Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Western tourists alienated by materialism seek spiritual guidance in Auroville

State of the World 2010: Beyond the Consumer Culture Worldwatch Institute - 2010 - 244 pages India del sud Sarina Singh - 2010 - 701 pages
Awakening Joy: 10 Steps That Will Put You on the Road to Real ... James Baraz, Shoshana Alexander - 2010 - 305 pages 
Mindstyles, lifestyles: a comprehensive overview of today's ..., Nathaniel Lande - 1976 - 495 pages
Auroville, a model commune situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, between Pondicherry and Madras, ... Privately financed, Auroville has been in existence eight years and is expected eventually to house as many as 50000 ... [
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... developed to improve the quality and reduce the cost Earth-based building materials and technologies India Auroville Earth Institute, Tamil Nadu, India, http://www.earth-auroville.com Development, training programs, publications, ...
Frommer's India - Page 349 Pippa de Bruyn - 2010 - 768 pages
are often better value than what is charged in Delhi and Mumbai, where much of the Auroville and ashram goods are destined. First stop has to be
Mission Street to spend at least an hour at ...
Compassion in the World's Religions: Envisioning Human Solidarity Anindita Balslev, Dirk Evers, Anindita Niyogi ... - 2010 - 192 pages
Karan Singh is the Chairman of the Auroville Foundation, President of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Chancellor of the
Jawaharlal University and a member of Parliament with the personal rank of Central Cabinet ...
Beacons of the Light: 100 Holy People Who Have Shaped the History ... - Page 520 Marcus Braybrooke - 2009 - 681 pages
In the 1960s, she started an international township, known as Auroville, near
Pondicherry. Auroville, which was sponsored by UNESCO, is intended to be a 'universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and...
Design Ecologies: Sustainable Potentials in Architecture - Page 48 Lisa Tilder, Beth Blostein - 2009 - 256 pages
The Point Foundation also funded the establishment of Auroville in south India, where seven hundred individuals relocated from all over the world to form an international community that combined environmental design with alternative ...
The Climate Challenge: 101 Solutions to Global Warming - Page 34 Guy Dauncey - 2009 - 307 pages
... who have known nothing but our parents' love but whose parents are now saying “No — that's enough!” Will we respond with a tantrum, demanding the right to be the center of attention regardless of the distress • Auroville: ...
2012: Science Or Superstition - Page 206 Alexandra Bruce - 2009 - 304 pages
Auroville is the only internationally-endorsed 195 ongoing experiment in ... Also particularly instructive is the work described in Mirra's 13-part book, Mother's Agenda, which is posted online and viewable at the Auroville.org website. ...
Gaia and the New Politics of Love: Notes for a Poly Planet - Page 153 Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio - 2009 - 243 pages
Auroville, in Tamil Nadu, southern India, is organized around the ... Aurovilleteaches integral yoga, the founding spiritual principle of its dual avatar leadership formed by Mirra Alfassa (also known as "The Mother") and Sri Aurobindo ...
The Oxford companion to architecture - Page 950 Patrick Goode - 2009 - 1083 pages
... has designed several dwellings, including her own house at Auroville (2000). In
Sri Lanka, Geoffrey *Bawa has left a substantial body of tropical architecture, including the Triton Hotel (1982) at Ahungalla. ...
The end of money and the future of civilization - Page 199 Thomas H. Greco, Jr. - 2009 - 268 pages
... international community of Auroville and the nearby city of ...
Permutations of Order: Religion and Law As Contested Sovereignties - Page 104, Thomas G. Kirsch, Bertram Turner - 2009 - 269 pages
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 908-34. Minor, RK 2000. Routinized charisma: The case of Aurobindo and Auroville, in Religion and Public Culture: Encounters and Identities in Modern South India, edited by KE Yandell ...
Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism - Page 459 Brian G. Boniface, Chris Cooper - 2009 - 644 pages
The perceived 'other-worldliness' of countries such as India and Nepal attracts many Western tourists alienated by materialism, some of whom seek spiritual guidance in religious communities or ashrams. Auroville near the former French...
