To construct a multi-purpose
centre, to meet the need for accommodation for the many groups of
Tibetans who regularly visit Auroville for training in a variety
of ecological and technological skills, and to make it possible
for them to stay in Auroville for longer periods of vocational training.
To give Tibetan trainees
an opportunity to learn new technologies developed in Auroville
and to see how best to incorporate these new technologies in their
daily life in the refugee settlement.
To demonstrate while
constructing the building, cost-effective techniques such as ferro-cement,
vaulted roofs and mudblock which are environmentally and technologically
To have a library,
display area and lecture room, so that relevant educational resources
can be made available to Tibetans as well as other groups wishing
to learn more about Tibetan culture- with an emphasis, initially,
on resources related to the environment, traditional Tibetan building
techniques and new approaches to working with appropriate technologies
in the Tibetan settlements in exile, Tibet and the Himalayan regions.
To provide a forum
for ecological and technological exchange between teams of researchers
living in, or visiting Auroville, and the Tibetan refugee community
living in India, where experiences can be shared on a very practical
To provide chance
for young Tibetans to live in an International atmosphere.
To understand and concretely live the basic ideals and principles
of Auroville in particular the concept of an unending education
and the unity of mankind very close to the idea of Universal Responsibility
of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
To help fulfil Mother's
vision of having a Pavilion for every country on earth, where young
people of all nationalities can meet and give expression to their
own culture, while learning about other cultures and traditions
in the open and receptive atmosphere that Auroville provides.
of Tibetan Culture", will reflect on a global level, the aspirations,
achievements of the Tibetan people and the contribution of the Tibetan
culture to the world.