Auroville

    The dream of building a new city for the future on a clean slate, with the purpose of promoting research and experimentation alongside integral development, has been attracting architects and students of architecture from all over the world ever since Auroville´s inception in 1968. Not having pre-defined by-laws or being bound by the conventions of human society has allowed a multitude of expressions to manifest in the course of Auroville´s development, as natural extensions of the quest for the new. 

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  4. Ayurveda in Summer

    Ayurveda in Summer

    We have three recipes which will keep you fresh and happy in the hot season. Easy and fast! 

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  5. Creating your pumpkin roof

    Creating your pumpkin roof

    You have always dreamed about getting your hands dirty in soil by planting your own veggies and fruits? We have an inspiration for you to take the step to plant those pots. 

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  6. Meet Auroville: Aqua Dyn

    Meet Auroville: Aqua Dyn

    The Auroville Unit Aqua Dyn is working with water research since many years. In the book "Smart City" several projects of Auroville were introduced - this is an extract from one of the stories. Meet the founder of Aqua Dyn and read about his aim and vision. 

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  7. Meet Auroville: Gloria

    Meet Auroville: Gloria

    We are meeting Aurovilians, today Gloria who joined Auroville in the early days back in the 1960ies. She and her husband are famous architecs who shaped the builduings of the community. Read an interview with 

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  8. Oil Pulling - A Natural Solution For Healthy Teeth and Gums

    Oil Pulling - A Natural Solution For Healthy Teeth and Gums

    “Oil Pulling” is an age-old ayurvedic technique which helps maintain oral hygiene and dental health. We had a closer look at its benefits and if it is worth being a new habit. 

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  9. A digestive supplement you should be taking daily

    A digestive supplement you should be taking daily

    Whether you struggle with digestion issues or not, if you want to experience vibrant health, learn to take a holistic approach to gut health. One of the latest trends are probiotics. Do they keep the promises? And should you include them into your daily routine? 

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  10. Meet Auroville: Margarita and Guildelma the founders of MGEcoDuties

    Meet Auroville: Margarita and Guildelma the founders of MGEcoDuties

    We met the founders of the Auroville Unit MGEcoDuties, who craft beauty bath bars since 2010. With the vision for making a change when it comes to water, waste and mono cultures they aim to spread the knowledge about probiotics. How the simple switch to probiotic bath bars can actually impact the water conservation? We have some answers.  

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