Roger Anger: Research on Beauty Architecture 19532008 Anupama Kundoo, Roger (CON) Anger - 2009 - 192 pages
A sculptural plasticity and a highly individual take on the Modernist vernacular infuse all of his work; but Anger, who died in 2008, will be remembered for his ambitious master plan for the utopian Indian city of Auroville, ...
Yoga, karma, and rebirth: a brief history and philosophy Stephen H. Phillips - 2009 - 358 pages
... in Auroville,
South India), Kimberley Jones, Esta Herold ("Seva"), Tenille Collard, Jessica Goulding, Jenny Dawson, and Christina Sell. Two of these guru-/7s attended my lectures on Indian philosophies at UT and read portions of the ...
Integral ecology: uniting multiple perspectives on the natural world - Page 425 Sean Esbjörn-Hargens, Michael E. Zimmerman - 2009 - 796 pages
These examples include liberation theology in social change work in Latin America (Gutierrez, 1973), the work of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother in community engagement in Pondicherry and Auroville, India (Satprem, 1970); the village-based ...
Environmental governance: power and knowledge in a local-global world Gabriela Kütting, Ronnie D. Lipschutz - 2009 - 224 pages
like Auroville in South India and the Federation of Damanhur in Italy; small rural ecovillages like Gaia Asociacion in Argentina and ...
Indian States at a Glance 2008-09, Bhandari Laveesh - 2009 - 157 pages
A visit to Auroville, 8 kms from the main town, shows the way of the Ashram in building a world of peace and progressive harmony. There are a number of churches, temples and mosques in ...
Making conservation work: securing biodiversity in this new century, Ghazala Shahabuddin, Mahesh Rangarajan - 2007 - 298 pages
by dedicated work in the re-greening of Auroville and teaching at 
Pondicherry University. A quarter century ago, Auroville was an open denuded moonscape. Today the lush landscape testifies to the power of ideas and hard work. ...
Altered Destinations: Self, Society, and Nation in India - Page 91 Makarand Paranjape - 2009 - 214 pages
Indeed, Sanskrit is taught from childhood not only in the ashram schools, but also at Auroville, the community that the Mother founded. On
11 November 1967, the Mother said, ...
Realizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases - Page 297 Inc Icon Group International - 2008 - 363 pages
[WP] Auroville. Auroville is an international township, near
Pondicherry in South India, whose sole purpose is to realize human unity in diversity. ... The Aurovillesettlement has members from around 35 countries in the world. ...
Ecopolis: Architecture and Cities for a Changing Climate - Page 594 Paul F. Downton - 2008 - 607 pages
Sullivan, WM 1994 The Dawning of Auroville Auroville Press, Auroville. Sustainable Communities Task Force 2000 Appendix B Case Studies President's Council on Sustainable Development accessed 17 January. Swan, J. 1993 The Power of Place: ...
SELF-SUFFICIENT URBANISM: a Vision of Contraction for the ... - Page 83 Jaime Correa - 2008 - 100 pages
Although they are not in full compliance, these few rural and urban Communities of Interest have the preliminary capacity to illustrate a world yet to come: 
Auroville, India Alys Beach, USA BedZed, Great Britain Berkley Ecovillage, ...
How an Average Man Lived an Adventurous Life: Includes Lists of ... - Page 290 John Linnemeier - 2008 - 328 pages
When he got to me, I mentioned that I had been to Auroville, among other places. He asked me what the spiritual climate was like in the wake of the death of the "divine mother." This was the name by which the lady who had been in charge ...
Waking Up and Getting Ready: About Gardens, Spirituality and Wellness - Page 172 Blair Frank - 2008 - 196 pages
like Auroville in South India, the Federation of Damanhur in Italy and Nimbin in Australia; small rural ecovillages like Gaia Asociacion in Argentina and ... Sufficient: A Modern Guide to Sustainable Living
Tom Petherick - 2008 - 288 pages Plant lives: borderline beings in Indian traditions, Ellison Banks Findly - 2008 - 617 pages
This book examines, for the first time, those threads in Indian thought that present a prolife view of plants. Philosophy of Mathematics - Page 501,
John Francis - 2008 - 160 pages
... but skilled biologists may be a limited resource as well. A brick-pool living machine was built by Americans in Auroville.
