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On Mother’s Auroville

An endeavour of Indian and Terrestrial Importance   As per Gilles G.’s personal understanding 1. The earth’s needOur planet earth is facing a fast developing multi-facetted global crisis, which is threatening to devastate huge parts of its environment and kill...

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Visa issue update

In a recent article in the Print the Secretary was quoted: “Nobody’s visas have been withheld but, yes, it all depends on the way they abide by what is expected of them legally, ethically, morally, spiritually of this project. We have evidence of people involved in...

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Visa issue continues

In the last few days a number of Aurovilians, some of whom have lived here for several decades, have only been granted a 3 month extension. The shortest Entry visa previously given to Aurovilians was for one year. Reportedly the RRO in Pondicherry does not know how to...

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Silent festival

During the week between the February 21st (the Mother’s birthday) and February 28th ( Auroville’s anniversary), an Auroville festival was organised to celebrate unity by the same who committed the bullying, bypassing community processes and the bulldozing. As it is...

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Dreamweaving – Update of February 2022

Dreamweaving the Crown: preparing for the final sessions   The dreamweaving architects are hard at work as they prepare for the final dreamweaving sessions this Saturday and Sunday (19/20th) in Unity Pavilion. Some are exploring forming into larger teams as they...

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Visa threats

In Auroville, newcomers and applicants for visa renewal are now being forced to sign a declaration (see below) under threat of being denied access to the one place “where all human beings of goodwill who have a sincere aspiration” should be able to live freely as...

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RRO visits

These past few days, several Aurovilians have received a visit from the Pondicherry RRO. The immigration officers indicated that the RRO has received a list of names of foreigners on an Auroville visa who allegedly participated in “violent protests against the Crown...

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Auroville in Wonderland

or the Mischief of Cheshire Cat Here is the untold story about the secret link between the Galaxy, the Master Plan and the Mother's Symbol. A very interesting story, indeed, which may be at the root of a lot of confusion in the present debate about clearing the 12...

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Peace meetings?

I feel very concerned with the present confusion in Auroville. While the aggressions continue, many voices seem to advocate appeasement. It triggers bad memories of yesterday, when aggressions were not effectively checked and ended, in Churchill’s famous words, with...

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Open letter to WC

Dear Working committee, We have been informed of a new addition to the form foreigners need to sign in order to get their recommendation for obtaining their visas. According to that, foreigners have to “abide by the Master plan of Auroville based on the Galaxy plan...

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Threats to visa renewals

The Resident Service in charge of maintaining the Master list of children and adult Aurovilians as well as New comers. They help and coordinate concerning visa renewal and residential permit related works.  They were informed by several Aurovilians of foreign origins...

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Legality of the RAD 1

1. This is an explanation of the legal basis of RAD 1 - 2021: “To stop all development on the crown until further notice from the Residents Assembly.” The following is my understanding of the Auroville Foundation Act 1988, and other relevant documents. The questions...

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Beyond the Auroville blockades

Recent events have shown that all is not well in India's living laboratory for Life on planet Earth. Factions are clashing in Auroville and the government is taking sides, jeopardising decades of social innovation and many more to come. Most people probably didn't...

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In the Name of the Mother?

My life brought me to live in Auroville through my devotion to the Mother and Sri Aurobindo and Their Yoga, and the call of the deeper work of my own SelfTransformation, and I have always been inspired by the vision of the Galaxy plan for Auroville and the opportunity...

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