Monthly Archives: September 2020

  1. Natural Essential Oils - How to Use Them

    Natural Essential Oils - How to Use Them

    Essential oils are the steady helpers of nature – used in ancient medicine for centuries, their popularity and function has not changed much since then, and for good reason! All-natural and with a wide variety of uses, we explore how oils can help you achieve balance and create emotional and physical harmony.


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  2. Dr. Be's Ayurvedic Recommendations for the Rainy Season

    Dr. Be's Ayurvedic Recommendations for the Rainy Season

    Monsoon is knocking, or rather pattering on our door! We checked in with Dr Be, our local Ayurvedic doctor, for her tips on how to to stay balanced in the rainy season.

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  3. Svaram is Tuning In to the Planets

    Svaram is Tuning In to the Planets

    We are happy to report that the COVID-lockdown has also had a few positive effects – for example, it has been a hugely creative period for the team at Svaram, Auroville’s instrument-makers. Since many years, Svaram has been at the forefront of ‘sound healing’, a practice that turns sound into a medicine for body and spirit. With their latest work, they are focusing on helping us tune in to the planets. 

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  4. What is Sound Healing? A Short Primer

    What is Sound Healing? A Short Primer

    If you have visited Auroville or have been living here for a while, it’s safe to say you have heard about Svaram, a place where you can discover new types of instruments, learn how to make them, play with sound and also, take part in something called Sound Healing. We realize that to the untrained ear, that last bit might not make much sense! To explain the basics, we have put together a short Primer answering the question - what is Sound Healing?

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  5. Meet Aurelio, the Founder of Svaram

    Meet Aurelio, the Founder of Svaram

    We met with Aurelio, the head of Svaram, where him and his skilled crafts(wo)men create innovative instruments and do research in the field of sound healing.

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