India. ...
Who Are We? - Page 16 Vladimir Megré - 2008 - 264 pages
Auroville was initiated in 1968 by the wife of the founder of the Integral Yoga movement Sri Aurobindo, ... Upon Aurobindo's death in 1950, she succeeded him as spiritual leader, and went on to found the Auroville community in 1968. ...
Sri Aurobindo - A Contemporary Reader Sachidananda Mohanty, Aurobindo Ghose - 2008 - 180 pages
While his reputation as a mystic and a spiritualist has spread far and wide, and spiritual communities like Auroville — known for international living — have blossomed ...
History of Indian Parliament, Subhash C. Kashyap - 2008 - 1131 pages
tribunal for the adjudication of any dispute or doubt that might arise as to whether any asset, right or property formed part of, or was relatable to Auroville. As regards the objection raised by the mover of the resolution that the ... 
Revealing the potential of Compressed Earth Blocks: a visual narration Omar Rabie, Massachusetts Institute of ... - 2008 - 130 pages
For one year in India, I learned and practiced the basics of this technology in Auroville Earth Institute, and then conducted a group of design and construction experimentations for a natural resort project.
Cross-cultural studies in curriculum: eastern thought, educational ... Claudia Eppert, Hongyu Wang - 2008 - 379 pages
After Sri Aurobindo died in 1950, The Mother succeeded him and started building an experimental international city called Auroville to realize his teaching. The experiment is still proceeding in Auroville, which has some schools for ... 
Green growth at a glance: the way forward for Asia and the Pacific Aneta Nikolova, Marisha Wojciechowska-Shibuya ... - 2007 - 50 pages
The spiritual community of Auroville has the biggest concentration of altemative and appropriate energy systems in India, including solar, wind and biogas-generating systems. Of particular interest is the ...
Vladimir Yatsenko is a Sanskrit teacher in Auroville since 1993, working at Savitri Bhavan. He graduated in Sanskrit and General Linguistics from St. Petersburg University in Russia and studied Sanskrit Grammar in Poona University ...
Daren Callahan - 2007 - 353 pages
Yoga: an annotated bibliography of works in English, 1981-2005 ... of the Auroville Foundation and has taught philosophy, psychology, and Indian culture. 791 . Sri Aurobindo and Integral Yoga.
Delhi, India: Dharam Hinduja International Centre of Indie Research, 1998. 792 . ...
Symbols of the Eternal Doctrine: From Shamballa to Paradise - Page 141 Helen Valborg - 2007 - 364 pages
The great minaret of the mosque of
Samarra in Iraq is a marvellous spiralling tower reaching towards heaven, and the town of Auroville in South India radiates out in a plan resembling a spiral nebula. The Ionic columns of classical ... [Linking the future: Findhorn, Auroville, Arcosanti Jerome Clayton Glenn, Auroville-The City the Earth NeedsAuroville: A Dream]
Indian literature in English: critical views - Page 43 Satish Barbuddhe - 2007 - 419 pages
His faith in the ultimate union of the world's peoples remains unshaken, for his ideals have been translated into action through the foundation of not only his Ashram but also Auroville, a symbol of human unity and world amity, ...
A survey of Hinduism - Page 420 Klaus K. Klostermaier - 2007 - 700 pages
His followers are not organized in an order, but their sense of mission is strong and active, as can be seen in the development of Auroville, a city, which tries to realize and put into practice the principles of ...
Russia between East and West: scholarly debates on Eurasianism - Page 180 Dmitry Shlapentokh - 2007 - 198 pages
Auroville is a large religious city in
India growing out of Sri Aurobindo's teaching. Henri Bergson is mentioned in this context because his theory of spiritual evolution and the concept of élan vital influenced many occultist movements ...
The after-death room: journey into spiritual activism - Page 91 Michael McColly - 2006 - 262 pages
I head inland to find a bed on solid ground in Auroville, a spiritual community just outside of
Pondicherry. Auroville, “the city of dawn,” was founded by Sri Aurobindo, the revolutionary turned mystic poet and philosopher, ...
