"Auroville has been a wonderful new home for me for the last 3 years, a place where practically everything seems possible. Since the joy of creativity is a big part of who I am, Auroville is 'my place' - it gives us immense scope for contributing and self-fulfilment. And there’s the satisfaction of being part of a community. But it’s not just any community! In Auroville, we have an overarching goal. I really feel that we all came here to make a difference for the development of unity…"
For the "Blossoming of Auroville" flower, The Mother wrote: "The more we concentrate on the goal, the more it blossoms forth ..." Our new video clip - with music by Auroville's Nadaka - shows the happy results so far of our collective efforts for Auroville's missing plots!
The task before the first Aurovilians was to reclaim the eroded land and plant the seeds of the future. In the endless progression of Auroville, we are all pioneers continuing the adventure!
“Auroville will be the site of material and spiritual researches for a living embodiment of an actual Human Unity”. The City of Dawn's high aspiration incarnates the deep sense of what we can live and be.
The City of Dawn's new pioneers keep coming each year! Rakhal is one of the “oldtimers” who co-facilitates the “Yucca Program” Initiation Week. Rakhal shares his experience of welcoming Auroville’s newcomers.
On February 21st, Auroville’s Land Board registered two new plots of Greenbelt land, creating greater consolidation and more farmland for the City of Dawn!
Here's a compilation of the Mother's inspiring April messages (1950 - 1973) honoring the significant events that were the founding basis for the creation of Auroville.
"Soon after arriving at the Ashram in 1968, I cycled into the countryside to see the internationally- heralded city of Auroville, founded on the teachings of Sri Aurobindo. At the site, however, the only evidence of the planned development was a white marble urn emerging from an empty red plain."