Auroville

  1. Meet Auroville: Aditya from Essence of Nature

    Meet Auroville: Aditya from Essence of Nature

    We met Aditya from Essence of Nature. He just launched his new brand Essence of Nature crafting nut butters and delicious nut snacks. What is so special about them? How it is to be young and motivated running a start up in Auroville?  We got his answers.

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  2. Remembering the inauguration of Auroville

    Remembering the inauguration of Auroville

    The Inauguration of Auroville took place on the 28th February 1968. Till today many people who were present remember the atmosphere and special energy...

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  3. A day with Maya from the Learning Community

    A day with Maya from the Learning Community

    How does a day of a teacher in Auroville look like? We met with Maya from the Learning Community in Auroville...

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Meet Auroville: Angad from Mantra Pottery

    Meet Auroville: Angad from Mantra Pottery

    We met Angad, the founder of the Auroville pottery Mantra. He told us his story and shared his vision and every day inspiration with us. 

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