Towards ananda: rethinking Indian art and aesthetics, Shakti Maira - 2006 - 289 pages
In the south, in Auroville just outside Pondicherry, there is another large modern visionary temple — the Matri Mandir — that is almost complete. I was keen to have a darshan of this new consciousness- raising temple which represents ...
New religions in global perspective: a study of religious change ... - Page 246 Peter Bernard Clarke - 2006 - 385 pages
To emphasize its role as a model of the human community, Auroville has been placed in the 'ownership' of humanity as a whole and the only requirement placed on members is that they serve the 'Divine Consciousness'. ...
... Ghose (1872-1950) were also a catalyst for change, particularly in regard to the beginnings of the New Age Movement in South Asia where they led to the founding of the now international New Age community Auroville, near Pondicherry. ... [The Golden Path: Interviews with Disciples of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother from the Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville Anie Nunnally]
The religious, the spiritual, and the secular: Auroville and ... - Page 112 Robert Neil Minor - 1999 - 208 pages
The Religious, the Spiritual, and the Secular presents an account of Auroville, a city in contemporary southeast India, and the vision of founder and well-known guru Sri Aurobindo.
Tradition and the rhetoric of right: popular political argument in ... - Page 100 David J. Lorenzo - 1999 - 339 pages
from their countries into a lotus-shaped urn, the Mother read the following guidelines for Auroville: 1. Auroville belongs to nobody in particular. Aurovillebelongs to humanity as a whole. But to live in Auroville one must be the ...
Religion and public culture: encounters and identities in modern ... - Page 140 John Jeya Paul, Keith E. Yandell - 2000 - 260 pages
The interim injunction was removed on February 5, 1976, but the stay order against the Auroville Society ... By the end of 1975, the Society was withholding from the General Fund money which had been donated specifically for Auroville, ...
Sri Aurobindo and Auroville Among the 20th century intellectual and spiritual leaders of India, the three towering ones were Gandhi, Tagore, and Sri Aurobindo. Sri Aurobindo's view of evolution as perfecting itself through the human ...
Contemporary approaches to value education in India - Page 211, R. T. Nanda - 1997 - 344 pages
The Charter of Auroville was signed by children from 120 countries. Aurovilleaimed at searching for a new education in a new ... 2 The town itself was the
University of Auroville, where a synthesis of nations, ideologies, knowledge, ...
Sustainable communities: the potential for eco-neighbourhoods - Page 282 Hugh Barton - 2000 - 305 pages
Description Today, Auroville is a growing community of 1300 people from all over the world, consisting of 80 ... Internationally acclaimed for its wasteland reclamation, Auroville has transformed near barren land into a lush green area. ...
Creative social research: rethinking theories and methods - Page 305 Ananta Kumar Giri - 2004 - 367 pages
The project is said to have been envisioned by The Mother, a spiritual leader associated with the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, a spiritual community in
Pondicherry. In the words of The Mother, 'Auroville wants to be the bridge between the post ...
Social Roles Of The Gita - Page 180, Satya P. Agarwal - 1998 - 475 pages
A practical demonstration of how a community might follow Aurobindo's ideals can be seen in the Auroville experiment — a few miles from ... A four-point AurovilleCharter gives an idea of what this 'Cradle of a New World' stands for: 1. ...
The white woman's other burden: Western women and South Asia ... - Page 216 Kumari Jayawardena - 1995 - 310 pages
But her main interest was the creation of Auroville, a "city of dawn," which was to be a creative international experiment in living, "a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive ...
Mira to Mother - Page 150 Udhaya Kumar - 2004 - 164 pages
Money has no role to play in Auroville. Cars are banned. No administration with authority over the lives of the members is ... She even declared that as long asAuroville existed, no war would break out. Human tendencies of pugnacity, ...
The perennial quest for a psychology with a soul: an inquiry into ... - Page 525 Joseph Vrinte - 2002 - 568 pages
It is obvious that the ideas about the multi-faceted character of Auroville, as expressed by this author, do not represent ... Auroville, as a growing international township, attempts to find an answer to the global pressure for change. ...

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