Centre For Green Practices


The earth is in crisis Earth’s raw materials are being depleted, its environment degraded. The climate is changing and the security of our water and food is fragile. Those who come tomorrow will bear the impact of our actions today. What role does Auroville have to play? As a cradle for new perspectives on global […]

New Land Fund Video


Securing the land for Auroville is now of crucial importance so that a coherent development of the township can take place, enabling the vision to unfold in its full potential. In recent years, however, Auroville faces great challenges in this work, some threatening the future development of the city and its surrounding greenbelt area.

A4A Update


Dear Friends, I’m very happy to announce that 2 City plots were bought last week thanks to A4A donations:  Just near the Solar Kitchen  In the International Zone (at last!) That makes the total to date of almost 35 plots added to Auroville thanks to land donations!! And there is more in the pipeline – […]

A4A Campaign Video


Dear Friends, By popular request, the A4A Campaign video for the “50th Birthday gift of land” now is enhanced with a sound track of music by Nadaka! Here are the links to this new “with-music version”. The video carries the 50th birthday logo, with the blessings of  Auroville’s 50th core team: https://youtu.be/3VsfQFm-SKs Outside of India, […]



In the evening of Sunday 10 September, our good friend and long-term brother Aurovilian Kanniappan suffered a road accident between Kottakarai and Visitors Centre, resulting in a severe head injury that left him unconscious. He was taken to JIPMER where, with his family nearby, he passed away at 2.30pm on Monday 11th, today. He was […]

Rains and other tidbits


Dear friends, Unfortunately the recent hope-giving flare-up on this forum died down again, and so I’ll just continue keeping the thread while always hoping that others come forward and blow some further life into it. First some good news: we have had abundant rains these last weeks, finally catching up after this long long summer […]

A4a Update


Auroville is like a glowing star in the human sky today but she is growing into a bright sun for tomorrow. And this is the privilege granted to us … to work and contribute towards the emergence of this sun! Your interest, your goodwill, and your participation in A4A bring vital support to provide resources […]

Savitri Around the World


It is proposed that for Auroville’s 50th anniversary, there will be a continuous reading around the world of Sri Aurobindo’s masterpiece, the poem Savitri, in its entirety.  Originally, a live, continuous reading was envisaged. However… Progress to date and a change in plan The technical team working at Savitri Bhavan on ways to implement the […]

Letter from the International Advisory Council for Auroville


6/6/17 Dear Aurovilians, You will be aware that a new Governing Board for the Auroville Foundation is in the process of being nominated. We are all delighted that Dr. Karan Singh will continue as the Chairman of the new Board. As is the practice, a new IAC will also be constituted soon thereafter and we […]

A4A Update


Dear Friends, ACRES FOR AUROVILLE has a new campaign presentation for Auroville’s upcoming 50th birthday: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-pL02eP2puLaHBfenZMZGdyTkk The Mother’s vision for the City of Dawn was enshrined in the Auroville Master Plan, but many vital acres of this designated land are still missing!  The clock is ticking … The time is NOW! Let’s give Auroville a beautiful […]